Arkansas Baptist edges Batesville

April 17, 2013 LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Baptist Lady Eagles held off the Batesville Lady Pioneers for an 8-6, non-conference high school softball victory here Tuesday. The …

S-side nips Midland in softball

April 17, 2013 SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Lady Southerners squeaked out a victory Tuesday as they defeated the Midland Lady Mustangs 9-8 in a non-district game and improved …

Sports Briefs

April 17, 2013 Marathon bombing BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon organizers vowed to continue the race next year, calling the world’s oldest and most prestigious …

BJHS track squads win 3 team titles

April 16, 2013 BALD KNOB — The Batesville Junior Lady Pioneers and Pioneers won 18 events while sweeping the team titles at a track and field meet here …

Lady Mustangs shut out Devils 11-0

April 16, 2013 PLEASANT PLAINS — The Midland Lady Mustangs hammered the Shirley Lady Blue Devils Monday 12-0 in a 1A 2-South District game as Paisley Pratt improved …

Reporter shares account of bomb blasts

April 16, 2013 EDITOR’S NOTE: Boston sports writer Jimmy Golen was covering his 18th Boston Marathon when he heard the bombs go off at the finish line. This …