Durant Democrat- RSS SPORTS Feed http://durantdemocrat.com/section/SPORTS http://durantdemocrat.com/section/SPORTS Fri, 29 May 2015 09:45:08 EST 1800 Paul Laird Field turf installation continues http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153763629/Paul-Laird-Field-turf-installation-continues Turf installation continues at Paul Laird Field at Southeastern.Installation began in mid-May and will take approximately one month to complete. Thu, 28 May 2015 09:41:42 EST McClain, Bryant on offseason missing list for Dallas Cowboys http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153764115/McClain-Bryant-on-offseason-missing-list-for-Dallas-Cowboys IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Cowboys figured they would be without receiver Dez Bryant most of the offseason because of the star receiver's contract situation. Thu, 28 May 2015 09:01:45 EST Warriors eliminate Rockets, 104-90 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153763970/Warriors-eliminate-Rockets-104-90 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Golden State Warriors have finally arrived on basketball's biggest stage again. Thu, 28 May 2015 09:01:43 EST Durant HS hires new basketball head coach http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153740650/Durant-HS-hires-new-basketball-head-coach The Durant Lions hired Aaron George from the Madill Wildcats on Tuesday to become the new boys basketball head coach. Wed, 27 May 2015 11:46:42 EST Having fun with fundamentals http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153678660/Having-fun-with-fundamentals The Durant Youth Fundamental Basketball Camp for boys and girls in grades 1-6 was held May 20-22 at the Durant High School. About 50-60 kids participated in the three day camp. Sun, 24 May 2015 15:41:41 EST Durant tennis top ten at State http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153608495/Durant-tennis-top-ten-at-State The Durant tennis teams had top ten finishes in the State Tournament held at the Oklahoma City Tennis Center. And senior Garrett Reddout was selected as an All-State Tennis Player. Sun, 24 May 2015 15:36:43 EST Durant Junior High Baseball Festival, May 28-29 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153608501/Durant-Junior-High-Baseball-Festival-May-28-29 The Durant Junior High Baseball Festival will be held at Durant High School on May 28-29. Fri, 22 May 2015 10:26:41 EST Rockets fall 99-98 to Warriors in Game 2 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153654676/Rockets-fall-99-98-to-Warriors-in-Game-2 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Houston Rockets couldn't have scripted it any better. Fri, 22 May 2015 10:16:41 EST Kenseth wins pole for NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153653292/Kenseth-wins-pole-for-NASCARs-Coca-Cola-600 CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Matt Kenseth is hoping history repeats itself Sunday night at the Coca-Cola 600. Fri, 22 May 2015 10:06:41 EST Cavs meet Hawks in East finals http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153607304/Cavs-meet-Hawks-in-East-finals ATLANTA (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers could only watch enviously as LeBron James made a run at another NBA title in Miami.The Atlanta Hawks were trying to move on after a tough loss in the opening round of the playoffs. Wed, 20 May 2015 11:01:41 EST Rockets lose Game 1 to Warriors 110-106 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153607354/Rockets-lose-Game-1-to-Warriors-110-106 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After squandering a 16-point lead and blowing a chance to steal home-court advantage from Golden State, there were plenty of reasons for the Houston Rockets to be upset. Wed, 20 May 2015 10:21:44 EST Silo eliminated early http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153577521/Silo-eliminated-early SHAWNEE — The Silo Lady Rebels started immediately building a small advantage in the Class 4A State Slow-Pitch Championship on Monday, but Dale began mounting a big lead in the third inning to take down Silo 15-6. Tue, 19 May 2015 12:21:42 EST Calera done in one http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153577555/Calera-done-in-one SHAWNEE — The Calera Lady Bulldogs came into the Class 4A State Slow-Pitch Championship as the five seed and were upset by ninth-seeded Konawa, 6-4, on Monday. Tue, 19 May 2015 12:21:41 EST All-conference picks named http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153493506/All-conference-picks-named The Bryan County Coaches Association has made all-conference selections for 2015 slow-pitch and baseball. Mon, 18 May 2015 07:01:41 EST MSC signs three Durant soccer players http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153518617/MSC-signs-three-Durant-soccer-players Murray State College men's soccer is relativity new program and wrapped up its first season in the fall. MSC Aggies Head Coach Shane Ross found three Durant soccer players too tempting to pass over to help the fledgling program for its second... Mon, 18 May 2015 06:46:41 EST SE Rodeo to offer horseback riding camps http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153492916/SE-Rodeo-to-offer-horseback-riding-camps Southeastern Oklahoma State University rodeo coach Christi Braudrick has announced the program will offer a series summer horseback riding camp, with sessions beginning June 1 for interested individuals ages 9 through adult. Mon, 18 May 2015 05:21:41 EST Lady Storm softballers gear up for 2016 run http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153538054/Lady-Storm-softballers-gear-up-for-2016-run Southeastern's Lady Storm softballers wrapped up the 2015 season with a 32-23 record and a bad taste in everyone's mouth. Sun, 17 May 2015 20:16:42 EST Helms named ABCA/Rawlings All-Region http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153538038/Helms-named-ABCA/Rawlings-All-Region Southeastern's Dylan Helms has earned ABCA/Rawlings Second Team All-Central Region honors following his 2015 season, joining Brandon Grimsley as Savage Storm players to earn regional postseason honors. Sun, 17 May 2015 20:16:41 EST Silo Rebels are Class 2A State Champions http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153538030/Silo-Rebels-are-Class-2A-State-Champions SHAWNEE -The Silo Rebels are Class 2A State Champions after a 10-1 victory over Latta on Saturday at Shawnee High School. In order to reach the title game, the Rebels beat Christian Heritage 8-0 earlier in the day. Sun, 17 May 2015 20:11:41 EST Rebels blast Hobart http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/153497746/Rebels-blast-Hobart SHAWNEE — The top-ranked Silo Rebels put on a hitting exhibition in Thursday's quarterfinal of the Class 2A Spring Baseball Championship to route unranked Hobart, 22-3, in five innings. Fri, 15 May 2015 12:46:43 EST