• The games – 11/1/12

    Brookland at Cave City, Kickoff • tonight 7 Since this is the Bearcats’ first season to play varsity football, and this is the Cavemen’s first in the 4A-3 District, and they come into their first-ever meeting with identical 1-5 district records, someone’s going to set a …

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  • Senior trio builds stout centerpiece for reliably stingy Pioneer defense

    Drew Moore, Luis Guzman and Javier Rodriguez make up the centerpiece of a defense that’s allowed next to nothing as the Batesville Pioneers have won five of six 5A-East District games and clinched a home berth in the state playoffs. Coach Stuart Smith, the Pioneers’ …

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  • Beebe Badgers aim for stats to add up to victory this time

    The Beebe Badgers would love to shake that “statistics are for losers” badge when they visit the Batesville Pioneers for a 5A-East District high school football game Friday night in Pioneer Stadium. Since rejoining the district in 2010, the Badgers and Pioneers have hammered out …

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  • Lyon College freshman soccer player wins AMC player of week honor

    Lyon Sports Information ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A record-setting 6-goal effort by Lyon College forward Maria Amanda Monterroso was the key to her being named the American Midwest Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week. Monterroso joined Park University junior keeper Ellen Ghirardi, who …

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  • Lady Pioneers notch team 1st in state v-ball

    ALMA — The Batesville Lady Pioneers recorded a volleyball first here Wednesday, defeating the Morrilton Lady Devil Dogs 3-0 in the quarterfinals of the Class 5A State Tournament. The 25-22, 25-21, 25-19 victory over the third-seeded representatives out of the 5A-West District earned the Lady …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, November 1, 2012.

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  • No. 1 Tigers face No. 4 Fayetteville again

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — The only team standing in No. 1 Bentonville’s way of a perfect regular season is the same team that defeated it in last year’s Class 7A state championship game. The Tigers (9-0) host No. 4 Fayetteville on Friday night in a game …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro basketball NEW YORK (AP) — The Knicks-Nets game that was scheduled for tonight at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn has been postponed at Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s request after damage from Hurricane Sandy. Though the NBA had said Tuesday night the game would go …

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  • Bill Dees, co-writer of ‘Oh, Pretty Woman,’ dies

    MOUNTAIN HOME (AP) — Bill Dees emerged from his days as an out-of-cash young songwriter to pen tunes recorded by Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn and other country music greats, but the centerpiece of his career was his work with Roy Orbison, including co-writing the classic …

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  • Harvey Cone

    WILLIFORD — Harvey Eugene Cone, 72, of Williford died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at his home. Born Dec. 19, 1939, he was the son of Thomas and Zelma Combs Cone. Survivors include four daughters, Cheryl Williams, Pamela Morgan, Virginia Johnson and Sara Good; a brother, …

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  • Flonie Grant

    ASH FLAT — Flonie Pauline Grant, 83, of Ash Flat died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at Ash Flat. Born Apr. 11, 1929, at Vina, Ala., she was the daughter of Ed and Lillie Wright Killingsworth. Survivors include two sons, Roy Grant of Ash Flat and …

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  • Charles Kaneer

    Charles L. Kaneer, 86, of Batesville died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at a local hospital. Born Aug. 21, 1926, at Wahoo, Neb., he was the son of Lewis Kaneer and Anna Myers Kaneer. Survivors include a son, Charles Kaneer, of California; two daughters, Sheila Grelk …

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