Middlesboro Daily News- RSS SPORTS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:22:21 EST 1800 Lady Jackets blank Bell 10-0 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50427254/Lady-Jackets-blank-Bell-10-0 Sarah Slusher scored three goals, Katlyn Barnwell and Katrina Turner added two each and the Middlesboro Lady Jackets pulled away for a 10-0 win over Bell County. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:09:10 EST Knox tops Lady Jackets in four http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50427685/Knox-tops-Lady-Jackets-in-four Knox Central held off the Middlesboro Lady Jackets for a 25-17, 25-17, 19-25, 25-23 win in 13th Region volleyball action on Tuesday. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:09:08 EST Dupree, Smith bookend Cats’ D-line http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50424389/Dupree-Smith-bookend-Cats-D-line LEXINGTON (AP) — Kentucky defensive ends Alvin “Bud” Dupree and Za'Darius Smith could have tried to cash in on impressive junior seasons and entered the NFL draft. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:09:04 EST Deep Railsplitters expect strong season http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50424220/Deep-Railsplitters-expect-strong-season HARROGATE, Tenn. — Boasting an experienced and youthful crop of returning players as well as an influx of 18 talented newcomers, the Lincoln Memorial University men's soccer squad heads into the 2014 campaign with hopes of returning to... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:08:03 EST Hopes high for Lady ‘Splitters in 2014 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50423828/Hopes-high-for-Lady-Splitters-in-2014 HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Lincoln Memorial University women's soccer squad enters the 2014 season with a resilient offensive attack backed by an abundance of veteran experience geared to remain in the upper tier of the South Atlantic... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:08:02 EST Jackets, Grant Co. tie 7-7 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50395024/Jackets-Grant-Co.-tie-7-7 DRY RIDGE — After Saturday night they might want to consider changing the name of Grant County High School's home town. Dry Ridge was anything but. First, high humidity caused a 30 minute delay to the start of Middlesboro's game with... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:28:10 EST Bobcats overpower Pirates 35-7 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50389304/Bobcats-overpower-Pirates-35-7 SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — The Bell County Bobcats turned to good, ol' fashioned Mountain football on Friday as they rolled up 300 rushing yards on the way to an impressive 35-7 road win over last year's Tennessee Class 1A... Sat, 23 Aug 2014 02:30:08 EST Cougars rout Panthers 54-7 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50389257/Cougars-rout-Panthers-54-7 HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Cumberland Gap Panthers were simply no match for Campbell County Friday night in the season opener for both teams. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:27:06 EST Prep football scores http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50388454/Prep-football-scores KENTUCKYFridayBell Co. 35, South Pittsburg, Tenn. 7Boyle Co. 7, Bullitt East 0Caldwell Co. 78, Christian Co. 57Campbell Co. 31, E. Central, Ind. 14 Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:38:06 EST Vitale’s encounters with UK coaches http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50383296/Vitales-encounters-with-UK-coaches (Editor's note: This is one of a series of columns about ESPN's DickVitale in the next several months.) Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:11:06 EST Young Lions look to take next step http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50374265/Young-Lions-look-to-take-next-step The Pineville Mountain Lions graduated ten seniors from last year's team. The group included all of the starters along the offensive and defensive lines, most of the linebackers and All-State caliber athlete Conner Ford. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:38:03 EST Vols adding Memphis transfer Woodson http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50369517/Vols-adding-Memphis-transfer-Woodson KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dominic Woodson is transferring from Memphis to Tennessee, a source close to the situation said. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:09:08 EST ‘Meet the Panthers’ tonight http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50360650/Meet-the-Panthers-tonight Cumberland Gap High School will be hosting a 'Meet the Panthers' dinner at the school cafeteria this evening. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:47:06 EST Panthers look for turnaround in 2014 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50358488/Panthers-look-for-turnaround-in-2014 HARROGATE, Tenn. — A lot went wrong for the Cumberland Gap Panthers in 2013 as they dropped their final six games to finish with a 2-8 record. This year they're turning page with a new look on offense and five underclassmen starting on... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:47:03 EST Lady Railsplitters picked 3rd in SAC http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50351623/Lady-Railsplitters-picked-3rd-in-SAC ROCK HILL, S.C. — The Lincoln Memorial University women's soccer team has been selected third in the South Atlantic Conference women's soccer preseason coaches' poll, while forward Michelle Hunter (Tecumseh, Ontario) and... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:46:05 EST Don’t sleep on Bobcats in 2014 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50342152/Dont-sleep-on-Bobcats-in-2014 There's no two ways about it, last season was a rare rebuilding year for the Bell County Bobcats. They lost five games for the first time since the year 2000, fell to rival Middlesboro for the first time since 1997 and had their impressive... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:56:06 EST Railsplitters 4th in SAC soccer poll http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50336549/Railsplitters-4th-in-SAC-soccer-poll ROCK HILL, S.C. — The Railsplitters were predicted to match last season's fourth-place league finish in the South Atlantic Conference men's soccer preseason coaches' poll, which was unveiled by SAC officials on Tuesday. Along... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:55:08 EST Towles named UK’s starting QB http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50336495/Towles-named-UKs-starting-QB LEXINGTON (AP) — Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has named redshirt sophomore Patrick Towles as the Wildcats' starting quarterback, addressing the team's biggest question since last spring. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:55:06 EST Jackets aiming for championships http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50310807/Jackets-aiming-for-championships Last season the Middlesboro Yellow Jackets returned to prominence. They put together a 9-3 season that included their first district championship since 2006 and defeated arch rival Bell County for the first time since 1997. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:14:05 EST Lions hang with Knox Central http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50310798/Lions-hang-with-Knox-Central BARBOURVILLE — As a Class A team going up against a 4A team, the Pineville Mountain Lions had their work cut out for them in Friday's SEKC Gridorama at Knox Central. After getting a bit overwhelmed in the first two series, the Lions held... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:50:05 EST