Sports Calendar

August 2, 2016 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, August 2 - Sunday, August 7, 2016.

Duffy pitches Royals past Rays

August 2, 2016 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Danny Duffy pitched eight innings of one-hit ball and had a franchise-record 16 strikeouts to lead the Kansas City Royals …

Olympic opening won’t be flashy

August 2, 2016 (AP) Don’t expect the Opening Ceremony at the Rio Olympics to match the grandeur of some in the past. But do look for …

Vols unfazed by high expectations

August 2, 2016 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee believes it won’t be distracted by its unfamiliar status as a preseason division favorite. The Volunteers opened preseason …

Former Colorado coach has Alzheimer’s

August 2, 2016 (AP) The family of Bill McCartney says the former Colorado football coaching great was recently diagnosed with late-onset dementia and Alzheimer’s. Family members …

Bach: IOC decision ‘is about justice’

August 2, 2016 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach issued another defense of his handling of the Russian doping scandal Monday, saying the decision …

Sports Briefs

August 2, 2016 Olympics RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy …

Bogalusa Scouts win 16th national title

August 1, 2016 For the 16th time since they first won it in 1989, the Bogalusa, Louisiana Venture Crew 313 hoisted the overall Open Cruise division trophy …