Durant Democrat- RSS SPORTS Feed http://durantdemocrat.com/section/SPORTS http://durantdemocrat.com/section/SPORTS Fri, 26 Dec 2014 09:53:56 EST 1800 OKC Thunder falls to Portland in OT, 115-111 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/151002601/OKC-Thunder-falls-to-Portland-in-OT-115-111 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — In a matchup of star Western Conference point guards, Portland's Damian Lillard made the big shots and Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook didn't. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:16:09 EST Six Cowboys, including Romo, chosen for Pro Bowl http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/151002614/Six-Cowboys-including-Romo-chosen-for-Pro-Bowl DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are sending six players, including quarterback Tony Romo and leading NFL rusher DeMarco Murray, to the Pro Bowl. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:16:07 EST Christeen Powell http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150986074/Christeen-Powell Christeen Powell, 89, of Durant, Ok. who passed away on Dec. 18, 2014 in Dallas, Tx. Family Hour will be Friday, December 26, 2014 from 6-7:00 p.m. at the Holmes Coffey Murray Funeral Home. Church Service at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 at the... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 10:00:09 EST Williams named GAC Player of the Week http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150985608/Williams-named-GAC-Player-of-the-Week Emily Williams has been named the Great American Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week. Over the last two games she averaged 27.5 ppg and 9.0 rebounds per outing, along with 5.0 assists, 1.0 bpg and 1.0 steals per contest. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:03:08 EST NBA prepares for Christmas coming-out party http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150985680/NBA-prepares-for-Christmas-coming-out-party NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two months have passed since the San Antonio Spurs collected their championship rings and began their title defense. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:23:12 EST High School Fishing State Championship schedule announced http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150952407/High-School-Fishing-State-Championship-schedule-announced PONCA CITY — High School Fishing, the nation's largest bass-fishing circuit dedicated to high school anglers, announced its 2015 state championship series schedule Friday and extended eligibility to seventh- and eighth-grade... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:37:10 EST Lions split with Demons http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150946181/Lions-split-with-Demons Durant Lion basketball teams faced off against the Duncan Demons and came away with a split in two very different games Friday night. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:37:07 EST Pump fake still an old standby tool in QB’s belt http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150960556/Pump-fake-still-an-old-standby-tool-in-QBs-belt Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers had first-and-goal at Carolina, poised to break open that September game in the third quarter. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:19:03 EST PGA: Golfer, 103, may be oldest to record hole in one http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150960568/PGA:-Golfer-103-may-be-oldest-to-record-hole-in-one SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A 103-year-old Florida golfer may have made history as the oldest person to record a hole in one. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 09:31:02 EST DMS girls sweep a pair on the road at Denison http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150960090/DMS-girls-sweep-a-pair-on-the-road-at-Denison DENISON - Durant's eighth grade girls basketball teams swept a pair of contests on the road at Denison Thursday evening to close out first semester action. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 09:26:11 EST Court closing for 2014 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150949100/Court-closing-for-2014 Several Bryan County and conference teams closed out the week and the 2014 portion of their schedules on Thursday and Friday.Bennington was at Coleman on Thursday. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 09:25:04 EST Caddo makes home stand http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150932189/Caddo-makes-home-stand CADDO — The Caddo basketball teams hosted Colbert Thursday and notched a couple of victories over the visitors. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:55:13 EST Celtics trade Rajon Rondo to Mavericks http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150944536/Celtics-trade-Rajon-Rondo-to-Mavericks BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, cutting ties with the last remnant of their last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another title. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:55:09 EST Lady Storm rallies to beat OKWU http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150944528/Lady-Storm-rallies-to-beat-OKWU DURANT, Okla. - Southeastern used a dominant second-half effort to overcome a halftime deficit and close out the Fall semester with a 74-64 win over Oklahoma Wesleyan (10-3) on Thursday night in Bloomer Sullivan Arena. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:29:07 EST Lady Storm goes for win No. 10 tonight http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150930405/Lady-Storm-goes-for-win-No.-10-tonight Cameron University spit the bit with 12 seconds remaining here Monday night to knock down a trey and take an 82-81 squeaker from coach Darrin Grover's Savage Storm ladies. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:05:13 EST Bennington splits with Moyers http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localsports/150918766/Bennington-splits-with-Moyers Bennington, Silo and Boswell were in action Tuesday, in addition to local basketball scores and highlights reported in The Democrat's Wednesday edition. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:04:06 EST Durant falters against Ardmore http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150915394/Durant-falters-against-Ardmore It was a tail of two halves. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:15:09 EST Weekend road roundup: Bulldogs win tourney http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150898707/Weekend-road-roundup:-Bulldogs-win-tourney Calera and Caddo played over the weekend in the First National Bank Big Mac Classic in McAlester and Silo traveled to the Okemah Invitational Tournament. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:08:04 EST Rogers puts up 35 in Calera win over Colbert http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150915430/Rogers-puts-up-35-in-Calera-win-over-Colbert CALERA — Raylee Rogers turned in one of the season's best individual performances on Tuesday, posting 35 points in a 72-48 Calera victory over the Colbert Leopards. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:07:07 EST Caddo, Rock Creek split http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150902585/Caddo-Rock-Creek-split BOKCHITO — Caddo and Rock Creek split Tuesday night in the Bokchito gym. The Lady Bruins pulled away with a 66-45 win in the opening game, and the Mustangs claimed the nightcap, 68-40. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:06:08 EST