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Today's Sports

  • MMS battles Greenback

    The Midway Middle School Green Wave and Lady Waves split a pair of games at Greenback Monday night.
    The Lady Waves took the floor first and dropped a 30-24 decision to the Lady Cherokees, but Midway’s boys rallied in the fourth quarter and picked up the split with a 52-44 victory.
    Girls Game
    Midway stayed close throughout Monday’s game, but couldn’t come up with enough baskets down the stretch to pull out the victory.
    Midway led 8-4 after one period of play. Megan Norman scored four points for the Lady Waves in the opening period.

  • Waves split with Monterey

    The Midway Green Wave and Lady Waves opened the regular season Tuesday night with a visit from Monterey.
    The Lady Waves pulled away late to pick up a 45-39 win over the Lady Wildcats and improved to 2-0 counting the Hall of Fame game last week against Mt. Pisgah.
    Midway was without starting post player Jessie Lewis, but still out rebounded and out ran Monterey to get the win.

  • Nothing’s stronger than family...

    Two things are true in most families.

  • Free throws fly in Harriman sweep

    Fans that like watching free throws had a ball at Sweetwater Friday night as a total of 160 free throws were shot in two games between the host Wildcats and visiting Blue Devils from Harriman.
    The free throws were evenly split as well as 80 were attempted in the girls game followed by 80 more in the boys contest.
    While all the free throws led to a long evening, the Blue Devils and Lady Devils didn’t seem to mind as they left Monroe County with a pair of wins. Harriman won the girls game, 61-43, and that was followed by a 75-70 win by the Blue Devils in the final game of the evening.

  • Raiders split with Dyersburg...

    Fishermen often spin tales about "the one that got away.”
    This, for the Roane State Raiderettes was the one that got away as free throws, or lack thereof, did them in as the Dyersburg State Lady Eagles soared to a 74-72 triumph Friday evening.
    Dyersburg State used runs of 11-6 and 13-6 to get out to a 36-23 lead at one point in the first half before the Raiderettes scored the last four points of the first half to make the score 36-27.
    Ashley Cox (6 points) led the Raiderettes at the half.

  • Grubb signs with Lincoln Memorial

    Dannon Grubb has yet to play a game for Rockwood High School, but the Tiger senior has his collegiate plans in order as he signed scholarship papers last week to play baseball for Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) in Harrogate.

    “I’m really excited,” Grubb said. “It’s been my dream since I was little to play college baseball then pro baseball.
    “LMU has a great campus and I like the coaches. When I went up there, it felt like being home.”

  • Ladd leads Patriots past...

    The Mt. Pisgah Christian Academy Patriots and Lady Patriots traveled to Maryville Christian and split a pair of games with the Eagles.
    The Patriots won the boys game, 61-50, but weren’t as fortunate in the girls game as Maryville Christian picked up a 39-21 victory.
    The Patriots and Lady Patriots will be in action again Thursday, Friday and Saturday when they play in a tournament at Crown College in Powell.
    Girls Game
    Offense was a problem for the Lady Patriots as they scored seven points or less in all four periods of play.

  • Devils bomb Braves

     

    While it wasn't the most stylish win, it was a win nonetheless for the Harriman Middle School Lady Blue Devils over Fort Loudon by a 27-22 tally on Thursday night.

    Fort Loudon scored the first two points of the contest, but Harriman closed the opening period on a 7-0 surge with Christina Pack (5 points) serving as the lead scorer.

  • Bobcats split close games with...

     

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats and Lady ’Cats played their first home games of the season Thursday night when they hosted Tellico Plains, but they will be hard-pressed to play two more dramatic games all season as both games went down to the wire.

  • Midway rolls past Cloudland, 26-...

     

    It was rainy and it was cold, but none of that mattered to the Midway Green Wave Friday night as Joe Campbell’s squad traveled to Roan Mountain and picked up a historic 26-14 win over the Cloudland Highlanders in the second round of the TSSAA Class 1A playoffs.