Durant Democrat- RSS SPORTS Feed http://durantdemocrat.com/section/SPORTS http://durantdemocrat.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:42:49 EST 1800 Lady Bruin to be a Belle http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152981718/Lady-Bruin-to-be-a-Belle CADDO — Dessiree Haugen has signed on to continue her basketball career at Seminole State College as a Belle. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:36:41 EST Battle at the top in GAC softball standings http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152981679/Battle-at-the-top-in-GAC-softball-standings It's a three-way battle at the top of the latest Great American Conference softball standings.Henderson State is number one at 21-5, Southeastern is second at 19-7 and East Central is third at 21-8. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:31:42 EST Richards signs with Oklahoma Baptist http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152958463/Richards-signs-with-Oklahoma-Baptist Senior Alexa Richards will trade in her Durant Lady Lions basketball jersey for an Oklahoma Baptist Bison uniform after she pinned her letter of intent on Wednesday afternoon at Durant High School. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:01:41 EST A.J.’s dramatic steal seals sweep of NE http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152958464/A.J.s-dramatic-steal-seals-sweep-of-NE TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The 13-5 run-rule victory for Southeastern's LadyStorm softballers was just a teaser for the heartburn of a 7-6 win in the nightcap. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:31:41 EST SE men’s tennis wins second-straight GAC title http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152958585/SE-mens-tennis-wins-second-straight-GAC-title Southeastern held off arch-rival East Central in its Great American Conference regular season finale by a 5-4 margin to pick up its second-straight GAC Regular Season Championship and finish the conference slate with an undefeated record. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:01:42 EST Let the championship chase begin: it’s NBA playoff time http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152958658/Let-the-championship-chase-begin:-its-NBA-playoff-time Let the championship chase begin. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:56:41 EST Durant state wrestling champs foresee bright future http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152913268/Durant-state-wrestling-champs-foresee-bright-future Durant High School Wrestling Coach Jim Taylor is working with youth wrestlers to ensure their interest in the sport of wrestling is nurtured. Over the past few years, he has begun to integrate the youth and high school teams in a manner that provides... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:01:42 EST Durant drops thriller to district foe Shawnee Wolves http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152936331/Durant-drops-thriller-to-district-foe-Shawnee-Wolves SHAWNEE - Sophomore Dakota Finley fired a spectacular 1-hitter but two unearned runs proved to be the difference as the Durant Lions dropped a 2-1 thriller to the district-leading Shawnee Wolves Tuesday night. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:31:41 EST Rebels take Hartshorne Classic http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152911150/Rebels-take-Hartshorne-Classic The Silo Rebels came home from the Hartshorne Coal Mining Classic this weekend with another championship.The Rebels defeated Stigler in the semifinals, 6-1. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:01:41 EST SE golf finishes 4th at Natural State Classic http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152935927/SE-golf-finishes-4th-at-Natural-State-Classic Marcos Sevilla Suarez turned in the team's only under-par round, while Mason Horner followed up his first round 66 with a 74 to finish tied for fifth individually and helping the Savage Storm to a fourth-place finish after a Tuesday round of 290... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:31:41 EST SE women rodeo continues regional climb http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152936523/SE-women-rodeo-continues-regional-climb WEATHERFORD, Okla. - Southeastern's women posted a fourth-place finish at the Southwestern Oklahoma State rodeo, while men posted a sixth-place finish as the season draws down to its final two events. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:16:41 EST Achille claims tourney title http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152908794/Achille-claims-tourney-title BENNINGTON — The Achille Eagles moved through the winner's bracket to claim the championship in Bennington's Wood Bat Tournament, culminating in a 10-0 victory over Durant Junior Varsity. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:11:42 EST Moore wins state title in archery http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152875887/Moore-wins-state-title-in-archery Durant High School senior Landon Moore is the Oklahoma State Archery champion. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:16:42 EST SE golf fourth after day one at Natural State http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152909302/SE-golf-fourth-after-day-one-at-Natural-State Mason Horner carded a tournament-best 66 and Sebastian Otoya added a 69 and Southeastern is currently fourth after the first round of play at the Natural State Golf Classic on Monday afternoon in Heber Springs, Ark. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:51:41 EST Baker signs with St. Gregory’s lacrosse team http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152871732/Baker-signs-with-St.-Gregorys-lacrosse-team One young man's stickball skills have had a direct impact on his acquisition of a scholarship to play lacrosse at St. Gregory's University. Sun, 12 Apr 2015 14:11:41 EST Lions baseball at NIKE/Pro-Nine Classic http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152872452/Lions-baseball-at-NIKE/Pro-Nine-Classic OWASSO — After a rough start in the NIKE/Pro-Nine Classic, the Durant Lions had a tremendous Friday with a win over Booker T. Washington and pushing the host Rams to the limit before falling in the nightcap. Sun, 12 Apr 2015 13:01:41 EST Durant soccer sweeps Wolves http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152872553/Durant-soccer-sweeps-Wolves SHAWNEE - Durant soccer teams swept their district foes in a road match against the Shawnee Wolves on Friday night. Sun, 12 Apr 2015 12:01:42 EST Local teams in tourney finals http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152870756/Local-teams-in-tourney-finals BENNINGTON — Durant Junior Varsity claimed two wins on Friday in the Bennington Wood Bat Tournament, and the Achille Eagles remained in the winner's bracket with a victory over the home team. Sun, 12 Apr 2015 10:01:42 EST SE baseball rally falls short in series finale http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152876772/SE-baseball-rally-falls-short-in-series-finale Southeastern mounted a late rally and even put the tying run on base in the bottom of the ninth, but was unable to complete the comeback in an 8-5 loss in the series finale against Southern Arkansas on Saturday afternoon at The Ballpark in... Sun, 12 Apr 2015 09:01:41 EST SE softball splits Saturday, wins series http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/152872604/SE-softball-splits-Saturday-wins-series Southeastern bounced back from a 3-2 loss in game one on Saturday to pick up a 5-2 win in the series finale and win the series over Northwestern Oklahoma State, taking three-out-of-four games. Sun, 12 Apr 2015 08:31:41 EST