Sports Briefs

March 3, 2016 NBA LOS ANGELES (AP) — The day began for the Oklahoma City Thunder with the stunning news that part-owner Aubrey McClendon had …

Lady Pirates win big in early softball start

March 2, 2016 CONCORD — The Concord Lady Pirates weren’t expecting to play their season-opening high school softball game for another three days, but they collected two …

Cave City 9 improve to 2-0

March 2, 2016 CAVE CITY — Don Burns hit two for three and drove in three runs to help the Cave City Cavemen down the Midland Mustangs …

’Cane tops Pioneers in baseball opener

March 2, 2016 JONESBORO — The Jonesboro Golden Hurricane edged the Batesville Pioneers 6-4 in a non-conference high school baseball opener on Tuesday, and the happenings all …

UCA takes two from Lyon softball

March 2, 2016 CONWAY — Battling a NCAA Division I opponent which captured its first Southland Conference softball championship a year ago, the Scots scored their first …

Townsley, Tucker win Penguin 10K

March 2, 2016 Kendall Townsley and Betsy Tucker won the overall titles in the men’s and women’s divisions of the Penguin 10K for Special Olympics on Saturday.

Sports Calendar

March 2, 2016 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, March 2 - Saturday, March 5, 2016.

Florida women provide biggest surprise

March 2, 2016 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The most surprising women’s basketball team in the Southeastern Conference might not be perennial powerhouse Tennessee. No. 25 Florida …