Middlesboro Daily News- RSS SPORTS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:47:35 EST 1800 Jackets rally for 6-3 win at Bell http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/4555256/Jackets-rally-for-6-3-win-at-Bell John Millett scored the tying run on a wild pitch and eighth-grader Tyler McCullough put the Jackets ahead to stay with an RBI single in the sixth inning as the Middlesboro Yellow Jackets defeated Bell County 6-3 on Tuesday to complete a sweep of the... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Harlan downs Lady Cats 17-2 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4554578/Harlan-downs-Lady-Cats-17-2 Scott Lewis' Harlan Lady Dragons stayed hot on Tuesday as they pounded out 17 hits en route to a 17-2 win over Bell County. It was the Lady Dragons third straight win and evened their record against district opponents to 2-2. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bobcats 2nd, Lady Cats 3rd at SEKC meet http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4552968/Bobcats-2nd-Lady-Cats-3rd-at-SEKC-meet BARBOURVILLE — The Bell County Bobcats placed second an the Lady Cats placed third in the team standings at the SEKC track meet at Knox Central on Friday. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Vols hire Southern Mississippi’s Tyndall http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4552949/Vols-hire-Southern-Mississippis-Tyndall KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's coaching position had just become available when Donnie Tyndall received a text message urging him to pursue the job. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST UK freshman Randle to enter NBA draft http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4552838/UK-freshman-Randle-to-enter-NBA-draft LEXINGTON (AP) — Kentucky forward Julius Randle took a lot of time and talked to a lot of people before deciding to leave after one season for the NBA draft, where he is expected to be among the top five selections. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Harlan knocks off Lady Jackets, 2-1 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4551308/Harlan-knocks-off-Lady-Jackets-2-1 HARLAN — A one-run loss 10 days ago at Middlesboro was perhaps the toughest in a five-game skid that the Harlan Lady Dragons ended on Thursday with a win over Letcher Central. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jackets outslug Bobcats 19-13 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4550614/Jackets-outslug-Bobcats-19-13 A combination of some pretty good offense and defense that was shaky at times led to a run-scoring explosion in Monday's Bell County vs. Middlesboro baseball game. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST SAC Softball Tournament starts Thursday at LMU http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4538368/SAC-Softball-Tournament-starts-Thursday-at-LMU HARROGATE, Tenn. — A champion will be crowned on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University later this week, as the 2014 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Softball Championship is set to be held on the grounds of Dorothy Neely Field April... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Panthers take two at Claiborne http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4540912/Lady-Panthers-take-two-at-Claiborne NEW TAZEWELL, Tenn. — The Cumberland Gap Lady Panthers swept two games from rival Claiborne on Friday. CGHS rolled to a 21-2 win in game one, but had to rally for three runs in the bottom of the sixth to pull out an 11-10 win in game... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Jackets take 1st in Idol Memorial http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/4530656/Lady-Jackets-take-1st-in-Idol-Memorial The Middlesboro Lady Jackets battled all the way back from a 4-0 deficit to pull out a 5-4 win over Leslie County in the championship game of the Billy Joe Idol Memorial Tournament on Saturday. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jackets fall to Hazard in All ‘A’ sectional http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/4526793/Jackets-fall-to-Hazard-in-All-A-sectional HAZARD — A couple of costly errors and a lack of production from the bottom half of the lineup made the difference on Friday in the Middlesboro Yellow Jackets' 8-5 loss at Hazard in their All “A”... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Brock back to help Bobcats down stretch http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4522420/Brock-back-to-help-Bobcats-down-stretch The Bell County Bobcats are on pace for the their first winning season since they were 13th Region runners up in 2009. Even though they didn't put together the performance they would have liked in Wednesday's 10-2 loss to Harlan County,... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lee returning for sophomore season http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4522348/Lee-returning-for-sophomore-season LEXINGTON – Freshman forward Marcus Lee will return to the Kentucky men's basketball program for the 2014-15 season, it was announced Friday. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady ‘Splitters blast 3 HRs in sweep at Mars Hill http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4512500/Lady-Splitters-blast-3-HRs-in-sweep-at-Mars-Hill MARS HILL, N.C. — The Lady Railsplitters used three home runs and a pair of dazzling pitching performances to sweep the Mars Hill Lions in South Atlantic Conference softball action on Wednesday. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jackets visit Hazard for All ‘A’ sectional http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/4515310/Jackets-visit-Hazard-for-All-A-sectional Middlesboro heads to Hazard tonight for an All “A” sectional. The winner will advance to State All “A” Classic at Whitaker Bank Park in Lexington on May 3-4. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Lions dominant in district play http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/4515765/Lady-Lions-dominant-in-district-play It's all coming together for the Pineville Lady Mountain Lions. They finished as 51st District runners up last season and made their return to the 13th Region Tournament. This year they've been at their best against district opponents and... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Young to NBA, Calipari awaits other decisions http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4512833/Young-to-NBA-Calipari-awaits-other-decisions LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has been too busy promoting his latest book to reflect on last week's NCAA championship game loss to Connecticut. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bell’s Morris makes junior All-Star team http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4512858/Bells-Morris-makes-junior-All-Star-team Bell County standout Maci Morris is among the 18 players named to the Kentucky Junior All-Star girls' team, which was announced on Wednesday. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Hale helps Jackets break out of slump with two-hitter http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/4503611/Hale-helps-Jackets-break-out-of-slump-with-two-hitter Brandon Hale was a one-man slump buster for the visiting Middlesboro Yellow Jackets on Wednesday in a 14-0 rout of Harlan. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Lions blank KC 10-0 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4504730/Lady-Lions-blank-KC-10-0 Rebecca Lee-Theis fired a five-inning one-hitter and the Pineville Lady Lions put up six runs in the second inning as they rolled to a 10-0 win over defending 51st District champion Knox Central on Wednesday. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST