Durant Democrat- RSS SPORTS Feed http://durantdemocrat.com/section/SPORTS http://durantdemocrat.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:58:45 EST 1800 County teams make season’s first rankings http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localsports/150665348/County-teams-make-seasons-first-rankings The Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association has released its first rankings for the 2014-15 basketball season. Several local girls teams and boys teams are in the top 20 of their classes.Girls Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:04:03 EST Lady Storm beats St. Gregory, 78-62 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150681813/Lady-Storm-beats-St.-Gregory-78-62 Southeastern bounced back from a rough-shooting first half to shoot 58.6 percent over the final 20 minutes and pull away from St. Gregory's with a 78-62 win on Tuesday night in Bloomer Sullivan Arena. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:03:21 EST Lady Storm to host St. Gregory’s http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150663027/Lady-Storm-to-host-St.-Gregorys Southeastern will look to remain perfect on the season when it welcomes St. Gregory's for a 5:30 p.m. contest on Nov. 25 in Bloomer Sullivan Arena. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:47:07 EST Pacers over Mavericks 111-100 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150663068/Pacers-over-Mavericks-111-100 DALLAS (AP) — Donald Sloan showed his hometown fans how he has bolstered the depleted Indiana Pacers. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:47:05 EST DMS basketballers battle at McAlester Festival http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150637170/DMS-basketballers-battle-at-McAlester-Festival Durant's Middle School boys basketball teams opened the season with games in the McAlester Festival this week.The eighth grade squad notched a pair of victories while the seventh grade dropped a pair. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:00:13 EST Storm faces Mules in Texarkana Live United Bowl http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150636920/Storm-faces-Mules-in-Texarkana-Live-United-Bowl Southeastern football will kick off the 2014 Texarkana Live United Bowl against the University of Central Missouri at noon on Saturday, December 6.The game will be played in Razorback Stadium (6,356) in Texarkana, Arkansas. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:29:04 EST SE’s second alumni rodeo was a huge success http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150637449/SEs-second-alumni-rodeo-was-a-huge-success Over this past weekend, Southeastern Rodeo held its second-annual Betty Gayle Cooper Ratliff Memorial Reunion in which more than 250 people attended the combination of event that ran from Friday through Sunday. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 05:01:08 EST Coach Bo Atterberry endorses Youth Mentoring Challenge http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150637284/Coach-Bo-Atterberry-endorses-Youth-Mentoring-Challenge Oklahoma's Coaches' Mentoring Challenge is in its fourth-quarter drive to recruit mentors for young Oklahomans in need. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 01:58:06 EST Lady Storm remains undefeated http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150638665/Lady-Storm-remains-undefeated MAGNOLIA, Ark. - Southeastern Lady Storm got a conference-record tying nine threes from Olivia Potter as the Savage Storm pulled away for its fifth-straight win to open the season, downing Southern Arkansas in Magnolia, Ark., 72-48 on Saturday... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:52:07 EST Cowboys look to get past rival NY Giants http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150623222/Cowboys-look-to-get-past-rival-NY-Giants For Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, the concern is about his back.While the Giants' Eli Manning is looking to rebound after one of the worst starts of his career. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:01:07 EST Calera sweeps Achille Eagles http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150623163/Calera-sweeps-Achille-Eagles CALERA – The Bulldogs appear to have shaken off their season-opening jitters, taking care of Achille 68-42 on Thursday to collect their first home victory in the new gym. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:57:08 EST SE splits GAC opener http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150623156/SE-splits-GAC-opener ARKADELPHIA. Ark. - Emily Williams turned in a monster night in the Great American Conference opener, turning in a career-high 40 points to lead Southeastern to an 88-72 win over Henderson State on Thursday night in Arkadelphia, Ark. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:57:07 EST Durant heavyweight wrestler earns top honors at national tournament http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150608521/Durant-heavyweight-wrestler-earns-top-honors-at-national-tournament Members of Durant Lions Youth Wrestling attended the Roller World of Wrestling Flo Kickoff Classic National Wrestling Tournament Nov. 14-15 in Tulsa. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:11:08 EST Vazquez, Ned competes in Cross Country Duel http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150608489/Vazquez-Ned-competes-in-Cross-Country-Duel Durant's Alberto Vazquez and Shantyle Ned helped lead the Oklahoma squad to a convincing win over Arkansas in the Annual Oklahoma/Arkansas Cross Country Duel last Saturday. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:10:07 EST Bryan County teams heating up the hardwood http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150595430/Bryan-County-teams-heating-up-the-hardwood Some Bryan County teams have been busy on the basketball court, getting in some games before Thanksgiving break. Most county teams have a game scheduled tonight. Bennington will play Friday.Girls Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:09:10 EST Storm gridders survive EC http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150608433/Storm-gridders-survive-EC Did anyone think to check on whether there was a full moon last Saturday at the Southeastern-East Central football game? Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:09:08 EST Alabama rolls to No. 1, race for No 4 heats up http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150594225/Alabama-rolls-to-No.-1-race-for-No-4-heats-up With just three weeks until the College Football Playoff committee releases its final rankings, Alabama, Oregon and Florida State seem to be in control of their championship chances. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:02:04 EST SE football grabs All-GAC honors http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150594126/SE-football-grabs-All-GAC-honors On the heels of Southeastern's win in the Great American Classic over East Central to wrap up a seven-win season the Savage Storm has placed five players on the All-Great American Conference team announced on Tuesday afternoon. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:35:11 EST Storm wins home opener by 30 points http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150575586/Storm-wins-home-opener-by-30-points Southeastern had a pair of 20-point scorers and put four players in double-figures as they used a strong second half to pull away from Arlington Baptist for an 89-59 victory in the home opener on Monday night in Bloomer Sullivan Arena. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:30:08 EST Silo Lady Rebels top Bryan County Conference http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/150540494/Silo-Lady-Rebels-top-Bryan-County-Conference As in recent years, some good fast-pitch softball was played by Bryan County Conference teams this fall. Rock Creek won the Class A state title. Silo made its first trip to Oklahoma's top tournament in Class 2A, getting knocked out by the... Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:21:06 EST