• Lady Pirates fall at buzzer

    CONCORD — The Calico Rock Lady Pirates defeated the Concord Lady Pirates 54-52 in a non-district high school basketball game with a shot at the buzzer. Concord fell to 1-2. “We led the whole game, but we only shot 13 of 33 from the free-throw …

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  • The games – 10/30/13

    Brookland (1-7) at Cave City (1-7)  Kickoff • Thursday night 5 Brookland Coach Kelly Mills said the Junior Beacats haven’t had many breaks go their way since winning their season opener against Brinkley. “We had a touchdown called back with 16 seconds remaining when we lost to Trumann by two points and Harrisburg scored …

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  • Harmon helps CBC golf team to 10th in national tournament

    Preston Harmon, former Izard County High School all-state golfer, recently shot a 3-round total of 234 to help the Central Baptist Mustangs to a 10th place finish in the National Christian College Athletic Association National Tournament on the Hombre Golf Club course in Panama City, …

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  • Rudd, Stitcher win drag races

    NEWPORT — Randall Rudd won the street stock division and Don Stitcher the footbrake division in races Oct. 20 at the Newport Drag strip. Steve Simpson finished second behind Rudd, followed by David Presley. Jerry Junior finished second in the footbrake division. Gene Lovins and …

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  • Driver wins district title; Pioneers finish second in cross country meet

    PARAGOULD — Sophomore Tristen Driver won the 5A-East District Cross County Championship here Thursday, a first for a Batesville Pioneer, and the Pioneers finished second to the Beebe Badgers in the team totals. Driver finished the 5-kilometer course on the Crowley’s Ridge College campus in …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, October 30 – Saturday, November 2, 2013.

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  • Auburn ascends with Malzahn

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Gus Malzahn’s offenses have always taken off swiftly upon his arrival at a school, just not quite like what’s happened with the Auburn Tigers. The eighth-ranked Tigers have been on a three-game offensive tear Auburn couldn’t manage even when Cam Newton …

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  • Sox aim for first WS clincher in Fenway Park since 1918

    BOSTON — Ted Williams never did it. Not Carl Yastrzemski. Not Carlton Fisk. Not even Pedro Martinez and Curt Schilling, who ended The Curse nearly a decade ago but did it on the road. Practically no one alive can remember seeing such an event unfold: …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Olympics AKHSHTYR, Russia — The Associated Press found that Russia is dumping tons of construction waste into an illegal landfill in violation of its “Zero Waste” pledge for the Sochi Winter Olympics, raising concerns of possible contamination in the water that supplies the resort. Trucks …

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  • Lyon sets softball clinics for next 2 Saturdays

    Lyon College first-year softball Coach Travis Owen announced that the Scots will host a hitting clinic Saturday and a pitching camp Nov. 9, both on Howard and Mary House Field. The hitting clinic will be broken into two sessions. Session 1 is scheduled for 9:30 …

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  • Pioneer JV, seventh-graders finish with wins in Harrison

    HARRISON — Batesville’s senior high junior varsity and seventh-grade teams finished up their football seasons with victories over their Harrison counterparts Monday night. The Pioneer JVs won 34-20. One squad of Junior Pioneer seventh-graders won 20-16 and another won 16-6. In the high school contest, …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, October 29 – Friday, November 1, 2013.

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