Sports Briefs

July 18, 2012 Football STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — As the NCAA considers whether Penn State should face penalties following the Jerry Sandusky child sex …

ICYAA Torpedoes win in final home swim meet

July 17, 2012 The Independence County Youth Athletic Association Torpedoes took first place out of five teams Saturday at the North Complex swimming pool in the final regular …

Sports Calendar

July 17, 2012 Upcoming sport events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, July 20 - Sunday, July 22, 2012.

Scrappers rack up another state title

July 17, 2012 BLYTHEVILLE — With five straight state championships already under their belt, the Batesville Scrappers rolled into the Blytheville Youth Sports Plex looking for one more, …

Knile Davis eagerly awaits new chance

July 17, 2012 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Knile Davis hasn’t seen the video of the play, the one called “47” that ended his season before it even began …

Sports Briefs

July 17, 2012 Pro football DALLAS — Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is free on bond after he was arrested on a misdemeanor family …

Kids aplenty try triathlon for literacy

July 16, 2012 Seventy-one participants lined up for the first Bad Boy Kids Triathlon for Literacy on the Lyon College campus Saturday, and that surprised Nicole Stroud, the …

Scrappers roll into semifinals

July 16, 2012 BLYTHEVILLE — The Batesville Scrappers rolled into the semifinals of the Junior Babe Ruth 13-year-old North Arkansas State Tournament, outscoring three opponents 52-6. Batesville’s All-Star …