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Today's News

  • Lady ‘Cats finish second in 4AA Tourney

    Oliver Springs’ bid for a fourth straight Area 4AA Tournament championship came up short Monday evening, as Wartburg put together a dominating performance in claiming a 46-16 victory.

    Monday’s contest was expected to be close after the two teams split the regular season series, but Wartburg led from wire-to-wire and took control immediately.

  • MMS boys, OSMS earn berths in sectionals

    The Midway Middle School boys and the Oliver Springs Middle School girls earned berths in the TSMAA East Tennessee Class AA Sectional Tournament beginning Saturday in Pigeon Forge, while the winner of the Harriman-Oliver Springs boys consolation game will also earn a berth in the sectional.
    The Midway boys defeated Harriman 42-37, while the OSMS Lady Bobcats defeated 42-26 and the Spring City boys outlasted Oliver Springs 39-35.

  • Midway Middle School Coach Justin O’Toole gives instructions to his players during a timeout during the TMSAA Tournament Saturday evening at Harriman High School. The Green Wave defeated Harriman to earn a berth in Tuesday’s championship game against Spri

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Oliver Springs basketball teams swept a pair of District 4A games at Sunbright Friday night, as the 'Cats won 73-50 for their first league win, while the Lady 'Cats came from behind to defeat Sunbright 37-36.
    Oliver Springs 73, Sunbright 50:  “It’s been a while,” said Bobcat coach Tony Ingram. "Right now, we’re just trying to get some wins and some confidence. We’ve got a big stretch run coming up.”

  • OS wins district catfight over Sunbright

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Oliver Springs basketball teams swept a pair of District 4A games at Sunbright Friday night, as the 'Cats won 73-50 for their first league win, while the Lady 'Cats came from behind to defeat Sunbright 37-36.
    Oliver Springs 73, Sunbright 50:  “It’s been a while,” said Bobcat coach Tony Ingram. "Right now, we’re just trying to get some wins and some confidence. We’ve got a big stretch run coming up.”

  • Tilley leads Lady Tigers over Lady Rams

    It was a mixed bag of results for the Rockwood faithful in high school hoops action on Friday night. The Lady Tigers mauled the Grace Christian Academy (GCA) Lady Rams by a 61-46 margin on the strength of a banner night, courtesy of Cassidy Tilley’s 26-point offensive outburst.
    The Rockwood Tigers used an effective ball-control strategy to frustrate the Grace Christian Academy Rams and curb their offense, but the Rams still had a bit too much offense for the Tigers as Grace took home a 51-35 win to split the doubleheader with the Rams.

  • Green Waves lose to Loudon, Polk County

    The Midway Green Wave lost back-to-back games Thursday and Friday to Loudon 80-53 and Polk County 78-58 Friday.
    Loudon 80, Midway 53: The Redskins outscored Midway 29-11 in the first quarter as Luke Joiner pumped in seven points. Drake Romines buried two 3-point baskets for Midway.
    Jacob Woody scored eight second-quarter points for the Green Wave, who outscored Loudon 19-12 to slice the deficit to 41-30. Loudon converted 11-of 14 free throws.

  • Roane State to celebrate Nesbit’s 25 years of coaching the Raiders Saturday night

    Roane State Community College is celebrating 25 years with Men’s Basketball Head Coach Randy Nesbit on Saturday, Jan. 28 when the Roane State Raiders take on Dyersburg State. The game is at 4 p.m. with a reception to follow, after the Raiderettes tip off the doubleheader at 2 p.m.

  • Roane State sweeps Chattanooga State

    The Roane State basketball teams will return home for TJCCAA action Friday against Southwest Tennessee Friday at 5:30 p.m. and Dyersburg State Saturday at 2 p.m., after sweeping a pair of games over the weekend at Chattanooga State.
    Roane State 75, Chattanooga State 65: The Raiders rallied from a 33-29 first-half deficit to defeat the Chattanooga State Tigers 75-65 Saturday afternoon in Chattanooga. RSCC outscored CSTCC 46-32 to claim the victory.

  • Green Wave outmatched at home against Meigs County

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Midway Green Wave and Lady Waves were swept Monday night at home by the Meigs County Tigers. The girls game featured a 64-40 win by Meigs, followed by a 78-37 Tigers win to complete the sweep.
    Meigs County 64, Midway 40: Meigs County came out fast, strong and aggressive against the Lady Waves, amassing a 19-6 lead at by the end of the first quarter. Paige Bacon drained a 3-pointer in the quarter for Midway.

  • A CELEBRATION FOR CINDY

    Cindy Brummett’s smiling face has greeted Taco Bell customers in Harriman for more than two decades.

    She tried a handful of jobs before discovering that Taco Bell was her home; a place where they welcomed her and worked with her developmental disabilities to match her skills with her duties.

    “Cindy has been with us a long time. She’s a special person for sure. Most everyone knows her. We have employees that no longer work here that come by to see Cindy,” said Nickie Donathan, who owns the restaurant with husband Scott.