Sports Briefs

January 2, 2014 Olympics KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Emery Lehman will be heading back to high school in a few days. He’s going to need …

Sports Calendar

January 1, 2014 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, January 1 - Saturday, January4, 2014.

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 …

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.

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 …

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 …