http://www.roanecounty.com/sports/rss.xml/todaysnews/rss.xml en Kingston sweeps season series with Oliver Springs http://www.roanecounty.com/content/kingston-sweeps-season-series-oliver-springs <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0059_11.jpg" alt="The Kingston Yellow Jackets rallied in the second half to post a 59-52 victory over the Oliver Springs Bobcats to sweep the season series Tuesday. The basketball eludes players from the two teams during the first half of the non-district battle in the “land of OS.” " title="The Kingston Yellow Jackets rallied in the second half to post a 59-52 victory over the Oliver Springs Bobcats to sweep the season series Tuesday. The basketball eludes players from the two teams during the first half of the non-district battle in the “land of OS.” " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> The Kingston basketball teams swept the season series with Oliver Springs Tuesday, as the Lady Jackets defeated the Lady Bobcats 65-42 and the Yellow Jackets rallied in the second half to defeat the Bobcats 59-52.<br /> Kingston 65, Oliver Springs 42: &ldquo;We played well tonight and we must get better defensively,&rdquo; said Lady Jacket Coach Connie Guinn.<br /> Harriman wins twice at Concord Christian http://www.roanecounty.com/content/harriman-wins-twice-concord-christian <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/rcn_0137_2.jpg" alt="John Johnson and his Harriman teammates defeated Concord Christian Tuesday night for their second district win. The Blue Devils travel to Rockwood tonight, before traveling to Scott Monday, Greenback Tuesday and to Meigs County Thursday. Johnson dribbles into the paint at Wartburg last Friday." title="John Johnson and his Harriman teammates defeated Concord Christian Tuesday night for their second district win. The Blue Devils travel to Rockwood tonight, before traveling to Scott Monday, Greenback Tuesday and to Meigs County Thursday. Johnson dribbles into the paint at Wartburg last Friday." align="left" hspace="6" width="60" height="85" /><p> The Harriman basketball teams were on the road for their second District 3A game in as many nights. This time to Farragut for a double-header with Concord Christian...and returned to Harriman with a sweep of the Lions.<br /> The Lady Devils defeated the Lady Lions 46-38 for their first league w win, while the Blue Devils beat the Lions, 76-42, for their second district victory.<br /> Meigs County wins Tigers vs. Tigers battle http://www.roanecounty.com/content/meigs-county-wins-tigers-vs-tigers-battle <p> After dropping a pair of games at Meigs County Tuesday, the Rockwood basketball teams return to Dr. Tom Evans Gym tonight to face county rival and District 3A foe Harriman.<br /> Coach Paul Kamikawa&#39;s Tigers lost to the Meigs County Tigers 68-49, while Coach Amy Breazeal&#39;s Lady Tigers lost 61-57.<br /> Meigs County 68, Rockwood 49: Meigs County led 12-8 after the first quarter, sparked by Wriley Smith&#39;s seven points, including 5-of-5 from the charity stripe. Ryan McCain had four points for Rockwood.<br /> Mt. Pisgah splits junior high, high school games with Cedar View http://www.roanecounty.com/content/mt-pisgah-splits-junior-high-high-school-games-cedar-view <p> It was a mixed bag of results for Mount Pisgah Christian Academy in Jr. High and High School hardwood hoops action against the Cedar View Academy Seahawks.<br /> The junior high and high school Lady Patriots picked up 22-10 and 51-42 wins, respectively, last Friday. The Mount Pisgah boys, however, found their road to be tougher to hold as they dropped 40-31 and 69-20 decisions, respectively, to the Seahawks.<br /> Oakdale, Midway splits a pair of Region 2A games http://www.roanecounty.com/content/oakdale-midway-splits-pair-region-2a-games <p> Oakdale basketball teams traveled &ldquo;South of the River&rdquo; to face the Midway basketball teams&nbsp; Tuesday night. The Lady Waves reached high tide for&nbsp; with a 62-52 win, while the Midway Green Waves hit ebb tide when they fell to the Oakdale Eagles despite a spirited 73-60 effort in defeat.<br /> Midway 62, Oakdale 52: A lopsided 21-2 first period swing by Midway proved to be too much for the Oakdale Lady Eagles to overcome as Midway held on for the 62-52 win despite the best rally efforts by Oakdale.<br /> Midway Middle wins twice at Harriman http://www.roanecounty.com/content/midway-middle-wins-twice-harriman <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0040_14.jpg" alt="Midway’s Cam Clark (14) scored 22 points in the Green Waves’ 49-43 victory over HMS Monday. One of the HMS players is Austin Oliver (23)." title="Midway’s Cam Clark (14) scored 22 points in the Green Waves’ 49-43 victory over HMS Monday. One of the HMS players is Austin Oliver (23)." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> The Midway Middle School basketball teams swept a pair of games at Harriman Middle School Monday night, as the Lady Waves rallied in the fourth quarter to defeat the Lady Devils 32-30, while the Green Waves won 49-43.<br /> Midway 32, Harriman 30: Emylee Taylor scored Midway Middle&#39;s final four points, including the winning basket at the buzzer, to give the Lady Waves the 2-point victory.<br /> Kingston sweeps Loudon http://www.roanecounty.com/content/kingston-sweeps-loudon <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0188_2.jpg" alt="Amadea Pankey converted 1-of-2 free throws during the Lady Jackets victory over Loudon Monday. Kingston was on the road Tuesday at Oliver Springs and heads to Alcoa Friday for a District 4AA game." title="Amadea Pankey converted 1-of-2 free throws during the Lady Jackets victory over Loudon Monday. Kingston was on the road Tuesday at Oliver Springs and heads to Alcoa Friday for a District 4AA game." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> The Kingston basketball teams played the first of three games this week Monday as they swept non-district foe Loudon, as the Lady Jackets bested the Lady Redskins 56-39 and the Yellow Jackets defeated the Redskins 60-49, before they hit the road to Oliver Springs Tuesday and to Alcoa Friday for the District 4AA opener.<br /> Kingston 56, Loudon 39: &ldquo;I thought both teams played well,&rdquo; said Kingston Coach Connie Guinn. &ldquo;We made the big plays when we had to Abby Wilson really came through for us tonight.&quot;<br /> Rockwood football banquet set Jan. 5 http://www.roanecounty.com/content/rockwood-football-banquet-set-jan-5 <p> The Rockwood Rotary Club will hosting its annual football banquet Thursday, Jan. 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the First Baptist Church Family Life Center. The guest speaker will be Dr. Chris Whaley, Roane State Community College president.<br /> Tickets are $9 each and can be purchased from any Rockwood Rotarian, in the Rockwood High School office or from the RHS cheerleaders.<br /> &nbsp;</p>