Middlesboro Daily News- RSS SPORTS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS Sat, 2 Aug 2014 04:02:21 EST 1800 In good hands http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50150674/In-good-hands Jay Compton|Daily NewsJunior quarterback Peyton Collett hands the ball off to senior running back Evan Brock during a recent Bell County practice. The Bobcats open the regular season on Aug. 22 at South Pittsburg, Tenn. Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST LMU’s Joseph playing for Trinidad & Tabago http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50149205/LMUs-Joseph-playing-for-Trinidad--Tabago HARROGATE, Tenn. — While the vast majority of college student-athletes spend the summer quietly honing their skills, Lincoln Memorial University women's soccer rising sophomore Christina “Beans” Joseph has spent hers on a much... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST UK hires Barbee as special assistant http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50149174/UK-hires-Barbee-as-special-assistant LEXINGTON (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has announced the hiring of former Auburn head coach Tony Barbee to replace Rod Strickland as his special assistant. Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST Vols relying on newcomers http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50149339/Vols-relying-on-newcomers KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Butch Jones says he occasionally feels as though he's running an expansion team because the Volunteers have altered their roster so much since the end of last season. Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST Linzmeier named LMU strength coach http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50149424/Linzmeier-named-LMU-strength-coach HARROGATE, Tenn. — Lincoln Memorial University President Dr. B. James Dawson and Athletic Director Roger Vannoy have announced the hiring of the first-ever strength and conditioning coach in school history, naming Stephen Linzmeier to that... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST Jackets back from camp http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50141477/Jackets-back-from-camp The Middlesboro Yellow Jackets are back in town after a productive several days of camp at Campbellsville University. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Young Panthers show off http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50141235/Young-Panthers-show-off Photos by Jay Compton|Daily News Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mountain Lions coming along http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50113480/Mountain-Lions-coming-along It's been a good first few weeks of practice for the Pineville Mountain Lions. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Wildcats could get to 5 wins this fall http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50102406/Wildcats-could-get-to-5-wins-this-fall Are you ready for some college football?Well, I am and I have my annual fearless forecast for the 2014 Wildcats ready. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cordia hit hard by KHSAA sanctions http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50103053/Cordia-hit-hard-by-KHSAA-sanctions Cordia High School has been hit hard by sanctions from the Kentucky High School Athletic Association for violating a litany of bylaws dealing with transfers, eligibility of players, financial aid and illegal practices within the boys' basketball... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Southern Nationals finale Saturday at Taz Speedway http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50095416/Southern-Nationals-finale-Saturday-at-Taz-Speedway TAZEWELL, Tenn. — For the tenth straight year, Tazewell Speedway will host the final race of the Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals presented by Old Man's Garage. The 10-race, thirteen day miniseries will conclude on Saturday with a 53-lap,... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Jackets hard at work http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50098231/Lady-Jackets-hard-at-work Being without a permanent head coach hasn't kept the Middlesboro Lady Jackets from working hard to get ready for this fall's basketball season. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST UK, Harlan legend ‘Wah Wah’ Jones passes http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50092078/UK-Harlan-legend-Wah-Wah-Jones-passes An All American in both football and basketball in the 1940s who had the distinction of playing for both Adolph Rupp and Bear Bryant, Wallace “Wah Wah” Jones was perhaps the greatest athlete in University of Kentucky history and the most... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bobcats start work in shells http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50073781/Bobcats-start-work-in-shells Friday was the first day teams could add shoulder pads to their helmets and the Bell County Bobcats were working out in their shells that morning. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Brown excited about potential of Wildcats’ offense http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50056193/Brown-excited-about-potential-of-Wildcats-offense LEXINGTON — Kentucky offensive coordinator Neal Brown is only a few weeks away from not only having to pick a starting quarterback, but also put all the pieces together in UK's offense. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A swing and a prayer http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50065304/A-swing-and-a-prayer Jay Compton|Daily News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ETSU unveils new team logos http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50063684/ETSU-unveils-new-team-logos JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State University has a new logo as part of a branding initiative for the school's athletic teams. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Experience already paying off for Bobcats http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50049671/Experience-already-paying-off-for-Bobcats The Bell County Bobcats were a team very short on experience at this time last year. They had graduated a large class of seniors and were working against the clock to get unproven new starters ready at several key positions. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Panthers will have new look on offense http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50051625/Panthers-will-have-new-look-on-offense HARROGATE, Tenn. — In the eleven years since the school came into existence, offensive football at Cumberland Gap has pretty well be synonymous with the spread formation. The school has produced it's share of standout quarterbacks in a... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Construction ongoing at Commonwealth Stadium http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/50046860/Construction-ongoing-at-Commonwealth-Stadium LEXINGTON (AP) — The $110 million construction project at the University of Kentucky's Commonwealth Stadium will continue through the upcoming football season with the goal of finishing renovations before the 2015 kickoff. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST