News Democrat Leader- RSS SPORTS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/SPORTS http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:10:55 EST 1800 Panthers Lose a Tough One http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/150300595/Panthers-Lose-a-Tough-One In a very physical game, the Mayfield Cardinals defeated the Russellville Panthers 16-8 to clinch the Class A, District 1 championship, Friday at Rhea stadium. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:53:05 EST RHS to meet Mayfield again for title http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/150276858/RHS-to-meet-Mayfield-again-for-title Just like every year since the Russellville High School football team moved into Class A, District 1 - the regular season district title comes down to the game with Mayfield. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:30:18 EST Lady Cougars win volleyball district again http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/150278457/Lady-Cougars-win-volleyball-district-again The Logan County High School volleyball team completed another perfect season against District 13 competition this week by sweeping through the district tournament, which was held at Russellville High School on Tuesday. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:02:12 EST Spotted bass back in schools this fall http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/150229258/Spotted-bass-back-in-schools-this-fall They were not even recognized as a distinctive fish species until 1927. People for many years believed these fish only existed in Kentucky. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:18:16 EST Cougars finish as district runners up http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/150228884/Cougars-finish-as-district-runners-up On Thursday night, the Logan County High School boys soccer team fell 8-0 to Franklin-Simpson in the championship game of the District 14 tournament. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:00:13 EST Panthers win big over Fulton City http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/150228243/Panthers-win-big-over-Fulton-City The Russellville High School football team won on Homecoming, beat Fulton City 56-0 on Friday night at historic Rhea Stadium.The Panthers led 31-0 at halftime and cruised to the victory against their Class A, District 1 foe. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:31:18 EST Cougars moving on in district soccer http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/150193689/Cougars-moving-on-in-district-soccer The Logan County High School boys' soccer team advanced to the region tournament with a 4-1 win over Todd County Central on Tuesday in the first round of the District 13 Tournament at Franklin-Simpson. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:47:14 EST Lady Cougar volleyball wins three tourney matches http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/150145413/Lady-Cougar-volleyball-wins-three-tourney-matches The Logan County High School volleyball team won three matches at the Jefferson County Invitational Volleyball Tournament last weekend. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:30:04 EST Overcoming the challenging situations found in fall bass fishing http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/150144107/Overcoming-the-challenging-situations-found-in-fall-bass-fishing You arrive at the Holcomb's Landing Ramp just after dawn and look at the shoreline of Lake Cumberland. A line of damp rocks several inches thick rings the lake and the rip rap on the face of Wolf Creek Dam. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:22:10 EST Cougars Weather the Storm and Win 4-2 on Senior Night http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-sports/150095617/Cougars-Weather-the-Storm-and-Win-4-2-on-Senior-Night Tuesday night's soccer match-up between the Logan County Cougars and Hopkins County Storm at LCHS was an example of soccer's increase in popularity of late. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:49:10 EST Panthers blow out Fulton County http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/150043817/Panthers-blow-out-Fulton-County The Russellville High School football team had no trouble getting back into the win column on Friday as the Panthers easily won its first Class A District 1 game of the season, beating Fulton County 45-0. Fri, 3 Oct 2014 23:04:10 EST Muskellunge fishing heats up in fall http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/150047859/Muskellunge-fishing-heats-up-in-fall The angler's whoop traveled fast and loud over the water from the back of Buck Creek on Cave Run Lake. Fri, 3 Oct 2014 16:05:11 EST Logan soccer teams notch victories http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/150031099/Logan-soccer-teams-notch-victories The Logan County High School girls' soccer team is now 12-4 on the season after beating McLean County 3-1 on Saturday. Thu, 2 Oct 2014 12:54:07 EST Junior Pro Basketball registration http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/50802172/Junior-Pro-Basketball-registration Russellville Junior Pro Basketball registration will be held this Thursday at Stevenson Elementary School. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:49:09 EST Panthers fall to Franklin-Simpson at home http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/50800559/Panthers-fall-to-Franklin-Simpson-at-home It was a tough Friday night for local football teams as Russellville High School suffered its first defeat of the season and Logan County also lost again to remain winless on the year. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:49:10 EST Rhea Stadium to celebrate 75 years of action tonight http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-sports/50765553/Rhea-Stadium-to-celebrate-75-years-of-action-tonight This season, the Russellville High School Panthers are celebrating 75 years at Historic Rhea Stadium. The art deco style sports venue was built by the Works Progress Administration (WPA), as part of the “New Deal” program. The cost of the... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:11:10 EST Chandlers wins middle school tournament http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/50766078/Chandlers-wins-middle-school-tournament The Chandlers Middle School volleyball team won the 2014 Logan County Tournament on Tuesday night.The Lady Bears bear Auburn 2-0 (25-23, 25-17) to take the title in the championship match. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:44:15 EST Panthers still perfect through five games http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/50718053/Panthers-still-perfect-through-five-games The Russellville High School football team is still perfect through half the season. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:14:11 EST Scouting for a successful deer hunt http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/50716969/Scouting-for-a-successful-deer-hunt Work, family and school commitments can leave little free time in a day, but hunters can help themselves by carving out some time to scout an area. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:04:08 EST LCHS volleyball still perfect in district http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/50686499/LCHS-volleyball-still-perfect-in-district The Logan County High School volleyball team split a pair of matches against its two biggest rivals this week. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:37:14 EST