Middlesboro Daily News- RSS SPORTS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:32:44 EST 1800 Jackets win http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150300658/Jackets-win Freshman quarterback Chase Elliott ran through a tackle and into the end zone for a two-yard touchdown with 18 seconds to play to lift the Middlesboro Yellow Jackets to wild 52-47 win over Somerset on Friday. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:58:04 EST Hazard pulls away from Lions, 42-6 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150297101/Hazard-pulls-away-from-Lions-42-6 Brandon Jones ran for 239 yards and five touchdowns on Friday to lead Hazard to a 42-6 win over Pineville.It was the second straight loss for the Lions, who will be the third seed out of Class 1A's District 6. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:50:03 EST Key road stretch http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150296944/Key-road-stretch HARROGATE, Tenn. — With their sights set squarely on the South Atlantic Conference regular season title, the Lady Railsplitters (9-2-1, 7-1-1 SAC) take to the road for the final three matches of the regular season, beginning with a league bout... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:52:03 EST Railsplitters visit Catawba http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150297040/Railsplitters-visit-Catawba HARROGATE, Tenn. — Kicking off the first of a three-match road trip to close the regular season schedule, the Railsplitters (7-3-3, 4-2-3 SAC) travel to Salisbury, N.C. for a South Atlantic Conference contest on Saturday against Catawba (4-9-2,... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:41:03 EST Kentucky set to take on No. 1 Miss. State http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150286575/Kentucky-set-to-take-on-No.-1-Miss.-State LEXINGTON (AP) — Kentucky's recent stage fright at LSU hasn't changed players' belief that they can handle the national spotlight. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:21:07 EST Lions close district play with Hazard http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150286982/Lions-close-district-play-with-Hazard The Pineville Mountain Lions still have a shot at a home playoff game this season, but in order to achieve that goal they'll have to upset Hazard at home on Friday night. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:21:06 EST LMU women top Tusculum http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150280241/LMU-women-top-Tusculum HARROGATE, Tenn. — Senior Nicole McKinney pitched in a pair of second-half goals as the Lady Railsplitters (9-2-1, 7-1-1 SAC) powered past the Tusculum Pioneers 2-1 in South Atlantic Conference action Wednesday at the LMU Soccer Complex. The win... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:52:06 EST ‘Splitters play TC to draw http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150280222/Splitters-play-TC-to-draw HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Railsplitters (7-3-3, 4-2-3 SAC) closed out the home portion of the regular-season schedule by earning a 1-1 draw with the Tusculum Pioneers in South Atlantic Conference action Wednesday afternoon at the LMU Soccer... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:51:05 EST Bobcats welcome McCreary http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150272899/Bobcats-welcome-McCreary The Bell County Bobcats wrap up their district schedule on Friday when they host McCreary Central for senior night. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:33:07 EST Jackets host Somerset http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150271416/Jackets-host-Somerset Middlesboro hosts Somerset for senior night on Friday. It's a match-up of two teams with disappointing records that could both be dangerous come playoff time and will determine the number three seed from Class 2A District 7. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:33:05 EST Lady Cats finish 2nd in district http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150259639/Lady-Cats-finish-2nd-in-district HARLAN — For the second straight night at the 52nd District Tournament a team came back from losing the first two games to pull out a 3-2 victory. Tuesday, the Bell County Lady Cats were on the wrong end of the comeback as Harlan County pulled... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:09:06 EST Lady Railsplitters outlast Mars Hill http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150271268/Lady-Railsplitters-outlast-Mars-Hill MARS HILL, N.C. — The Lady Railsplitters (14-9, 10-5 SAC) outlasted the Mars Hill Lions (7-15, 6-9 SAC) in five sets in South Atlantic Conference action Tuesday night in Mars Hill, N.C. Lincoln Memorial captured its fourth straight win with set... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:15:08 EST Kentucky, Florida picked 1-2 in SEC http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150271204/Kentucky-Florida-picked-1-2-in-SEC CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings believes the Southeastern Conference can play with any of the so-called best basketball leagues in the country. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:09:08 EST LMU closes home schedule with Tusculum http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150254017/LMU-closes-home-schedule-with-Tusculum HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Railsplitters (7-3-2, 4-2-2 SAC) close out the home schedule against a familiar foe on Wednesday afternoon, welcoming the Tusculum Pioneers (6-6-1, 3-4-1 SAC) to the LMU Soccer Complex for a 3:30 p.m. South Atlantic... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:03:03 EST District comeback http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150247785/District-comeback HARLAN — Teetering on the brink of elimination in the 52nd District semifinals, the Bell County Lady Cats battled back to take a pair of tight wins in games three and four and then pulled away in the tie-breaker get past Harlan in five sets on... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:29:11 EST Lady Jackets end season http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150256930/Lady-Jackets-end-season HARLAN — The Middlesboro Lady Jackets had their season come to an end on Monday with 3-1 loss to Harlan County in the 52nd District semifinals. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:36:03 EST Corbin edges Bobcats 21-20 in OT http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150216416/Corbin-edges-Bobcats-21-20-in-OT CORBIN —It took overtime and a risky blitz on the final play, but the Redhounds managed to stop a Bell County two-point conversion pass and pull out a 21-20 overtime win over the Bobcats on Friday. The victory is Corbin's first over Bell... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:23:08 EST Lions fall to Harlan on late FG http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150216358/Lions-fall-to-Harlan-on-late-FG Boone Allison's 25-yard field goal snuck just inside the left upright with three seconds to play to lift the Harlan Green Dragons to a 23-21 win over Pineville on Friday in the annual Battle of U.S. 119. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 03:40:05 EST Ads sink Jackets 27-14 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150215255/Ads-sink-Jackets-27-14 A second half push wasn't enough for Middlesboro on Friday as the Yellow Jackets saw their losing streak extend to four games with a 27-14 setback to Danville. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 03:41:05 EST MHS holds senior night http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150209721/MHS-holds-senior-night The Middlesboro Lady Jacket volleyball team celebrated senior night on Thursday and then took on Lynn Camp. The Lady Wildcats got past MHS by the smallest of margins, winning by the final score of 22-25, 25-23, 17-25, 25-22, 15-13. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:34:04 EST