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Today's Sports

  • Kingston smashes Sweetwater for...

    The Kingston basketball teams earned the Thanksgiving weekend off by sweeping the Sweetwater teams Tuesday night, as the Lady Jackets beat the Lady Wildcats 73-56 and Yellow Jackets defeated the  Wildcats 55-59.
    Kingston 73, Sweetwater 56: "Our defense created some baskets. We played very unselfishly," said Lady Jacket Coach Connie Guinn, whose was proficient on both ends of the floor, hitting 29-of-59 from the floor, including 11-of-24 from 3-point range and 4-of-6 from the free-throw line, while forcing 22 turnovers, including 14 steals.

  • Bingham’s buzzer beater helps...

    The Harriman basketball teams  split a pair of region games at Oakdale Tuesday evening in Oakdale, as the Lady Eagles defeated the Lady Devils 50-32, while the Blue Devils edged the Eagles 58-56 on Hayden Bingham's buzzer beater.
    Oakdale 50, Harriman 32: Harriman (1-1) did a great job in the first half, as they battled with the evenly-matched Lady Eagles (1-2), trailing by one point at the half (21-20); however, the deficit grew in the second, as the Lady Eagles outscored Harriman 29-12 for the victory.

  • Rockwood wins Tigers vs. Tigers...

    The Rockwood basketball teams opened the season sweeping a pair of games with Sunbright in a Tigers vs. Tigers battle, with the rematch coming Tuesday night in Rockwood, after the RHS boys won 60-37 and the Rockwood girls won 42-39.
    This was the first win for the Rockwood boys, while the Rockwood girls improved to 3-0.
    Rockwood 60, Sunbright 37: Rockwood led 19-8 after one quarter, as Matthew Thompson 12 points, including three 3-point baskets. Josh Langley had a trey for Sunbright.

  • Pickett County mauls ‘Cats

    The Pickett County Tigers outscored the entire Oliver Springs Bobcats basketball squad on Tuesday night on 3-point shots alone, draining 12 of them in route to a 76-35 win., after OS beat Berean Christian 72-48 Monday.
    Oliver Springs battled tooth and nail in the early stages of the first period, only trailing 10-8 before an 8-0 surge by the Tigers to close out the opening period gave Pickett County the early 18-8 lead.

  • Spring City Middle School...

    The Harriman Middle School basketball teams hosted the Spring City teams Monday night before starting their Thanksgiving vacation on Wednesday; however the Lady Devils were beaten by the Lady Bulldogs 30-14 and the Blue Devils lost a close one, 49-46, to the Bulldogs.
    Spring City 30, Harriman 14: The Lady Devils have struggled with slow starts this season, but that wasn't the case Monday.
    Harriman was led in scoring by Sydney McCullum's 4 points.

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  • Roane State had a bad walk in...

    The Roane State Commuity College basketball teams had a rough weekend in West Tennessee, losing three of four games played against Southwest Community College and Dyersburg State.
    On Friday evening, the dropped both games at Southwest Community College, as the Raiders were beaten 74-56 and the Raiderettes won 75-54, while the teams dropped both games at Dyersburg State Saturday, as the Raiderettes lost  77-62 and the Raiders were beaten 89-79.

  • It is rivalry weekend for...

    Thanksgiving weekend brings some closure to the college football season, as conferences wrap up their push for championships and to fill their bowl affiliations.
    Things are set in the SEC, as Alabama clinched the SEC West and will play Eastern division champ Florida in Atlanta Dec. 3. Florida (6-2, 8-2) defeated LSU (4-3, 6-4) 16-10 Saturday to face the Crimson Tide for the SEC crown.

  • DENIED

    Kingston's request to move from Region 2AAA to Region 3AAA was denied by the TSSAA Board of Control Thursday.
    Kingston was placed into Region 2 with Alcoa, Ausin-East, Gatlinburg-Pittman, Northview Academy, Pigeon Forge and Scott, but wanted to move into Region 3 with Brainerd, Loudon, McMinn Central, Red Bank, Signal Mountain and Sweetwater for the 2017-2021 school years.