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Today's News

  • Lady Devils swept despite strong pitching

    By TYLER MANNING

    Roane Newspapers

  • Midway downs AAA Dragons, 7-5

    The Midway Lady Green Waves picked up a 7-5 win at Clinton last Friday to sweep the season series against the AAA Lady Dragons.

    Midway beat Clinton 12-11 at home several weeks ago using a three-run seventh inning rally for the win. Last Friday’s game gave Midway a 19-7-1 record.

  • Lady Jackets wrap up District 4-AA title with 6-2 victory

    The Kingston Lady Jackets traveled to Stone Memorial in their last regular season district game. Kingston needed the win to seal their fate as the number one team in District 4-AA, and a win is what the Lady Jackets got, winning by a final of 6-2. 

  • Lady Waves top Grace Christian, share 3-A title

    The Midway Lady Green Waves accomplished their mission to beat Grace Christian and become regular season cochampion of District 3-A with a 4-3 win Wednesday evening, but because of an unusual tie-breaking rule, the Lady Waves will end up as the second seed in the district tourney next week at Tellico Plains.

  • Lady ‘Cats bring home District 4-A title

    With a regular season district title hanging in the balance, the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats emphatically put an exclamation point on an amazing regular season with an 8-0 win over the Oneida Lady Indians on the strength of a 15-strikeout performance by Courtney Jones. 

  • Two-out rallies lead Blue Devils past Cherokees, 13-1

    Scoring runs with two outs will win a lot of games, and that was the case for Harriman Tuesday evening as the Blue Devils scored all of their 13 runs with two outs in winning at Greenback, 13-1.

    Tuesday’s victory allowed the Blue Devils to finish their District 3-A portion of their schedule with a 6-4 record. That mark is good for third overall.

  • Tigers top Midway to keep title hopes alive

    The Rockwood Tigers entered this week needing two wins over the Midway Green Wave to claim their share of the District 3-A regular season title.

    Jake Witter’s squad got the first of those two wins on Tuesday when they defended their home turf, 9-1.

  • Falcons spoil Senior Night for Bobcats

    It was a game of missed opportunities on Senior Night for the Oliver Springs Bobcats baseball team, as seven base-runners were left stranded for the 'Cats, leaving no joy for the Bobcat nine in a 4-0 loss to the Fulton Falcons. 

    Fulton got on the board first with a run coming home in the opening inning while leaving a man stranded on third base. 

  • Tigers claim share of 3-A title

    The Rockwood Tigers beat Midway 17-5 Wednesday. In doing so, the Tigers split the regular season title with Grace Christian in District 3-A. 

    The Tigers and Rams, sporting 8-2 district records, would have to wait till Thursday afternoon’s district meeting to see who would be the No. 1 seed for the upcoming district tournament.

  • Ridingses’ 5 generations

    Five generations of Alex and Rose Ridings’ family had a recent family gathering.

    The five generations include, front row from left, Daniel and Gavin Handschumacher; middle row, Lynda Ingle, Katherine Walker Ingle, Vanessa Ingle Handschumacher; and back row, Alex and Rose Ridings and Eva Ridings Walker.

    Alex and Rose Ridings were married on June 7, 1946, and have been married for 66 years.

    Their birthdays are also coming up: Alex and Rose Ridings were born on the same date, May 22, 1924.