• Junior Lady Pioneers win basketball opener

    The Batesville Junior Lady Pioneers hit nine of 10 free throws while winning their season-opening basketball game in Pioneer Gymnasium Monday night. Hannah Qualls scored 18 points and made three steals, and Haley Cormican grabbed eight rebounds in the 44-25 victory over the Mountain View …

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  • Scots named to all-league first team, top frosh in soccer

    PARKVILLE, Mo. — For the second time in as many years, Lyon College goalkeeper Stephanie Spiteri and midfielder Monica Ayala were named to the All-American Midwest Conference first team when the league announced postseason awards. The pair was joined by Lyon teammates Hannah Osmon, a …

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  • Cagers go 2-1 in Arvest tourney

    FLIPPIN — Circulation-area high school basketball teams went 2-1 in the Arvest Tournament here Monday and it was the Cave City teams that moved into the semifinals. The Cavewomen walloped the Alpena Lady Leopards 45-19 as Jamie Holley scored 12 points, grabbed five rebounds and …

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  • Lyon freshman volleyball player honorably mentioned by AMC

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Lyon College middle hitter Katarina Frickleton was a long way from her home in Bainbridge Island, Wash., this year, but the freshman volleyball player made the most of it as she led the Scots to a berth in the American Midwest Conference …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, November 19 – Saturday, November 23, 2013.

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  • Hogs hit 11 3-pointers in victory

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — If Arkansas isn’t careful, it might just turn into a quality 3-point shooting team. Led by Anthlon Bell and Michael Qualls, the Razorbacks once again showed their new-found prowess from behind the arc in an 89-78 win over former Southwest Conference rival …

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  • Colorado whips ASU

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Josh Scott scored 20 points and Spencer Dinwiddie added 13, helping Colorado pull away late from Arkansas State for a 93-70 win on Monday night. The Buffs (4-1) played their second game without injured forward Xavier Johnson, but freshman George King …

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  • Games give Dolphins relief from controversy

    DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins underwent interrogation Monday by an NFL special investigator, although they had already addressed one pressing question: Would they fold on the season? Answer: No. New York attorney Ted Wells began interviewing players regarding the harassment case involving tackle …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football NEW YORK (AP) — Colts linebacker Erik Walden’s head-butt and Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson’s helmet-to-helmet hit have earned one-game suspensions from the NFL. NFL Vice President of Football Operations Merton Hanks announced the punishments. Walden pulled off the helmet of Titans tight end …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Riverview Lady Raiders vs. Batesville Lady Pioneers, Pioneer Gymnasium, 5:30 p.m. The Lady Raiders return an experienced and deep squad. Among the players that helped Riverview to a 21-5 finish last season are all-state selection Meg Meachum and quick guards Kayla Young and Erykah Johns. …

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  • Bearkatz slip by Knights 43-42 in 3A State Playoffs

    MELBOURNE – The Melbourne Bearkatz and the Centerpoint Knights lit up the scoreboard for four quarters Friday and it took an overtime period for the ’Katz to finally claim a 43-42 win for their first playoff victory in school history. The Bearkatz improved to 9-2 …

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  • Pioneers win big, set up rematch with state champs

    A goal-line stand, a fourth-down conversion and a pretty pass-and-catch turned the momentum, and then the Batesville Pioneers mashed the Greenbrier Panthers. With that 48-6 victory in Pioneer Stadium Friday night, and the Camden Fairview Cardinals’ 28-13 win over the West Helena Cougars, high school …

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