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Today's Sports

  • Midway Middle splits with...

    The Midway Middle School basketball teams returned to the court Monday by splitting a pair of games at Wartburg and returned home Tuesday to sweep Rockwood Middle School.
    Midway at Wartburg
    Midway 41, Wartburg 27: Blain Townsend scored 22 points to lead the Green Wave over the Bulldogs. Townsend scored nine of 22 points in the first quarter, helping Midway build a 13-11 advantage.
    Townsend had five points in the second quarter, as Midway outscored Wartburg 11-4 for a 24-15 lead at the break.

  • Luttrell’s 3-point shot gives...

    The Cherokee Middle School basketball teams swept a pair of games from Robertsville Monday night, as the Lady  Jackets won 36-26 and the Jackets 40-38 on Bradly Luttrell’s 3-point with 30 seconds remaining in the game.
    Leading scorers for the Lady Jackets were Skylar Brackett (12), Madison Ferguson (10), Maliyah Martin (7), Kirsten Wattenbarger (3), KyAnn Chapman (2) and Reagan Tjon (2).
    Leading scorers for the Yellow Jackets were Luttrell (19), Neal Harper (11), Wyatt Heidle (6) and Will Moore (4).

  • College football headed for...

    The regular seasons for college football teams are over, and it is now for the second season — the bowl season and playoffs.
    The SEC regular season ended with a big thud Saturday as some conference schools lost to their rivals,
    The loudest thud came from Nashville last Saturday, as the Vanderbilt Commodores used a second-hall rally to defeat the Tennessee Vols, 45-34, making the 'Dores bowl eligible and ending the Vols' hopes for a berth in the Sugar Bowl.

  • Harriman extends winning streak...

    The Harriman Blue Devils defeated Farragut Admirals 74-55 in Knoxville Tuesday.
    The Blue Devils are starting to pick up some momentum after an 0-2 start. Harriman had seven varsity football players on the team, and it sometimes takes a few weeks to get into basketball shape after games into the season.
    Harriman was playing a much larger Farragut team, as they compete in Class 3A compared to the Blue Devils playing in Class A.
    This didn't stop them from controlling the game from the top.

  • Kingston sweeps Oliver Springs...

     

  • Tigers vs. Tigers 2 tussle ends...

    In a true “Tiger Tussle," the Sunbright Lady Tigers outlasted the Rockwood Lady Tigers by a 45-36 margin, while the Rockwood boys romped to a resounding 51-25 drubbing of the Sunbright Tigers.
    Sunbright 45, Rockwood 36: For three periods of play, the Sunbright and Rockwood Lady Tiger squads battled tooth and nail until in the final period, the Sunbright Lady Tigers asserted their dominance with a 15-6 tilt to close out the game to pick up a hard-fought 45-36 win at the Dr. Tom Evans Gymnasium in Rockwood on Tuesday night.

  • Shilling to continue softball...

    Roane State Community College's starting sophomore centerfielder recently signed with Austin Peay in Clarksville.
    "Offensively as a lefty slapper she finished the year with a .320 batting average, and a .407 on base percentage. Shillings walked 18 times last season and had 29 stolen bases, which was good for second in the conference.
    "It was close to home. They had a nice campus and made a really good offer. I could not refuse it," said Shilling, who hales from the Clarksville area.

  • Lady Bobcats post 1-2 mark at...

    The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats finished 1-2 in the Farragut Thanksgiving Tournament last week, losing to Greenback 41-37 and William Blount 51-34 and beating South-Doyle 50-41.
    Greenback 41, Oliver Springs 37: Greenback led 9-8 after the first quarter, sparked by Megan Lemons' 3-point basket. Alivia Baker had five points for the Lady 'Cats, while Mari-Claire Crass was 3-of-4 from free-throw line.

  • Kingston, Sweetwater split non-...

    The Kingston basketball teams split a pair of games in Sweetwater Monday, after sweeping the Wildcats last week in the Kingston gym. The Lady Jackets defeated the Lady Wildcats 57-48, while the Wildcats avenged last week's loss with a 54-42 victory.
    Kingston 57, Sweetwater 48: The Lady Jackets led 18-8 after one quarter, but the Lady Wildcats outscored Kingston 11-6 in the second quarter to slice the deficit to 24-19 at the break.

  • Tennessee Hurricanes competed in...