King wins coach’s award for Class 5A

December 12, 2012 NORTH LITTLE ROCK — All 45 finalists and their families from Prairie Grove to McGehee and from Junction City to Walnut Ridge attended the 2012 …

BHS girls trim Jonesboro

December 12, 2012 JONESBORO — The Batesville Lady Pioneers jumped out to a 13-4 lead in the first quarter and went on to post a 37-27, non-conference high …

Scot soph wins award

December 12, 2012 ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Lyon College sophomore Kendall Leeks scored 24 points and recorded a double-double with 14 rebounds as the Scots beat Victory University …

Lady Southerners win in Lonoke

December 12, 2012 LONOKE — With balanced scoring and solid defense, the Southside Lady Southerners collected a 32-24, 4A-2 District high school basketball victory over the Lonoke Lady …

Torpedoes touch wall first in 5 AAU qualifier races

December 12, 2012 PARAGOULD — Two Independence County Youth Athletic Association Torpedoes brought home five championships from the Amateur Athletic Union Winter All-Star Meet here Saturday. Trey Moody, …

Sports Calendar

December 12, 2012 Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, December 13 - Saturday, December 15, 2012.

Report: Red Wolves hire Texas assistant

December 12, 2012 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Texas co-offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin will become the head coach …

Bielema hires Ash to direct UofA defense

December 12, 2012 FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Wisconsin defensive coordinator Chris Ash will follow former Badgers Coach Bret Bielema to Arkansas. The Razorbacks announced Ash’s hiring on Tuesday, Bielema’s …

Alvarez to coach Badgers

December 12, 2012 MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin Athletic Director Barry Alvarez will earn $118,500 for returning to the sidelines to coach the Badgers in the …

Sports Briefs

December 12, 2012 Professional football NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Finding fault with nearly everyone tied to the New Orleans Saints’ bounty case, from the coaches …