Sports Briefs

August 19, 2015 Baseball PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Iowa team advanced to the Little League Softball World Series semifinals Tuesday by beating a team …

Melbourne golf teams sweep on home course

August 18, 2015 MELBOURNE — Melbourne swept the high school golf competition Monday afternoon at Cooper’s Hawk Golf Course. The Bearkatz were led by Jared Chaney, …

Golfer’s name corrected

August 18, 2015 A name was misspelled in the high school golf report in Monday’s Guard. Southside Lady Southerner Mattie Ballard won medalist honors in the …

Sports Calendar

August 18, 2015 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, August 18 - Saturday, August 22, 2015.

Labor board blocks bid to unionize

August 18, 2015 CHICAGO (AP) — Labor activists vowed not to abandon their fight to organize college sports teams after the National Labor Relations Board blocked a …

Woods decides to play

August 18, 2015 GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Tiger Woods will play the Wyndham Championship for the first time. In an email to The Associated Press on …

Wacha, Cards edge Giants 2-1

August 18, 2015 ST. LOUIS (AP) — This time, the San Francisco Giants saw the real Michael Wacha. The St. Louis Cardinals right-hander insisted last year’s …

Athletes win even after losing decision

August 18, 2015 The idea that a union shop leader would be able to schedule practice breaks or negotiate travel upgrades for Northwestern football players always seemed …