• Layrock, expectations lay foundation for Scots’ rise

    At 0-6, the Lyon College Scots didn’t go away. That simple fact may be the story of their basketball season, and senior Jordan Layrock may be the main character. “The fact that he kept coming in here, asking questions and talking to me says a …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Williams Baptist Lady Eagles (17-12, overall) vs. Lyon College Scots (23-7) at Becknell Gym, 5:30 p.m. This American Midwest Conference Tournament quarterfinal brings together the conference’s two Arkansas teams and longtime rivals in all sports. The Lady Eagles, who finished sixth in the regular-season standings, …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, March 5 – Saturday, March 8, 2014.

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  • Clarke leads Arkansas’ latest charge

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Coty Clarke wasn’t one of the most heralded recruits when he arrived at Arkansas out of junior college before last season. The senior, however, has since turned into one of the most important — and versatile — players for the surging Razorbacks, …

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  • S. Carolina, Tenn. headline field in SEC tourney

    DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — South Carolina Coach Dawn Staley says the depth of the Southeastern Conference gives her extra pride in the Gamecocks’ first conference title. The Gamecocks (14-2 SEC, 26-3) are the team to beat in the SEC tournament, which begins tonight. The league’s …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football THE ASSOCIATED PRESS — Former Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner tweeted that he was reinstated by the NFL following his suspension in December for violating the league’s policy on substance abuse. Browner announced the news via a lengthy statement on his Twitter page. …

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  • Davidson perseveres, adds feet for young Scots’ climb

    Alex Davidson gave feet to the words of her coach, and then led an inexperienced Lyon College basketball team to unexpected heights. On Jan. 31, 2013, Davidson suffered a season-ending injury to her left knee while helping the Scots to an 80-64 victory over the …

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  • Weather delays state tournaments start

    Due to weather-related road conditions, basketball state tournament games for classes 6A, 5A, 3A, 2A and 1A all moved forward a day, the Arkansas Activities Association announced Monday afternoon. So, those games that were previewed in Monday’s Guard, Cedar Ridge-Dermott boys in the Class 2A …

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  • Lyon newcomers double up on conference player awards

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Lyon College newcomers provided a double for the Scots when it comes to American Midwest Conference Player of the Week honors, the league office announced Monday. Freshman pitcher Lexi Reyes helped the Scot softball team record two victories, not allowing a run …

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  • Weather alters sports schedule

    Due to weather-related road conditions, many area sporting events have been canceled or postponed. All the area high school baseball, softball and soccer games set for Monday and Tuesday were called off, and the season-opening event at the Batesville Motor Speedway, the Mid-America Modified Championship, …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, March 5 – Sunday, March 9, 2014.

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  • Teams bubble up for tourney bids

    Providence has put itself in position to make the NCAA tournament for the first time in a decade with a strong late-season run. The Friars know there’s still some work to do if they’re going to get it. “We know anything we get, we have …

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