Sports Briefs

April 17, 2015 Pro football TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida State University student on Thursday filed a lawsuit against top NFL prospect Jameis …

BHS coach named to All-Star staff

April 16, 2015 Stan Fowler For now, the Guard-circulation area will have just one representative in the Arkansas High School Coaches Association East-West …

Weather silences engines again at BMS

April 16, 2015 LOCUST GROVE – The Bad Boy 98 late model racing event scheduled for this weekend at the Batesville Motor Speedway has been cancelled, …

Local swimmer leads way

April 16, 2015 BRYANT — Batesville Torpedo Joseph Wells won the high-point trophy for the boys 13-14 age group at the Arkansas Amateur Athletic Union Short Course …

Sports Calendar

April 16, 2015 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, April 16 - Friday, April 17, 2015.

Arkansas’ Michael Qualls turns pro

April 16, 2015 FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Michael Qualls entertained Arkansas fans for three seasons with his variety of powerful dunks. The high-flying forward announced Wednesday he …

Playoff brackets set for NBA title chase

April 16, 2015 New Orleans and Brooklyn are in. Indiana and Oklahoma City are out. And while San Antonio slipped to sixth in the loaded Western Conference, …

Sports Briefs

April 16, 2015 Pro football FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to …

BHS posts another soccer sweep

April 15, 2015 PARAGOULD — The Batesville Lady Pioneers and Pioneers recorded a second straight sweep of 5A-East Conference opponents on the road Tuesday, defeating the Paragould …