• Ole Miss women slip by Arkansas in SEC tourney

    DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — Kenyotta Jenkins scored a go-ahead layup with 4 seconds remaining, Tia Faleru added 16 points and Mississippi beat Arkansas 63-62 in the first round of the Southeastern Conference tournament Wednesday night. No. 11 seed Arkansas led by 10 on Jessica Jackson’s …

    Read More

  • Saban speaks up on tabled 10-second rule

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Coach Nick Saban is adamant he didn’t have a role in coming up with the proposed 10-second rule, but equally insistent that hurry-up offenses are indeed hazardous to defensive players’ health. Saban believes something needs to be done in the …

    Read More

  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, March 6 – Sunday, March 9, 2014.

    Read More

  • New design at Doral to challenge PGA

    DORAL, Fla. (AP) — Ernie Els has been playing at Doral for two decades, so the approaching roar of jet engines over the Blue Monster late in the afternoon is not unusual. What got his attention was the sound of chopping rotors. The Donald had …

    Read More

  • Sochi Paralympics begins under cloud of uncertainty

    THE ASSOCIATED PRESS — Overshadowed by the international crisis over Ukraine, Russia welcomes the sporting world back to Sochi this week for Winter Paralympics that will be snubbed by some politicians and will struggle to match the successful Winter Olympics that ended less than two …

    Read More

  • Sports Briefs

    College basketball WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski missed his postgame news conference after the Blue Devils’ loss to Wake Forest because he was feeling light-headed. Associate head coach Steve Wojciechowski stepped in for Coach K after the fourth-ranked Blue Devils’ 82-72 loss …

    Read More

  • 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 …

    Read More

  • 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, …

    Read More

  • State tourney, area teams delayed again by weather

    Changes continue for area sports teams as weather-related road conditions have led to postponements throughout the Guard-circulation area and beyond. The Arkansas Activities Association announced Tuesday the start of state high school basketball tournaments have been again pushed forward one day. Opening-round games will now …

    Read More

  • Sports Calendar

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

    Read More

  • 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, …

    Read More

  • 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 …

    Read More