Martin tapped to drive No. 14

August 20, 2013 ASSOCIATED PRESS — Out for the season with a broken leg, Tony Stewart turned to one of NASCAR’s most respected drivers to take over the …

Henderson State picked to win GAC

August 20, 2013 RUSSELLVILLE (AP) — Henderson State University is the overwhelming favorite to repeat as champion of the Great American Conference. The Reddies received 10 of 11 …

Can we still cheer for Chris Davis?

August 20, 2013 The mark is 61, no matter what the record books say. Roger Maris is the single-season home run champion, regardless of how many home runs …

Sports Briefs

August 20, 2013 Pro baseball NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Alex Rodriguez declined Major League Baseball’s challenge to make public the drug evidence …

Wong sparks Cardinals by Brewers

August 20, 2013 MILWAUKEE (AP) — It took a few days for speedy St. Louis infielder Kolten Wong to show he can provide a spark for the Cardinals …

Phillips wins Topless 100 after rain delay

August 19, 2013 LOCUST GROVE — Rain delayed the running of the 21st Annual Comp Cams Topless 100 Saturday at the Batesville Motor Speedway, postponing the feature event …

Local youth finishes second in Presley 5K

August 19, 2013 MEMPHIS — Corbyn Snell, a seventh-grader at Batesville Junior High, placed second in the 10- to 14-year-old age division of the Elvis Presley 5K on …

Sports Calendar

August 19, 2013 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, August 19 - Sunday, August 25, 2013.