Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Kingston finishes 2-2 in weekend...

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets baeball team finished 2-2 over the weekend in Oak Ridge.

    Kingston defeated Grace Christian 8-5 and Knox Halls 11-7, but lost to Oak Ridge 11-4 and  to Union County 19-6.

    Grace Christian 8, Kingston 5: Kingston came out firing, scoring four runs in the top of the first inning and one more in the second inning for a 5-0 lead over Grace Christian, who scored three runs in the bottom of the third, two in the bottom of the fourth and three in the bottom of the sixth for the 8-5 victory Friday night in Oak Ridge.

  • Lady Waves roll over Lady Devils...

    The Harriman Lady Devils hosted the Midway Lady Waves on a beautiful evening on the softball diamond, after  the District 3A opponents and county rivals squared off against each in the district and region basketball tournaments.

    Despite things being close very early, Midway used an explosive offensive attack and suffocating defense to keep

    Harriman from making things interesting, as the Lady Waves went home with a 14-2 victory which ended in 5 innings.

  • Tigers drop 3A contest at...

    After dropping four games in the Lookout Valley Tournament over the weekend, the Rockwood Tiger baseball team returned to District 3A play Monday night at Greenback, suffering a 4-3 setback.

    Greenback 4, Rockwood 3: The hosts took a 1-0 lead after one inning and extended the lead to 3-0 after three innings.

    Rockwood scored once in the top of the fourth to slice the lead to 3-1, but Greenback matched the Tiger run with one of its own in the bottom half of the inning.

    Dalton Monroe's two-run double in the top of the fifth made the final margin 4-3.

  • Cherokee Middle School shuts out...
  • ‘March Madness’ has been as...

    "March Madness" was true to its name, as there were upsets throughout both of the men's and women's NCAA Tournaments, which are now in the Sweet 16.

    All four top seeds survived in the men's bracket - North Carolina, Virginia, Kansas and Oregon - to face some stout competition this weekend.

    In the East Region, the matchups are North Carolina vs. Indiana and Notre Dame vs Wisconsin.

    The 29-5 Chattanooga Mocs, which fell to Indiana last weekend, were a 12th seed, but should have been given a higher seeding by the committee.

  • Rockwood softball tournament...

    Rockwood, Coalfield, Upperman, Harriman and Kingston will be playing in the double-elimination softball tournament this weekend at the Mike (Brillo) Miller Sports Complex, according to tournament organizer Larry Brackett Thursday.

    There will be five pool play games today (Friday), beginning at 2 p.m. with Rockwood vs. Coalfield, followed by Upperman vs. Harriman, 3:15 p.m.; Rockwood vs. Harriman, 4:30 p.m.; Kingston vs. Upperman, 5:45 p.m.; and Kingston vs. Coalfield, 7 p.m.

    Double-elimination tournament play begins Saturday at 10 a.m.

  • Roane Raiders defeat Bryan...

    An 8-run third inning was the difference Wednesday afternoon, as the Roane State Raiders baseball team traveled to Dayton and defeated Bryan College's JV team, 12-5.

    Shamoy Christopher had a huge day in leading Roane State to victory. The Raider catcher went 4-for-6 at the plate with a home run, 2 doubles, 3 RBIs and 3 runs scored.

    Christopher's big day started with a double and run scored in the top of the first inning. He scored on a single from Hunter Hodges.