Middlesboro Daily News- RSS SPORTS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:07:16 EST 1800 Panthers down Oneida 53-42 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150955110/Panthers-down-Oneida-53-42 HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Cumberland Gap Panthers stayed hot on Friday as they got past Oneida 53-42 to win their fifth straight game and improve to 7-3 on the season. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:34:03 EST Lady Railsplitters look to get back on track at UIndy http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150950449/Lady-Railsplitters-look-to-get-back-on-track-at-UIndy HARROGATE, Tenn. — For the first time in nearly a month, the Lady Railsplitters (7-3) venture outside of the friendly confines of Tex Turner Arena, traveling to the heart of the Hoosier State on Saturday for a nonconference contest against the... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:30:08 EST UK to name Dawson as new OC http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150950389/UK-to-name-Dawson-as-new-OC LEXINGTON — Shannon Dawson, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at West Virginia University, will join the Kentucky football staff in the same roles, Head Coach Mark Stoops announced Friday. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:29:02 EST LMU SAAC brings Christmas cheer to local families http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150950411/LMU-SAAC-brings-Christmas-cheer-to-local-families HARROGATE, Tenn. — 'Tis the season for giving, and the Lincoln Memorial Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) got into the Christmas spirit by bringing just a little bit more joy to more than a dozen local families for the... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:13:04 EST Wallins honors its champion http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150879028/Wallins-honors-its-champion A coach, teacher, principal and magistrate during his decades of service to Wallins Elementary School and the surrounding community, Jim Roark is still missed by the people who knew him best, three years after his death. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:57:05 EST Class 1-2A All-SEKC honorees http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150940562/Class-1-2A-All-SEKC-honorees The Southeastern Kentucky Conference held their annual football awards banquet on Wednesday and several local players were honored on the All-SEKC team for Class 1A and 2A. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:18:03 EST Caldwell, Cox earn SEKC honors http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150941004/Caldwell-Cox-earn-SEKC-honors A pair of seniors, running back Austin Caldwell and defensive end/kicker Dylan Cox, led a contingent of nine Bell County Bobcats named to the 2014 All-SEKC Class 3A - 5A football teams. The list was revealed at Wednesday's Southeastern Kentucky... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:17:06 EST UCLA up next for Wildcats http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150942025/UCLA-up-next-for-Wildcats Kentucky and UCLA have long been parallel programs. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:17:05 EST Lady Railsplitters go cold in loss to King http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150940043/Lady-Railsplitters-go-cold-in-loss-to-King HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Lady Railsplitters (7-3) were denied their first five-game winning streak in eight seasons after turning in their worst offensive performance in over two calendar years on Wednesday night, as the King Tornado (5-4) ended... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:45:04 EST PHS hosting two tournaments http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150928055/PHS-hosting-two-tournaments For the past several years Pineville has hosted the Pine Mountain Classic, a round-robin basketball tournament that starts just after Christmas. That tournament has grown to include six boys' teams and four girls' teams this... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:13:03 EST Panthers win 4th straight http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150927261/Panthers-win-4th-straight Jay Compton|Daily News Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:56:02 EST Collett, Lions down MHS http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150927418/Collett-Lions-down-MHS Cody Collett turned in a brilliant shooting performance on Tuesday to lead Pineville to a 79-49 win over Middlesboro. The Mountain Lion senior guard hit 12 of 14 shots from the field, including 8 of 9 from three-point range, and all 11 of his free... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:37:03 EST Railsplitters No. 6 in NABC poll http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150925639/Railsplitters-No.-6-in-NABC-poll HARROGATE, Tenn. — The unbeaten Railsplitters (10-0) inched two steps closer to breaking back into the top five of the NABC/Division II coaches poll, moving from eighth to sixth in the fourth poll of the 2014-15 campaign, which was released by... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:21:04 EST Bobcats get defensive http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150912151/Bobcats-get-defensive The Bobcats held Volunteer, Tenn., 28 percent shooting (14 of 49) and owned a 37-29 rebounding edge on the way to a 55-40 win on Monday. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:45:05 EST Lady Cats pull away http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150909185/Lady-Cats-pull-away Senior guard Maci Morris scored 11 of her 18 points during a decisive third quarter as the Bell County Lady Cats pulled away for a 76-34 win over Volunteer, Tenn., Monday night. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:46:02 EST Cox leads Lady Railsplitters past Newberry http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150904676/Cox-leads-Lady-Railsplitters-past-Newberry HARROGATE, Tenn. — Hot shooting, a number of lengthy runs, and a career night from junior Kortnay Cox led the Lady Railsplitters (7-2, 4-1 SAC) to an 86-76 win over the visiting Newberry Wolves (6-4, 3-2 SAC) in South Atlantic Conference... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:10:02 EST Railsplitters beat Newberry 100-81 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150904626/Railsplitters-beat-Newberry-100-81 HARROGATE, Tenn. — On a night when the fourth-highest scoring outfit in the nation invaded Tex Turner Arena, it was the eighth-ranked Railsplitters' (10-0, 5-0) offense that thrived in a 100-81 victory over the previously unbeaten and 21st... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:00:07 EST Cats roll over UNC 84-70 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150888416/Cats-roll-over-UNC-84-70 LEXINGTON (AP) — Moving gingerly on crutches and showing little emotion two days after sustaining a season-ending knee injury, soft-spoken Kentucky forward Alex Poythress didn't hesitate when coach John Calipari asked him to lead the... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:28:05 EST Bobcats rally past Harlan http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150873375/Bobcats-rally-past-Harlan The defending 52nd District champions may have four new starters, but the Bell County Bobcats showed they won't be relinquishing their title without a fight. Sat, 13 Dec 2014 03:01:06 EST HCHS overwhelms Jackets http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/sports/150873429/HCHS-overwhelms-Jackets MIDDLESBORO — Returning to the scene of two of their most disappointing losses last year, the Harlan County Black Bears left little doubt they were going to leave Middlesboro with a win this time. Sat, 13 Dec 2014 03:00:04 EST