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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • 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.