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Today's Sports

  • Blue Devil football players...

    On Saturday, Jan. 30, the Harriman High School football team held their annual football banquet held at the Harriman High School cafeteria. The Blue Devils went 9-4 on the season losing in the quarterfinal’s of the state playoffs to eventual state runner up Greenback. The Blue Devils also were Region 2A runner up. The day consisted of watching the 2015 highlight film, along with honoring players, coaches, cheerleaders and several other people who contributed throughout the season.

  • HMS boys earn semifinal tourney...

    The Harriman Middle School Blue Devils scored the final eight points of Wednesday’s TMSAA East Tennessee AA Sectional quarterfinal contest against H.Y. Livesay, and that 8-0 run proved just enough to send Allen Hickman’s squad into Friday’s semifinals following a 44-39 victory over the Eagles.

    Wednesday’s contest was a great match-up between two teams with similar styles, as both liked to push the tempo and attack the basket off the dribble.

  • OSMS Lady Bobcats win...

    Survive and advance is a common saying in postseason basketball. That phrase rang true Wednesday evening, as Tonya

    Collins’ Oliver Springs Middle School Lady Bobcats advanced to the TMSAA East Tennessee AA Sectional semifinals with a 31-29 victory over Soldiers Memorial in a game played at Pigeon Forge Middle School.

  • Rockwood loses twice at Wartburg...

    The Wartburg basketball teams took a pair of Region 2A games from Rockwood Tuesday night in the Bulldog gym, as the Lady Bulldogs won 43-26 and the Bulldogs edged the Tigers 54-51.

    Wartburg 43, Rockwood 26: Olivia Hamby buried two 3-point baskets to stake Wartburg to an 11-3 first-quarter lead, as they were 4-of-5 from the field.

    Lexi Hill had the only field goal for Rockwood, which was 1-of-9 from the floor and 1-of-3 from the charity stripe.

  • Grace Christian batters Harriman

    The Harriman Lady Devils and Blue Devil basketball teams hosted the Grace Christian Lady Rams and Rams Tuesday night, a week after facing them on the road in Knox Karns; however, Harriman came up short in both contests.

    The Lady Devils dropped their game 49-40, with the Devils dropping a heartbreaker 64-63.

    Grace Christian 49, Harriman 40: The Lady Devils had Grace where they wanted them at times, but it didn't take long for the Lady Rams to have a second half surge for the victory.

  • MMS loses to Chuckey-Doak 54-39...

    Midway Middle School’s hopes of a TMSAA East Tennessee AA Sectional championship ended Saturday afternoon following a 54-39 loss to Chuckey-Doak.

    Saturday’s contest was decided early as the Black Knights came out on fire. Chuckey-Doak’s Cayden Phillips hit three 3-pointers in the opening frame to lead the Black Knights to a 16-2 lead after six minutes of play.

    Phillips stayed hot in the second period. He buried two more triples and scored eight total points in leading Chuckey-Doak to a 32-10 lead at halftime.

  • Kingston, Oliver Springs lose...

    Both the Kingston and Oliver Springs basketball teams dropped district double-headers Tuesday night.

    The Kingston Lady Jackets were beaten 48-44 at Alcoa to fall to second place in District 4AA at 5-2, while the Yellow Jackets were defeated 61-45 by the Tornadoes to fall to 0-7. Kingston travels to Scott County Friday to close out their regular season league schedule.

    The Lady Bobcats lost 46-39 at Oakdale, while the Bobcats were beaten 77-50 by the Eagles.

  • Tuttle scores 32 points in Lady...

    It was a career night for Rachael Tuttle and the Midway Lady Waves as they swept the season series against Oakdale Monday night in a make up game from an earlier postponement because of weather.

    Tuttle scored a career high 32 points that included seven three point baskets as the Lady Waves eased away from the Lady Eagles 75-54. Midway improved to 15-5 on the year and are a perfect 9-0 in non-district games.

  • Coalfield Yellow Jackets sting...

    By Michael Lindsay

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    Terry L. Hacker Gymnasium at Oliver Springs High School was packed Friday, as the Lady Bobcats and Bobcats hosted Coalfield in a District 4A double header. The Lady Jackets defeated the Lady Bobcats 56-48 in overtime, while the Bobcats lost 70-65 to the Yellow Jackets.

    Coalfield 56, Oliver Springs 48: Fans in attendance  got their money’s worth, as the Coalfield Lady Jackets managed to steal an overtime win on the road against the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats by a score of 56-48.

  • Meigs County, Midway split games...

    The District 3A-leading Meigs Co. Lady Tigers and Tigers rolled into Midway last Friday and came away still leading and unbeaten in the league

    The Lady Green Waves put up a good fight for a half but lost all firepower in the second half and fell 52-38. Midway dropped to 6-5 in the district and are 14-5 overall.

    The Green Waves lost by 50 earlier at Meigs Co. but only lost by 41 this time 87-46. Midway drops to 2-9 in the district and are now 3-17 overall.