Western Kentucky hires Petrino

December 11, 2012 BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Now that Bobby Petrino is back in the coaching ranks, he wants to make the most of his second chance.

Brady throws 4 TDs as Pats rout Texans

December 11, 2012 FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Just another game for the New England Patriots. Just a wire-to-wire domination of the team with the NFL’s best record. So …

Sports Briefs

December 11, 2012 Professional football ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — All the medical terms associated with Robert Griffin III’s knee injury can be boiled down to …

Cougars defeat Eagles in key district contest

December 10, 2012 LYNN — The Izard County Cougars tightened the 1A 2-North District race Friday night as they defeated the Hillcrest Screamin’ Eagles 73-64. The Cougars improved …

Greyhounds beat Pioneers with rebounds

December 10, 2012 NEWPORT — The Newport Greyhounds won the rebounding battle and a non-conference high school basketball game with the Batesville Pioneers here Friday. “We got out-rebounded …

Lyon women improve to 7-1

December 10, 2012 SPRINGDALE — For the sixth time in seven basketball victories, a different Lyon College woman led the team in scoring. Whitney Keith’s 17 points led …

Pioneer wins Burlsworth Award

December 10, 2012 Luis Guzman was recently recognized as the Brandon Burlsworth Award winner for the Batesville High School football team, according to a news release from the …

Aggie freshman wins Heisman

December 10, 2012 NEW YORK (AP) — Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy, taking college football’s top individual prize Saturday …