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Today's Sports

  • Lady Tigers roll in opener, 8-1

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers showed that they had a mightier roar than the Pigeon Forge Lady Tigers, using five Katy Cisson goals to take an 8-1 win Monday afternoon in the opening round of the District 3-A/AA Tournament.
    "It was a physical game and our girls fought hard, but we finished well and we'll be moving on as a result," Rockwood head coach Wes Ford said after the game.
    Cisson started the scoring rush for the Lady Tigers, with a booming 25-yard goal on a Carson Evans assist to make the score 1-0.

  • Sandhill crane permits available...

    Leftover permits from Saturday’s drawing to participate in Tennessee’s first sandhill crane hunt will be available on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the four regional offices of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.
    There are 134 permits available following Saturday’s hand-held permit drawing held at the Birchwood Community Center in north Hamilton County. The remaining permits are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the four TWRA regional offices beginning at 9 a.m. EDT in Region IV and 8.a.m CDT at the three other regional offices.

  • OSMS comes up short in title game

    The Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats were seeking revenge for a regular season defeat when they traveled to Spring City Thursday for the Clinch Valley Conference AA Championship, but Larry Green’s squad would leave Rhea County disappointed as the Bulldogs claimed their second straight conference title, 30-0.
    “I’m proud of our guys,” Bobcat had coach Larry Green said following the game. “We fought through a lot of adversity this year with a lot of injuries. We’ve got a good football team, but we made too many mistakes to beat a good football team tonight.”

  • Season ends for Kingston in...

    When the Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets traveled to Oneida during the regular season, the Lady Jackets escaped with a 3-2 overtime victory.
    Monday evening, the Lady Jackets again made the trip to Oneida and again the game went into overtime. But this time Elik Pickell’s squad would see their season come to an end as a Baylee Newport goal in the 94th minute gave the Lady Indians a 1-0 victory in the opening round of the District 4-A/AA Tournament.
    While Monday’s game didn’t produce a lot of goals, there were several good chances throughout the contest.

  • Back-to-back titles for Midway

    The Midway Middle School Green Wave successfully defended their Clinch Valley Conference Class A title with a 56-18 demolition of Sunbright Thursday night at Midway.
    Despite an anxious start to the game, the Green Wave had control throughout the game. Midway led 24-6 at the end of one period of play and 40-6 by halftime.

  • DOE cancels deer hunts

     

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has been informed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge Operations (ORO) that the deer hunts scheduled Oct. 19-20 have been cancelled at the Oak Ridge Wildlife Management Area.

  • Green Wave no match for No. 1...

     

    The Midway Green Wave had won three games in the final seconds this season, but none of that would apply to Friday’s game against Grace Christian. The top ranked AA team in the state lived up to their billing and steamrolled the Green Wave 53-14 to remain unbeaten at 8-0 on the season.

  • ’Kees run by Devils, 42-13

     

    Showtime recently made a show called “Orange is the New Black.” Well, at Wallace Black Field, the Harriman Blue Devils encountered an electrifying orange and black attack from the Greenback Cherokees Friday night, falling by a 42-13 tally.

  • Tigers suffer letdown at Tellico...

     

    By TYLER MANNING

    Roane Newspapers

  • Bobcats come up short at Oneida...

     

    By BEN GARRETT

    Independent Herald