Tazewell Speedway hosts World of Outlaws Saturday Special to The Daily News
TAZWELL, Tenn. — Tazewell Speedway welcomes the World of Outlaws Late Model Series presented by Tri-State Tire of Middlesboro for an exciting one-night, $10,000 to win racing program on Saturday. Some of the nation’s best drivers are expected at Tazewell Speedway for the Outlaw Sizzler 50.
The World of Outlaws Late Model Series brings a close points race to Tazewell Speedway. Defending series champion Darrell Lan...
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LMU 3rd in SAC Echols Athletic Excellence Award standings ROCK HILL, S.C. — On the wings of two South Atlantic Conference championships and a total of six top-three finishes, Lincoln Memorial University capped the 2012-13 athletic season ranked third in the SAC Echols Athletic Excellence Award standings, which is given out annually to the member athletic department with the highest point total based on cumulative final standings in each of the conference’s sports.
Points are determined based on re...
Frazier, Latos lead Reds over Cubs Mark Schmetzer
CINCINNATI (AP) — Todd Frazier gave Mat Latos all the run support he needed, and Latos gave the Cincinnati Reds exactly what they needed to finish off a 10-game homestand in style.
Latos retired the first 10 batters and 15 of the first 16 he faced and mostly spared an overworked bullpen, and Frazier hit a long home run and the Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 Wednesday.
“This is what we wanted so bad,” Re...
Mark Schmetzer Associated PressAssociated Press
Annual Trooper Island baseball tournament May 17-19 The seventh annual KIDS FOR KIDS Baseball Tournament, sponsored by KSP Post 10 in Harlan, will be May 17, 18 and 19 at Huff Park in Harlan. The first pitch will be thrown on at 4:55 p.m. on May 17. Games begin at 5 p.m. (first come, first serve).
All entries and deposits must be in by May 3 — no late entries. All proceeds will benefit KSP Trooper Island Camp. Divisions include: 11-12 years (eight team max), 9-10 year olds (six team...
Jackets clinch top seed in 52nd District Jay Compton
Lucas Crawford spun a three-hit shutout and Hunter Collett drove in four runs as the Middlesboro Yellow Jackets beat Harlan 12-0 on Tuesday to complete a sweep of the district series. The win clinches a tie for first place in the 52nd District as MHS and Harlan County are both 5-1. The Jackets will be the top seed in the district tournament by virtue of scoring more runs in splitting two games against the Bears. ...
Jay Compton Sports EditorThe Middlesboro Daily News
MHS pulls away late for 10-0 win over Pineville Jay Compton
Fresh off winning the Billy Joe Idol Memorial Tournament over the weekend, the Middlesboro Lady Jackets stayed hot on Tuesday with a 10-0 win over Pineville.
Freshman Lauren Spurlock struck out six and didn’t walk a batter while pitching a two-hit shut out over six innings to earn the win.
“Lauren does a great job for us even though we haven’t been able to throw her a lot in varsity games. We’re better defens...
Jay Compton Sports EditorThe Middlesboro Daily News
Harlan Co. beats Bobcats 10-0 John Middleton
Harlan Daily Enterprise
Harlan County clinched a share of the 52nd District regular season title with a 10-0 victory over visiting Bell County on Tuesday. Five Harlan County pitchers combined to limit Bell County to just two hits, while 12 Black Bears collected a hit in the six-inning win.
“I don’t know if these guys really look at that right now,” said Harlan County coach John Lewis of the regular season district title. ...
John Middleton Harlan Daily EnterpriseThe Middlesboro Daily News
MHS girls win, boys fall to North Staff report
Middlesboro played host to North Laurel in 13th Region tennis action on Monday. The Lady Jackets took four of five matches to run their record to 12-0 on the season while the MHS boys dropped a 3-2 decision to the Jaguars.
In girls play, the Lady Jackets took two of three doubles matches. North Laurel’s Pooja Kanthawar and Caroline Moore topped Madison Saylor and Baylie Brunsma 6-1, 6-1 but Middlesboro’s Hannah Warren and Jan...
Injured UK center looks ahead to NBA draft Gary Graves
AP Sports Writer
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Nerlens Noel continues to take small steps toward returning to the court following surgery on his left knee.
He’s shed his crutches and exercising without a knee brace. Though he wouldn’t specify want types of exercises, it’s all all signs his recovery is ahead of schedule — and each stride is important with the NBA draft looming.
Noel said Tuesday that he’s “doing good” after the Mar...
College Football Playoff to replace BCS Ralph D. Russo
AP College Football Writer
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Bowl Championship Series will be replaced by the College Football Playoff.
The BCS conference commissioners announced the name of the new postseason system that starts in 2014 on Tuesday, the first of three days of meetings at a resort hotel in the Rose Bowl’s backyard.
They also will choose the remaining three sites for the six-bowl semifinal rotation in the new sy...
Ralph D. Russo AP College Football WriterAssociated Press