Sports Briefs

October 20, 2015 Baseball OAKLAND, Calif. — Left-hander Barry Zito is retiring just as he planned. The pitcher made the announcement in an article he …

BHS thumps Wynne

October 19, 2015 Scoring with their first and fourth snaps of the football, the Batesville Pioneers broke away and stayed away from the Wynne Yellowjackets for a …

Turnovers cost ‘Katz in district contest

October 19, 2015 MELBOURNE — One statistical category ended up being the major difference in Melbourne’s 27-18 high school football loss to Piggott in Bearkatz Stadium Friday night.

Firestorm, turnovers scorch Scots 70-18

October 19, 2015 PHOENIX — The Lyon College Scots rolled up 370 yards of offense Saturday night at Victory Stadium, but six turnovers stopped key drives time …

Scot kickers collect key 1-goal wins

October 19, 2015 The Lyon College men’s soccer team won on a goal by sophomore Jeremy Porter with 16.6 seconds remaining in regulation as the 23rd-ranked Scots claimed …

Sports Calendar

October 19, 2015 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, October 19, 2015.

Junior ’Katz stopped in Piggott

October 16, 2015 PIGGOTT — The Piggott Junior Mohawks ended the Melbourne Junior Bearkatz’ bid for an unbeaten football season, and they did it up big in Clay …