• Sports Briefs

    College football WACO, TEXAS (AP) — Baylor Coach Art Briles has a new 10-year contract with the fourth-ranked Bears, the team he has taken from perennial Big 12 loser to the conference’s lone remaining undefeated team. Briles told The Associated Press that he is really …

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  • State runners-up

    The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz finished second in the Class 3 State Cross Country Meet in Hot Springs on Saturday. Team members are: (front row, left to right) Jewlia Anglum, Bailey George, Mason Downing, Jordan Webb, (middle row) Emma Shinn, Lindsey Wetzel, Layne Sargeson, Emily Gardner, …

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  • Visitors edge Scot men in ragged cage opener

    The Lyon College Scots could have used a little less time Tuesday night in Becknell Gymnasium, but they need more time for the long haul, asked their new basketball coach. In a game that was tied 16 times and saw nine lead changes, the Scots …

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  • Cave City sweeps at Heber Springs in high school basketball openers

    HEBER SPRINGS — Cave City’s Grant Walling hit two free throws with five seconds left to lift the Cavemen over the Heber Springs Panthers 59-58 in Tuesday’s season opener. “We were down by four with 30 seconds left and fouled,” Cave City Jimmy Hodges said. …

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  • Coach shuffle not likely for SEC football in 2014

    Some Florida fans may be a little disappointed to hear this right now, but there’s a good chance no Southeastern Conference coach will be fired this season. That doesn’t happen very often. The last time was 2009, but that’s only if you count Phillip Fulmer’s …

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  • Big changes may be coming in MLB

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Marlon Byrd moved across Pennsylvania to Philadelphia. Tampa Bay is considering daring moves, and so is Texas. And the New York Yankees, as always, plan to be in the mix for some big-time deals. As the offseason market for trades and …

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  • No. 1 Wildcats fall to Spartans, 78-74

    CHICAGO (AP) — Seeing the Kentucky players crying in the locker room was exactly what John Calipari wanted. The much-hyped and top-ranked Wildcats were humbled 78-74 by No. 2 Michigan State in the Champions Classic on Tuesday night. Julius Randle nearly pulled off a comeback …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball NEW YORK (AP) — Two championships and eight successful seasons in Boston brought Terry Francona exactly zero first-place votes in Manager of the Year balloting. It took him one year with the surprising Cleveland Indians to bag the prize. Francona and Clint Hurdle …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, November 13 – Saturday, November 16, 2013.

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  • Columbia ends season for Lyon v-ballers

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — The 13th-ranked Columbia Cougars swept the Lyon College Scots in their American Midwest Conference Tournament quarterfinal volleyball match Tuesday night, winning 25-18, 25-19, 25-10. The setback ended the season for eighth-seeded Scots (13-20), while the top-seeded Cougars (26-9) will advance to Thursday’s …

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  • Park Pirates blank Lyon women in AMC soccer tourney semifinal

    PARKVILLE, Mo. — The high-scoring Park University Pirates ended the soccer season for the Lyon Scots here Monday with a 4-0 decision in a women’s American Midwest Conference Tournament semifinal. Lyon led with its defense in 2013, only giving up more than two goals three …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Victory Eagles (2-0) vs. Lyon College Scots (0-4), Becknell Gym, 7 p.m. Lyon College basketball fans will get their first look at the men’s team under Coach Chad Tapp, who came to Lyon after helping Indiana University at South Bend to 20 victories last season. …

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