Houston nips No. 17 UConn

January 1, 2014 HOUSTON (AP) — TaShawn Thomas scored 23 points, including two free throws with 9 seconds left, and blocked a late layup by Shabazz Napier as …

Manziel leads Aggies over Blue Devils

January 1, 2014 ATLANTA (AP) — If this was Johnny Manziel’s last college game he lived up to his nickname. Johnny Football led No. 20 Texas A&M to …

Miss. State rips Rice 44-7 in Liberty Bowl

January 1, 2014 MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mississippi State’s dominant performance in the Liberty Bowl has the Bulldogs aiming to play for higher stakes in next year’s postseason.

AP photographer dies at Chick-fil-A Bowl

January 1, 2014 ATLANTA (AP) — Dave Martin, a longtime Associated Press photographer based in Montgomery, Ala., died after collapsing on the Georgia Dome field after the Chick-fil-A …

O’Brien leaves Penn State in peril, again

January 1, 2014 STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Bill O’Brien is leaving Penn State’s reclamation project in his successor’s hands. Less than two years after replacing Joe Paterno …

Sports Briefs

January 1, 2014 Pro basketball INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chuck DeVoe, part of a group of businessmen who founded the Indiana Pacers, has died. He was …

Bobcats subdue Scots with second-half rally

December 31, 2013 After building an 11-point halftime lead, the Lyon College men’s basketball team committed 11 second-half turnovers and College of the Ozarks shot 17 more free …

Pirates slam Eagles for tourney title

December 31, 2013 NEMO VISTA — The Concord Pirates outpaced the Westside Greers Ferry Eagles 69-56 Monday to win the Greers Ferry Lake Classic, a high school basketball …

Sports Calendar

December 31, 2013 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - Saturday, January 4, 2014.