News Democrat Leader- RSS SPORTS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/SPORTS http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/SPORTS Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:01:24 EST 1800 Lady Panthers win in thriller http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152577016/Lady-Panthers-win-in-thriller In a very entertaining match-up on Tuesday night, the Lady Panthers of Russellville defeated Logan County High School 3-2. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:06:41 EST Lady Cougars fall to Lady Panthers http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152576905/Lady-Cougars-fall-to-Lady-Panthers In this past week the Logan County Lady Cougars have lost two games, making a three-game losing streak. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:01:41 EST Panthers have rough week http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152576834/Panthers-have-rough-week The Russellville Panthers, under first-year Head Coach Blake Crabtree, continue to come up just short. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:01:41 EST Logan County defeats Todd County Central Rebels 11-2 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152576721/Logan-County-defeats-Todd-County-Central-Rebels-11-2 On an afternoon of perfect weather, and in front of a large home crowd, the Logan County Cougars got a win from Pitcher Jordan Hendrix and defeated District 13 rival the Todd County Central Rebels 11-2. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:51:41 EST LCHS athletic director to retire http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-sports/152562864/LCHS-athletic-director-to-retire Long-serving Logan County High School athletic director Hugh McReynolds announced on Wednesday that he will be retiring at the end of this current school year. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:31:41 EST Although it seems unlikely now, white bass runs around the corner http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/outdoors/152508621/Although-it-seems-unlikely-now-white-bass-runs-around-the-corner Small creeks across Kentucky that normally run placid currently rage with brown froth. Reservoirs now cover marina parking lots and lakeside campgrounds. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:11:41 EST Panthers get first win of young season http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152508377/Panthers-get-first-win-of-young-season Fans of Russellville sports and of baseball were glad to see the Friday afternoon game and the victory for the Panthers over the Butler County Bears, 8-6. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:01:41 EST Lady Panthers on four-game win streak http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152508112/Lady-Panthers-on-four-game-win-streak The Russellville High School softball team took both games from the Monroe County Lady Falcons in their home opener on Friday March 20, 2-1 and 8-5, to improve to 4-1 on the season and are only one victory out of first place in Region... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:51:44 EST Lady Cougars lose first game of season http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152508023/Lady-Cougars-lose-first-game-of-season The Logan County High School softball team lost its first game of the season to the Lady Blazers of University Heights on Thursday, March 19. The final score was 13-0 in the five inning game. The loss made the Logan County team overall record 3-1 this... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:51:43 EST Logan County drops one, then wins next http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152507958/Logan-County-drops-one-then-wins-next The Logan County High School baseball team lost its first game of the season on Friday to the Bowling Green Purples, 9-1. They quickly were in the win column again when on the next night they defeated the Glasgow Scotties in Glasgow, 10-3. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:46:43 EST Lady Cougars off to hot start http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152451469/Lady-Cougars-off-to-hot-start Head Coach Michael Crawford's Lady Cougars are off to a good start toward an improvement of their 9-20 record last season, as they have won their first three outings of 2015. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:21:42 EST Cougar baseball off to 3-0 start http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152451361/Cougar-baseball-off-to-3-0-start Logan County baseball is off to a hot start in this chilly (so far) 2015 season. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:16:42 EST Spring Sports under way at Russellville http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152450897/Spring-Sports-under-way-at-Russellville There is an age-old argument as to which came first: the chicken or the egg. But there is another discussion that may be going on this time of the year: which came first, the springtime or the warming excitement as a young athlete takes to the field,... Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:56:43 EST Cougars lose to Barren County 66-79 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152253091/Cougars-lose-to-Barren-County-66-79 In the 2015 Fourth District Regional Tournament on Friday night the Logan County Cougars fell short in their opening-round match up with the Barren County Trojans 79-66. Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:26:41 EST Lady Cougars fall to Bowling Green 39-46 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152252837/Lady-Cougars-fall-to-Bowling-Green-39-46 The Logan County Lady Cougars ended their 2014-15 campaign Saturday afternoon in WKU's Diddle Arena with a 46-39 loss to the Bowling Green Lady purples in the Girls' Fourth Region semifinals. Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:16:42 EST Panthers lose late http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152252472/Panthers-lose-late The Russellville Panthers took to the court in their opening-round game of the Fourth Region Tournament at Western Kentucky University's E.A. Diddle Arena with nothing to lose—and very nearly won. After leading for much of the game, the... Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:01:41 EST Why buying your fishing license is important http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/outdoors/152196615/Why-buying-your-fishing-license-is-important It is the time of year anglers must make an investment in their future fishing. Current 2014-2015 fishing licenses expire this weekend. If you plan to fish on or after March 1, you'll need a new fishing license. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:41:41 EST Lady Cougars advance in Region 4 Tourney http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152195362/Lady-Cougars-advance-in-Region-4-Tourney On Monday night at E.A. Diddle Arena on the Western Kentucky University campus, the Logan County Lady Cougars were able to shake off some opening game jitters and beat the Cumberland County Lady Panthers 62-44. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:51:41 EST Winter storm delays opening round http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152195267/Winter-storm-delays-opening-round A soup-to-nuts mix of hazardous weather forced Region 4 officials on Wednesday afternoon to postpone the beginning of the 2015 4th Region Boys Basketball Tournament. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:46:45 EST Sibling rivalry, maybe http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152195229/Sibling-rivalry-maybe Thanks to the delay caused by the weather in the start of the Region 4 tournament, I had the opportunity to ask Logan County Cougars Head Coach Lonnie Mason for his thoughts about the season and the basketball success of LCHS so far. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:41:41 EST