• T-wolves move up in 2A state tourney

    HAMPTON — The long-awaited start of the state high school basketball tournaments began Thursday and the Cedar Ridge Timberwolves defeated the Dermott Rams 67-54, advancing to the quarterfinals of the 2A event in Hampton. The T-wolves led 22-12, 36-30 and 50-44 at the quarter breaks. …

    Read More

  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, March 7 – Sunday, March 9, 2014.

    Read More

  • Bielema says ‘No’ to commenting on 10-second rule

    FAYETTEVILLE — After recently expressing regrets to the University of California Athletic Department for invoking the death during a workout of California linebacker Ted Agu in his argument for allowing substitution time against hurry-up offenses as a plus for football players’ safety, Arkansas Coach Bret …

    Read More

  • Sports Briefs

    In the courts PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — As the girlfriend he shot in the head lay dead or dying in his home, a weeping, praying Oscar Pistorius knelt at her side and struggled in vain to help her breathe by holding two fingers in …

    Read More

  • Scots slip by Lady Eagles, into AMC semifinal

    The Lyon College Scots got by their always troublesome in-state rivals Wednesday night in Becknell Gym, fending off the Williams Baptist Lady Eagles by a 62-53 count in an American Midwest Conference quarterfinal. Now, for Missouri’s Columbia Lady Cougars and a place the Scots haven’t …

    Read More

  • Weather, road conditions cut into ‘Sports calendar’

    Cancellations continue for area sports teams as the slow snow melt lingers and road conditions remain hazardous. The high school state basketball tournament will finally tip off today after two delays as the Class 2A defending state champion Cedar Ridge Timberwolves open tournament play against …

    Read More

  • Layrock among dunk finalists

    Lyon College senior Jordan Layrock has an opportunity to represent his institution and the American Midwest Conference at the 2014 NABC-NAIA Men’s Basketball Slam Dunk Contest, which is presented by Rawlings and will take place at the NAIA All-Star event on March 22 in Kansas …

    Read More

  • Basketball in town tonight

    Benedictine-Springfield Bulldogs (14-16, overall) vs. Lyon College Scots (16-14) at Becknell Gym, 7 p.m. The sixth-seeded Bulldogs defeated the 11th-seeded Hannibal-LaGrange Trojans 71-59 on Tuesday night to earn their spot opposite the third-seeded Scots for this American Midwest Conference Tournament quarterfinal. During the regular season, …

    Read More

  • Stars, Stripes gymnasts win all-around titles in Sheridan

    SHERIDAN — Stars and Stripes Gymnastics Center athletes won all-around championship at the Walk the Plank Invitational last weekend. Katrina Torno won the Level 6 title for 14-year-olds by winning the uneven bars and floor exercise, finishing second on the vault and third on the …

    Read More

  • Bell’s 3s lead Hogs past Ole Miss

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Anthlon Bell scored a career-high 23 points as Arkansas’ surge toward an NCAA tournament berth continued with a resounding 110-80 win over Ole Miss on Wednesday night. The Razorbacks (10-7 Southeastern Conference, 21-9) have now won six straight games — their longest …

    Read More

  • 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