Sports Briefs

January 30, 2014 Pro football NEW YORK (AP) — Laughter and shrieks echoed through Times Square as bundled-up football fans slid down a gleaming toboggan …

Mustangs run away from Pioneers

January 29, 2014 The margins were different, but the games and the winners in Pioneer Gym Tuesday night looked similar. The Batesville Lady Pioneers led all but two …

’Katz take down district-leading Tigers

January 29, 2014 MELBOURNE — The Melbourne Bearkatz took down the favored Valley Springs Tigers 67-61 in overtime here Tuesday in a 3A 1-East District game. The Bearkatz …

McCandlis wins sportsmanship award

January 29, 2014 BROCKWELL — Izard County Coach Kyle McCandlis won the Harold Ray Jeffery Sportsmanship Award for the Izard County Invitational Tournament last week at Calico Rock, …

Sports Calendar

January 29, 2014 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, January 29 - Saturday, February 1, 2014.

Missou hits freebies, breaks Walton jinx

January 29, 2014 FAYETTEVILLE — Earnest Ross hadn’t won in Arkansas on three attempts, dating back to his first two seasons at Auburn. The Missouri senior picked exactly …

Layrock, Childers win AMC player awards

January 28, 2014 COLUMBIA, Mo. — Lyon College’s Jordan Layrock and William Baptist’s Cheyenne Childers won the American Midwest Conference Basketball Player of the Week awards for games …

Cavewomen rout Lady Warriors

January 28, 2014 CAVE CITY — The Cave City Cavewomen improved to 7-3 in 4A-3 District basketball here Monday after routing the Westside Consolidated Lady Warriors 48-16. The …

Basketball in town tonight

January 28, 2014 Forrest City Lady Mustangs (1-4, 5A-East District; 6-10, overall) vs. Batesville Lady Pioneers (1-4, 3-14) at Pioneer Gym, 6 p.m. A Ja`Brisha Hawkins, a …