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Today's News

  • Rockwood Tigers tame Oliver Springs Bobcats 10-6

    It was a game of missed opportunities for the Oliver Springs Bobcats as they left 12 base-runners stranded in their baseball game with the Rockwood Tigers last Friday evening. The Tigers, on the other hand, capitalized on their scoring opportunities, holding off the Bobcats by a 10-6 tally.

  • Lady Bobcats sweep doubleheader from Lady Dragons

    Friday night the Lady Bobcats of Oliver Springs swept a non-district doubleheader from the Clinton Lady Dragons Friday evening, winning 5-4 and 9-3.
    Oliver Springs 5, Cliton 4: The first matchup looked as if the Lady Dragons were going to pick up game one, but the Lady Bobcats proved to have a resilient attitude and used a fifth inning rally to pick up the first victory 5-4. The second matchup was mostly controlled by the Lady Bobcats as they picked up the 9-3 victory.

  • Lady Jackets shut out by Meigs County

    The Kingston Lady Jackets traveled to Meigs County Monday to face the Lady Tigers, but came home with a 6-0 loss.
    The game was scoreless after 2 1/2 innings, before Meigs County scored three runs in the bottom of third, two in the bottom of the fourth and one in the bottom of the fifth in the six inning contest.
    Emily Workman was the losing pitcher, allowing six runs on nine hits.
    Meigs County pitcher Ashley Rogers allowed only two hits by Lenna Robinson.
     

  • Harriman rallies to defeat Midway 6-4

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    Fans got their money’s worth at the Midway-Harriman matchup on Friday, as the Blue Devils came from behind to defeat the Lady Waves 6-4. “We’re not quitting,” said Harriman head coach Chasity Lowery. “They ensured that they got the job done.”
    The Blue Devils jumped on Midway early. Kendra Qualls and Breena Hickey crossed the plate for Harriman in the second. Kaylee Bullard would score in the third to give Harriman a 3-0 advantage.

  • Yellow Jackets beat Harriman

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    County foes Harriman and Kingston met on the baseball diamond for the first time this season on Friday, with the visiting Yellow Jackets leaving with a 13-2 victory. The teams were tied at two going into the fifth inning before Kingston exploded for 11 runs in the final two frames.
    “We started slow, but we gained confidence as we went on,” said Kingston head coach Bruce Robinette.
    Harriman pitcher Hunter Atwell and Kingston’s Tyler Thurman traded outs in the first.

  • Fighting Irish outduel Kingston

    There were plenty of runs generated by the Kingston Yellow Jackets at Knoxville Catholic on a gloomy Monday afternoon, but the Fighting Irish generated a few more than the boys from the “Swarm City” as Knoxville Catholic picked up a 10-7 win.
    The game started with promise for the Jackets as Tony Curry blasted a RBI double to give the Jackets an early 1-0 lead. However, Catholic would supersede that output with two runs courtesy of a 2-run  single from Taylor Griffey to take an early 2-1 lead.

  • Harriman loses to Greenback 10-5 in rain-shortened district contest

    The Harriman Lady Devils hosted the Greenback Lady Cherokees in a District 3A softball game in an unique contest, with the visitors handed the Lady Devils a 10-5 loss.
    The game started out with rain falling and was called after five innings, which is an official game according to the rule book.
    The Lady Cherokees did most of their damage in the first inning, as they picked up six runs on mostly walks, as the weather conditions made it tough to pitch.
    Greenback added four more runs in the top of the third inning to stretch their lead to 10-0.

  • Blue Devil soccer team loses to Mountaineers in rain-plagued match

    Riverfront Park was the setting for the matchup between the Harriman Blue Devils and the Heritage Mountaineers on Monday night in a soccer matchup.
    Rain begin some 30 minutes before the match started, but the weather became perfect a few minutes later for the match to start. Fast forward 45 minutes after the match started, the great conditions shifted, as the match was called before the final horn sounded with Heritage winning 2-1.

  • Cumberland County Lady Jets gun down RHS Lady Tigers 13-2

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers softball was defeated 13-2 by the Cumberland County Lady Jets Monday night at Brickyard Springs.
    Rockwood led 1-0 after one inning on Cassidy Tilley's fielder's choice, but the Lady Jets scored 13 unanswered runs over the next four innings for a 13-1 lead. Rockwood scored their other run in the bottom of the fifth for the 13-2 final score.
    Taryn Hammonds' two-run double off Tiani Porter keyed the Lady Jets' 3-run second inning.

  • Remembering Kreis

    Former Oliver Springs and University of Tennessee standout and former Coalfield football coach Garry Kreis died early Monday morning after a long battle with cancer.

    Kries retired in 2008 after 30 years of coaching the Yellow Jackets, including 21 years as head coach. He finished his career with 165 wins, 18 trips to the playoffs, half-a-dozen district and region championships (1990, ‘91, ‘94, ‘95, 2005 and 2006) and another dozen Morgan County titles to his storied Tennessee coaching career. He was also an assistant at Coalfield from 1979-86.