Highwaymen sweep Harrison to open season

June 9, 2016 After two rainouts last week, the Batesville Atlas Asphalt Highwaymen finally got their Senior American Legion Baseball season started Wednesday afternoon, knocking off the …

Southern Outlaw late models return

June 9, 2016 LOCUST GROVE — The Southern Outlaw Late Model Series will make another stop at the Batesville Motor Speedway on Friday night, and not that …

Springtime Sprint on Saturday

June 9, 2016 The Springtime Sprint, an 8-mile kayak and canoe race on the White River, is set for Saturday morning, according to a news release.

Sun Belt title game likely on campus

June 9, 2016 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Sun Belt Conference’s inaugural football championship game in 2018 most likely will be held at the home field of …

Arkansas women add assistant

June 9, 2016 FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — University of Arkansas women’s basketball Coach Jimmy Dykes has announced the addition of Chenel Harris as an assistant coach. Dykes …

Sports Calendar

June 9, 2016 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, June 9 - Saturday, June 11, 2016.

Cavs, Warriors pull reversal of blowouts

June 9, 2016 CLEVELAND (AP) — It’s been the postseason of blowouts. The NBA Finals have been no different. Cleveland and Golden State posted a 63-point …

OU wins 3rd national softball title

June 9, 2016 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — After two losses to start the season, Oklahoma Coach Patty Gasso wasn’t sure about her team full of freshmen and …

Sports Briefs

June 9, 2016 Horse racing NEW YORK — Preakness winner Exaggerator is the 9-5 morning-line favorite in a field of 13 entered for Saturday’s $1.5 …