Sports Briefs

December 29, 2015 College sports LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An investigation by The Associated Press finds that at least one-third of the Power Five conference …

Izard County girls roll into NEA semis

December 28, 2015 JONESBORO — The Izard County Lady Cougars jumped to a 24-point halftime lead and cruised to a 73-25 rout of the Maynard Lady Tigers …

State paper recognizes 3 Pioneers

December 28, 2015 Two Batesville Pioneers were named to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s All-Arkansas Preps football first-team, and another was named to the All-Sophomore squad, in the state …

Sports Calendar

December 28, 2015 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, December 28 - Tuesday, December 29, 2015.

Lost weight helps Hogs find bowl eligibility

December 28, 2015 The weight that Arkansas left offensive guard Sebastian Tretola lost last year as an overweight transfer, and kept off this season weighed heavily into …

Falcons end Panthers’ run for perfection

December 28, 2015 ATLANTA — Carolina’s bid for an undefeated season ended Sunday when Julio Jones’ dramatic 70-yard touchdown reception powered the Atlanta Falcons to a 20-13 victory …

Sports Briefs

December 28, 2015 Baseball SEATTLE (AP) — Dave Henderson, the former major league outfielder who hit one of the most famous home runs in postseason …

Four area teams advance in NEA Tournament

December 24, 2015 JONESBORO — Guard circulation-area high school basketball teams went four for four in first-round games of the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament in the Convocation …

Oklahoma, SMU remain unbeaten

December 24, 2015 HONOLULU (AP) — Buddy Hield scored 27 points and pulled nine rebounds as No. 3 Oklahoma remained unbeaten, escaping with an 84-81 victory over Hawaii …