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Today's Sports

  • Tellico Plains downs Harriman,...

     

    Tellico Plains "beared" down on Friday night, using 357 rushing yards to bedevil the Harriman Blue Devils by a 33-14 margin. 

  • Midway holds off Meigs County,...

     

    By JON LEFFEW

    Roane Newspapers

  • Bobcats fall at Sunbright, 36-28

     

    It wasn’t necessarily a must-win game Friday night for the Oliver Springs Bobcats, but Wiley Brackett’s squad suffered a major setback in the race for the postseason with a 36-28 loss at Sunbright.

  • TWRA urges tree stand safety

     

    Tennessee’s statewide deer seasons officially began for 2013 with the Sept. 28 opening of the archery season and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is urging hunters to use care when hunting from a tree stand.

  • Hester finishes third in tourney
  • Magical season ends for Lady...

     

    The most successful season in Rockwood Lady Tiger soccer history ended in the most heartbreaking loss in history Tuesday evening as Gatlinburg-Pittman downed Wes Ford’s squad in a penalty kicks shootout in the semifinals round of the District 4-A/AA Tournament.

  • Roane teams seeking wins for...

     

    With three weeks left in the regular season, high school teams across the state are scrambling to build their playoff résumé.

  • Lady Tigers roll in opener, 8-1

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers showed that they had a mightier roar than the Pigeon Forge Lady Tigers, using five Katy Cisson goals to take an 8-1 win Monday afternoon in the opening round of the District 3-A/AA Tournament.
    "It was a physical game and our girls fought hard, but we finished well and we'll be moving on as a result," Rockwood head coach Wes Ford said after the game.
    Cisson started the scoring rush for the Lady Tigers, with a booming 25-yard goal on a Carson Evans assist to make the score 1-0.

  • Sandhill crane permits available...

    Leftover permits from Saturday’s drawing to participate in Tennessee’s first sandhill crane hunt will be available on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the four regional offices of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.
    There are 134 permits available following Saturday’s hand-held permit drawing held at the Birchwood Community Center in north Hamilton County. The remaining permits are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the four TWRA regional offices beginning at 9 a.m. EDT in Region IV and 8.a.m CDT at the three other regional offices.

  • OSMS comes up short in title game

    The Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats were seeking revenge for a regular season defeat when they traveled to Spring City Thursday for the Clinch Valley Conference AA Championship, but Larry Green’s squad would leave Rhea County disappointed as the Bulldogs claimed their second straight conference title, 30-0.
    “I’m proud of our guys,” Bobcat had coach Larry Green said following the game. “We fought through a lot of adversity this year with a lot of injuries. We’ve got a good football team, but we made too many mistakes to beat a good football team tonight.”