Kurt Busch wins Daytona 500

February 27, 2017 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Decked in Monster gear and chugging a tall boy of the energy drink as he was flanked by scantily …

BHS edges Paragould with 7-0 flurry

February 24, 2017 JONESBORO — After an oh-so-sudden 7-0 flurry, it’s time to match up the 1 and 2. Thursday afternoon, the Batesville Lady Pioneers outscored …

Scot senior delivers big 3-point ‘hit’

February 24, 2017 Like a baseball player, Brock Widders was due, and he came through with a grand slam on the hardwood. No, Widders wasn’t playing baseball Thursday …

S-side kickers look to rebuild

February 24, 2017 SOUTHSIDE — Jason Weaver has been coaching soccer at Southside High School since the turn of the century, and this season both of his squads …

Sports Calendar

February 24, 2017 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, February 24 - Sunday, February 26, 2017.

Vanderbilt women fend off UA

February 24, 2017 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The University of Arkansas women’s basketball team erased a 12-point Vanderbilt lead to challenge the Commodores in the final seconds in …

Big NBA names stay in place

February 24, 2017 MIAMI (AP) — Paul George stayed put. So did Jimmy Butler, Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose. And as the trade deadline passed Thursday, …

Westbrook poised to join Big ‘O’

February 24, 2017 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Larry Bird and Jason Kidd are in awe of Russell Westbrook’s ability to make the difficult seem routine. They …