• Area sporting events derailed by forecast

    Sporting events involving Guard-circulation area teams were canceled or postponed Thursday due to the forecast of severe weather. Area baseball and softball games were canceled, along with Southside soccer matches, and Batesville and Melbourne track and field meets. Two softball games have been rescheduled, with …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, April 4 – Saturday, April 5, 2014.

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  • Suspensions handed down in UCA brawl

    CONWAY (AP) — Players from both teams have drawn suspensions after a brawl that erupted in the 10th inning of a game between Central Arkansas and Arkansas-Little Rock. Benches cleared Wednesday as UALR Coach Scott Norwood and UCA Coach Allen Gum argued and Gum, a …

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  • UA doubleheader set for today

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — The threat of severe weather led to the postponement of Thursday night’s South Carolina-Arkansas baseball game. The teams are scheduled to play a doubleheader today and wrap up the 3-game series Saturday at Baum Stadium. Game one of the doubleheader will start …

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  • Dark cloud looms over Final Four

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The tournament that began with the lure of a billion-dollar bracket will end at a billion-dollar stadium outside of Dallas. Big as March Madness and the Final Four have become, they’re not big enough to blot out the storm clouds on …

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  • Finale in Dallas looks dreamy to ’Cats

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kentucky Coach John Calipari might as well have built a pipeline to Texas during the recruiting season, or at least found a nice place to rent somewhere between Dallas and Houston. As the Wildcats prepare to play Wisconsin in the Final …

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  • Gophers nip Mustangs for NIT championship

    NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Pitino held his 3-year-old daughter in his arms as his Minnesota team cut down the net at Madison Square Garden. “Richard, get up there!” yelled his famous father, Rick, the Hall of Fame coach at Louisville. First, the kid had …

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  • UConn’s Napier eyes another title shot

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shabazz Napier can shoot, drive and dish, hit big shots, pick off passes, carry a team down the stretch of a game and a season. Sounds an awful lot like another recent Connecticut star: Kemba Walker. Playing with the poise and …

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  • Cardinals beat Reds after long delay

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The defending National League champions opened the season with a lot of waiting. And a couple of wins, too. The St. Louis Cardinals overcame another long delay and Todd Frazier’s two homers on Thursday, holding on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-6 …

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  • Nationals honor Navy Yard victims

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals will use opening day to honor people affected by the shooting at the nearby Washington Navy Yard, where a gunman killed 12 people in September. Four survivors of the shooting will help throw out the first pitch today. Danielle …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Golf HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Phil Mickelson was among the leaders after shooting a bogey-free 4-under par 68 in his opening round of the Houston Open, showing no effects of the muscle pull that forced him to withdraw from last week’s Texas Open. The five-time …

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  • Lady Pioneer senior recognized

    Sydney Staggs is the only Batesville High basketball player to receive all-district honors. The senior guard was named to the 5A-East All-District team after helping the Lady Pioneers to a 4-22 record.

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