Cubs stop skid against Mets

July 19, 2016 CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit a 3-run homer, Jon Lester pitched 7 2/3 innings and the Chicago Cubs stopped an 8-game losing streak against …

Russian individual ban being sought

July 19, 2016 LONDON (AP) — Summer Olympic sports federations said they are ready to deal with “individual cases” of Russian doping, rather than endorse a total …

Sports Briefs

July 19, 2016 College football COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State says its most experienced running back has been kicked off the team for violating …

Bandits finish 5th in SW Regional

July 19, 2016 MOBILE, Ala. — The Batesville Bandits 8-year-old baseball team finished fifth out of the 30 teams in the Cal Ripken Southwest Regional this past …

‘Salado Flash’ strikes for big win at BMS

July 18, 2016 LOCUST GROVE — The “Salado Flash” is back. Saturday night on the  Batesville Motor Speedway’s dirt oval, Richie Tosh collected the $5,000-to-win paycheck after flashing …

Townsley, Jones win Carroll 5K titles

July 18, 2016 High school standouts Kendall Townsley and Jillian Jones led the field at the Officer John Carroll Memorial 5K Run/Walk on Saturday. Cave City …

Sports Calendar

July 18, 2016 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Saturday, July 16, 2016.

AL all about offense

July 18, 2016 Right now, the American League standings are all about offense. The AL’s top five teams in runs scored — Boston, Toronto, Cleveland, Baltimore …