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Today's Sports

  • Oliver Springs downs Rockwood in...

    Playoff football is usually about running the football and playing solid defense.

    Oliver Springs (7-4) excelled in both of those areas Friday night and the result was a 26-14 victory at Rockwood (7-4) in the first round of the TSSAA Class AA playoffs.

    “We told our team all week this game would be won by the did that had the most yards rushing,” Oliver Springs head coach Wiley Brackett said. “Our offensive linemen showed up with a chip on their shoulder and we challenged our linemen and backs to run hard between the tackles.”

  • TWRA announces new licenses

    As approved earlier at a meeting of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission, the addition of five licenses and an amendment to a trout fishing license specific to the city of Gatlinburg are now in effect.

  • Playoffs set to begin

    The second football season starts Friday night as Harriman, Kingston, Oliver Springs and Rockwood open play in the TSSAA playoffs.

    Harriman enters the second season as a No. 6 seed in Quad 1 of the TSSAA Class A playoffs and the Blue Devils will play at No. 3 Copper Basin.

  • Greif gearing up for one more...

    Everything changes, but sometimes people wish they didn’t have to.

    That’s the case in Rockwood as after 57 years behind the microphone, Tiger public address announcer Maurice Greif is retiring.

  • Raiderettes ready for season

    Roane State Community College women’s basketball coach Monica Boles knows her team is young, but she is not worried about inexperience.

  • Defense leads Lady Tigers to...

    The best offense is sometimes a good defense.

    That was the case for the Rockwood Middle School Lady Tigers over the past two weeks as Jeff Allen’s squad gave up just 62 points in three games in winning the 2010 Hollis Eble Tournament at Oakdale.

  • Rockwood opens season with Eble...

    The Rockwood Middle School Tigers started off basketball season the same way they finished football season, with a championship as Saturday afternoon Bryan Powers' squad defeated York 58-48 to capture the 2010 Hollis Eble Tournament title at Oakdale.

  • Midway falls in heartbreaker, 33...

    It has been a few years since the Midway Green Waves failed to get a win during a football season, but it happened this season after a tough 33-32 loss to Tellico Plains Friday night at Midway.

  • OS downs Clay County, 34-27

    While it may not have been one of the more glamorous victories of the year for the Oliver Springs Bobcats, Garrett Miller's 306 all-purpose yards proved to be too much for the Clay County Bulldogs as the Bobcats survived to chalk up a 34-27 win. 

  • Tigers top Devils for district...

    When the Rockwood Tigers dropped a 17-10 decision at Greenback in their District 3-A opener in week two of the regular season, hardly anyone believed the Tigers would be sitting atop the District 3-A standings at the end of the season.