Middlesboro Daily News- RSS SPORTS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS Sat, 23 May 2015 12:36:41 EST 1800 Barbourville tames Mountain Lions http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153646769/Barbourville-tames-Mountain-Lions The Pineville Mountain Lions (6-14) were knocked out of the 51st District tournament on Wednesday following a 16-2 loss to Barbourville (15-14). The loss dashed Pineville's hopes of making to the championship game on Thursday. Thu, 21 May 2015 22:45:31 EST Softer walls protected Hinchcliffe http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153648100/Softer-walls-protected-Hinchcliffe INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When James Hinchcliffe slammed into a wall at more than 220 mph, he hit an energy-absorbing barrier that likely saved his life. One of auto racing's most important safety developments, its origins began at Indianapolis... Thu, 21 May 2015 22:40:35 EST All-Tournament team http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153644488/All-Tournament-team Anthony Cloud|Daily NewsFive Middlesboro players were named to the All-Tournament team for the 52nd District. Pictured are, from left, Madison Shields, Lauren Spurlock, Jessica Carter, Shae Moyers and Makayla Partin. Thu, 21 May 2015 22:40:34 EST 52nd District All-Tournament team http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153644535/52nd-District-All-Tournament-team Anthony Cloud|Daily News Thu, 21 May 2015 22:40:33 EST Lady Wildcats defeat Pineville http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153643044/Lady-Wildcats-defeat-Pineville The Lady Lions (7-13) wrapped up their season on Tuesday following an 8-3 loss to Lynn Camp (11-21) in the 51st District tournament. It was their first loss to the Lady Wildcats of the season. Thu, 21 May 2015 22:40:31 EST Cardinals lose to Mets, 5-0 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153647820/Cardinals-lose-to-Mets-5-0 NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom was simply overpowering. Almost perfect, too. Thu, 21 May 2015 22:35:38 EST Louisville rallies past North Carolina http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153638085/Louisville-rallies-past-North-Carolina DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Sutton Whiting hit a two-run single in a four-run sixth inning to help Louisville rally past North Carolina 7-4 on Wednesday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Thu, 21 May 2015 13:50:34 EST Calipari signs 1-year extension http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153638015/Calipari-signs-1-year-extension LEXINGTON (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has signed a one-year contract extension through 2022 that will pay him a total of $54 million. Thu, 21 May 2015 13:50:33 EST Wilford to play golf at LMU http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153627928/Wilford-to-play-golf-at-LMU Ray Welch|Pinnacle Sports ViewHannah Wilford is planning to further her golf career at Lincoln Memorial University. Thu, 21 May 2015 12:35:32 EST Lady Jackets win district http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153626769/Lady-Jackets-win-district The Middlesboro Lady Jackets walked off the field on Wednesday as district champions. They defeated Harlan County, 11-5. Thu, 21 May 2015 00:10:34 EST Harlan ends Jackets season http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153617904/Harlan-ends-Jackets-season Middlesboro's baseball season ended on Tuesday following a 3-8 loss to Harlan Independent. It was the first loss to the Green Dragons this season. Wed, 20 May 2015 19:20:34 EST Plenty of sports lowlights for Atlanta http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153621790/Plenty-of-sports-lowlights-for-Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) — On the sports misery index, Atlanta and Cleveland are hard to beat. Wed, 20 May 2015 19:20:33 EST UK basketball prove selves academically http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153621671/UK-basketball-prove-selves-academically INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kentucky's men's basketball team was nearly as perfect in the classroom in 2013-14 as it was on the basketball court last season. Wed, 20 May 2015 19:20:31 EST Auburn tops Kentucky, 6-3 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153619249/Auburn-tops-Kentucky-6-3 HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Daniel Robert and Jackson Burgreen each had three hits and Cole Lipscomb pitched 7-2/3 strong innings to lead Auburn to a 6-3 win over Kentucky on Tuesday night in the single elimination first round of the Southeastern... Wed, 20 May 2015 19:15:34 EST Lady Jackets advance http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153601356/Lady-Jackets-advance A flurry of hits in the second inning resulted in a victory for the Lady Yellow Jackets as Middlesboro (23-7) routed Bell County (2-15) by a score of 15-0. With the victory, Middlesboro advances to the District championship game at Harlan County High... Tue, 19 May 2015 22:45:31 EST Black Bears survive http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153588681/Black-Bears-survive LOG MOUNTAIN — Unable to solve the mystery of Bell County ace Austin North in two previous one-run wins this season, the Harlan County Black Bears had three innings to figure him out Tuesday or miss the 13th Region Tournament for the first time... Tue, 19 May 2015 22:40:33 EST No interest in Pelican’s position http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153589083/No-interest-in-Pelicans-position LEXINGTON (AP) — John Calipari says he's not interested in the New Orleans Pelicans' coaching job and is happy at Kentucky. Tue, 19 May 2015 15:25:32 EST Price hints at changes http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153590365/Price-hints-at-changes CINCINNATI (AP) — Bryan Price knows Cincinnati Reds' pitchers stumbled against the San Francisco Giants. He was not saying what changes are ahead. Tue, 19 May 2015 15:25:31 EST Patriots won’t appeal fine, penalties http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153590590/Patriots-wont-appeal-fine-penalties SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will not appeal the $1 million fine and loss of two draft choices the NFL penalized the team for its role in the use of deflated footballs in the AFC championship game. Tue, 19 May 2015 15:20:32 EST NBA lottery to be held Tuesday http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153575211/NBA-lottery-to-be-held-Tuesday NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Jackson remembers watching old teammate Dave DeBusschere pound his fist in triumph, when the Knicks and NBA were dual winners. Mon, 18 May 2015 21:15:34 EST