Incorrect information was provided to the Guard on the recent signing of a Lyon College softball recruit, which ran in Tuesday’s edition.
Claire Schuschke of Handford, Calif., signed with the Scots. She was a catcher and third baseman for San Joaquin Memorial High School.
Batesville High School graduate Hannah Huff was recently added to the East volleyball squad for the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Games.
The East-West All-Star volleyball contest is set for Tuesday night at 7 in Barnhill Arena on the University of Arkansas campus. It is the sixth seniors-only, All-Star contest of the week.
On Monday night, All-Star baseball and softball games will be played. The baseball doubleheader is played at Baum Stadium and begins at 5 p.m. The softball doubleheader starts at the same time at Bogle Park.
You’re sitting in a freshly drywalled house, drinking coffee from a plastic foam cup and talking on a cellphone. Which of these is most likely to be a cancer risk?
It might be the sitting, especially if you do that a lot.
Despite all the recent news about possible cancer risks from cellphones, coffee, styrene, and formaldehyde in building materials, most of us probably face little if any danger from these things with ordinary use, health experts say. Inactivity and obesity may pose a greater cancer risk than chemicals for some people.
WYNNE — Batesville Citizens Bank and Wynne Post 66 split two 1-run Junior American Legion baseball games here Tuesday night, and the home team got the one that counted most.
Post 66 led 7-2 after four innings and held off the Bankers for a 10-9 decision in the opener. That’s the one that counted in the Zone 2 standings.
The Bankers did the holding on in the nightcap. The final score was 8-7.
The opener ended on a controversial play at the plate, Batesville Coach Mark Rush said.
Batesville High School’s Camp of Champs baseball camp is set for July 6-8 at the North Complex, BHS Coach Mark Rush announced.
The morning camp (8:30-noon) is for 6- to 16-year-olds and includes instruction in the fundamentals of hitting, field, pitching, base running and much more, according to the camp brochure. It includes individual position work, timings in the 60-yard dash and skills contests.
Lyon College Coach Jason Miner has added another California standout to the softball roster with the recent signing of Claire Schuschke-Hanford, according to a news release from Lyon.
A native of San Joaquin, Calif., Hanford saw time at both third base and behind the plate for Memorial High School. She batted .348 her senior season, recording seven extra base hits, driving in 14 runs and crossing the plate 15 times.
This time, it was the Atlas Asphalt Highwaymen rallying with a little help from their visitors.
Down 4-1 after four and a half innings, Batesville’s AAA American Legion baseball team put together four hits with two errors for a 5-run fifth inning, and followed that up with a 5-hit, 5-error, 8-run sixth to post a 14-4, run-ruled 6-inning victory over the Northeast Arkansas Cyclones at the North Complex on Monday night.
The father-and-son team of David and Danny Bell shot a 7-under-par 65 on Sunday to win the Merchant & Planters/The Course at Eagle Mountain 4-Ball Golf Tournament.
The Bells shot a 68 on Saturday, one stroke behind the first-round leader, the team of Chris Bell-Cary Marlow. Bell-Marlow finished with a 71 and tied the team of Jed Porter-Jason Barrington for third. Porter-Barrington shot rounds of 69 for their 138.
Kenny Tosh and Dustin Taylor finished second with scores of 70-67 — 137.
LOCUST GROVE — Bryant native Drew Armstrong muscled his way to the checkered flag as he held off Ronnie Jeffrey to win the IMCA Modified feature Friday night at Batesville Motor Speedway.
Travis Ashley drove the fastest of three cars in the NeSmith Late Model feature. Kenneth Jackson and Roger Witt were the other contenders.
Brad Helms took the top spot in the street stock class with points leader Kevin Grizzle in tow.
Aaron Carr drove his number 10x pickup to the checkers in the factory stock class while Adam Maple rode shotgun.
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Jeff Gordon waits like all fans to learn this week who NASCAR selects for its next Hall of Fame class.
One year, that list of all-time greats will surely include Gordon.
Gordon has put up the kind of championship totals and win numbers that few in the sport can match. Gordon believes now, when he’s still winning races and a championship contender, is not the time to reflect on his career. That time will come when he’s called to the Hall.
“I want to make it to that speech,” Gordon said.
MIAMI (AP) — The season began with LeBron James taking his talents to South Beach.
It ended with Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks taking the NBA championship in South Beach by defeating the Miami Heat 105-95 Sunday night.
Soaked in champagne in their locker room and spraying more around at a Miami Beach club hours later, the Dallas Mavericks not only added at least another year to James’ wait for an NBA title, but they got to have the season’s biggest — and final — party.
WEST MEMPHIS — Trailing 6-0, West Memphis scored eight runs with a 2-out rally in the fourth inning here Saturday while posting a 10-6, Zone 2 AAA American Legion baseball victory over Batesville’s Atlas Asphalt Highwaymen.
“Tanner (Ring) was cruising and had retired the first batter of the fourth inning for us,” Batesville Coach Sean Coker said. “Then, after giving up consecutive singles, I appealed to the umpire on the use of an illegal bat. At first they granted it, but then overturned it, and everything went downhill from there.”