Middlesboro Daily News- RSS SPORTS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS Sat, 23 May 2015 23:26:41 EST 1800 Morris named to All-State team http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153670564/Morris-named-to-All-State-team As many may have expected, Bell County's Maci Morris was selected to the AP Kentucky Girls All-State basketball team. She is the reigning Kentucky Miss Basketball and was named the Player of the Year for the 13th Region. Sat, 23 May 2015 19:10:36 EST Forge Ridge advances http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153667933/Forge-Ridge-advances The Forge Ridge archery team has accomplished a feat that many would only hope to. The team will participate in the world tournament in June. Sat, 23 May 2015 19:10:35 EST Boley, Justice selected top players http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153671711/Boley-Justice-selected-top-players LEXINGTON (AP) — Defense created more opportunities for Erin Boley and Camron Justice, helping both earn top basketball player of the year honors in Kentucky. Sat, 23 May 2015 19:10:32 EST Wildcats to play Duke http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153671275/Wildcats-to-play-Duke LEXINGTON (AP) — Kentucky will face defending champion Duke and host in-state rival Louisville in a challenging non-conference schedule including road games at UCLA and Kansas. Sat, 23 May 2015 19:10:31 EST 2015 AP Kentucky Boys All-State team http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/153671808/2015-AP-Kentucky-Boys-All-State-team LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The 2015 Kentucky high school boys' All-State basketball team, as selected by members of The Associated Press (with school and position):___PLAYER OF THE YEAR Sat, 23 May 2015 19:05:31 EST 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