• BHS golf match at home canceled

    The Mountain Home-Batesville golf match set for Tuesday at The Course at Eagle Mountain was called off and will not be rescheduled, Batesville Coach Jeff Morrow said.
    The visitors requested the cancellation due to a scheduling conflict, Batesville’s coach said.

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  • Gordon wins rain-delayed race

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — With his car sliding all over the track, Jeff Gordon held off teammate Jimmie Johnson over the last 10 laps to win the rain-delayed AdvoCare 500 race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Tuesday.
    Gordon won for the third time this season and 85th time in his career, breaking a tie with Bobby Allison and Darrell Waltrip for third on the career list.

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  • Cave City tennis teams win in Fairfield Bay

    FAIRFIELD BAY — Cave City swept Clinton in tennis here Tuesday, with the Lady Cavewomen winning 3-1 and the Cavemen taking a 12-1 victory.
    Girls
    Singles: Mary Kay (C) defeated Shayla Houghton 6-5
    Doubles: Leesia Fugett-Jasmine Tate (CC) defeated Cheyenne Miller-Brook Johnson 6-4; Allison Green-Ashley Green (CC) defeated Miller-Johnson 4-2; Kelsi Garrett-Leigh Ann Bridgers (CC) defeated Miller-Kay 4-3
    Boys

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  • Lady Muleriders trample Scots in v-ball

    MAGNOLIA — The South Arkansas University Lady Muleriders beat the Lyon College Scots 25-17, 25-17, 25-19 here Tuesday.
    The Scots (2-4) had enjoyed a 2-match winning streak until they were bested by SAU.
    “They are pretty solid, and they have some athletes that are hard to handle,” said Scot Head Coach Ray Green. “I’m disappointed that we lost because of how well we have been playing.”
    Ariel Smith (14 digs), Samantha Comet (six kills, four digs), Danielle Reed (five kills, two blocks) and Fincham  (three kills, 2 blocks) were the statistical leaders for the Scots.

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  • Katz suffer disappointing loss, injuries to pair of key players

    MELBOURNE — The Marshall junior varsity football team rallied for a 38-26 win here Tuesday night, and that wasn’t the only disappointing loss for the Melbourne Bearkatz.
    “Kyler McLaughlin broke his wrist (left), and then, on top of that, running back Marcus Alvarado broke his collarbone,” Melbourne Coach Clinton Gore said. “Kyler is a heck of a good quarterback and Marcus is our best running back. They two of our best sophomores.”

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  • Clinton wins quad match

    DRASCO — The Clinton Yellowjackets came out on top in a 4-team golf match at Tannenbaum Golf Club here Tuesday.
    Clinton shot 111 and finished 13 strokes ahead of the Southside Southerners. The Morrilton Devil Dogs (126) finished third, and the Heber Springs Panthers (129) placed fourth.

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  • Southside, Cave City juniors to open season Thursday

    The Southside Junior Southerners and Cave City Junior Cavemen are scheduled to play their season- and home-openers Thursday night, and each will square off against a team that opened the season last week with a victory.
    Below are capsules on each game:

     

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  • Southerners beat bigger Badgers

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Lady Southerners improve to 7-2 after stepping up in classification to defeat the Beebe Lady Badgers.
    Southside beat Beebe, a Class 5A team, 25-18, 18-25, 23-25, 25-18, 15-11.

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  • Wynne stops BHS in volleyball

    With their first home game, the Batesville Lady Pioneers also marked down their first loss.
    The Wynne Lady Yellowjackets won 3-1, ending the Lady Pioneers’ win streak at four games.
    Led by the hitting and digging of Claire Clark, the Lady Yellowjackets won 25-17, 26-24, 25-22, 25-18.
    “The Lady Pioeners worked hard, but came up short,” Batesville Coach Tanya Haigwood said. “We need to focus on our coverage and blocking.”

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  • Williams, Wozniacki stay on collision course

    NEW YORK (AP) — They are two different players and, at times, it looks as if they’re playing two different games.
    There’s the Serena Williams style, filled with intimidation and huge shots. And there’s the way Caroline Wozniacki does it, with great hustle and even better conditioning.

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  • Coach not counting time to next state x-country title

    It might just be a year between cross country state championships No. 7 and No. 8, but don’t ask Batesville Coach Diane Treadway to measure the time.
    “We’ve got a long ways to go,” she said Monday night. “We’ve got a lot of talent, but every year it’s like this: You roll with the punches and hope it comes together at the end.”
    The Lady Pioneers won their seventh straight Class 5A State Meet championship last November, and since four of their five scoring runners return there are plenty of reasons to figure they could do it again.

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  • SEC honors Ballard, Mathieu, Adams

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Mississippi State running back Vick Ballard, LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu and Arkansas return man Joe Adams are Southeastern Conference players of the week.
    Ballard rushed for a career-high 166 yards and three touchdowns at Memphis.
    Mathieu led LSU with 10 tackles and scored on a fumble return in a win over Oregon.
    Adams tied an SEC record with two punt returns for touchdowns in Arkansas’ 51-7 win over Missouri State. The last SEC player to accomplish the feat was Kentucky’s Derek Abney against Mississippi State in 2002.

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