• Paralyzed ballplayer inspires others

    TEMPE, Ariz. — Cory Hahn was too groggy the first day to have any idea what had happened. His head immobilized, tubes and wires jutting out from his body from all angles, he could only lie in his hospital bed. Over the next few days, …

    Read More

  • Allen drops 3-pointer to lift Heat over Nets

    MIAMI (AP) — Ray Allen’s 3-pointer with 32 seconds left highlighted a huge Miami rally, and the Heat advanced to the Eastern Conference finals by topping the Brooklyn Nets 96-94 on Wednesday night. The Heat won the series 4-1, and will face either Indiana or …

    Read More

  • California Chrome picked to win Preakness

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome was made the odds-on favorite at 3-5 on Wednesday for the Preakness Stakes, and he drew an inside post position in the 10-horse field that includes a filly for the first time in five years. Trained by …

    Read More

  • Sports Briefs

    Pro basketball OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors are taking another chance on a television analyst and former NBA guard who has never been a head coach at any level. The Warriors won the bidding war with the New York Knicks for Steve …

    Read More

  • Rain shortens list of state tourney action for Thursday

    Two of the six state tournaments in which circulation area high school softball and baseball teams were scheduled to play Thursday have been delayed one day, and don’t count on the other four starting on time. The Class 5A State Tournaments involving Batesville High’s softball …

    Read More

  • BHS, S-side face mix of veterans, rookies in soccer postseason

    In order, Guard circulation-area high school soccer teams will take on a newcomer, a defending state champion and a 6-time state champ Thursday afternoon in opening-round games of state tournaments. First up will be the Southside Southerners, who will take on the Cossatot River Eagles …

    Read More

  • Moore, Potts win fishing tourney

    Jeff Moore and Greg Potts won the Batesville Bassmasters’ most recent tournament, a 2-day event on Bull Shoals Lake, said Colin Patterson. Moore and Potts weighed in 23.61 pounds. Lenney Rush and Russell Lemon caught 23.26 pounds. Shawn Drake and Shawn Walker netted 22.72 pounds …

    Read More

  • Registration, tryouts for swim team scheduled for Monday at Lyon pool

    Tryouts and registration for the Independence County Youth Athletic Association swim team’s summer session is set for Monday at the Lyon College pool, according to a news release. Registration for returning and new swimmers, ages 5 to 18, is set for 4:30-6:30 p.m. The pool …

    Read More

  • Legion tryouts set for Sunday

    Tryouts for the American Legion baseball team are set for Sunday at 2 p.m. at the North Complex, announced Scott McSpadden. The Legion program is for ages 13-19. The season-opening game for the Atlas Asphalt Highwaymen, Batesville’s AAA Legion representative, is set for June 3 …

    Read More

  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, May 15 – Friday, May 16, 2014.

    Read More

  • Sterling erases all doubt in latest rant

    Commissioner Adam Silver barely waited until Anderson Cooper had signed off when he issued an apology for the owner his predecessor should have run out of the NBA years ago. That’s one more real apology than Donald Sterling has given, and now he has even …

    Read More

  • Thunder defeat Clippers in dramatic fashion

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored 38 points and made three free throws with 6.4 seconds remaining, and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a seven-point deficit in the final 50 seconds to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-104 on Tuesday night to go up …

    Read More