Nats call on 66-year-old Baker as manager

November 3, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Dusty Baker is the new manager of the Washington Nationals, meaning Major League Baseball avoids what would have been its first …

Hoop coaches jump in on affirmative action

November 3, 2015 Hundreds of college basketball coaches asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to preserve affirmative action in university admissions, writing in a friend of …

Kuechly, Panthers find way to win

November 3, 2015 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Luke Kuechly is the first to admit the Carolina Panthers don’t always win pretty. Seems the team’s gritty star …

Sports Briefs

November 3, 2015 College basketball CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — North Carolina sits alone at the top, both of the preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll …

Timberwolves fall, but qualify for playoff spot

November 2, 2015 NEWARK — Coach Danny Brustrom received some good news after the Cedar Ridge Timberwolves lost a closely-contested 33-21, 3A-3 District high school football battle with …

Sports Calendar

November 2, 2015 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, November 2 - Saturday, November 7, 2015.

Langston Lions use speed to run by Scots

November 2, 2015 Countering Langston University’s team speed was too much to overcome for the Lyon College football team Saturday afternoon, as the Lions outgained the Scots …