Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats hold Oakdale scoreless

    It turned out to be a short senior night for the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats on Tuesday.

    After a 4-0 in the first inning, the Lady Cats ripped off 11 more runs to run-rule Oakdale in the bottom of the third, 15-0.

    “We’re glad to start wrapping things up to get ready for the post-season,” Oliver Springs head coach Matt Headden said.

    “I’m proud of the girls, the way they came out and just stayed focused and got the job done.

  • RSCC’s Mainord signs with...

    High school athletes aren’t the only ones in Roane County signing with colleges to continue their acamedic and athletic careers.

    Amber Mainord, a sophomore at Roane State Community College, has officially signed to play softball at University of the Cumberlands.

    Mainord chose to attend Roane State out of high school to make the transition to a four-year university easier.

  • Midway softball picks up win...

    The Midway Lady Green Waves will finish in third place in the district after an 8-5 win over Rockwood Tuesday night at the Brickyard Field in Rockwood.

    Midway’s win will allow the team to play a home game in the first round of the district tourney.

    Midway held early leads of 7-0 and 8-1 on the Lady Tigers, but had to hold on late as Rockwood scored four runs in the final two innings.

  • Bowling, Keith win Rockin'...

    The winners of $10,000 at the Rockin’ on the River fishing tournament caught a five bass limit of 21.36 pounds.

    Jonathan Bowling, of Harriman, and teammate Kevin Keith, of Georgia, were the winning team.

    “I fish on a lot of memory,” said Keith of fishing the familiar waters.

    Bowling said they originally planned on fishing at a Chickamauga tournament, but changed their minds because of the weather.

    “We just kind of winged it ― went out fishing ...” Bowling said.

  • Rockwood’s Green signs with...

    Yet another Roane County athlete has made plans to continue not only their academic, but their athletic careers.

    On Monday morning, Rockwood catcher Darian Green made things official by signing to play softball at Tennessee Wesleyan College.

  • NFL Draft: Do you have faith in...

    It’s that time of year again. The time of year when hope replaces reality, and logic gives way to reports by “multiple sources.” After more than a year of waiting, it’s finally time for the NFL Draft.

    And, for the first time in a very long time, it’s the Tennessee Titans that have NFL teams, fans and media members wondering what they will do next.

    When’s the last time anyone has said that? Well, the last time anyone honestly said that?

  • Lady Waves pick up three of five...

    The Midway Lady Green Waves played five games in five days and went 3-2 during the stretch.

    All but one game was a District 3-A contest, and they won the out of district game against McMinn Central 2-0 last Friday.

    Midway played a double header at Tellico and split with the Lady Bears.

    Saturday it didn’t appear they would get to play a make up game at Grace Christian, but the day turned out to be a good for the Lady Waves as they knocked off the Lady Rams, 3-1. Monday they finished the run falling to Meigs Co. 4-0.

  • Oliver Springs football hosting...

    The Oliver Springs High School football team will be hosting a Lift-A-Thon event to help raise money for the 2015-16 football season with new head coach Larry Green. The team is looking for money to help rebuild the program which includes providing equipment, food, transportation and other player necesities. The event will take place April 27-May 1 at Oliver Springs High School. On Friday, May 1, the team will hold a cookout for people to meet the 2015-16 players and coaches.

  • Kingston’s McCoig completes hat...

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets soccer team scored six goals on Tuesday night to defeat Oliver Springs, 6-1. Zach McCoig completed the hat trick for Kingston, recording the first three goals. Carson Heidle, Andres Guerrero and Colin Haba each added additional goals. Marcus Miller was responsible for the Bobcats lone goal.

  • Rockwood softball shuts out...