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Today's Sports

  • Kegley, Smith receive top 4-A...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    The 2010 season was a good one for the Oliver Springs baseball team as the Bobcats won both the regular season title and district tournament championship without losing a game.

    For those accomplishments, Bobcat head coach Tony Kegley was recently named the 2010 District 4-A Coach of the Year while SS/P Cruise Smith was named the 2010 Co-Player of the Year.

    Smith was the district's most feared pitcher and hitter this past season.

  • Rockwood trio selected to all-...

    Rockwood Middle School football players Drake Long, Brant Mitchell and Kyron Inman have been selected to be part of the first-ever Kentucky vs. Tennessee Future Stars All-Star Classic that will be played Saturday at 1 p.m. in Louisville, Ky.

    Nearly 300 players competed for a spot on the Tennessee team at the Knoxville Combine on April 24. Players were then chosen to compete on either the seventh grade all-star team or the eighth grade all-star team.

  • Devils knocked out of state...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

     

    Roane Newspapers

     

    With no seniors on his roster, Harriman head coach Andy Adcox knew his Blue Devils might run into some trouble this week at the TSSAA Class A State Tournament in Murfreesboro. Adcox was right as his squad was eliminated after two games.

     

    Powerful Decatur County Riverside bested the Blue Devils 16-3 in Tuesday’s tournament opener then Nashville Christian School (NCS) ended the Blue Devils season on Wednesday, 9-4.

     

  • Blue Devils headed to State...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    Some teams just know how to win and the Harriman Blue Devils are one of those teams as Saturday evening Andy Adcox’s squad scratched and clawed their way to a 9-7 victory over Unaka in the sectional round of the TSSAA Class A postseason.

    With the victory, Harriman now advances to the TSSAA Class A State Tournament that begins Tuesday evening in Murfreesboro.

    “It’s incredible what this team has accomplished this year from day one until today,” Blue Devil head coach Andy Adcox said.

  • Devils top OS in extra innings,...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    In poker it's always good to have a pair of aces.

    The same cane be said for the Harriman Blue Devils as Andy Adcox' squad rode the combined strong pitching performance from Tyler Dishman and Cody Barnard to pick up a 5-3 victory over Oliver Springs in the first round of the Region 2-A Tournament played at Oliver Springs' Arrowhead Park.

  • Harper signs with Carson-Newman

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    There's never been any doubt that Oliver Springs all-state lineman Tyler Harper would play college football and Harper made it official recently as he signed scholarship papers with Division II power Carson-Newman College.

  • Lady Waves advance to 6th...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    After losing five seniors, including all-state pitcher Hannah Colyer, the 2010 softball season was supposed to a rebuilding one for Midway, but apparently that news hasn't reached the Lady Waves as Craig Hutchinson and Robbie Viar's ladies advanced to their sixth straight Region 2-A championship game Monday afternoon with a 9-1 victory over Oliver Springs.

  • Tigers win district title

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    The Rockwood Tigers are once again the kings of District 3-A baseball.

    The Tigers claimed that status Wednesday night with a 9-4 victory over Harriman in the District 3-A Tournament championship game. Wednesday's victory was the second over the Blue Devils in a span of 24 hours as Rockwood also defeated the Blue Devils 4-3 on Tuesday to advance to the title game.

  • Smith signs with Roane State

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    When it comes to baseball, Oliver Springs senior Cruise Smith is the total package. Smith hits for power and average, steals bases, plays great defense and has a strong arm. Now Smith will take that skill set to Roane State as the shortstop/pitcher signed scholarship papers last week to play for Raiders.

    “I’m really happy,” Smith said after the signing. “I love playing baseball and I’m happy to be playing for coach Lane and Roane State.”

  • Todd signs with Bryan College

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    Shelley Todd didn't start playing golf until the seventh grade, but the late start didn't slow her down as last week the Rockwood senior signed scholarship papers to play for the first-ever golf team at Bryan College in Dayton.