News Democrat Leader- RSS SPORTS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/SPORTS http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/SPORTS Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:17:10 EST 1800 Winter backyard birding basics http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/outdoors/151496895/Winter-backyard-birding-basics The deepest, darkest, bleakest part of winter is here. The long slog from just after the holidays through the NCAA tournament is one of the toughest to weather, but watching the many species of birds that inhabit Kentucky in your backyard can brighten... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:11:41 EST Lady Cougars defeat Lady Wildcats 59-45 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151496281/Lady-Cougars-defeat-Lady-Wildcats-59-45 The Logan County Lady Cougars improved their District 13 record to 6-1 with a victory over the Franklin-Simpson Lady Wildcats on Friday night, 59-45. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:46:41 EST Cougars beat Wildcats 75-54 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151496104/Cougars-beat-Wildcats-75-54 The Logan Cougars improved their District 13 record to 6-1 with a victory over the Franklin-Simpson Wildcats 75-54 on Friday night at the FSHS Gym. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:41:43 EST Cougars make it seven in a row http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151440563/Cougars-make-it-seven-in-a-row The Logan County Cougars Boys' Basketball team played host to Northeast High (Clarksville, TN) this past weekend and won 83-66. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:26:41 EST Lady Cougars defeat Edmonson County 67-53 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151440225/Lady-Cougars-defeat-Edmonson-County-67-53 Tuesday night at LCHS Gym the Logan County Lady Cougars defeated the Edmonson County Lady Cats 67-53. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:11:41 EST Panthers defeat Patriots 69-66 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151440161/Panthers-defeat-Patriots-69-66 Head Coach Phil Todd's Russellville Panthers made it four in a row on Tuesday night when they defeated their District 13 rival Allen County-Scottsville Patriots in Scottsville 69-66. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:06:41 EST Lady Panthers win over Lady Bears 43-32 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151425158/Lady-Panthers-win-over-Lady-Bears-43-32 In what may prove to be a glimpse into the future of local ladies high school basketball, the Russellville squad travelled to Butler County on Tuesday night and defeated a young Butler County team 43-32. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:36:41 EST Proper spooling of spinning and baitcasting reels http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/outdoors/151374376/Proper-spooling-of-spinning-and-baitcasting-reels A family member bought you a nice spinning outfit for Christmas. Despite the cold, your desire to cast the new rod into water propels you to a local Fishing in Neighborhoods (FINs) lake to try to fool some winter rainbow trout. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 11:41:43 EST Logan County Cougars Have Big Games Coming http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151372594/Logan-County-Cougars-Have-Big-Games-Coming After a week off, the Logan County High School Boys' Basketball Squad will return to play on Tuesday night, Jan 20, at LCHS against the Edmonson County Wildcats. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:21:42 EST Lady Cougars Win Two http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151372486/Lady-Cougars-Win-Two On Friday night the LCHS Lady Cougars played host to the University Heights Lady Blazers, winning the game 80-64. The following Saturday night, the Lady Cougars defeated the visiting Northeast High School, from Clarksville, TN, 59-44. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:21:41 EST Panthers Take One From Franklin-Simpson http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151372411/Panthers-Take-One-From-Franklin-Simpson In an important District 13 match up in Franklin on Friday night, the Russellville Panthers came away with the victory over the Wildcats by the score of 60-52. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:16:41 EST Lady Panthers lose District 13 Contest http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151372163/Lady-Panthers-lose-District-13-Contest The Russellville Lady Panthers were defeated by the Franklin-Simpson Lady Wildcats in their District 13 contest on Friday night. The final score was 23-54. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:06:41 EST LCHS and ACS Lead in District 13 Play — So Far … http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151296144/LCHS-and-ACS-Lead-in-District-13-Play--So-Far We are past the mid-way point of an exciting High School Basketball season, as both our hometown schools varsity squads have shown improvement, sportsmanship, and provided entertainment for us all. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 11:06:41 EST Russellville Teams Split at Greenwood http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151296094/Russellville-Teams-Split-at-Greenwood The Russellville Lady Panthers played at Greenwood on Tuesday night. The Lady Gators proved to be too much too soon for the young Russellville squad and they beaten by the final score of 13-67. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 11:01:41 EST Logan County Teams Split at Allen County-Scottsville http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151296032/Logan-County-Teams-Split-at-Allen-County-Scottsville On Tuesday night the Logan County Cougars and lady Cougars travelled to Scottsville to take on the Allen County-Scottsville varsity squads. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 10:56:41 EST Matt Harper Commits to Spaulding University http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151295902/Matt-Harper-Commits-to-Spaulding-University Even the most casual of local High School sports fans may find themselves looking forward to the spring and the Logan County Cougars Baseball season, as another Cougar pitcher has made a commitment to play on the Collegiate stage. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 10:51:41 EST The new year is all about opportunity for Kentucky hunters http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151177574/The-new-year-is-all-about-opportunity-for-Kentucky-hunters The stretch between Christmas and New Year's Day can be a time to relax, reflect and make resolutions for the year ahead. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:46:41 EST Cougar squads continue winning ways http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151177506/Cougar-squads-continue-winning-ways It was a busy weekend for local High School Basketball with some important match-ups coming up this week. Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:44:05 EST Lady Cougars defeat Lady Bears 54-19 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151143433/Lady-Cougars-defeat-Lady-Bears-54-19 The Logan County Lady Panthers jumped out to a 9-0 lead against the Butler County the Lady Bears and never looked back, winning the contest by a final score of 54-19. Fri, 9 Jan 2015 10:10:09 EST Upcoming Games of Local Teams http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151143917/Upcoming-Games-of-Local-Teams Russellville Panthers picked up a win on Jan 6 at home against Ohio County. This improved the Panthers overall record to 5-9. Thu, 8 Jan 2015 10:39:13 EST