Durant Democrat- RSS SPORTS Feed http://durantdemocrat.com/section/SPORTS http://durantdemocrat.com/section/SPORTS Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:17:40 EST 1800 Poll: Parents uncomfortable with youth football http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50472757/Poll:-Parents-uncomfortable-with-youth-football Parents are worried about their children playing football, but most haven't decided to keep their kids from putting on a helmet and stepping onto the field. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:09:09 EST Bulldogs take down Tigers 5-4 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50459796/Bulldogs-take-down-Tigers-5-4 CALERA — The Calera Bulldogs held on to clip the Tushka Tigers 5-4 Thursday afternoon. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:47:11 EST Football season is nigh http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50459219/Football-season-is-nigh As the regular football season nears, the Durant Lions and Caddo Bruins will play in their last scrimmages of the preseason tonight. The Lions will hit the road to play Broken Bow and Harrah at McAlester. The Bruins will host Ryan. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:47:07 EST Storm watcher alert http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50445059/Storm-watcher-alert Southeastern football's opening kickoff is nine days away, September 6, with a 6 p.m. start against Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:14:08 EST Colbert makes comeback to defeat Caddo 7-4 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50430582/Colbert-makes-comeback-to-defeat-Caddo-7-4 CADDO — The Colbert Leopards rallied late to overtake the hosting Caddo Lady Bruins Tuesday afternoon. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:52:22 EST Durant cross country teams clean up at Haworth Invitational http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50430975/Durant-cross-country-teams-clean-up-at-Haworth-Invitational Durant's high school and middle school cross country teams cleaned up with top awards at the season-opening Haworth Invitational held at Idabel Country Club on Monday. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:00:04 EST Lewis hits 3 home runs in win over McAlester http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50430180/Lewis-hits-3-home-runs-in-win-over-McAlester DURANT - The Lady Lions power hitter Destinee Lewis had a performance for the ages, hitting three home runs against McAlester on Tuesday and led her team to a 17-0 win in the district match-up. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:59:16 EST DMS softballers take title at Tishomingo Tournament http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50412225/DMS-softballers-take-title-at-Tishomingo-Tournament Durant's middle school red team improved to 6-0 on the young softball season with a dominating run to the Tishomingo Tournament championship on Saturday. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:07:16 EST Five inducted into SE’s Hall of Fame Saturday http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50412167/Five-inducted-into-SEs-Hall-of-Fame-Saturday DURANT, Okla. - Southeastern oficially inducted the five newest members of its Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday evening, when Drew Beard, Anthony Bruner, Dr. Edward Byrd, Olivia Franceskini and Bob Ledbetter were presented at a banquet in their... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:07:14 EST Scorpions take 11-7 win over Rock Creek http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localsports1/50412633/Scorpions-take-11-7-win-over-Rock-Creek BOKCHITO — The Boswell Scorpions claimed an 11-7 win over the hosting Rock Creek Mustangs in a baseball match-up Monday afternoon. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:07:13 EST DMS softball beat Marietta, 18-0 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50390265/DMS-softball-beat-Marietta-18-0 Durant Middle School's softball red team exploded for 11 runs in the first inning and never looked back in an 18-0 win over Marietta in the opening round of the Tishomingo Tournament on Thursday. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:52:09 EST Damon Jackson gets early call to UFC http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50390194/Damon-Jackson-gets-early-call-to-UFC Durant native Damon Jackson who recently won the Legacy FC featherweight championship is now being called to fight in the UFC.The catch is, Jackson will have only nine days to get ready for his UFC debut. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:51:09 EST Durant Lions http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50389845/Durant-Lions The Durant Lions held it's first scrimmage of the new season against Prime Prep, a team that is founded by former Dallas Cowboy Deion Sanders. Sanders is also the head coach. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 15:35:10 EST Calera claims two wins at Coleman tourney http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localsports1/50378433/Calera-claims-two-wins-at-Coleman-tourney COLEMAN — The Calera Bulldogs claimed two wins Thursday at the Coleman baseball tournament. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:31:12 EST Lady Leopards fall 9-1 to Latta at home http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50377969/Lady-Leopards-fall-9-1-to-Latta-at-home COLBERT — The Colbert Lady Leopards took a 9-1 loss at home Thursday against the Latta Lady Panthers. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:31:10 EST Southeastern’s new look http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50377781/Southeasterns-new-look Southeastern football players debuted their new-look alternate helmets during the annual Welcome Week scrimmage Thursday night. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:30:07 EST Beard to enter SE Athletics Hall of Fame http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50362325/Beard-to-enter-SE-Athletics-Hall-of-Fame It's a bird … it's a plane … it'sssss … SuperDrew!When he ran onto the field for warmups, most people wouldn't have marked him as a superstar. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:49:08 EST Tickets going fast for SE’s Hall of Fame night http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50347957/Tickets-going-fast-for-SEs-Hall-of-Fame-night Southeastern's Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony is set for Saturday.The event begins with a 4 p.m. reception in the Visual and Performing Arts Center, followed by dinner and the induction ceremony. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:46:12 EST Calera downs Fort Towson handily http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localsports1/50339312/Calera-downs-Fort-Towson-handily FORT TOWSON — The Calera Bulldogs traveled to Fort Towson Monday and took a big bite out of the Tigers. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:02:08 EST Lady Lions beat down Hugo, 10-0 http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50347797/Lady-Lions-beat-down-Hugo-10-0 DURANT - The Durant Lady Lions (4-0) big bats demoralized Hugo in a 10-0 run-rule victory Tuesday afternoon at the Lady Lions ballpark.So far this season, the Lady Lions have run-ruled all of their opponents. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:00:10 EST