• CBC Lady Mustangs take two from Scots

    Central Baptist College used a pair of home runs and two doubles while winning 6-2 and 7-2 over Lyon Tuesday afternoon in non-conference softball action at House Field. The losses drop the Scots to 6-13 on the year. The Lady Mustangs improved to 19-5 and …

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  • Pioneers dodge early Bomber hits, win 8-4

    The Batesville Pioneers kept the Mountain Home Bombers from breaking out to a big lead in the first inning, built a productive second inning and collected an 8-4, non-conference high school baseball victory at the North Complex on Tuesday. The Bombers hit the ball hard …

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  • T-wolves defeat ’Hounds, improve to 3-1

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves defeated the Salem Greyhounds 4-2 Tuesday in a 2A-2 District game as Christian Floyd pitched the win. The T-wolves improved to 3-1 in the district and 4-1 overall as Floyd pitched the complete game, striking out seven and allowed …

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  • Lady Timberwolves stay unbeaten in 2A-2

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge Lady Timberwolves remained undefeated in 2A-2 District softball after crushing the Cotter Warriors 14-1 on Monday. Trish Grissom pitched a complete game as she struck out four and allowed three hits with no walks in five innings. Whitney Wood hit …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, March 26 – Sunday, March 30, 2014.

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  • Wynne named MVP, leads Vanguard in NAIA finals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Preston Wynne spent six years between high school and junior college. He did construction work for a while, cared for his two children, even taught junior high basketball on the Spokane Indian Reservation in Washington. As he climbed up a …

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  • Oklahoma City wins NAIA women’s title

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Yvonte Neal scored 36 points, including the winning field goal and two clinching free throws in the final 20 seconds, and Oklahoma City University beat Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) 80-76 Tuesday night for its seventh NAIA championship. Tournament MVP Kayla MacKenzie added 21 …

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  • UConn wins big as player records rare triple-double

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis recorded the third triple-double in UConn history as the Huskies moved into their 21st straight NCAA regional semifinal with a 91-52 rout of Saint Joseph’s on Tuesday night. Mosqueda-Lewis totaled 20 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — During his 95 years, Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson went from fan to “Foolish Club” member to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, enjoying every step along the way. The NFL lost the person regarded as the league’s “conscience” …

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  • Sports Briefs

    College football ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Navy football player Will McKamey, who has been hospitalized since collapsing at practice three days ago, has died while in a coma. He was 19. The academy says the freshman running back from Knoxville, Tenn., died at the University …

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  • Ace for league-leading Spartans shuts out Scots

    The Lyon College baseball team couldn’t overcome the pitching of Missouri Baptist ace Curtis Sawchuk Monday night as the senior left-hander threw the first complete game of his Spartan career in a 5-0 victory at the Batesville North Complex. Lyon generated just two hits in …

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  • Weaver strikes out 14 in T-wolf win

    COTTER — The Cedar Ridge TImberwolves defeated the Cotter Warriors 8-2 Monday in a 2A-2 District game as Ethan Weaver struck out 14 and improved to 3-0. Cedar Ridge improved to 2-1 in the district and 3-1 overall. Weaver scattered seven hits and two runs …

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