Durant Democrat- RSS SPORTS Feed http://durantdemocrat.com/section/SPORTS http://durantdemocrat.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 21 Sep 2014 13:16:54 EST 1800 Districts in the coming week for fast-pitch softball teams http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50686476/Districts-in-the-coming-week-for-fast-pitch-softball-teams Fast-pitch softball teams now know who they will face for Districts in the coming week. Pairings have been released by the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association. The double-elimination playoffs opener should be wrapped up no later than... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:29:08 EST Rock Creek beats Colbert http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50708897/Rock-Creek-beats-Colbert BLUE — The Lady Mustangs mounted a 9-0 win against the Colbert Lady Leopards Friday afternoon. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:28:17 EST Rough night in Ada http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50708053/Rough-night-in-Ada ADA — The Durant Lions fell to 0-3 on the season after a devastating 42-6 loss to the Ada Cougars Friday night. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:27:07 EST District pairings announced: Baseball playoffs to begin Thursday http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50685666/District-pairings-announced:-Baseball-playoffs-to-begin-Thursday District pairings have been announced for fall baseball. This opening round of the playoffs is double elimination and must be completed no later than Sept. 27, according to Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association rules. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:26:09 EST Calera blanks Colbert, 4-0 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50685112/Calera-blanks-Colbert-4-0 COLBERT — The Calera Bulldogs came away with a 4-0 win over the Colbert Leopards Thursday afternoon. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:59:09 EST DMS football teams opens the season with victories http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50696376/DMS-football-teams-opens-the-season-with-victories BROKEN BOW — After several extra weeks of preparation, both Durant Middle School football teams opened the season with victories on the road at Broken Bow Thursday evening. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:58:14 EST Southeastern suffers rough loss at No. 7 Henderson State, 60-17 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50696367/Southeastern-suffers-rough-loss-at-No.-7-Henderson-State-60-17 ARKADELPHIA, Ark. — Southeastern closed the deficit against No. 7 Henderson State to one score midway through the third quarter, but the Reddies scored 35 unanswered points to close the game and the Savage Storm found itself on the wrong end of... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:57:10 EST Durant competes at Silo Cross Country Invitational http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50682962/Durant-competes-at-Silo-Cross-Country-Invitational A second-place team finish by the Durant Lady Lions topped another solid showing in the Silo Cross Country Invitational on Tuesday at Fort Washita. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:54:09 EST Caddo Bruins looking for first win against Canadian Cougars http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50604049/Caddo-Bruins-looking-for-first-win-against-Canadian-Cougars Caddo's second district football game will be on the road Friday against the Canadian Cougars. The Bruins will make the 95-mile trip to the town north of McAlester for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:31:14 EST Storm football on CBS Sports Net tonight http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50681816/Storm-football-on-CBS-Sports-Net-tonight Who would have thought fans would be in danger of whiplash or at least a crick in the neck Saturday night at Paul Laird Field?And that was just keeping up with scoring changes. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:30:10 EST Durant travels to play rival Ada Cougars http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50681631/Durant-travels-to-play-rival-Ada-Cougars The Durant Lions (0-2) will hit the road Friday to play another rival team, the Ada Cougars. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:28:14 EST Southeastern volleyball rallies but falls 3-2 at CU http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50667420/Southeastern-volleyball-rallies-but-falls-3-2-at-CU LAWTON, Okla. - For the second time in a week, Southeastern rallied from an early 2-0 deficit to tie the match, but was unable to complete the comeback in a 3-2 loss at Cameron on Tuesday night in Lawton, Okla. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:01:14 EST Special Olympics Athletes http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50667400/Special-Olympics-Athletes Special Olympics Athletes of the Game for Friday night's Durant High football contest were Montana Smith, a freshman at DHS, and Colt Wright, who is currently a junior at Durant High School. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:55:12 EST Rankings: Lady Mustangs still No. 1, Rebels hold at No. 4 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localsports1/50651729/Rankings:-Lady-Mustangs-still-No.-1-Rebels-hold-at-No.-4 The Rock Creek Lady Mustangs remain the state's top Class A fast-pitch team, according to the third week of Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association rankings. The Silo Rebels baseball team also stayed stationary, at No. 4 in Class A,... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:54:09 EST Silo makes late rally to beat Byng http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50664876/Silo-makes-late-rally-to-beat-Byng SILO — The No. 4 Silo Rebels hosted the No. 3 Byng Pirates Tuesday afternoon, and the game seemed more of a battle than the 7-4 final. The Rebels claimed the victory, scoring all their runs in the bottom of the sixth. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:54:07 EST Durant cross country teams compete at Cross Country Invitational http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50649830/Durant-cross-country-teams-compete-at-Cross-Country-Invitational In a meet loaded with over 300 runners from 17 different schools, Durant notched several outstanding finishes in its 2nd Annual Cross Country Invitational Saturday at Lake Durant. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:19:18 EST Murray running the show for Cowboys’ offense early http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50650044/Murray-running-the-show-for-Cowboys-offense-early IRVING, Texas (AP) — DeMarco Murray reversed field and sprinted around right end for the first down, sliding just before the sideline with the Cowboys running out the clock during their win at Tennessee. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:19:13 EST Bulldogs take down Mustangs 11-2 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50649814/Bulldogs-take-down-Mustangs-11-2 CALERA — The Calera Bulldogs claimed an 11-2 win over the Rock Creek Mustangs Monday afternoon. The game was originally scheduled to be at Rock Creek's field, but Calera's was dryer after the recent rain. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:18:09 EST Lions fall to Ardmore, 27-13 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50626977/Lions-fall-to-Ardmore-27-13 The Durant Lions fought a good fight against the Ardmore Tigers Friday night but came up short, 27-13. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 05:31:06 EST Storm survives UAM, 52-49 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50630531/Storm-survives-UAM-52-49 DURANT - The Southeastern Savage Storm was in a shoot-out with University of Arkansas Monticello on Saturday night and came away with a 52-49 win after Jake Walters kicked a 19-yard field goal in the closing seconds. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 05:15:10 EST