Sports Briefs

November 20, 2008 Pro baseball NEW YORK (AP) - Desperate for starting pitchers, the New York Yankees expect to enter next season without 20-game winner Mike Mussina.

News of other days

November 20, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 4, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

HSU head: No injuries in shooting

November 20, 2008 ARKADELPHIA (AP) - The president of Henderson State University says there are no reports of injury after a single gunshot was fired toward a group of students near his campus. President Charles L. Welch told Little Rock television station KATV that the shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in a parking lot at nearby Ouachita Baptist University. KATV reported that the students were apparently headed to a Henderson State dormitory.

Nann earns national recognition

November 20, 2008 Former Batesville resident Aaron Nann of Austin, Texas has been awarded the Certified Residential Specialist designation by the National Association of Realtors.