• Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, August 12 – Sunday, August 17, 2014.

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  • Sports Briefs

    Auto racing PORT LEYDEN, N.Y. (AP) — Kevin Ward Jr. died of blunt force trauma when he was hit by a car driven by NASCAR star Tony Stewart. Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero says the autopsy was completed Monday. The 20-year-old driver was competing in …

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  • Wrong turn figures in Melon Dash title

    CAVE CITY — A couple of local runners won the Bethany Project Melon Dash 5K titles here Saturday, though a transplant from Wisconsin missed crossing the finish line first because he missed a final right turn. With that, Cave City’s Kendall Townsley crossed the finish …

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  • Lyon College to host women’s soccer camp

    Lyon College women’s soccer Coach Ben Parman announced that Lyon will host a Women’s Soccer Elite ID Camp on Aug. 23 for students entering grades 10-12. The camp will take place at Lyon’s J. Marshall Huser Field and consist of training from 10-11:30 a.m., lunch …

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  • One points leader takes feature win

    LOCUST GROVE — Isle of Capri points leader Aaron Carr won the street stock feature Friday at the Batesville Motor Speedway as the leaders in the other four classes fell short. Carmon Vincent and Jeremy Russell finished second and third, respectively, as Carr opened up …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, August 11 – Thursday, August 14, 2014.

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  • McIlroy joins greats with PGA win

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bobby Jones. Jack Nicklaus. Tiger Woods. And, now, Rory McIlroy. He certainly doesn’t look out of place. Joining an exclusive club in the twilight at Valhalla Golf Club, McIlroy survived his toughest test yet on the big stage and gave every …

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  • Stewart crash investigation focuses on lighting, track

    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) — The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.’s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track. In a sport steeped with bravado, what happened next …

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  • Allmendinger wins at Watkins Glen

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — AJ Allmendinger’s journey is almost complete. With a new contract, sponsor extensions and a solid one-car team at JTG Daugherty Racing, Allmendinger became a winner in Sprint Cup for the first time on a somber Sunday, outdueling Marcos Ambrose in …

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  • Transfers bolter Lyon men’s basketball recruiting

    After setting a school record for conference wins in 2013-14, Lyon College men’s basketball Coach Chad Tapp has bolstered his returning roster with the addition of 10 players, including four college transfers. The Scots, who finished 16-15 a year ago after a 2-9 start, placed …

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  • House, Johnson lead Sside in golf

    HEBER SPRINGS — Cole House and Maigan Johnson led Southside in scoring Thursday at a 3-team match that was not completed, according to Southside Coach Terry Watson. House shot a 94 on the Red Apple Inn course. Johnson carded a 111. Southerners Keaton Wheeler added …

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  • BHS golf schedule will be adjusted

    The Batesville-Nettleton golf match scheduled Thursday at Sage Meadows in Jonesboro was canceled due to a conflict on Nettleton’s schedule, Batesville Coach Chad LaRose said. The coach also said Batesville’s two matches set for next week will be rescheduled due to in-service meetings for teachers.

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