Sports Briefs

August 11, 2015 Olympics RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior …

Townsley, Bishop win Melon Dash 5K titles

August 10, 2015 CAVE CITY — Cave City resident Kendall Townsley captured the third annual 5K Melon Dash held this past Saturday morning at Cave City Middle …

Cougar Classic grows in big way

August 10, 2015 BROCKWELL — Izard County High School will host the 7th Annual Cougar Classic High School Golf Tournament beginning Tuesday at the Course on Turkey …

Sports Calendar

August 10, 2015 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, August 11 - Sunday, August 16, 2015.

Hogs’ confidence soars in preseason

August 10, 2015 FAYETTEVILLE, — Bret Bielema’s shoe choice didn’t start a Twitter trend, his usual bravado was kept in check and the Arkansas coach spoke for …

Buddy Baker dies at age 74

August 10, 2015 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Buddy Baker, a former Daytona 500 winner and NASCAR Hall of Fame nominee, has died after a brief battle with …

Sports Briefs

August 10, 2015 Baseball NEW YORK (AP) — A teenage fan at Yankee Stadium showed off quite an arm Sunday — at the expense of …