News Democrat Leader- RSS SPORTS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/SPORTS http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 27 May 2015 02:18:31 EST 1800 Rains cause changes in Region 4 softball tourney http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153720016/Rains-cause-changes-in-Region-4-softball-tourney Rains most of the day on Monday caused some changes to the schedule for the Region 4 Softball Tournament. Tue, 26 May 2015 12:26:41 EST Rain delays start of Region 4 Baseball Tournament http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153719764/Rain-delays-start-of-Region-4-Baseball-Tournament Rain on Monday caused the rescheduling of the Region 4 Baseball Tournament at Western Kentucky University.All four games' times and dates have changed. Tue, 26 May 2015 12:21:43 EST Keep safety in mind this boating season http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/outdoors/153673567/Keep-safety-in-mind-this-boating-season Memorial Day weekend serves as the unofficial start to summer and draws boaters to Kentucky's lakes and rivers in droves. Mon, 25 May 2015 19:56:42 EST Choosing the right kayak for fishing and safety http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/outdoors/153673389/Choosing-the-right-kayak-for-fishing-and-safety The first time I fished a stream out of a kayak, you may have heard the oaths I swore in Tennessee. It was a short, cockpit or sit-in style kayak. I had a hard time controlling its tippy tendencies. Mon, 25 May 2015 19:46:41 EST Cougars draw Bowling Green for Region 4 Tourney http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153689103/Cougars-draw-Bowling-Green-for-Region-4-Tourney The Logan County Cougars will open their Region 4 Tournament in the final game of opening day, Monday May 25, as they square-off against the District 14 Champions Bowling Green Purples. The game is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. at Nick Denes Field... Mon, 25 May 2015 01:16:41 EST Lady Panthers draw Cumberland County for Region 4 Tourney http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153689092/Lady-Panthers-draw-Cumberland-County-for-Region-4-Tourney The Russellville Lady Panthers will open their Region 4 Tournament in the final game of opening day, Monday May 25. At 7 p.m. at WKU's Softball Complex Russellville will square-off against the District 16 Champion Cumberland County Lady... Mon, 25 May 2015 01:06:41 EST Logan County loses to Franklin-Simpson 0-4 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153667014/Logan-County-loses-to-Franklin-Simpson-0-4 Logan County fell to Franklin-Simpson 4-0 in seven innings on Thursday at LCHS.Seth Johnson, with the shutout, got the complete game win for Franklin-Simpson. He struck out nine, walked six, and allowed four hits. Fri, 22 May 2015 16:01:41 EST Russellville Middle School is site of 2015 Lady Panthers Basketball Camp http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153665816/Russellville-Middle-School-is-site-of-2015-Lady-Panthers-Basketball-Camp Calvin Head, Russellville High School Athletic Director, and Head Coach of the Lady Panthers Basketball team, has announced dates and times of the 2015 Lady Panther Basketball. Fri, 22 May 2015 15:31:41 EST Rain delays District 13 Baseball Championship game http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153634446/Rain-delays-District-13-Baseball-Championship-game Rain on Wednesday caused the delay of the District 13 Championship game between the Logan County Cougars and the Franklin-Simpson Wildcats. Thu, 21 May 2015 14:31:41 EST Diamond vs Big League will be broadcast on internet http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153635130/Diamond-vs-Big-League-will-be-broadcast-on-internet The Eighth Grade Diamond All Stars game, in which Russellville Middle School standout Teon Morris is participating, will be broadcast live over the internet, according to Middle School Coach Stacey Morris. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:36:43 EST Local teams fair well in National Competition http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153634777/Local-teams-fair-well-in-National-Competition The National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) held the annual Nationals Tournament in Louisville on May 7 thru May 9. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:26:41 EST Lady Panthers lose close one to Franklin-Simpson 3-4 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153634190/Lady-Panthers-lose-close-one-to-Franklin-Simpson-3-4 After a quick start that made everyone present to forget about the damp and chilly conditions, the Franklin-Simpson Lady Wildcats were able to take and hold the lead to defeat the Russellville Lady Panthers 4-3 on Wednesday at Logan County High... Thu, 21 May 2015 11:01:44 EST Logan County sneaks by Russellville 13th District 13 Semi-Finals, 1-0 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153612018/Logan-County-sneaks-by-Russellville-13th-District-13-Semi-Finals-1-0 Caleb Bruner tossed a shutout to lift Logan County to a 1-0 win over Russellville at LCHS in seven innings on Tuesday night in the District 13 Tournement opening round. Wed, 20 May 2015 11:41:41 EST Lady Panthers advance with win 2-1 over Logan County http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153611765/Lady-Panthers-advance-with-win-2-1-over-Logan-County Tara Gilbert surrendered only two hits and carried the Russellville Lady Panthers to a 2-1 victory over the Lady Cougars in the opening round of the District 13 Tournament. Wed, 20 May 2015 11:31:41 EST (No heading) http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153561265/ District 13 tournament games cancelled today, 18 Monday.Games will be moved over one day (times remain the same) to tomorrow (19 Tuesday) and Wednesday. Mon, 18 May 2015 12:36:41 EST RHS Track standouts to compete at State Meet http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153561136/RHS-Track-standouts-to-compete-at-State-Meet Over the weekend, Russellville High School Athletic Director, Calvin Head, announced that the following students have made the performance list to participate and compete at the State Track Meet on May 23 in Lexington, KY. Mon, 18 May 2015 12:31:42 EST Lady Panthers and Lady Cougars to play one more time http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153560758/Lady-Panthers-and-Lady-Cougars-to-play-one-more-time The Lady Panthers lost their final regular-season game on Friday night to Butler County, 0-11.The loss makes the Russellville softball squad's regular-season record a modest 10-15. Mon, 18 May 2015 12:16:41 EST SKY U11 girls perfect in state tourney http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153560350/SKY-U11-girls-perfect-in-state-tourney The Southern Kentucky Soccer club's 11-and-under girls' team went a perfect 3-0 during group play on May 16-17 in Lexington at the Kentucky State Cup. The team, which is made up of girls from Russellville, Auburn and Bowling Green, beat... Mon, 18 May 2015 12:01:41 EST Panthers will look to play spoiler http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153559921/Panthers-will-look-to-play-spoiler On Monday night, weather permitting, we will be treated to a third “Clash of Cats” this year. Fourth seed Russellville will face the favored Logan County Cougars in the opening round of the District 13 tournament. Mon, 18 May 2015 11:46:41 EST Logan County defeats Muhlenberg County 3-2 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153559398/Logan-County-defeats-Muhlenberg-County-3-2 Caleb Bruner drove in the go-ahead run to give Logan County the lead in the seventh inning, and the Cougars hung on to beat Muhlenberg County 3-2 on Friday. Mon, 18 May 2015 11:26:41 EST