Middlesboro Daily News- RSS SPORTS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:41:39 EST 1800 3 in a row for Lady Cats http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152104364/3-in-a-row-for-Lady-Cats For the third year in a row the Bell County Lady Cats are the 52nd District champions. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:45:33 EST Lions can’t hold off Tigers http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152105219/Lions-cant-hold-off-Tigers With an effective press and great 3-point shooting, the Barbourville Tigers appeared to have everything going in their favor with a 15-point lead in the first quarter. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:45:31 EST Outside noise not distracting top-ranked UK http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152095813/Outside-noise-not-distracting-top-ranked-UK Kentucky is three games away from achieving a perfect regular season and an unblemished mark in the Southeastern Conference. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:30 EST Jackets give Bears a scare http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152084704/Jackets-give-Bears-a-scare With two wins over Middlesboro during the regular season by an average margin of 52.5 points, the Harlan County Black Bears entered their 52nd District Tournament matchup Thursday against the Jackets as the poster boys for overconfidence. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:05:35 EST Bobcats pull away http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152084843/Bobcats-pull-away A couple of key rebounds went a long way toward the Bell County Bobcat's 64-51 win over Harlan in Thursday's 52nd District semifinal. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:05:33 EST Railsplitters pound Eagles, avenge only loss http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152077744/Railsplitters-pound-Eagles-avenge-only-loss JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — Vengeance tasted ever so sweet on Wednesday night as the third-ranked Railsplitters (26-1, 20-1 SAC) punished the Carson-Newman Eagles (14-13, 12-9 SAC) for their lone loss of the season and soared to a 91-61... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:05:31 EST Lady Railsplitters fall at C-N http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152078057/Lady-Railsplitters-fall-at-C-N JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The Lady Railsplitters (14-13, 11-10 SAC) endured a more than six-minute scoring drought at the tail end of the first half and never recovered in a 79-57 loss to the Carson-Newman Eagles (18-9, 12-9 SAC) in South Atlantic... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:05:31 EST Season ends for Lady Lions http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152053486/Season-ends-for-Lady-Lions The Pineville Lady Mountain Lions saw their season come to an end on Wednesday with a hard-fought 46-37 loss to Lynn Camp in the semifinals of the 51st District Tournament. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:20:41 EST New largemouth bass fishing record confirmed http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152067218/New-largemouth-bass-fishing-record-confirmed The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has confirmed that a new state record for a largemouth bass has been established, breaking the previous mark which was set more than 60 years ago. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:55:37 EST Lady Cats advance http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152053331/Lady-Cats-advance Maci Morris scored 26 points as the Bell County Lady Cats overcame a slow start to pull away for a 60-32 win over Middlesboro in Wednesday's 52nd District semifinal. The win was a costly one, though, as junior forward Kelli Smith suffered a... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:20:38 EST Cats triumph over Mississippi State http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152053522/Cats-triumph-over-Mississippi-State STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Top-ranked Kentucky fought off a slow start but still cruised to a 74-56 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday night to keep its undefeated season on track. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:20:37 EST 13th Region scoreboard http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152052535/13th-Region-scoreboard GIRLS49th Districtat Clay CountyMondayOneida Baptist 71, Red Bird 23Tuesday Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:20:35 EST Railsplitters rally past Brevard http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152028182/Railsplitters-rally-past-Brevard BREVARD, N.C. — Sophomore shooting guard Luquon Choice rained in a season-high 27 points as the fifth-ranked Railsplitters (25-1, 19-1 SAC) outscored the Brevard Tornados (10-16, 8-12 SAC) by 13 points in the second half in an 87-75 win in... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:15:35 EST 52nd District Tournament pushed back one more day http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152028734/52nd-District-Tournament-pushed-back-one-more-day About three more inches of snow fell across the area on Monday night and as a result the start of the 52nd District Tournament was pushed back another day. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:15:34 EST LMU women hold off Brevard http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152028489/LMU-women-hold-off-Brevard BREVARD, N.C. — The Lady Railsplitters (14-12, 11-9 SAC) dominated the interior and survived a frantic closing run to knock off the Brevard Tornados (8-16, 6-14 SAC) 81-74 in South Atlantic Conference women's hoops action on Monday, ending... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:15:31 EST Annual Young Sportsman Quail Hunt scheduled http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152067184/Annual-Young-Sportsman-Quail-Hunt-scheduled The Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) and the Knoxville Quail Forever Chapter will sponsor a youth quail hunt at the McGhee-Carson Unit of the Tellico Lake WMA located in Monroe County.The hunt is scheduled for March 7. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:40:32 EST District tourney update http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152004367/District-tourney-update The latest round of snowy weather has pushed back the start of the 51st and 52nd district tournaments.Here's the updated schedule. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:05:36 EST Peterson leads Railsplitters over Wingate http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152003673/Peterson-leads-Railsplitters-over-Wingate HARROGATE, Tenn. — Senior Keenan Peterson racked up 16 points and a game-high 11 rebounds to lead the fifth-ranked Railsplitters (24-1, 18-1 SAC) to a hard-fought 76-70 win over the Wingate Bulldogs (15-11, 12-8 SAC) on Saturday in the Tex... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:05:36 EST Lady Railsplitters rally past Wingate http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152003825/Lady-Railsplitters-rally-past-Wingate HARROGATE, Tenn. — Senior Katrina Ottesen poured in a career-high 20 points and the Lady Railsplitters (13-12, 10-9 SAC) rallied from a late 10-point deficit to close out the home schedule in style with a 63-60 win over the first-place Wingate... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:05:35 EST Cats blitz Auburn 110-75 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152001230/Cats-blitz-Auburn-110-75 LEXINGTON (AP) — Top-ranked Kentucky manhandled Auburn at the start, shook off an early second-half lull and closed with a flourish that threatened a couple of milestones before the Wildcats matched the program's longest winning... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:05:34 EST