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Today's Sports

  • With one senior down, Oliver...

    Chelsey Roy couldn’t be on the field with her team, the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats, on Thursday night when they took on the Coalfield Lady Jackets for the District 4-A Championship.

    Roy, who broke her arm against Sunbright earlier in the tournament, was stuck watching from the dugout.

    However, each and every Lady Cat had painted on the number five, Roy’s number, on their arm.

  • Meigs County eliminates Midway...

    For the second consecutive year, the Midway Lady Green Waves suffered a heartbreaking loss in the District 3-A loser’s bracket final.

    Last year Midway fell 3-2 to Grace Christian, and the Lady Rams went on to win the title beating Meigs in the next two games.

    This year a dramatic seventh inning home run from Meigs County shortstop Madison Stiner sent the Lady Waves reeling again as they fell out of the tournament, 2-1.

    The good news for Midway and head coach Megan Arndts, however, is they will return seven juniors for another go at the title.

  • Kingston makes way to district...

    After a 6-0 loss on Tuesday to No. 1 seed CAK, the Kingston Yellow Jackets faced the possibility of their season coming to an end. To advance, Kingston had to beat Alcoa for the second time in three days.

    The first two innings set the tone for what appeared to be a pitcher duel. Neither team could mount any offense as both teams had only one player reach base in the first inning. In the third inning, things would change in a big way.

  • Rockwood soccer to play for...

    While soccer is over for most, Rockwood is still alive and kicking.

    With their season on the line, the Tigers defeated Grace Christian, 4-3, on Tuesday to advance to the district championship.

    The Tigers jumped out to a 4-1 lead, but two successful penalty kicks converted by Grace closed the gap, but Rockwood was able to hold on for the win.

    Cameron Hashmi was responsible for two of the Tigers’ goals. Meanwhile, Adam Klinker and Drake Lamm found the back of the net for the other two.

  • Midway brings Rockwood’s season...

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers bounced back from a slow start of softball season by winning eight of their last 12 regular season games. Then they beat Tellico in the first round of the district tourney to grab a place in the double-elimination portion of the tourney being played now at Grace Christian.

    Rockwood ran into trouble when it faced top-seeded Meigs County losing the first round game, 19-3.

    The Lady Tigers then had to play Midway in the first losers bracket game Tuesday, but they weren’t able to get past Midway as the Lady Waves picked up an 8-1 win.

  • Former Lady Cat Crisp named...

    The University of the Cumberlands softball team is in its final stages of preparation as they head to Bowling Green, Kentucky for the Mid-South Conference (MSC) Tournament.

    As the Patriots continue to work hard on the field, numerous Patriots were honored on Wednesday for their hard work in the classroom by the conference.

    Sixty-three Mid-South Conference softball student-athletes earned Academic All-MSC honors, conference officials announced on Wednesday.

  • Midway picks up back-to-back...

    The Lady Green Waves have now picked up two wins over Harriman in two days.

    Midway picked up a 6-2 over the Lady Devils on Thursday night in the regular season finale.

    On the following night, the Lady Waves held on for a 9-4 win in the first round of the District 3-A tournament.

    Midway finishes the regular season with a record of 12-8. Meanwhile, Harriman finished the season 4-13.

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  • VFW golf tournament to be held...

    Emory Golf Course in Harriman will host the V.F.W. Tim Biles Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 16. Three person, bring your own team. There will be a shotgun start at 10 a.m. The entry fee is $80 per player, $240 per team. For more information on the event, including registration, contact Emory Golf Course at 865-882-9977.

  • Oliver Springs baseball picks up...

    Tournament time brings out the best in teams.

    The pressure is on and one team will come out winning it all.

    Oliver Springs took a step in that direction by beating Oakdale 4-2 on Monday night.

    Oliver Springs was powered by Keith Roberts, who recorded 13 strikeouts on the night.

    The tournament is being held in Oliver Springs, but it was considered a home game for Oakdale for all intents and purposes.

  • Roane County Isshin-Ryu travels...

    Roane County was represented by the Roane School of Isshin-Ryu karate at the recent International Isshin-Ryu Karate Association Nationals Tournament in Manchester.

    “This is a prestigious tournament within the Isshin-Ryu system, and is attended by Isshin-Ryu practitioners from throughout the region,” said Grandmaster Tommy True. “Our people always distinguish themselves from other participants through the strength of their performance and their attitude.”