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Today's Sports

  • RSCC basketball teams resume...

    The Roane State Community College basketball teams return to college action this weekend, as they host Columbia State Friday evening and Jackson State Saturday afternoon. The men open play both dates, 5:30 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday.
    The Raiderettes (5-5, 1-2) split a pair of games in Georgia over the weekend, beating Atlanta Metropolitan 70-56 on Friday and losing to Gulf Coast State Saturday 73-66, while the Raiders (4-6, 1-2) lost to St. Petersburg State 62-59 on Friday and to Chipola 82-70 Saturday.

  • Johnson joins the University of...

    Harriman Lady Devil senior Jada Johnson signed scholarship papers with the University of the Cumberlands last week in the school auditorium.
    "It felt like home. They were the only coaches who texted me everyday," she said.

  • Tigers vs. Tigers rematch...

    By Zach Selby
    morgancountynews
    After the sweeping Sunbright last Tuesday night, the Rockwood basketball teams return home to host the Tigers in  Tigers vs. Tigers 2.
    Here is more information on last Tuesday's games in Sunbright:
    Rockwood 60, Sunbright 37: Rockwood wanted to put on a show against Sunbright, and its offense took center stage in the matchup.

  • OS finishes Thanksgiving...

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats basketball squad found a flair for the dramatic as of late, rallying from a four point deficit at one point in the final period to eke out a 50-48 thriller over the Pigeon Forge Tigers on Wednesday afternoon to conclude the annual Bobcat Thanksgiving Classic.

  • OS Middle School football team...
  • Hunting show based in county

    By Peter Forton
    A  New England couple that hosts a “hit” cable television program on hunting has decided to make Roane County their home base.
    Steve and Robin Dunshee were both introduced to the sport of hunting as children. When she was just 9 years old Robin's parents took her into the field for the first time to experience bird hunting near her New Hampshire home. In Steve's case a church elder in his hometown of Cape Cod, Mass., took him under his wing and invited him on a turkey hunt.

  • Kingston smashes Sweetwater for...

    The Kingston basketball teams earned the Thanksgiving weekend off by sweeping the Sweetwater teams Tuesday night, as the Lady Jackets beat the Lady Wildcats 73-56 and Yellow Jackets defeated the  Wildcats 55-59.
    Kingston 73, Sweetwater 56: "Our defense created some baskets. We played very unselfishly," said Lady Jacket Coach Connie Guinn, whose was proficient on both ends of the floor, hitting 29-of-59 from the floor, including 11-of-24 from 3-point range and 4-of-6 from the free-throw line, while forcing 22 turnovers, including 14 steals.

  • Bingham’s buzzer beater helps...

    The Harriman basketball teams  split a pair of region games at Oakdale Tuesday evening in Oakdale, as the Lady Eagles defeated the Lady Devils 50-32, while the Blue Devils edged the Eagles 58-56 on Hayden Bingham's buzzer beater.
    Oakdale 50, Harriman 32: Harriman (1-1) did a great job in the first half, as they battled with the evenly-matched Lady Eagles (1-2), trailing by one point at the half (21-20); however, the deficit grew in the second, as the Lady Eagles outscored Harriman 29-12 for the victory.

  • Rockwood wins Tigers vs. Tigers...

    The Rockwood basketball teams opened the season sweeping a pair of games with Sunbright in a Tigers vs. Tigers battle, with the rematch coming Tuesday night in Rockwood, after the RHS boys won 60-37 and the Rockwood girls won 42-39.
    This was the first win for the Rockwood boys, while the Rockwood girls improved to 3-0.
    Rockwood 60, Sunbright 37: Rockwood led 19-8 after one quarter, as Matthew Thompson 12 points, including three 3-point baskets. Josh Langley had a trey for Sunbright.

  • Pickett County mauls ‘Cats

    The Pickett County Tigers outscored the entire Oliver Springs Bobcats basketball squad on Tuesday night on 3-point shots alone, draining 12 of them in route to a 76-35 win., after OS beat Berean Christian 72-48 Monday.
    Oliver Springs battled tooth and nail in the early stages of the first period, only trailing 10-8 before an 8-0 surge by the Tigers to close out the opening period gave Pickett County the early 18-8 lead.