Their record might have been only 1-2 at last week’s Pilot Winterfest Classic at Knoxville Catholic High School, but the Kingston Yellow Jackets played perhaps their best basketball of the season as the 2012 calendar was winding down.
Fans of high school basketball wishing to see a lot of games this week need to go no farther than Harriman High School, Midway High School or Rockwood Middle School as all three schools will be holding holiday basketball action.
Maxwell House Coffee had a slogan years ago about being "good to the last drop." Thursday’s game between the Oliver Springs Middle School Lady Bobcats and Rockwood Lady Tigers was good to the last shot as Alivia Baker hit a three-point shot with impeccable timing that allowed the purple-clad Lady 'Cats to squeeze out a 30-27 win.
Fans at Harriman High School received an early Christmas present Thursday night as the Coalfield Yellow Jackets and host Blue Devils played a double overtime thriller that was eventually won by the visiting Jackets, 80-75.