Football Briefs

February 28, 2013 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alex Smith quietly stayed behind the scenes after losing his job and watched from the sideline as San Francisco returned to …

Evans scores 41 as Eagles win state opener

February 27, 2013 Timberwolves also advance   BRADLEY — The Hillcrest Screamin’ Eagles came out swinging in the first round of the Class 1A State Tournament, defeating …

Basketball in town tonight

February 27, 2013 Missouri Baptist Spartans (11-20) vs. Lyon College Scots (27-3), Becknell Gym, 7 p.m. The seventh-seeded Spartans earned their spot in this American Midwest Conference quarterfinal …

Baseball, softball loses out to conditions

February 27, 2013 Due to wet conditions and state tournament basketball games, baseball and softball games involving circulation-area schools were cancelled Tuesday. The Southside varsity and junior varsity …

Sports Calendar

February 27, 2013 Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, February 27 - Friday, March 1, 2013.

Big-time recruiting gets another name

February 27, 2013 By the time Dylan Moses is old enough to play football at Alabama, Nick Saban would be 65 and starting his 11th season at Tuscaloosa.

Daytona 500 ratings jump

February 27, 2013 NEW YORK (AP) — With Danica Patrick starting from the pole, the Daytona 500’s television ratings were much higher than last year’s. Sunday afternoon’s race …