Sports Briefs

May 23, 2012 Pro football ATLANTA (AP) — The NFL made thigh and knee pads mandatory equipment for the 2013 season, a move that drew …

Sports Calendar

May 23, 2012 Upcoming sport events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Saturday, May 26 - Sunday, May 27, 2012.

Local fighter wins pro bout

May 23, 2012 SOUTHHAVEN, Miss. — A local professional mixed martial arts fighter won a bout here Saturday. Dave Burrow, who fights out of the Without Limits facility …

Lyon signs soccer player

May 23, 2012 Kyleigh Easter of Haslet, Texas, signed with the Lyon College women’s soccer team Tuesday, according to a news release from the school. Easter was a …

All-State Track & Field

May 23, 2012 Batesville High School’s Logan Bishop recorded another 4-year sweep in running honors, and three other Guard-circulation area all-state honorees can target the same for track …

‘The Kid’ believes Triple Crown possible

May 22, 2012 For Triple Crown-winning jockey Steve Cauthen, 34 years ago seems like yesterday. And after watching I’ll Have Another’s victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, …

Sports Briefs

May 22, 2012 Pro basketball ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Magic fired Coach Stan Van Gundy on Monday and agreed to part ways with general …

Two-seed ASU set to play in Sun Belt

May 22, 2012 JONESBORO (AP) — Second-seeded Arkansas State will open play in the 2012 Sun Belt Conference baseball tournament against Middle Tennessee State in Bowling Green, Ky.