Durant Democrat- RSS SPORTS Feed http://durantdemocrat.com/section/SPORTS http://durantdemocrat.com/section/SPORTS Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:58:26 EST 1800 Championship window might be closing for Thunder http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150289092/Championship-window-might-be-closing-for-Thunder OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The future looks bright for the Oklahoma City Thunder. It's unclear how long it will stay that way. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:01:25 EST Oklahoma Sooners in odd spot in Big 12 race http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150289058/Oklahoma-Sooners-in-odd-spot-in-Big-12-race NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma is in an unfamiliar situation, seemingly out of Big 12 Conference title discussion in October. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:00:11 EST Oklahoma St. sues former assistant at Texas http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150289051/Oklahoma-St.-sues-former-assistant-at-Texas AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Who's calling the plays for the Texas Longhorns this season? It may take a lawsuit by Oklahoma State against Texas assistant coach Joe Wickline to find out. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:54:17 EST Bruins traveling to take on Keota’s power run http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150243170/Bruins-traveling-to-take-on-Keotas-power-run The Caddo Bruins will make a 130-mile trek to Keota to take on the undefeated Lions tonight. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:54:14 EST British government wants an NFL team in London http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150274791/British-government-wants-an-NFL-team-in-London LONDON (AP) — The British government wants an NFL team based in London. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:01:13 EST Lions square off against Skiatook http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150274520/Lions-square-off-against-Skiatook Just how cruel can the football gods be?When the Durant Lions travel to the far northern reaches of Oklahoma on Friday night to play a tough 6-1 Skiatook team, the Lions will be playing with one paw tied behind its back. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:00:12 EST Southeastern Homecoming is here http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150274216/Southeastern-Homecoming-is-here There is always a lot of stuff happening during Southeastern's Homecoming celebrations and this there will be even more.You've seen the schedule and know everything starts with this evening's Night at the Museum. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:00:09 EST Butler delivers 2 big hits, KC evens World Series http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150274739/Butler-delivers-2-big-hits-KC-evens-World-Series KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A big-and-burly thumper still has a place on these flash-and-dash Kansas City Royals, it seems. Especially if he can deliver clutch hits in the World Series, the way Billy Butler did Wednesday night. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:53:09 EST Southeastern volleyball downs Lions http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150259945/Southeastern-volleyball-downs-Lions COMMERCE, Texas - Emily Gentle led all attackers with a 20 kill performance as Southeastern picked up a 3-1 non-conference win over Texas A&M-Commerce on Tuesday night in Commerce, Texas. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:57:08 EST DMS football squads get road victories on Monday night http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150240971/DMS-football-squads-get-road-victories-on-Monday-night MADILL – Durant's middle school football squads each rolled to impressive victories on the road Monday night with the seventh grade posting a 22-6 triumph and the eighth grade a 37-0 whitewashing. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:04:17 EST Silo Cross Country wins 2A Regionals http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150240854/Silo-Cross-Country-wins-2A-Regionals Silo Boys Cross Country took first place at the Class 2A Regional Championships Saturday in Velma.“The boys have been working hard all season for this opportunity,” said coach Bobbie Pratt. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:03:10 EST SE golf tied for third at MSU Invitational http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150240904/SE-golf-tied-for-third-at-MSU-Invitational WICHITA FALLS, Texas – After running out to a first-round lead in the event with a team score of 286, Southeastern slipped slightly over the second 18 holes and finished Day 1 of the Midwestern State Invitational with a 295 to fall into a tie... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:02:11 EST Southeastern women’s hoops open season picked 4th http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150218117/Southeastern-womens-hoops-open-season-picked-4th Southeastern women's basketball will open the 2014-15 season picked to finish in a tie for fourth with rival East Central in the Great American Conference preseason poll. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:00:09 EST Durant Elks Lodge holds soccer shoot http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150216833/Durant-Elks-Lodge-holds-soccer-shoot Durant Elks Lodge held its annual soccer shoot at the Durant Multi-Sports Complex Saturday, October 4, 2014. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:00:28 EST SE volleyball clinches tournament berth http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150218189/SE-volleyball-clinches-tournament-berth ARKADELPHIA, Ark. - Southeastern opened the day with a five-set win over Henderson State that clinched a berth in the conference tournament, but ended the day with a sour taste after a 3-0 loss in a non-conference matchup against Alabama-Huntsville on... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 05:01:07 EST No. 14 Kansas State beats No. 11 Oklahoma 31-30 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150217333/No.-14-Kansas-State-beats-No.-11-Oklahoma-31-30 NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Michael Hunnicutt missed a 19-yard field goal late as No. 14 Kansas State held off No. 11 Oklahoma 31-30 on Saturday afternoon. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:04:14 EST SE beats SWOSU in final seconds http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150217368/SE-beats-SWOSU-in-final-seconds WEATHERFORD, Okla. – The Southeastern Savage Storm (4-3) had to make up a 17 point deficit in the fourth quarter to complete the comeback against Southwestern Oklahoma State Bulldogs. SE did just that as they escape in the final seconds with a... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:03:08 EST Caddo Bruins fall 58-34 to Weleetka http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150190965/Caddo-Bruins-fall-58-34-to-Weleetka CADDO — The Caddo Bruins were shot down by the Weleetka Outlaws, 58-34, on their own field Thursday evening. Caddo is now 3-4 on the season and dropped to 3-3 in district play. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:31:20 EST Durant Lions suffer 28-6 loss to Shawnee Wolves http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150189819/Durant-Lions-suffer-28-6-loss-to-Shawnee-Wolves The Durant Lions and the Shawnee Wolves were in a defensive struggle as the Lions trailed 7-6 at halftime on a Thursday night game at Paul Laird Field. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:32:09 EST Lady Lions fall short at state tournament http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150204587/Lady-Lions-fall-short-at-state-tournament SHAWNEE – Though the Durant Lady Lions (26-12) season ended on a 3-2 loss to Chickasha (33-5) in the state tournament on Thursday. Durant's softball program took another step in the right direction. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:24:11 EST