Sports Briefs

July 8, 2015 Women’s World Cup LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carli Lloyd looked out over the cheering mob of U.S. women’s national team fans and …

11-year-old All-Stars finish third in state

July 7, 2015 PARAGOULD — The Batesville’s 11-year-old All-Stars finished third in the Cal Ripken North Arkansas State Tournament this past weekend. Ethan Ridgel led the …

Wells wins All-Star titles in swimming

July 7, 2015 EL DORADO — Batesville Torpedo Joseph Wells won two swim races at the Amateur Athletic Union All-Star Championships last weekend. Competing in 13- …

Sports Calendar

July 7, 2015 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, July 7 - Friday, July 10, 2015.

Lackey outduels Lester, Cards win

July 7, 2015 CHICAGO (AP) — John Lackey beat one of his good friends. He also got some timely help from one of his teammates. Lackey …

Sports Briefs

July 7, 2015 Pro baseball WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper won’t participate in the All-Star Home Run Derby because his father isn’t …

Extreme wins USSSA state title

July 6, 2015 SPRINGDALE — The Arkansas Extreme traveling baseball team recently won the United States Specialty Sports Association Arkansas State Championship, defeating the Bentonville Dust Devils, …