• Citizens Bank Bad Boys finish second in state

    The Citizens Bank Bad Boys 8-year-old baseball team recently finished second in the North Arkansas State Cal Ripken Tournament in Siloam Springs. In pool play, the Bad Boys defeated Madison County 12-5 and Siloam Springs by the same score. In bracket play, the Bad Boys …

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  • California transfer signs with Lyon softball

    Elliott Sampley recently announced his first signee since being hired as Lyon College’s head softball coach last month. Stephanie Bagwell, a collegiate all-conference transfer from California, should strengthen the Scots’ infield in 2015. Bagwell, a 5-6 middle infielder, played in 40 games this past spring …

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  • Townsley, Laman collect Turnbough 5K crowns

    CAVE CITY — Kendall Townsley, who will be an eighth-grader at Cave City Junior High this fall, and Lori Laman, another Cave City resident, won the overall titles and finished 1-2 in the Turnbough Trail 5K Saturday. The 13-year-old Townsley finished the 5-kilometer cross country …

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  • Dellinger wins at Cooper’s Hawk

    MELBOURNE — Matt Dellinger shot a 10-under-par 62 Saturday to win the Red Tee Invitational at Cooper’s Hawk Golf Course. Daniel Taylor finished second (64) and Joe Cooper (65) third. Clint Everett won the second flight with a score of 69, followed by James Miller …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Saturday, July 19, 2014.

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  • Compton showing plenty of heart as British Open nears

    HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Erik Compton was chatting outside the clubhouse at Royal Liverpool when Ernie Els strolled up with some disappointing news. Turns out, the Big Easy won’t be able to play a practice round with Compton today. Not to worry. Els made other …

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  • Cespedes wins HR derby again

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format. The Oakland Athletics outfielder simply trusted his own strength. Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star skills contest in 15 …

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  • Age scrutinized after NASCAR crash

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It’s been almost two decades since Morgan Shepherd last ran a full Sprint Cup season, and his last national series victory was in 1993. He can still probably wheel a race car better than you and most of your friends. That …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Seattle’s Felix Hernandez will start tonight’s All-Star game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League. Hernandez, the first Venezuela pitcher to start for the All-Stars, is 11-2 with a …

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  • Racers splash, dash and trail run on hot Saturday

    They got a cool start at the Bad Boy Splash and Dash for Literacy on a hot Saturday morning. The annual fundraiser for the Ozark Foothills Literacy Project started with a swimming race in the Lyon College pool before moving outside for a foot race …

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  • Colt Hobby Stocks 1-2 provide dirt track battle

    LOCUST GROVE — Colt Hobby Stocks provided battles between the top two Isle of Capri points racing here Friday night at the Batesville Motor Speedway. Jeremy Tharp got the best of the current leader, Terry Brooks, winning the heat race and the feature. Brooks finished …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Saturday, July 19, 2014.

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