Buddy Baker dies at age 74

August 10, 2015 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Buddy Baker, a former Daytona 500 winner and NASCAR Hall of Fame nominee, has died after a brief battle with …

Sports Briefs

August 10, 2015 Baseball NEW YORK (AP) — A teenage fan at Yankee Stadium showed off quite an arm Sunday — at the expense of …

Pioneers finish 8th at Ridge Pointe CC

August 7, 2015 JONESBORO — After winning their season-opening high school golf tourney on Tuesday, the Batesville Pioneers took a hard fall at Ridge Pointe County Club …

Rain washes out racing at BMS

August 7, 2015 LOCUST GROVE — The Isle of Capri points races set for tonight at Batesville Motor Speedway were called off because of wet conditions after …

Sports Calendar

August 7, 2015 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, August 7 - Sunday, August 9, 2015.

Wacha delivers in Cincy rain

August 7, 2015 CINCINNATI (AP) — The mound was slippery, the rain was steady, the bullpen was exhausted. Michael Wacha overcame all of it for another …

Lee leads; Spieth, Johnson 5 shots back

August 7, 2015 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jordan Spieth was calm and content. Conversations with his golf ball were limited. That’s when he knew something was …