• Hot-hitting Scot wins AMC weekly award

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Lyon College outfielder Joe Campbell hit .733 to lead the Scots to a spotless 4-0 mark against league opponents last week and was named the AMC Baseball Player of the Week for his efforts, the league announced Monday. Campbell, a 6-0 junior …

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  • Wet fields, more rain shorten ‘Sports calendar’

    Except for high school soccer, the schedule of sporting events involving Guard-circulation area schools was wiped out due to wet field conditions, and today’s list looks in jeopardy. Eight area high school baseball games and seven softball games set for Monday were called off, and …

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  • Bad Boys basketball team wins tourney in Searcy

    Bad Boys, a basketball team made up of area high school sophomores, won the Prime Time Baller’s Basketball Tournament in Searcy last weekend. The Bad Boys defeated the Arkansas Kings (Conway) 49-48 in the title game after having lost to them 49-41 in a preliminary. …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, April 8 – Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

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  • Naismith Hall voters say yes to Richardson, no to Sutton

    DALLAS (AP) — Former University of Arkansas Coach Nolan Richardson was voted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday, joining players Alonzo Mourning, Mitch Richmond and fellow NCAA-championship winning Coach Gary Williams. The women’s team from Immaculata College, which won three straight …

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  • Huskies return to NCAA tourney, win it all

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Coaches and players left them. Others told them to go away. The guys who stuck around for the University of Connecticut men’s basketball team ended up with the last laugh and a pretty good prize to go with it: The national …

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  • Undefeated teams battle for NCAA title

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Women’s college basketball has been looking for that watershed moment when a player or game could transcend the sport. It may have finally found it. For the first time in the NCAA tournament — men or women — unbeaten teams will …

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  • Logano’s last-lap pass secures win at Texas

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — With a significant lead and the laps winding down, Joey Logano kept thinking about getting to the white flag. Less than a half-lap from finally seeing that wave at Texas on Monday, a caution changed everything — though only for …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pistorius trial PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — His voice shaking, Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand for the first time, testifying that he was trying to protect the girlfriend he killed and that he became so tormented by memories of the fatal shooting and panic …

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  • Panthers win Pioneer Classic in dramatic fashion

    A new champion was a lock, and then the Greenbrier Panthers and Jonesboro Golden Hurricane gave their fans and the other high school baseball fans at the North Complex Saturday night a memorable First Community Bank Pioneer Classic championship game. The Panthers won the 22nd …

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  • Midland wins big in small-school division

    HEBER SPRINGS — The Midland Lady Mustangs won the small school division of the Heber Springs Classic Saturday, defeating the Corning Lady Bobcats 10-0 in the title game. Paisley Pratt struck out four and allowed two hits over five innings as she pitched a complete …

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  • T-wolves win big in district

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves pounded out 17 hits as they hammered the Pangburn Tigers 12-1 in a 2A-2 District high school baseball game on Friday. Ethan Weaver pitched a complete game, striking out five and allowing four hits. Spencer Reaves and Cade Crabtree …

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