Today's Sports

  • Lady Tigers punch playoff ticket

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers have excelled on the pitch this season.

    In the last week, Rockwood faced a pair of Rone County rivals and walked away with wins both times.

    A week ago, the Lady Tigers went down the road to Oliver Springs and clinched the district with a 5-0 win against the Lady ‘Cats.

    Senior forward Kaley Legg led her team with two goals.

    Cameran Evans scored a goal and had two assists. Freshman Kendall Wade also fiished wih a goal and pair of assists. Chloe Grant also had a goal and asisst.

  • Jackets tops in district with win
  • Cherokee wins big in Saturday...

    The Cherokee Middle School Yellow Jackets stayed unbeaten last Saturday with a 36-0 victory over Oliver Springs at Dr. Nat Sugarman Memorial Field in Kingston.

    Dual threat quarterback Kain Collins led the Jackets to victory as he passed for 200 yards while rushing for another 100 on the evening.

    Collins got off to a fast start as he found an open Austin Edmonds from 37 yards out on Cherokee’s first possession of the night.

    Collins added the 2-point conversion for an 8-0 lead midway through the first quarter.

  • O.S. clinches playoff spot with...

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats scored all their points in the first half and secured a spot in the middle school football postseason Thursday evening at the expense of the Midway Green Wave, 32-6.

    “I think we’re peaking offensively,” Bobcat Coach Buster Brown said, “we’re finding our way.

    “We had a few injuries, but we’re we’re finding our way.”

  • Indians end Cherokee perfect...

    By Brittani Barger


    The Cherokee Yellow Jackets attempted a comeback against the Oneida Indians on Thursday night, but fell short losing 32-26.

    The Indians received the ball first with Hunter Hutchinson receiving for Oneida.

    The Indians would gain nine on their first play from scrimmage and drive down the field for a touchdown with 5:32 to go in the first quarter. After a successful two-point conversion, the Indians led the Jackets 8-0.

  • Coalfield shuts down Midway

    By Damichael Cole


    After their season-opening loss, the Midway Green Wave had been playing stellar football, winning four consecutive games.

    However, on Friday night, the Green Wave ran into the undefeated Coalfield Yellow Jackets, and their streak was snapped.

    The Green Wave were defeated by the Yellow Jackets 49-0, putting an end to their four-game winning streak.

  • ‘Cats run over Devils for 1st win

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats had been putting up good rushing numbers for the last few weeks, it finally paid off Friday night for their first win of the season at home against the Harriman Blue Devils, 42-14.

    “I’m so proud of our players and our coaches, they put in some hard work,” Oliver Springs Coach Larry Green said, “we had probably our best week of practice we’ve had all year this week.

    “They could’ve folded the tent at 0-5, but they came out and worked even harder.

  • Lady ‘Cats streak to the end

    By Damichael Cole


    On Monday, Oliver Springs entered their matchup against the Greenback Cherokees looking to end a three-game losing streak.

    The Cherokees entered the game with a four-game winning streak of their own, so either both streaks were going to continue.. or end.

    Both streaks were ended, as the Oliver Springs Bobcats defeated the Cherokees 3-2 in a very close game.

  • Lady Devils win as season wanes

    On Tuesday night the Lady Devils of Harriman High School took on the Lady Eagles of Van Buren County in volleyball action.

    The Lady Devils took on the Lady Eagles in what was their second to last contest before district tournament play started.

    Harriman has all but sealed up the second seed in the district tournament but they were able to build up momentum on Tuesday as they picked up a 3 set to 1 victory over Van Buren.

  • Jackets edged by Highlanders

    With the season winding down, the Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets were edged 2-1 Tuesday evening by the Scott Lady Highlanders in district match-up at Fort South West Point in Kingston.

    “We’re a young team and they’re still trying to figure out tough high school play,” Kingston Coach Ellen Dailey said, “we’ll get there eventually.

    “It will take a few losses like this to work out some kinks and find that toughness that we need.”