• Title matchups should provide Sunday to remember

    Peyton Manning and Tom Brady one more time with the Super Bowl on the line would have been good enough all by itself. But in the embarrassment of riches that is the NFL this season, we get more. Much more. Two young superstar quarterbacks in …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw agreed Wednesday to a $215-million, 7-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The deal makes the 2-time Cy Young Award winner baseball’s first player with a $30 …

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  • Scots hold ground in standings with better play

    Lyon College’s basketball teams held their positions in the American Midwest Conference standings with victories Tuesday night in Becknell Gym. More importantly, they got better, said their coaches. The Scot women led off and dominated from start to finish for a 79-40 decision over the …

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  • Badgers break away for sweep of Pioneers

    BEEBE — The Beebe Lady Badgers made a big move in the second quarter and the Badgers broke away in the third quarter to put together a sweep of the Batesville Lady Pioneers and Pioneers in 5A-East District high school basketball action on Tuesday. After …

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  • Reaves brothers sit, T-wolves fall

    SALEM — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves entered their 2A-2 District basketball game Tuesday minus two important pieces to their championship team — brothers Spencer and Austin Reaves. Spencer, sidelined with a ankle injury and little brother Austin a separated shoulder, sat out and the Salem …

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  • Qualls’ dunk lifts Hogs over ’Cats

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Kentucky made one timely late-game 3-pointer after another in an attempt to snap its recent struggles at Arkansas. The 13th-ranked Wildcats, however, forgot to block out on the other end when it mattered most — opening the door for the Razorbacks to …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, January 15, 2014.

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  • Bobcats need 3 OTs to subdue ’Katz

    FLIPPIN — It took three overtimes for the Flippin Bobcats to finally subdue the Melbourne Bearkatz 74-73 Monday in a 3A 1-East District game. The Bearkatz fell to 1-4 in the district and 2-7 overall. Kyler McLaughlin led with 28 points. Wil Dowdle added 20, …

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  • Junior Lady Pioneers improve to 5-0 with district victory

    The Batesville Junior Lady Pioneers scored the first 10 points and cruised to a 42-14, 5A-East District basketball victory over the Wynne Lady Bees in Pioneer Gym Monday night. Led by Hannah Qualls’ 20 points, five steals and six rebounds, the Junior Lady Pioneers improved …

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  • Another Pioneer to sign for Lyon College football

    A third Batesville Pioneer is scheduled to sign a letter of intent to attend Lyon College and join the Scots’ new football program, announced Lyon Coach Kirk Kelley. Zach Lillard, an all-district defensive lineman for the 5A-East District champions and Class 5A state runners-up, is …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Hannibal-LaGrange Lady Trojans (3-2, American Midwest Conference; 3-10, overall) vs. Lyon Scots (3-2, 7-6) at Becknell Gym, 5:30 p.m. Led by 6-foot junior Ashleigh Hurd-Spencer, the Lady Trojans threatened the Columbia Lady Cougars, co-leaders of the AMC, before falling 70-62 Saturday afternoon. Hannibal-LaGrange led 62-57 …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, January 14 – Wednesday, January 15, 2014.

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