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Today's Sports

  • Midway takes 3A doubleheader...

    The Midway basketball teams swept a pair of District 3A games Friday, as the Lady Waves defeated the Lady Tigers 36-33 in overtime and the Green Wave defeated the Tigers 43-29.
    Midway 36, Rockwood 33: "Every win is big. That is a good Rockwood team. We were fortunate the ball bounced our way," said Midway Coach Mike Hayes.
    Emily Cawood led Midway with 17 points, seven rebounds and five steals, while Caitlyn Ross added 12 points, four rebounds, one assist and four steals.

  • Harriman, Meigs County split 3A...

    Despite school being dismissed Friday for illness, the Harriman basketball teams hosted Meigs County in District 3A action before a packed Richard Pickell Gymnasium.
    After splitting their two games at Meigs County earlier in the season,   the two teams split the final regular season matchup, as the Lady Devils lost 61-37 and the Blue Devils won 78-70.
    Meigs County 61, Harriman 37: The Lady Devils played two good periods against the Lady Tigers, but the visitors used their physical style of play to pick up the victory.

  • 25 YEARS

    Roane State Community College basketball coach Randy Nesbit was recognized for his 25 years as the head coach Jan. 28. His biggest gift came from his team which gave him two victories — a 72-64 victory over Southwest Tennessee Community College Friday night and a 77-72 victory over Dyersburg State Saturday afternoon to improve his overall record to 357-352.

  • Greenback ambushes Rockwood in...

    By Brody Jones
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    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.

  • Rockwood teams lose to Wartburg...

    By Ed Greif
    egreif@roanecounty.com
    The Rockwood basketball teams hosted Wartburg in a Region 2A doubleheader Tuesday in the Dr. Tom Evans Gymnasisum, but the Bulldogs bit the Tigers twice by identical scores of 44-35.
    Wartburg 44, Rockwood 35: "We couldn't make any shots down the stretch and couldn't make free throws," said Lady Tiger Coach Amy Breazeale.
    Added Wartburg Jason Davis,  "Coach Breazeale does a really good job."

  • Rockwood teams lose to Wartburg...

    The Rockwood basketball teams hosted Wartburg in a Region 2A doubleheader Tuesday in the Dr. Tom Evans Gymnasisum, but the Bulldogs bit the Tigers twice by identical scores of 44-35.
    Wartburg 44, Rockwood 35: "We couldn't make any shots down the stretch and couldn't make free throws," said Lady Tiger Coach Amy Breazeale.
    Added Wartburg Jason Davis,  "Coach Breazeale does a really good job."

  • Midway Middle loses to Rush...

    Blaine Townsend scored 24 points and pulled down 17 rebounds Wednesday evening, but it wasn't enough to lead Midway Middle School to victory as the Green Wave dropped a 44-42 decision to Rush Strong in the TMSAA Class AA East Tennessee Sectional Tournament quarterfinals at Pigeon Forge.
    “I’m proud of the boys, they played hard tonight,” Green Wave head coach Justin O’Toole said following the loss. “We got down tonight, but fought back and had a chance to win at the end. That’s all you can ask for. We had a good year.”

  • GCA Rams batter HHS Blue Devils

    The Harriman basketball teams hosted Grace Christian Academy for final regular season matchup in District 3A Tuesday, as the Rams will moving into Division II for the 2017-21 classification period.
    This was a rematch from last week's doubleheader loss at GCA, with the same scenario happening Tuesday, as the Rams swept the season series.
    The Rams beat the Blue Devils 82-80, while the Lady Rams won 51-26.

  • Midway sweeps Sunbright

    By Zach Selby
    morgancountynews
    The Midway basketball teams swept a pair of Region 2A games with Sunbright Friday, as the Lady Waves defeated the Lady Tigers 42-30 and the Green Wave downed the Tigers 70-60.
    Midway 40, Sunbright 32:  The Midway Lady Green Waves are one step closer to reaching .500 on the season.
    A three-game losing streak in the middle on January had many in Midway worried about what the remainder of the season, but the Lady Green Waves bounced back in convincing fashion with a 42-30 win over the Sunbright Lady Tigers.

  • Oliver Springs, Oakdale split 4A...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty
    Oliver Springs and Oakdales split a pair of District 4A battlesTuesday night, with the Lady ‘Cats taking home a 45--23 victory followed by a comeback win from Oakdale of the Bobcats, 73-61.
    Oliver Springs 45, Oakdale 23: A solid defensive effort carried the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats on Tuesday as they downed district foe Oakdale, 45-23.