• Izard County sweeps Timbo

    TIMBO — The Izard County Cougars defeated the Timbo Tigers Tuesday 77-51 as Clay Mosley led with 15 points and Stefan Kordic added 13. The Cougars led 31-10 after one quarter of play. “It was one of those nights where everything fell into place,” Izard …

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  • Ole Miss Rebs, Freeze prep for ‘scary’ Hogs

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — University of Mississippi Coach Hugh Freeze uses the word “scary” to describe the Arkansas Razorbacks. Considering the Razorbacks are winless in the Southeastern Conference, that might seem like a touch of hyperbole. But Freeze is adamant that Arkansas’ first-year Coach Bret …

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  • Seriously, Goodell teaches moms to tackle ‘safely’

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell came to town to teach mothers how to tackle safely. I am not making this up. The event, sponsored by the league and the Chicago Bears, was titled “Football Safety Clinic for Moms.” The intent, no doubt, …

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  • Bronco guard leaves NFL, $1 million behind

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Moffitt wasn’t unhappy with a lack of playing time in Denver. He quit the NFL because he’d lost his love for the game and was tired of risking his health. The third-year guard from Wisconsin called the Broncos from his …

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  • Junior Pioneers take to road in quest of 10-0

    The Batesville Junior Pioneers travel to Harrison today to face the Huntsville Junior Eagles with hopes of an undefeated season in their final football game tonight. The kickoff is scheduled for 7 and the game will be played in Harrison High School’s stadium. The 5A-East …

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  • Concord team moves into tournament final

    CONCORD — The host Concord Junior Lady Pirates advanced to the finals of the Julian Martin Invitational Tournament Monday with their 52-23 semifinal win over the Shirley Junior Lady Blue Devils. Concord led 14-6, 27-12 and 39-19 at the end of the quarter breaks, and …

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  • Coach backs QB as bowl hopes fade

    FAYETTEVILLE — Bret Bielema has never failed to reach a bowl game in seven seasons as a head coach, a streak that’s likely to end in his first year at Arkansas. It’s a streak the former Wisconsin coach has avoided talking about with the Razorbacks …

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  • Red Wolf kicker named again as semifinalist for Groza Award

    JONESBORO (AP) — Arkansas State placekicker Brian Davis has been named one of the 20 semifinalists for the 2013 Lou Groza Award. The award is named after Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Lou Groza and is given each year to the player selected as the top kicker …

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  • ASU safety wins conference award

    JONESBORO (AP) — Arkansas State safety Sterling Young has been named the Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Week. The conference announced the selection Monday after Young made nine tackles and intercepted a pass during the Red Wolves’ 17-16 over South Alabama on Saturday. …

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  • Zombie 5K results

    City Age Time Male Hugo Puerta Salem 32 19:15.43 Jared Goodman Pleasant Plains 19 22:27.50 Shawn Sr. Patterson Batesville 42 22:41.87 Joshua Cole Cabot 36 24:24.77 Corbett Courtney Batesville 20 24:52.92 Dawson McMahan Batesville 11 25:03.01 Shawn Jr Patterson Batesville 14 25:20.51 John Wilkins Batesville …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, November 5 – Saturday, November 9, 2013.

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  • Miami faces internal strife in Martin, Incognito case

    DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — In the stadium program sold at the Miami Dolphins’ game on Halloween, Richie Incognito was asked who’s the easiest teammate to scare. His answer: Jonathan Martin. The troubled, troubling relationship between the two offensive linemen took an ominous turn Monday with …

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