• Moyer wins big at I-30 Speedway

    LITTLE ROCK — Late Model Hall-of-Famer Billy Moyer of Southside won the World of Outlaws Late Model Series event Saturday at the I-30 Speedway in Little Rock. Moyer took advantage of back-to-back restarts to take the victory and the $10,150 payday. Moyer held off Darrell …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, April 1 – Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

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  • Replay era in baseball starts well

    Major League Baseball launched the expanded replay era Monday, and saw instant results — a pair of missed calls by umpires got fixed fast, without any arguments. Opening day showed off the game’s newest nod to modern technology in a sport that long relied on …

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  • UConn, Notre Dame women keep winning

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Geno Auriemma doesn’t listen to fans, media and opposing coaches who try to tell him that this season’s UConn team might be the best he’s had. Auriemma says it’s unfair to players, past and present, to make comparisons. He simply believes …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels hitting Coach Don Baylor broke his right leg while catching Vladimir Guerrero’s ceremonial first pitch Monday night. Baylor will have surgery Tuesday on his right femur. The injury cast a pall over opening day at Angel …

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  • Lyon’s Layrock, WBC, former Cave City star recognized by NAIA

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After breaking the Lyon College men’s basketball career shot-blocking total in just two seasons, senior Jordan Layrock has been named NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball Honorable Mention All-American, the NAIA national office has announced. Layrock, a 6-6 forward from Paragould, was …

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  • Two teams don’t show; Cavemen, ’Katz win big in Classic

    The First Community Bank Pioneer Classic got off to a rocky start Saturday at the North Complex after a night of heavy rain and no-shows by two participants. The Conway Christian Eagles and the Highland Rebels were scheduled for first-round games, but the Rebels informed …

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  • William Woods Owls take series from Scots

    FULTON, Mo. — Junior shortstop Griffin Glaude produced a perfect 3-for-3 day at the dish, leading four Scots with multiple hits as Lyon College bounced back against William Woods for an 8-4 baseball victory Saturday in the finale of a 3-game series. The Owls swept …

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  • UA surprises with hiring of Dykes

    FAYETTEVILLE  — Jimmy Dykes stood near the same spot on the Bud Walton Arena court where he proposed to his wife, Tiffany. The answer from the several hundred University of Arkansas fans in attendance at a news conference to introduce the ESPN analyst as the …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, March 31 – Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

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  • Fearsome Final Foursome head to Texas

    Florida had not been to the Final Four since all those future first-round draft picks were in Gainesville. Wisconsin and Coach Bo Ryan had never been. Connecticut wasn’t allowed to play in the NCAA tournament a year ago, and Kentucky supposedly had no shot at …

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  • Blair likes A&M’s chances against 37-0 Connecticut

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — UConn and Texas A&M have met each of the past two seasons, and it wasn’t pretty either time for the Aggies. That means nothing to A&M Coach Gary Blair, whose team plays the defending national champion Huskies again tonight with a …

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