A great student with great character are a couple of ways to describe Kingston’s Woody Thompson. A couple more ways are a great athlete with a great work ethic.
That total package was something that didn’t miss the eye of John Bland and last Thursday the University of the Cumberlands head football coach was in Kingston to sign Thompson to an athletic scholarship.
Senior Night for the Rockwood Lady Tigers softball team ended on a sour note as the Lady Tigers dropped a 15-7 decision to the Tellico Plains Lady Bears.
The Lady Bears had an RBI double by Shaylyn Dicandio and a sacrifice RBI by Laney Lovin to take an early 2-0 lead.
Rockwood scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the first inning when Chelsea Cheek and Kelsey Brackett each stole home.
Tellico Plains scored a trifecta of runs in the top of the second inning courtesy of a two-run double by Braden Garren and an RBI off of an error to make the score 5-2.
Twenty-four hours after dropping a heartbreaking 9-8 decision against Wartburg in extra innings, the Oliver Springs Bobcats were knocked off again by the Bulldogs on Tuesday, but this game wasn't a heart-breaker as the Bulldogs blasted the Bobcats in six innings, 13-3.
The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats scored three runs in the top of the fifth inning Tuesday evening and that was the difference as Matt Headden's squad went on the road and picked up a 4-3 victory over Rockwood.
Despite dropping a game last week against Midway, the Rockwood Lady Tigers still controlled their own destiny as far as the race for the District 3-A regular season title was concerned heading into Monday's game with Grace Christian Academy.