Middlesboro Daily News- RSS SPORTS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:20:31 EST 1800 Jackets fall to Hazard in All ‘A’ sectional http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/4526793/Jackets-fall-to-Hazard-in-All-A-sectional HAZARD — A couple of costly errors and a lack of production from the bottom half of the lineup made the difference on Friday in the Middlesboro Yellow Jackets' 8-5 loss at Hazard in their All “A”... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Brock back to help Bobcats down stretch http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4522420/Brock-back-to-help-Bobcats-down-stretch The Bell County Bobcats are on pace for the their first winning season since they were 13th Region runners up in 2009. Even though they didn't put together the performance they would have liked in Wednesday's 10-2 loss to Harlan County,... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lee returning for sophomore season http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4522348/Lee-returning-for-sophomore-season LEXINGTON – Freshman forward Marcus Lee will return to the Kentucky men's basketball program for the 2014-15 season, it was announced Friday. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady ‘Splitters blast 3 HRs in sweep at Mars Hill http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4512500/Lady-Splitters-blast-3-HRs-in-sweep-at-Mars-Hill MARS HILL, N.C. — The Lady Railsplitters used three home runs and a pair of dazzling pitching performances to sweep the Mars Hill Lions in South Atlantic Conference softball action on Wednesday. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jackets visit Hazard for All ‘A’ sectional http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/4515310/Jackets-visit-Hazard-for-All-A-sectional Middlesboro heads to Hazard tonight for an All “A” sectional. The winner will advance to State All “A” Classic at Whitaker Bank Park in Lexington on May 3-4. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Lions dominant in district play http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/4515765/Lady-Lions-dominant-in-district-play It's all coming together for the Pineville Lady Mountain Lions. They finished as 51st District runners up last season and made their return to the 13th Region Tournament. This year they've been at their best against district opponents and... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Young to NBA, Calipari awaits other decisions http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4512833/Young-to-NBA-Calipari-awaits-other-decisions LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has been too busy promoting his latest book to reflect on last week's NCAA championship game loss to Connecticut. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bell’s Morris makes junior All-Star team http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4512858/Bells-Morris-makes-junior-All-Star-team Bell County standout Maci Morris is among the 18 players named to the Kentucky Junior All-Star girls' team, which was announced on Wednesday. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Hale helps Jackets break out of slump with two-hitter http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/4503611/Hale-helps-Jackets-break-out-of-slump-with-two-hitter Brandon Hale was a one-man slump buster for the visiting Middlesboro Yellow Jackets on Wednesday in a 14-0 rout of Harlan. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Lions blank KC 10-0 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4504730/Lady-Lions-blank-KC-10-0 Rebecca Lee-Theis fired a five-inning one-hitter and the Pineville Lady Lions put up six runs in the second inning as they rolled to a 10-0 win over defending 51st District champion Knox Central on Wednesday. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Black Bears pound out 10-2 win at Bell http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4504615/Black-Bears-pound-out-10-2-win-at-Bell Harlan County put up five runs in the top of the first inning an coasted to a 10-2 win at Bell County on Wednesday. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Panthers down Harlan, 10-4 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4503984/Lady-Panthers-down-Harlan-10-4 HARROGATE, Tenn. —In unreported action from Monday, the Cumberland Gap Lady Panthers pounded out 13 hits in a 10-4 win over Harlan. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST LMU women 8th at SAC Championship http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4503778/LMU-women-8th-at-SAC-Championship SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — The Lady Railsplitters fired a 77-over par 365 in the final round of the 2014 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Women's Golf Championship on Tuesday to finish the 54-hole event where they started — in eighth... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mills new coach for Lady Lions http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/4491837/Mills-new-coach-for-Lady-Lions The Pineville Lady Mountain Lions have a new head basketball coach. Jamie Mills, who served as an assistant to PHS boys' coach J.D. Strange and coached the Pineville Midddle School boys last season, was chosen for the job on... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bobcats drop 2-1 decision at Harlan Co. http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4492100/Bobcats-drop-2-1-decision-at-Harlan-Co. The Bell County Bobcats played sterling defense and got effective performances out of pitchers Austin North and Zach Turner on Monday, but they just couldn't get the bit hit they needed in a 2-1 loss at Harlan County. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Martin leaves UT for Cal http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4492256/Martin-leaves-UT-for-Cal BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A more relaxed fan base, milder weather and a chance to coach at the top-rated public university in the country added up to Cuonzo Martin making the decision to leave Tennessee for California. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Railsplitters finish 4th in SAC Championship http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4492375/Railsplitters-finish-4th-in-SAC-Championship SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — The Railsplitters entered Tuesday's final round of the 2014 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Men's Golf Championship looking to rally from four shots back to defend its 2013 tournament crown, but a... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Little League schedules, rosters http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/4492378/Little-League-schedules-rosters Harlan Little LeagueDon's A'sCoach Keith Brewer Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Middlesboro graduate selected to lead Jackets’ football program http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/4475009/Middlesboro-graduate-selected-to-lead-Jackets-football-program Middlesboro has turned to one of the players from its glory days to lead the football program. Zach Massengill was formally introduced as the new Yellow Jacket head coach on Friday. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jackets rally for 15-10 win over Harlan http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/4480038/Jackets-rally-for-15-10-win-over-Harlan Middlesboro overcame a rough start against Harlan on Monday with a 10-run third inning and held on for a 15-10 win over the Green Dragons in 52nd District baseball. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST