Today's Sports

  • Harriman Middle School defeats...

    The conditions for baseball were pretty much ideal at the start of the game between the homestanding Harriman Blue Devils and the Oliver Springs Bobcats in middle school teams.

    The Blue Devils picked up a 6-1 victory over the visiting Oliver Springs Bobcats.

    Jack Simpson got the start for the Blue Devils on the hill. Byrson Alcorn got things going for the Bobcats with a one out single to be the first runner for Oliver Springs.

  • Meigs County sweeps Rockwood in...

    The Rockwood Tigers baseball team were swept by the Meigs County Tigers in District 3A action, losing at the Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex Tuesday and being shut out 4-0 in Decatur in a make-up game Wednesday.

    Meigs County 10, Rockwood 2: Meigs County scored 10 runs in the final two innings to defeat Rockwood the first game of the home-and-home series Tuesday evening.

    Rockwood jumped out to a 1-0 first inning lead, allowing Rockwood starter Jimmy Vanosdale held Meigs County scoreless over the first five innings..

  • Spurgeon, Davis lead Lady...

    The Kingston Lady Jacket softball team returned to District 4AA play Wednesday night, as they defeated Knox Catholic 12-7 in Knoxville.

    Makenzie Spurgeon ripped two singles and a triple with two RBIs, and Autumn Davis whacked three singles with three RBIs to lead the Lady Jacket attack. Other contributing were Lenna Robinson (single, double); Briley Garrett (two singles, two RBIs); Meredith Garrett (single, RBI); Morgan Baalaer (home run, RBI); Casey Gaines (single) and Taylor Thurman (single, RBI).

  • Kingston loses twice to CAK

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets baseball team were swept by the CAK Warriors in their District 4AA series this week, losing 6-1 Tuesday at Southwest Point and being blanked 1-0 in Knoxville Wednesday in a make-up game.

    CAK 6, Kingston 1: The CAK Warriors scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning to take the first game of the home-and-home series on Legion Field.

    CAK took a 1-0 first inning lead on two singles and an error, but the game remained scoreless until the Yellow Jackets scored once in the bottom of the fifth on Dakota Henry's solo home run.

  • Lady Waves finish 6-1 in Gibbs...

    The Midway Lady Waves softball team finished 6-1 in the Knox Gibbs Tournament over the weekend in Knoxville.
    Midway defeated Pigeon Forge 15-0; East Hamilton 11-1; Seymour 7-0; Chatanooga Central 2-0; St. Benedict at Auburndale 5-1; and Hendersonville 4-2, before losing to GPS 3-2.

    Midway 15, Pigeon Forge 0: Raygn Hall and Peyton Kelley combined to no-hit Pigeon Forge, striking out seven to pitch a three-inning perfect game. Hall was the winning pitcher to open the tournament Friday night.

  • Harriman, Oakdale split Region...

    The Harriman Blue Devils hosted the Eagles of Oakdale on Friday night in a doubleheader. The two teams were supposed to meet earlier in the season, but weather caused that to be delayed.

    The teams played two five inning games.

    The Eagles won the first game, 4-3, with the pitching duo of Brady Bingham and Justin Moore.

    Harriman won the second game, 11-2, behind the pitching of Alex Wampler.

    Oakdale 4, Harriman 3: The Blue were unable to get things going in the first inning, as Bingham and the Eagles made easy work.

  • Rockwood, Tellico Plains split...

    The Rockwood Lady Tiger softball team split a pair of District 3A games at Tellico Plains, dropping the first game 6-0 and taking the nightcap 6-5.

    Tellico Plains 6, Rockwood 0: Tellico Plains took a 1-0 lead in the first inning and extended the lead to 5-0 with four runs in the bottom of the third inning, sparked by Caitlin Morgan's RBI single and Bailey Hunt's three-run double.

    The Lady Bears added a solo run in the bottom of the fourth inning for the 6-0 final score.

    Karlee Bowling singled, and Courtney Denny tripled for the Lady Tigers.

  • Rockwood baseball team beats...

    The Rockwood Tigers improved their record to 10-8 with a 15-5 victory over Sale Creek Friday evening at Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex. This was Rockwood's fifth-straight victory.

    Coach Jacob Witter used three pitchers in the contest. Austin Lloyd worked four innings, allowing three runs on three hits with four strikeouts and two walks, while Austin Orr tossed one inning to pick up the win, allowing two runs on two hits with one walk. Will Warner pitched one inning.

    Rockwood scored 15 runs on 13 hits and nine walks.

  • Meet and greet for new RHS...

    Rockwood High School will have a meet and greet for new Tiger basketball coach Daniel Curtis at 5 p.m. in the school library.

    According to Kevin Kiser of the Advocate and Democrat, Curtis completed his sixth year at Sequoyah High School, posting a 95-73 record and has an overall mark of 139-106. He won five District 5AA championships and one 5AA Tournament title and was 5AA Coach of the Year three times (2010, 2015, 2016).

  • Oliver Springs Bobcats outslug...

    By Zach Selby

    The  wind was blowing and a steady rain drizzled the field, but that didn’t stop the Oakdale Eagles and the Oliver Springs Bobcats from continuing their game. Eight of nine batters scored at least a run for the Bobcats, as they cruised to a 15-6 win over their district rivals.

    The score was tied at 3-3 when the Bobcats ripped off three consecutive runs to double the score and never trailed again in the contest.