Middlesboro Daily News- RSS SPORTS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:15:58 EST 1800 Lady Railsplitters get past Brevard http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151578204/Lady-Railsplitters-get-past-Brevard HARROGATE, Tenn. — Freshman guard Ross Mathis capped a career night with a game-sealing three-pointer as the Lady Railsplitters (11-8, 8-5 SAC) outlasted the Brevard Tornados (3-13, 2-11 SAC) 70-65 in a back-and-forth SAC contest on... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:05:32 EST No. 2 Railsplitters rout Brevard http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151578040/No.-2-Railsplitters-rout-Brevard HARROGATE, Tenn. — Luquon Choice scored 24 points, Keenan Peterson logged his third double-double of the season and the second-ranked Railsplitters (19-0, 13-0 SAC) put on a defensive clinic in an 88-49 evisceration of the Brevard Tornados... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:00:31 EST Public input sought on hunting regulations http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news-outdoors/151565308/Public-input-sought-on-hunting-regulations The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is soliciting comments for its 2015-16 hunting seasons' regulations. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:00:31 EST TWRA increasing fees July 1 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news-outdoors/151565297/TWRA-increasing-fees-July-1 UNION CITY, Tenn. — For the first time in a decade, the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission has approved a license fee structure adjustment for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. The increase was one of five rule amendments made by the... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:45:33 EST LMU softball picked 7th in SAC http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151571369/LMU-softball-picked-7th-in-SAC ROCK HILL, S.C. — The Lady Railsplitters were selected seventh in the South Atlantic Conference's preseason softball coaches' poll, while senior utility player Amanda Snow was named to the preseason All-SAC first team, it was... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:45:32 EST Proper spooling of spinning, baitcasting reels http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news-outdoors/151568793/Proper-spooling-of-spinning-baitcasting-reels FRANKFORT — A family member bought you a nice spinning outfit for Christmas. Despite the cold, your desire to cast the new rod into water propels you to a local Fishing in Neighborhoods (FINs) lake to try to fool some winter rainbow... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:30:33 EST Grizzlies stifle Panthers http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151559543/Grizzlies-stifle-Panthers RUTLEDGE, Tenn. — The Grainger Grizzlies entered the season as favorites to win District 2-AA and they showed why on Tuesday as they pulled away for a 67-48 win over the Cumberland Gap Panthers. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:55:35 EST Gap girls lose at Grainger http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151559526/Gap-girls-lose-at-Grainger RUTLEDGE, Tenn. — There aren't many breaks on the schedule when it comes to girls' basketball in Tennessee's District 2-AA and the Cumberland Gap Lady Panthers faced the toughest test of all on Tuesday at... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:55:33 EST LMU picked 5th in SAC baseball poll http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151559386/LMU-picked-5th-in-SAC-baseball-poll ROCK HILL, S.C. — The Railsplitters have been selected fifth in the preseason South Atlantic Conference baseball coaches' poll, while Kelvin Brito, Kyle Floyd, Jonathan Lowe and Jean Rodriguez were all named to the preseason All-SAC second... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:55:32 EST Lions fall at Harlan, 70-63 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151559113/Lions-fall-at-Harlan-70-63 HARLAN — Drew Parks had the breakout game the Harlan Green Dragons had been waiting for during their recent slump, exploding for 33 points Tuesday as Harlan broke a three-game losing streak with a 70-63 win over visiting Pineville. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:40:32 EST Railsplitters still No. 2 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151530862/Railsplitters-still-No.-2 HARROGATE, Tenn. — There were no losses among the top four teams in the previous NABC/Division II men's basketball rankings this past week, leaving the Railsplitters (18-0, 12-0 SAC) at No. 2 in the ninth coaches poll of the 2014-15... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:00:37 EST LMU baseball preview http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151528652/LMU-baseball-preview HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Railsplitters enter the 2015 season boasting a deep, talented and veteran cast of offensive weapons and a pitching rotation injected with a solid mix of new and old faces. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:00:35 EST Wildcats learning to survive on road in SEC play http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151529750/Wildcats-learning-to-survive-on-road-in-SEC-play Kentucky has won its past two road games in the Southeastern Conference with ease. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:00:32 EST Greeneville nips Panthers 57-54 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151509679/Greeneville-nips-Panthers-57-54 HARROGATE, Tenn. —The Cumberland Gap Panthers gave visiting Greeneville all they wanted on Friday before dropping a 57-54 decision to the Green Devils in District 2-AA action. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:25:31 EST Booker leads No. 1 Kentucky to 58-43 win http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151501850/Booker-leads-No.-1-Kentucky-to-58-43-win COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Devin Booker found a way to make an impact for No. 1 Kentucky.He did it again Saturday, leading the Wildcats (19-0, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) with 18 points in a 58-43 victory at South Carolina. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:30:31 EST Railsplitters beat Catawba, improve to 18-0 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151499882/Railsplitters-beat-Catawba-improve-to-18-0 HARROGATE, Tenn. — Luquon Choice scored 15 second-half points and Lorenza Ross finished with 19 points and nine assists as the No. 1/2 Railsplitters (18-0, 12-0 SAC) weathered a sluggish start to knock off the Catawba Indians (7-10, 5-7 SAC)... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:15:32 EST Lady Railsplitters thrash Catawba 77-57 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151500738/Lady-Railsplitters-thrash-Catawba-77-57 HARROGATE, Tenn. — The short-handed Lady Railsplitters (10-8, 7-5 SAC) put together their most complete performance of the 2014-15 season in a 77-57 triumph over the Catawba Indians (9-8, 6-6 SAC) in South Atlantic Conference women's hoops... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:10:32 EST Lady Cats shoot down HCHS 70-41 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151477220/Lady-Cats-shoot-down-HCHS-70-41 The Bell County Lady Cats saw one individual milestone celebrated before Friday's game and another reached during a 70-41 blowout of Harlan County. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:25:32 EST Improving Cats knock off HCHS http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151478018/Improving-Cats-knock-off-HCHS Largely forgotten in the 13th Region discussion after being hit hard by graduation and struggling early in the season, the Bell County Bobcats appear to be growing up at just the right time. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 23:40:31 EST Railsplitters host Catawba today http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/151478163/Railsplitters-host-Catawba-today HARROGATE, Tenn. — One of the youngest teams in the South Atlantic Conference comes calling on Saturday afternoon as the No. 1/2 Railsplitters (17-0, 11-0 SAC) welcome the Catawba Indians (7-9, 5-6 SAC) to Tex Turner Arena for a 4 p.m. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 23:35:31 EST