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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Roane State Raiderettes softball...
  • Lady Tigers record fourth...

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers capped off an impressive opening week to the 2016 season Friday evening with a 10-0 victory at Wartburg.

    Friday’s win improves Guy Thompson’s squad to 4-0 on the season. All four victories have been shutouts with the Lady Tigers outscoring their opponents 49-0.

  • Tiger baseball team improves to...

    Coach Jacob Witter's Rockwood Tigers baseball team improved their record to 5-1 with four wins last week in the Cure for Cancer Tournament in Sevier County, defeating Cosby 13-6, Northview Academy 12-2, Grace Christian of Franklin 13-2 and Gatlinburg-Pittman 5-3.

    Rockwood 13, Cosby 6: The Tigers scored in all seven innings against Cosby to open the tournament last Thursday night at Northview Academy.

  • Grace Christian sweeps Tigers in...

    After winning five of out their first six games, the Rockwood Tigers baseball team was beaten 13-3 and 9-0 by the Grace Christian Rams in the District 3A opener Monday night at Mike (Brillo) Miller Sports Complex.

    Grace Christian 13, Rockwood 3: The Rams took a 1-0 lead in the first inning on a triple by Ross Ledford, walk and a balk off Tiger started Nathan Briley.

    Rockwood took a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the second. Rickie McElhaney singled with one out and scored on Kane Penley's long home run.

  • Yellow Jacket baseball team...

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets baseball team saw its record fall to 3-2 overall, after defeating Lenoir City 13-1 last Thursday and losing 6-5 to Grace Christian of Franklin and Knox Carter 8-7 in the Cure for Cancer Tournament in Gatlinburg over the weekend.

    Kingston 13, Lenoir City 1: Dakota Henry ripped two singles and a double with four RBIs, and Tony Curry smashed two singles and a double with two RBIs to lead the Yellow Jackets over the Panthers.

  • Meigs County shuts out Midway...

    The Midway Green Waves fell to 0-3 on the young season after an 11-0 loss to Meigs Co. Monday afternoon at Midway.

    The Green Waves turn around and play Meigs Co. again Tuesday in Decatur. Then they finish out a long spring break week, hosting Knox Fulton Thursday and then visiting  Coalfield Friday.

    Midway had their chances against the Tigers putting runners on base every inning but failing to score. Meigs County plated three runs in the fourth and fifth innings, then finished off Midway with a five run seventh inning..