Durant Democrat- RSS SPORTS Feed http://durantdemocrat.com/section/SPORTS http://durantdemocrat.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:10:53 EST 1800 Close but no cigar http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152574608/Close-but-no-cigar ADA – Southeastern's LadyStorm softballers dropped a wild 11-10 decision to East Central here Wednesday before Mama Nature sent her storm, lightning and rain, to cancel the second game. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:06:42 EST Rough outing for Southerstarn golf in OKC http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152575283/Rough-outing-for-Southerstarn-golf-in-OKC OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Southeastern struggled through its second round at the Broncho Invitational at the Gallardia CC in Oklahoma City, and as a result slipped to its worst finish of the season at 13th in the 36-hole event. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:46:42 EST San Antonio routs Thunder, 130-91 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152575232/San-Antonio-routs-Thunder-130-91 SAN ANTONIO (AP) — This was San Antonio at a very high level. For coach Gregg Popovich, it was more evidence that the Spurs need to be more consistent. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:46:41 EST Durant soccer sweeps Ada http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152551851/Durant-soccer-sweeps-Ada The Durant Soccer teams grabbed two wins over their rival Ada at home on Tuesday. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:31:41 EST Bulldogs rally to beat Caddo, 12-4 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152547235/Bulldogs-rally-to-beat-Caddo-12-4 CALERA — The Calera Bulldogs pulled off a fifth-inning rally to claim a 12-4 home victory over the Caddo Bruins on Tuesday afternoon. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:16:44 EST Southeastern baseball stumbles against Riverhawks http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152551859/Southeastern-baseball-stumbles-against-Riverhawks Southeastern was unable to finish off a rally in the late innings of Tuesday's game against Northeastern State, ultimately falling 7-4 at The Ballpark in Durant. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:16:43 EST Lady Dawgs lose to Tushka http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152523012/Lady-Dawgs-lose-to-Tushka CALERA — The Calera Lady Bulldogs were casualties of the Tushka Lady Tigers' on-target offense in a slow-pitch softball matchup on Monday afternoon. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:01:41 EST Oklahoma falls to Stanford 86-76 in 2nd round of NCAAs http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152526335/Oklahoma-falls-to-Stanford-86-76-in-2nd-round-of-NCAAs STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — With the most inexperienced team in the NCAA Tournament, Oklahoma knew there would be some growing pains this season. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:51:42 EST Durant falls to rival McAlester http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152526421/Durant-falls-to-rival-McAlester The Durant Lions suffered a 14-1 run-rule loss to thier rival McAlester Buffaloes at Lions Field on Monday afternoon.The Lions will seek to avenge their loss as they travel to McAlester today with a 5 p.m. start time. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:51:41 EST Ladies need clear diamonds http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localsports/152410061/Ladies-need-clear-diamonds The 2015 slow-pitch season is getting a very slow start, thanks to the soggy weather. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:31:42 EST Testing baseball buoyancy? http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152405587/Testing-baseball-buoyancy Even ahead of the official start of spring, showers washed out several games on area teams' schedules. Each did manage to complete at least one game between downpours and without much practice at all. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:31:41 EST SE splits Saturday twinbill at ATU http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152492938/SE-splits-Saturday-twinbill-at-ATU RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - A Kaleb Thomas solo homer in the top of the eighth inning of the series finale lifted the Savage Storm to a 6-5 win to preserve a Saturday split with Arkansas Tech after dropping game one of the day 11-8 in Russellville,... Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:01:42 EST Durant grabs road win against Wildcats http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152469292/Durant-grabs-road-win-against-Wildcats PARIS, Texas – Freshman Brady Nichols fired seven dominant innings in his first career start to lead the Durant Lions past Paris, 7-3, on Thursday evening at foggy Paris Junior College. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 11:01:44 EST Big 12 once again hopping mad http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152469330/Big-12-once-again-hopping-mad OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Big 12 spent all season puffing out its chest. The league pointed to its RPI, that mercurial number that only seems to take on meaning in March, and the number of teams it had in the Top 25 as evidence of its... Fri, 20 Mar 2015 10:01:44 EST Rebels win in Florida http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152426208/Rebels-win-in-Florida The Silo Rebels baseball team traded Oklahoma's rain clouds for the Sunshine State's signature weather again this spring break. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:31:54 EST It’s gut-check time for Lady Storm http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152447243/Its-gut-check-time-for-Lady-Storm After a rough start to spring break left the overall record at 12-14, the LadyStorm softballers will be looking for some shovels to dig out of this unusual hole. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:16:42 EST Significant replay rules changes proposed in NFL http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152447441/Significant-replay-rules-changes-proposed-in-NFL NEW YORK (AP) — Video replays galore. More coaches' challenges. And a “bonus field goal.” Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:01:43 EST Lions outgunned at Coweta, 11-1 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152424477/Lions-outgunned-at-Coweta-11-1 COWETA - The Durant Lions went on the road to play Coweta for the second time in two days. In the first game on Monday, Coweta completed a come back victory over Durant at Lions Field on the back of two 3-run homers and fell... Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:51:45 EST Coats homers twice in loss to St. Edward’s http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152422358/Coats-homers-twice-in-loss-to-St.-Edwards Despite six extra base hits, three of which were home runs, Southeastern was not able to hold off a St. Edward's rally, falling on Tuesday afternoon 8-6 at The Ballpark in Durant. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:51:44 EST Lady Storm run-ruled twice by Emporia State http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152424671/Lady-Storm-run-ruled-twice-by-Emporia-State EMPORIA, Kan. – Southeastern's softballers couldn't buy a clutch hit or clean fielding play in 8-0 and 11-1 run-rule losses to Emporia State.The Lady Hornets showed why they are 19-5 and first in the region. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:51:43 EST