Bielema excited about SEC challenge

December 6, 2012 FAYETTEVILLE — Bret Bielema watched from afar in April as University of Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long handled the difficult circumstances surrounding Bobby Petrino’s firing, …

Strong staying with Louisville

December 6, 2012 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Charlie Strong is staying at Louisville. The head football coach with Arkansas ties said he turned down an offer from Tennessee …

S-side wins 2-OT contest in Newport

December 5, 2012 SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Lady Southerners defeated the Newport Lady Greyhounds 44-34 in double overtime in a 4A-2 District opener as Morgan Case scored the …

Lyon Briefs

December 5, 2012 Lyon Sports Information Women’s basketball KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Lyon College women’s basketball team used a strong 6-1 start to the …

Baseball Briefs

December 5, 2012 NEW YORK (AP) — In another busy day at baseball’s winter meetings, Shane Victorino bolted for Boston, Marco Scutaro stayed with San Francisco, and the …

Sports Calendar

December 5, 2012 Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, December 5 - Thursday, December 6, 2012.

Malzahn leaves ASU for Auburn

December 5, 2012 AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Gus Malzahn stepped off the plane in Auburn and rushed over to a waiting throng of fans, exchanging high-fives and smiles.

Arkansas hires Bielema away from Wisconsin

December 5, 2012 FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — In its second stunning hiring this year, the University of Arkansas tabbed Wisconsin Coach Bret Bielema to take over a program that …

Longhorns KO Southerners at Lyon

December 4, 2012 The Viola Longhorns eliminated the Southside Southerners 57-37 in the first round of the Lyon College High School Tournament Monday as Viola’s Austin Gardner led …