Justin Burns finishes 18th in nation

May 31, 2012 Justin Burns, a former Izard County High School golfer, finished 18th in the NAIA National Golf Championships last week at Creekside Golf Club in Salem, …

Proposed schedules divide SEC

May 31, 2012 DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — With the addition of Missouri and Texas A&M, the Southeastern Conference is tweaking its football and basketball schedules. Football coaches are …

UA not saving ace this time around

May 31, 2012 Nate Allen “Hog Calls” FAYETTEVILLE — Unlike last year, D.J. Baxendale won’t be rescuing Arkansas in the loser’s bracket of the NCAA …

Local tee-ball team wins tourney

May 31, 2012 The Batesville Bad Boys 6-and-under tee-ball All-Star team went unbeaten while winning the Lonoke Memorial Day Classic. The Bad Boys defeated England 22-6, Lonoke 21-8, …

Sports Briefs

May 31, 2012 Basketball NEW YORK (AP) — The New Orleans Hornets, recently sold by the NBA to Saints owner Tom Benson, won the league’s …

Sports Calendar

May 30, 2012 Upcoming sport events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, June 1 - Sunday, June 3, 2012.

Lyon signs JC cager from Florida

May 30, 2012 Lyon College added another player to the men’s basketball squad with the signing of Marcus Humose Tuesday, according to a news release from the college.

2 S-side soccer players return to all-state team

May 30, 2012 SOUTHSIDE — Southside High School’s all-state selections for soccer included a 3-time honoree, an underclassman who’s on track for the same accomplishment and a newcomer.

Hearing scheduled in Sandusky trial

May 30, 2012 BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A hearing is scheduled to get under way inside a central Pennsylvania courthouse in the case of former Penn State assistant …