Durant Democrat- RSS SPORTS Feed http://durantdemocrat.com/section/SPORTS http://durantdemocrat.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:55:36 EST 1800 New gym a dream come true for Calera HS http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50130337/New-gym-a-dream-come-true-for-Calera-HS Calera's basketball teams finally have a new gym.It was long overdue, but now it's here. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Zac Cater selected for OCA All-State game http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50130217/Zac-Cater-selected-for-OCA-All-State-game Former Durant Lions quarterback Zac Cater was selected to the play in the 2014 Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State football game on Aug. 1 at Bixby, Ok. Cater led one of the most prolific offenses in Durant's history, throwing for 2,765 yards... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST SE Volleyball tied for sixth in GAC poll http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50130405/SE-Volleyball-tied-for-sixth-in-GAC-poll Southeastern Oklahoma State University's volleyball team will open the 2014 season picked to finish tied for sixth in the Great American Conference, according to the league's preseason poll released Wednesday. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST RC gets a win, Caddo takes a fall http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50117323/RC-gets-a-win-Caddo-takes-a-fall BLUE — The Rock Creek Lady Mustangs took a 7-0 victory over the Valliant Lady Bulldogs in fast-pitch softball action Tuesday afternoon, just after Valliant bested the Caddo Lady Bruins 9-1. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Roland Fanning headed to Little Rock http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50116711/Roland-Fanning-headed-to-Little-Rock Roland Fanning has been living the dream for the past two years as a volunteer assistant for the Oklahoma State University baseball program. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST SE Cross Country picked fourth in GAC poll http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50100245/SE-Cross-Country-picked-fourth-in-GAC-poll Southeastern's cross country team has been picked to finish fourth in the Great American Conference according to the preseason poll released on Monday. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Oklahoma has top team at NHSFR http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50069139/Oklahoma-has-top-team-at-NHSFR ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — The Oklahoma team was the big winner at the 2014 National High School Finals Rodeo, and even the queen hails from the Sooner State. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local athletes make OCA All-State team http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50025404/Local-athletes-make-OCA-All-State-team Three Bryan County baseball standouts will play in the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State game next week. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Girls of summer come out to play http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50080060/Girls-of-summer-come-out-to-play BLUE — The Rock Creek Lady Mustangs hosted a several teams Friday for some round-robin, fast-pitch softball action.And it was a hot one for the girls of summer, with a heat index surpassing the century mark. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Phillips signs with MSC http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50071026/Phillips-signs-with-MSC Caleb Phillips has signed up to continue his baseball career at Murray State College. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Dawgs got a new house http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50072769/The-Dawgs-got-a-new-house Center court in the new gym.Calera's new gym features four retractable goals, two along each side of the floor. The new facility also house seventh- and eighth-grade classrooms and a computer lab. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local cowboys compete at NJHFR http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50069379/Local-cowboys-compete-at-NJHFR DES MOINES, Iowa — Two young Bryan County cowboys competed at the 2014 National Junior High Finals Rodeo in June. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Weather forecast for SE football: Warm and competitive http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50053577/Weather-forecast-for-SE-football:-Warm-and-competitive You don't have to know the seasons to tell when it's time for football. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bryan County native to lead Rebel basketball http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localsports1/3888845/Bryan-County-native-to-lead-Rebel-basketball Brett Frank has gone from the Ole Miss Rebels women's basketball team to the Silo Rebels boys' hoops. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Jackson grabs Legacy FC featherweight crown in 92 seconds http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3915913/Jackson-grabs-Legacy-FC-featherweight-crown-in-92-seconds Durant native Damon Jackson took the Legacy Fighting Championship featherweight crown Friday night after Jackson beat the defending champion Leonard Garcia (18-12-1) in 92 seconds at Allen Event Center in Allen, Texas. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Recruiting: A crap shoot at every level of sports http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3915864/Recruiting:-A-crap-shoot-at-every-level-of-sports Recruiting – something all college and university coaches have to do and most hate doing. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST GAC surpasses Lone Star group with 10-9 edge in members http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3908847/GAC-surpasses-Lone-Star-group-with-10-9-edge-in-members Don't look now, but the Great American Conference has just surpassed the Lone Star Conference in membership.Southern Nazarene University has been recommended for full NCAA Division II membership. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST SE baseball adds 13 signees for 2015 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3908855/SE-baseball-adds-13-signees-for-2015 Southeastern Oklahoma State University baseball coach Mike Metheny has announced the signing of 13 new additions to the 2015 roster, bringing the total number of new additions for the upcoming season to 15. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Durant alum to fight for title belt http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3879874/Durant-alum-to-fight-for-title-belt A Durant native will be fighting for a championship belt Friday night.Damon Jackson will challenge Leonard Garcia for the Legacy Featherweight Championship at the Allen Event Center in Allen, Texas. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ford to tee off collegiate career at Centenary http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3884244/Ford-to-tee-off-collegiate-career-at-Centenary Gabrielle Ford has signed on to play golf at Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport, La. She put pen to paper July 3 at Silverado Golf Course in Durant. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST