• Tri-County Stars win 11 in row, district title

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Tri-County 10-year-old All Stars won a Cal Ripken District 3 Tournament championship Sunday with an 11-1 victory over the Mountain Home All-Stars. In pool play Saturday, Tri-County defeated Batesville 9-3 and Mountain Home 13-3. Tri-County has won three straight tournaments and …

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  • Clint Everett, Rusty Campbell win Cougar Open

    HORSESHOE BEND — The team of Clint Everett and Rusty Campbell won the championship flight of the Cougar Open 2-person Scramble Saturday at the Course on Turkey Mountain, shooting a 14-under-par 59 for the victory. Jeremy Burns and Preston King shot a 61 to finish …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, June 24 – Sunday, June 29, 2014.

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  • Campbell star keeps shining in CWS

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — It’s hard to believe Tyler Campbell came into the College World Series with two hits all season. He’s got five in Omaha so far, none bigger than his bases-loaded double that highlighted Vanderbilt’s nine-run third inning in a 9-8 win over …

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  • Raucous ovation greets Murray at Wimbledon

    LONDON (AP) — It had been, famously, more than 75 years since a British man arrived at Wimbledon as the defending champion. So Andy Murray took a moment — and, really, only a moment — to take in the sights and sounds Monday at Centre …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro basketball SAN ANTONIO — Tim Duncan could have easily gone out on top, with his fifth NBA championship trophy under his arm and his health intact just a few months after his 38th birthday. There’s just no way. Duncan is having too much fun …

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  • ’Katz make mark on 5K road race

    With only a slight name change, it was a Melbourne news happening Saturday morning at the third running of the Sprint for Seniors 5K. Crossing the finish line first was Tyler Webb, who will soon begin his senior season as a leader of the Melbourne …

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  • Taylor fends off field to win NRS shootout

    LOCUST GROVE — Peyton Taylor fought off early charges by the 26-car field to run away with the National Recovery Specialist Street Stock Shootout Saturday at the Batesville Motor Speedway, finding the winner’s circle and picking up a $5,000 paycheck. Mikey Bell finished second, followed …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, June 23 – Tuesday, June 24, 2014.

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  • Virginia’s O’Connor on home turf for College World Series finals

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Brian O’Connor has done just about everything at the College World Series except win a national championship. He’s got his chance now. The 43-year-old O’Connor is the local boy who has done well, leading Virginia to the best-of-three finals against Vanderbilt …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Golf PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Michelle Wie finally delivered a performance worthy of the hype that has been heaped on her since she was a teenager. Wie bounced back from a late mistake at Pinehurst No. 2 to bury a 25-foot birdie putt on the …

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  • Hendrix wins big in Few feature

    LOCUST GROVE — The long-awaited conclusion of the John Few Street Stock Challenge happened Thursday at the Batesville Motor Speedway as David Hendrix took the checkered flag and the $3,000-to-win purse in his first victory at BMS. Jonesboro’s Jeremy Russell finished second and Quitman’s Aaron …

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