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Today's Sports

  • Roane State offering free...

     

    Fans who wear pink to Roane State Community College basketball games on Thursday, Feb. 27 will be admitted free and will be supporting a nationwide effort to raise awareness about breast cancer.

    The Roane State women play Cleveland State at 5:30 p.m. in the gym on the main campus in Harriman. The men’s game follows at 7:30 p.m.

  • Wartburg knocks out Rockwood for...

     The fourth Saturday in February has been bad for the Rockwood Tigers, but great for the Wartburg Bulldogs the last two seasons.

  • Patriots knock off Falcons in...

     

    Powered by 36 points from senior guard Samuel Parrott, the Mount Pisgah Patriots captured the Tennessee Athletics Association of Christian Schools (TAACS) East Region A Championship Saturday afternoon with a 62-51 victory over Fairview Christian Academy.

  • Lady Patriots rally comes up...

     With the Tennessee Athletic Association of Christian Schools (TAACS) East A Region Tournament championship on the line, the Mount Pisgah Lady Patriots went cold, real cold.

  • Patriot seniors going out in...

     

    When Mount Pisgah Christian Academy travels to Springfield this weekend for the Tennessee Athletic Association of Christian Schools (TAACS) A State Tournament, their opponents will undoubtedly have two names circled on the scouting report. Those names are Patriot seniors Mark Ladd and Samuel Parrott.

  • Mount Pisgah wins TACS region...

    Powered by 36 points from senior guard Samuel Parrott, the Mount Pisgah Patriots captured the Tennessee Association of Christian Schools (TACS) East Region A Championship Saturday afternoon with a 62-51 victory over Fairview Christian Academy.

    A TACS title didn’t seem possible just 30 days earlier when the Patriots dropped a 72-61 decision against the Falcons while playing without starting post Colby Turner, who suffered a season-ending knee injury.

  • Lady ’Cats top Harriman in...

     

    The Harriman Lady Blue Devils put up a good fight Friday night, but they weren’t able to knock off Oliver Springs, as the Lady ’Cats picked up a 52-41 victory at home in the opening round of the Region 2-A Tournament.

  • Crusaders top Seymour Christian...

     

    The Calvary Crusaders dominated Seymour Christian Community School (SCCS) in a late season match-up, 64-15.

    Calvary’s Malachi Blake took the opening tip to the rim for the first score of the game. The Crusaders never slowed down in the first quarter with Zephaniah Blake, Malachi Blake and Paul Plemons scored.

  • Ambassadors spoil Mount Pisgah...

     

     

    By JACE GREENE

    Roane Newspapers

  • Free throws cost Harriman in loss

     The charity stripe proved to be the deciding factor in the District 3-A consolation game Tuesday evening as the Tellico Plains Lady Bears used a 24-10 swing in points from the free-throw line to take third place in the district tournament by a 52-39 margin.