Former NASCAR driver faces more legal trouble

January 7, 2014 NEWTON, N.C. (AP) — Former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield has been convicted on charges of possession of stolen goods and drug paraphernalia. Mayfield was convicted …

Sports Briefs

January 7, 2014 College football PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Florida State is No. 1 in the final Associated Press college football poll, ending the Southeastern …

Semis set for Hillcrest junior tourney

January 7, 2014 LYNN — Four Guard-circulation area teams advanced to semifinals of the Screamin’ Eagles Junior High Invitational Tournament with victories Monday, and a host team fell …

Vilonia whips BHS in non-league finales

January 6, 2014 The non-conference high school basketball finales in Pioneer Gym Friday night were doubly disappointing for the hosts. In the opener, the Vilonia Lady Eagles broke …

Columbia turns back Lyon upset bids

January 6, 2014 COLUMBIA, Mo. — Lyon College put No. 1-ranked Columbia College’s 38-game home winning streak in serious jeopardy Saturday evening, but the Cougars held on for …

Hurricane blows past T-wolves 62-29

January 6, 2014 JONESBORO — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves experienced something new Friday in the Barry Pruitt Hurricane Classic. Losing. The Jonesboro Hurricane 62-29, stopping the defending Class …

Auburn Tigers hope to avoid big plunge

January 6, 2014 NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers are hoping this time will be different. Auburn’s football program has reached the heights of success with …

Sports Calendar

January 6, 2014 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, January 6 - Wednesday, January 8, 2014.