Today's Sports

  • Seven OS basketball players...

    Seven Oliver Springs basketball players have been named to the All-District by the 4A coaches last week.
    Zach Melton was named second team, while Jeremiah Johnson,  Jacob Humphreys and Matt Gaylor were named  honorable mention.
    Alivia Baker, Allyssa Suttles and Racheal Crass were selected by the league coaches.
    Marv West of Oneida was girls Coach of the Year, while Kaylea Foster of Coalfield and Bailee Thomas of Oneida were Co-Players of the Year.

  • Eagles fly over Blue Devils 84-...

    The Harriman basketball teams hosted Oakdale in a Region 2A battle, as both teams are getting ready for their respective district tournaments next week - the 3A Tournament at Tellico and the 4A Tournament at Wartburg.
    The Lady Devils picked up a 38-34 victory, while the Eagles defeated the Blue Devils 84-75.
    Harriman 38, Oakdale 34: The Lady Devils built a 20-2 halftime lead, only to see it crumble in the second half.
    Christina Pack led Harriman with 15 points

  • Basketball games postponed due...

    Basketball games scheduled Thursday and Friday night have been postponed due to school being dismissed both days due to illness.
    Thursday's Kingston at Rockwood and tonight's Kingston at Midway were postponed and will not be made up, as district tournaments are scheduled to begin Feb. 16.
    Tonight's Oliver Springs at Oneida game has been tentatively rescheduled for Monday night, while Thursday's Greenback at Midway game will be rescheduled for Tuesday. Midway will play at Rockwood Monday.


    Two-time TSWA Class A/AA All-state soccer player Lexie Hill of Rockwood signed scholarship players to continue her career at Maryville College.
    "She had a great season and we are here today to celebrate Lexie's accomplishments," said RHS principal Shannon Cawood. "You are a really good player. Besides that, you are really good person."
    "It has been a privilege and an honor to coach you and all of the girls," said Former Coach Wes Ford. "I know how hard you have worked for this."

  • OS sweeps Sunbright on senior...

    By Michael Lindsay
    Senior night was a special one in Oliver Springs on Tuesday as the ‘Cats and Lady ‘Cats each picked up a District 4A win at the hands of Sunbright, as the Lady 'Cats won 41-14 and the Bobcats were victorious 57-51.
    Oliver Springs 41, Sunbright 14: The senior trio of Racheal Crass, Alyssa Suttles and Alivia Baker won their final regular season game at Terry L. Hackler Gymnasium on Tuesday in dominating fashion, 41-14.
    “These seniors are special,” said coach Michelle Christopher.

  • Green Wave drown Lions in...

    The Midway basketball teams won a pair of District 3A games over Concord Christian Tuesday night in contrasting style, as the Green Wave defeated the Lions 72-70 in overtime and the Lady Waves rolled over the Lady Lions 59-15 in a mercy-rule contest.

  • Greenback ambushes Rockwood in...

    The Rockwood High School basketball squads took a couple of tough losses on a dreary Tuesday night at Greenback against the Cherokees. The Lady Tigers fell  51-45  to Greenback. Things weren’t any better for the Rockwood boys, as the Tigers lost a 21-17 halftime lead to fall to the Cherokees 56-48.
    Greenback 51, Rockwood 45: Audrey Anderson’s 21-point outburst for the Lady Cherokees helped guide them to a crucial 51-45 win in District 3-A competition over the  Lady Tigers.

  • Big score for former Devils,...

    Former Harriman and Roane State Community College  basketball coach Johnny Jones  will be inducted into the Martin Methodist Hall of Fame on Saturday, along with the 1994-95 basketball team.
    "It was a surprise. I didn't expect this honor. Martin Methodist has a strong athletic tradition of winning," said Jones, who guided the Harriman Lady Devils to their first appearance in the state basketball tournament since the 2002-03 season. "I helped  during the transition from a 2-year school to a 4-year school."

  • Roane State wins three of four...

    The Roane State basketball teams traveled to Middle Tennessee over the week to face conference foes Jackson State and Columbia State, with the teams returning to Roane County with a 3-1 record.
    The Raiders beat Columbia State 101-93 and lost to Jackson State 90-86, while the Raiderettes defeated Columbia State 77-62 and Jackson State 77-61.
    Roane State 101, Columbia State 93: Charles Perry,  William Johnson, Geevantay Gee and Charles Perry tallied 29, 25, 12 and 10 points, respectively, to lead the Raiders Friday night in Columbia.

  • Lady Jackets defeat Scott Lady...

    The Kingston basketball teams traveled to Scott High Friday for a pair of District 4AA games and returned to Roane County with a split, as the Lady Jackets won 53-45 and the Yellow Jackets lost 59-41 to the Highlanders.
    Kingston 53, Scott 45: Abby Wilson poured in 19 points with three rebounds, two assists and seven steals to lead the Lady Jackets over the Lady Highlanders.
    Three other Lady Jackets added nine points — Hannah Bailey, Riley Guillemet and Amadea Pankey, while Bailey and Pankey each hauled down nine rebounds.