Middlesboro Daily News- RSS SPORTS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS Fri, 6 Mar 2015 09:07:47 EST 1800 Williamsburg rallies for 60-45 win over Jackson Co. http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152200237/Williamsburg-rallies-for-60-45-win-over-Jackson-Co. CORBIN — It wasn't the prettiest of wins, but Williamsburg coach Patrick Robinson will take it, as his squad survived an upset attempt by Jackson County in first round action of the 13th Region Boys Tournament on Wednesday. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:30:32 EST Bobcats eliminated http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152190632/Bobcats-eliminated CORBIN —In order to pull out a victory in Wednesday's opening game of the 13th Region Tournament against Barbourville the Bell County Bobcats had to control the tempo and they had to hit some outside shots. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:30:36 EST Railsplitters get past Brevard http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152190682/Railsplitters-get-past-Brevard HARROGATE, Tenn. – In a near replica of the last meeting between the two teams, the No. 3 nationally ranked and top-seeded Railsplitters (28-1) outscored the eight-seeded Brevard Tornados (12-17) by 13 points in the second half to fuel a 71-56... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:30:35 EST Season ends for Lady Railsplitters http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152190649/Season-ends-for-Lady-Railsplitters NEWBERRY, S.C. — The three-seeded Newberry Wolves (19-10) pulled away in the final minutes to hand the six-seeded Lady Railsplitters (14-15) a 66-57 loss in the quarterfinals of the South Atlantic Conference Championship on Wednesday. Lincoln... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:30:31 EST Movin’ on http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152168621/Movin-on CORBIN — Bell County's girls are moving on to the semifinals of the 13th Region Tournament after a 51-36 win over Whitley County in Tuesday's first round game. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:10:33 EST Lady Jags rout Lynn Camp http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152168647/Lady-Jags-rout-Lynn-Camp CORBIN —North Laurel used a 13-of-15 shooting effort in the third quarter to pull away from Lynn Camp as they advanced to the semifinals of the 13th Region Girls Tournament by defeating the Lady Wildcats, 70-43. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:10:31 EST Clay survives Lady Panthers http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152143591/Clay-survives-Lady-Panthers CORBIN — Jayci Cotton scored ten of her game-high 26 points in the fourth quarter as Clay County Lady Tigers avoided an upset with a 55-45 win over Knox Central in the first round of the 13th Region Tournament. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:30:33 EST Harlan holds off Lady Hounds http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152143595/Harlan-holds-off-Lady-Hounds CORBIN — A former standout point guard himself at Cumberland High School in the 1980s, Harlan coach Derrick Akal knows the value of an experienced backcourt, especially in the postseason. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:30:32 EST Bell cheerleaders win district http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152133641/Bell-cheerleaders-win-district Wayne Mason|Daily NewsA happy group of Bell County cheerleaders pose with their trophy after taking first place in the cheer competition during the 52nd District Tournament. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:25:38 EST No. 3 Railsplitters host Brevard in SAC quarterfinals http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152132715/No.-3-Railsplitters-host-Brevard-in-SAC-quarterfinals HARROGATE, Tenn. — One journey has ended and another one begins on Wednesday night as the third-ranked and top-seeded Railsplitters (27-1) welcome the eight-seeded Brevard Tornados (12-16) to Tex Turner Arena for the quarterfinal round of the... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:25:36 EST Lady Railsplitters lose at Catawba http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152133130/Lady-Railsplitters-lose-at-Catawba SALISBURY, N.C. — A shutdown defensive performance was undone as the Lady Railsplitters (14-14, 11-11 SAC) turned the ball over 26 times and suffered a 75-55 loss to the Catawba Indians (17-10, 14-8 SAC) in the regular season finale on Saturday... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:25:34 EST Regional pairings set http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152133711/Regional-pairings-set CORBIN — The Bell County Lady Cats will begin their quest to bring home the school's first 13th Region girls' championship on Wednesday at 8 p.m. when they meet Whitley County in the opening round of the regional at The... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 17:00:31 EST Bobcats fall to HCHS http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/152113871/Bobcats-fall-to-HCHS What appeared to be a momentum shift in favor of the Bell County Bobcats turned out to be a blessing in disguise for Harlan County as the Black Bears erased a six-point deficit and went on to a 53-40 victory in Saturday's 52nd District... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 09:20:34 EST 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