Sports Briefs

January 28, 2014 Pro football OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Former Houston Texans Head Coach Gary Kubiak was hired as the Baltimore Ravens’ new offensive coordinator.

Raiders battle by Pioneers to cap sweep

January 27, 2014 The Batesville Pioneers are still looking for their first 5A-East District basketball victory, but they got a glimpse of one Friday night in Pioneer Gym …

Junior Lady Pioneers defend tourney title

January 27, 2014 MOUNTAIN HOME — The Batesville Junior Lady Pioneers defended a tournament championship Saturday, defeating the home team while doing it. Led by Hannah Qualls’ 12 …

Lady Southerners win in Pine Bluff

January 27, 2014 PINE BLUFF — McKenzie King led with 23 points and seven rebounds as the Southside Lady Southerners downed the Dollarway Lady Cardinals 44-33 and improved …

Scots win 5th in row

January 27, 2014 The Lyon College women’s basketball team continued their winning ways Saturday at Becknell Gymnasium, pounding the winless Stephens Stars 97-43 in a lopsided American Midwest …

Williams’ first half lifts Hogs

January 27, 2014 Nate Allen “Hog Calls” FAYETTEVILLE — It speaks volumes for Jacorey Williams what Arkansas’ sophomore reserve forward did against Auburn in …

Aussies crown new champs

January 27, 2014 MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — For 35 Grand Slam tournaments, the words of an Irish poet became something of a mantra for Stan Wawrinka. After one …

Sports Briefs

January 27, 2014 Pro football HONOLULU (AP) — DeMarco Murray caught a 20-yard pass for a touchdown and Mike Tolbert plunged into the end zone …