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Today's Sports

  • Leffew named Green Waves boys...

    Midway High School announced Friday the hiring of Coach Michael Hayes as the new Lady Waves basketball coach, while current girls coach Jon Leffew was named as the new boys basketball coach replacing Darrell Ruffner who retired at the end of the season as the Green Waves coach. Rob Viar will be the new girls assistant coach under Hayes.

    "The basketball program is good as it has been with these guys," said Midway Principal Scott Mason Friday morning, who introduced the trio to the returning girls and boys basketball players in the school cafeteria.

  • Rockwood-Midway soccer team...

    The Rockwood-Midway soccer team and the Rockwood tennis teams posted victories Tuesday evening over Knox Fulton.
    The soccer team beat the Falcons 4-1, while tennis teams shut out Fulton 7-0 (boys) and 9-0 (girls).

    Rockwood-Midway 4, Fulton 1: After the Falcons took a 1-0 lead, the Tigers-Green Waves squad scored twice to take a 2-1 lead at the half and added two more goals in the second half for the 4-1 win.

  • Lady Tiger softball team extends...

    The Rockwood Lady Tiger softball team extended their winning streak to three games with a 13-2 victory over Oliver Springs Wednesday evening and a District 3A doubleheader sweep at Greenback Tuesday.

    Rockwood 13, Oliver Springs 2: The Lady Bobcats took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning, but the Lady Tigers tied the game at 1-1 with a solo run in the top of the second inning and took a 2-1 lead in the top of the third inning on Megan Monday's RBI single.

  • Tiger baseball team suffers...

    The Rockwood baseball team was defeated 2-1 by Greenback Tuesday night for their eighth straight loss and fourth loss in District 3A play to fall to 5-9 overall.

    Greenback scored their first run in the top of the second inning and added a second run in the top of the sixth inning.
    Rockwood scored their run in the bottom of the sixth.

  • Sweet 16 was unsweet to six top...

    "March Madness" was true to its name, as six of the number one seeds — three each from the women's and men's tournaments — were eliminated during the Sweet 16 round last weekend.

    On the women's side, the UConn Huskies moved into the final four after defeating  Mississippi State and Texas, and will face Oregon State who eliminated top seed Baylor and DePaul in the round of the 16. Baylor defeated Florida State.

  • Meigs County defeats Harriman 13...

    The Meigs County Tigers travelled to Harriman to finish their season series with the Blue Devils on Tuesday on a perfect day for baseball at Papermaker Ball Park.  Harriman dropped their first game 7-0 on Monday and the outcome being the same Tuesday, a 13-1 setback to their District 3A foe. Harriman won't get a chance at the Tigers again unless they meet in the district or region tournament.

  • Kingston, Knox Catholic divide...

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets opened their District 4AA baseball slate by splitting a pair of games with Knox Catholic, losing 9-6 Monday in Knoxville and winning 4-2 at Legion Field Tuesday.

    Catholic 9, Kingston 6: Catholic took a 1-0 first inning lead in game one on two singles and a stolen base, but the Yellow Jackets took a 4-1 lead in the top of the fourth inning sparked by Cody Mitchell's triple.

  • Lady Jackets outhit Sequoyah in...

    The Kingston Lady Jacket softball team was defeated 4-3 at Sequoyah Tuesday afternoon in a non-district contest.

    Kingston took a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning sparked by singles from Lenna Robinson and Makenzie Spurgeon.

    Sequoyah scored once in the bottom of the first, once in the bottom of the second and two in the bottom of the third for a 4-3 lead, and then held the Lady Jackets scoreless over the last six innings.

  • Midway loses twice to Sweetwater...

    After a pair of postponements last week, the Midway Green Waves returned to the diamond Monday and Tuesday against Sweetwater. Midway is still looking for their first win of the season, but they will have to wait a little longer. Sweetwater won 12-1 Monday at Sweetwater and 10-4 Tuesday  at Midway.

    Midway will try to make up one of the postponements when they host Coalfield in a doubleheader Thursday. They visit Tellico Plains Monday and host the Bears next Tuesday,

  • Kingston takes second at...

    The beautiful weekend saw softball teams from Coalfield, Harriman, Kingston, Rockwood and Upperman battle in the Rockwood High School Invitational at the Mike (Brillo) Miller Sports Complex, with the Coalfield Lady Jackets carrying the first place trophy back to Morgan County.

    Coalfield defeated Kingston 6-5 in the championship game Saturday night, after beating Rockwood 1-0 and Harriman 8-1 in pool play Friday, before going the double elimination round unbeaten, defeating Kingston 1-0 and 6-5.