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Today's Sports

  • CMS faces Cedar Bluff in hoops...

    Cherokee Middle’s Karli Pettit dribbles with determination as the Cedar Bluff defender tries to close in during Thursday evening’s game. Pettit and the Lady Jackets won, 34-16.

    Cherokee boys’ basketball player Jayden Dryman puts on a burst of speed to get around the defender during Thursday’s game with Cedar Bluff. The Yellow Jackets lost, 42-23.

  • Homestand ends with split

    The Harriman Lady Devils and Blue Devils middle school basketball team played their third home game in four days. The Lady Devils were able to take advantage of the home court advantage winning all three of their games with a 23-13 victory over Fort Loudoun Middle School on Thursday night.

    The boy’s team dropped their contest on the night by a score of 36- 26 to the Braves.

  • Lady Devils showcase skills

    By Taylor Crombie

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The young Harriman Blue Devils took the court at Sunbright High School on Saturday for their first live game action in scrimmages against Jellico and Monterey.

    “I was really pleased with our younger girls,” Harriman head coach Dallas Davis said. “We played a lot of freshmen and sophomores today. I’ve got two seniors and a junior on this team, the rest of them are freshmen and sophomores.”

  • Kingston and Alcoa rematch

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets will rematch with the Alcoa Tornadoes tonight in the second round of the playoffs.

    “Not a lot of teams can say they get to compete against one of the best teams in the state regardless of classification,” Kingston Coach Brian Pankey said.

    It has only been a few weeks since the two teams met, but not much has changed.

    “We know what we’re up against,” Panke said. “In order to win we have to compete and play mistake free football.”

  • Bobcats get another shot at...

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats will travel to Greenback this evening for a regional rematch in the second round of the playoffs.

    “This is a great opportunity for us,” Bobcat Coach Larry said.

    Tonight’s game will bear some scrutiny.

    When Oliver Springs and the Cherokees first squared off in week five of the regular season, the Bobcats were only just starting to recover after starting the year plagued with injuries.

  • Tigers ready to raid the Raiders

    The Rockwood Tigers make the long trip to face off with the Sullivan North Raiders tonigh in a second round playoff game.

    Sullivan finished tops in its region at the end of the regular season.

    Last week the Raiders hosted the Cumberland Gap Panthers in the playoffs’ first round and sent them home after a 22-15 win.

    Rockwood on the other hand, faced the Panthers in the final game of the season at Civitan Field and won handily, 41-13.

  • County athletes sign for next...
  • Cherokee squares off with Athens

    Cherokee Middle School’s Eliahana Burns (above) gets some elevation to put up a shot during Monday’s game in Athens. The final for the girls was 47-20 in Athens’ favor.  During the boy’s contest in Athens, Cherokee’s Colby Raymer gets acrobatic with the defense all over him. The boys lost, 40-28.

  • HMS sweeps Eagles in hoops...

    The Lady Devils and Devils of Harriman middle school had a quick turn around on Tuesday night as they played a game on Monday night as well at home.

    There was once again a good crowd inside the gym, but this time it wasn’t a county matchup, but a good ole Oakdale vs Harriman matchup.

    Harriman was able to pick up two victories on the night as the Lady Devils won their contest 39-11. The boy’s team had to grind their victory out a little more as they picked up the 42-35 victory.

  • Junior Devils and Tigers meet on...

    On Monday night the Lady Tigers and Tigers of Rockwood travelled to Harriman to take on the Lady Devils and Devils on the hardwood in middle school basketball action.

    Both schools were able to pick up wins on the night with the Harriman girl’s team picking up a commanding 39-6 victory over the Lady Tigers.

    The Tigers were able to pick up a victory in the last minute of the game as they picked up the victory by a score of 41-36.