• Sharapova falls at Wimbledon

    LONDON (AP) — Former champion Maria Sharapova saved six match points before falling to Angelique Kerber in the fourth round at Wimbledon today, ending her bid to win a second title at the All England Club a decade after her first. Sharapova, a five-time major …

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  • Belgium puts a Hazard in front of US in round of 16

    SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Eden Hazard knows it’s time to live up to his name at the World Cup, and to make sure the United States realizes what that stands for. The Belgian playmaker is aware his country is counting on a match-long display of …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro basketball NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Kidd had a seat in the coaching box and a jersey in the rafters. He wanted more. And now his celebrated return to the Nets has turned into yet another ugly exit. Kidd is set to become Milwaukee’s …

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  • West defeats East 23-14; ties All-Star series 5-all

    CONWAY — After lightning delayed the start of the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star football game at Estes Stadium Friday night on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas, Batesville’s Joey Rodriquez said he was ready to play ball. As a team captain …

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  • Petty, Strain extend leads in points series

    LOCUST GROVE — The Isle of Capri racing series returned to the Batesville Motor Speedway Friday as all five divisions battled to gain ground on the leaders. Mikey Bell won the street stock division as David Davis finished second and A.J. Smith third. Bell won …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, July 3 – Saturday, July 5, 2014.

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  • Cards tip cap to Kershaw after 6-0 loss to Dodgers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals’ years of modest success against Clayton Kershaw seemed like ancient history while the Dodgers’ left-hander mowed them down on Sunday. And after Los Angeles’ pitching staff allowed just four runs in four games against the defending NL …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Golf BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Justin Rose got his mistake out of the way one hole early and won the Quicken Loans National in a playoff over Shawn Stefani. Tied for the lead as he played the 18th hole at Congressional, Rose tried to hit …

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  • Reaves wins Outstanding Player Award as East rolls

    CONWAY — Spencer Reaves appeared in his first All-Star game last season as the manager for an East team that crushed the West 98-50. This time, the Cedar Ridge Timberwolf standout made a far greater contribution and was rewarded for his effort as the East …

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  • Pioneers picked to win district

    The 5A-East District football coaches picked the Batesville Pioneers to win their second straight district title, according to a news released from Hooten’s Arkansas Football magazine. The annual publication of Hooten Publishing, Inc. of Benton is now on sale at Hastings, Kroger, Walgreens and Wal-Mart. …

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  • 3 with local ties to be inducted into HoF

    Three adult slow-pitch softball players with local ties will be inducted into the Arkansas Softball Hall of Fame next week, according to Hayes LeMay. Kandace (Goforth) Hardcastle, former Batesville Lady Pioneer softball player, and her husband, Jeff Hardcastle, and Buddy McBride of Southside will be …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, June 27 – Saturday, June 28, 2014.

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