• Hurricane blows past T-wolves 62-29

    JONESBORO — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves experienced something new Friday in the Barry Pruitt Hurricane Classic. Losing. The Jonesboro Hurricane 62-29, stopping the defending Class 2A state champions’ win streak at 34. They finished the 2012-13 season with 20 straight wins and carried a 14-0 …

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  • Once again, Red Wolves show resolve in Mobile

    MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Arkansas State was down to an interim coach, a backup quarterback and less than a minute remaining in the game. None of it fazed the Red Wolves, who are used to a little bit of postseason adversity. Allen Muse caught a …

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  • Auburn Tigers hope to avoid big plunge

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers are hoping this time will be different. Auburn’s football program has reached the heights of success with more regularity than most over the last 20 years, only to plunge back to mediocrity and beyond before rising again. …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, January 6 – Wednesday, January 8, 2014.

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  • Young fires in 40 to lead Lyon men by WBC

    After a disappointing 58-47 loss to the College of the Ozarks Monday, Coach Chad Tapp said it was unacceptable for the Scot men to not play with commitment and give their all for 40 minutes. They were committed Thursday night at Becknell Gym. Lyon dismantled …

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  • T-wolves whip Eagles, advance into semis of Hurricane Classic

    JONESBORO — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves advanced to the semifinals of the 29th Annual Barry Pruitt Hurricane Classic Thursday after crushing the Class 5A Green County Tech Golden Eagles 65-34 at Jonesboro High School Gymnasium. The T-wolves, the defending Class 2A state champions, improved to …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Vilonia Lady Eagles (11-2) vs. Batesville Lady Pioneers (2-9) at Pioneer Gym, 6 p.m. The Lady Eagles losses were to neighbors to the West, Beebe and Cabot, and they’ve posted some good victories over some other nearby teams — Benton, Harding Academy, Searcy and Greenbrier. …

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  • ASU clobbers UT-Arlington

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Reserve Ed Townsel scored 20 points and the Arkansas State defense controlled one of the highest-scoring duos in the country as the Red Wolves cruised to an 82-66 win over Texas-Arlington in a Sun Belt Conference opener on Thursday. Five players …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, January 3 – Saturday, January 4, 2014.

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  • Sooners stun Tide in Sugar Bowl

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In the final year of the BCS, Oklahoma Coach Bob Stoops won the one major bowl that had eluded him, and proved a point about parity in the process. After taking the past month to cultivate a young quarterback who was …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Buccaneers say Lovie Smith is the ideal man to coach Tampa Bay. The team made it official, announcing the one-time Tony Dungy protege who led the Chicago Bears to the Super Bowl seven years ago finalized a 5-year …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    William Baptist College Lady Eagles (5-2, 1-0) vs. Lyon Scots (5-4, 1-0) at Becknell Gymnasium, 5:30 p.m. Both teams won their last time out. The Scots defeated the Shawnee State Bears 72-62 in their Lyon College Classic finale on Dec. 19. The Lady Eagles defeated …

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