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Today's Sports

  • X, Leffew, Coach K receive 3-A...

    The 2012-13 season in District 3-A was a good one for Roane County players and coaches alike. The All-District 3-A Team reflects that success as three of the top four superlative awards went to Roane County along with 15 more selections on the all-district teams.

  • Five Jackets named All-District...

    The boys and girls coaches in District 4-AA recently got together and chose their all-district teams. That was good news for the Kingston Yellow Jackets and Lady Jackets as a total of five players from Kingston were chosen.

  • Carter to be inducted into Hall...

    Ronnie Carter, former Executive Director of the TSSAA, will become the eighth person and first administrator from the state of Tennessee to be inducted into the National High School Hall of Fame.

  • Lady Patriots fall in opener, 55...

    The 2012-13 basketball season came to a close Thursday afternoon for the Mt. Pisgah Lady Patriots in the first round of the Tennessee Athletic Association of Christian Schools State Tournament in Springfield. The Lady Patriots dropped a 55-35 decision to Pleasant View Christian School.

  • Mt. Pisgah finishes 3rd in TAACS...

    The Mt. Pisgah Patriots were hoping last week’s trip to Springfield would result in a Tennessee Athletic Association of Christian Schools (TAACS) State Tournament title.

    The trip got off to a great start as the Patriots knocked off the South Haven Christian School Patriots, 59-51, in the TAACS quarterfinals.

  • Lady ‘Cats bow out in sectional...

    The combination of a three-hour bus ride to Roan Mountain and a Miss Basketball finalist in Brooke Rhodes was a little more than the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats could handle Saturday night as the Cloudland Lady Highlanders knocked off the Lady ‘Cats 51-43 in the TSSAA Class A Sectional.

  • Mason takes first in swimming...

    By CHIP FISCHER

    Special to the News

    Masonic Temples are erected for the Freemasons.  Perhaps USA Swimming should consider erecting one for Jake Mason.

  • Colquitt signs with Carson-Newman

    Kingston Trae Colquitt has always wanted to play college football and now the Yellow Jacket senior will be getting his chance as he signed scholarship papers last week with Carson-Newman College.

  • Howard’s 50 not enough for...

    Harriman’s Xavier Howard has been a scoring machine through the years and Tuesday night he was at his best, as the Blue Devil senior guard pumped in a career-high 50 points in the Region 2-A semifinals.

  • Lady ‘Cats fall in title game,...

    Over the years, the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats have built a program that is known for playing its best in big games.

    Wednesday night, however, the Grace Christian Academy Lady Rams stole a page out of the Lady ‘Cat playbook as they downed Oliver Springs 48-38 in the Region 2-A championship game at Harriman High School.