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Today's Sports

  • Season ends for HMS

    By BROWNIE ROSE

    Roane Newspapers

    After finishing in the Area 4 Small Division Tournament, the Harriman Middle School Lady Blue Devils played their pening round of the TMSAA East Tennessee Small Division Sectional Tournament opener against Area 2 No. 3 seed Sunbright. Harriman came close, but were upset by visiting Lady Tigers, 31-26, to see their season come to an end.o

  • Lady 'Cats rally for Area 4...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    glindsay@roanecounty.com

    The Oliver Springs Middle School Lady Bobcats saved their best for last as Jeanne Armstrong's squad erased an eight-point deficit in the final 5:02 of Tuesday's Area 4 Championship game and picked up an 18-16 victory over Harriman.

    Up until those final 5:02 Oliver Springs' offense had no rhythm against Baron Tapp's Lady Devils as Harriman held a 14-6 lead after Darian Boyd and Karli Futrell opened the final quarter with back-to-back baskets.

  • RMS wins Area 4

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    After watching the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats rally from eight points down in the final period to capture the Area 4 Girls Championship, Brent Kelley's boys team nearly repeated the feat as the Bobcats erased an eight point deficit in the final period only to fall to rival Rockwood, 25-23.

    Rockwood was in control for much of the contest. Tiger guard Hunter Grant buried a pair of three-pointers in the first period in leading Rockwood to a 10-2 lead after six minutes of play.

  • Lady 'Cats rally for Area 4...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    glindsay@roanecounty.com

    The Oliver Springs Middle School Lady Bobcats saved their best for last as Jeanne Armstrong's squad erased an eight-point deficit in the final 5:02 of Tuesday's Area 4 Championship game and picked up an 18-16 victory over Harriman.

    Up until those final 5:02 Oliver Springs' offense had no rhythm against Baron Tapp's Lady Devils as Harriman held a 14-6 lead after Darian Boyd and Karli Futrell opened the final quarter with back-to-back baskets.

  • Kingston sweeps Oliver Springs

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    It was a county rivalry at its best Thursday night as the Kingston Yellow Jackets and Lady Jackets used solid defense to sweep Oliver Springs in a pair of non district games at Kingston.

    In the girls game, it was the Lady Jackets leading throughout in picking up a 44-41 victory.

    The boys game was a bit different as Oliver Springs grabbed an early lead only to see Kingston rally in the second half for a 50-44 victory.

  • Higher seeds fall in Area 4...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    Seeding didn't matter Monday and Tuesday as three upsets highlighted play in the opening round of the TMSAA Area 4 Small Division Tournament being played at Eagleton Middle School in Blount County.

    The girls side of the bracket went pretty much according with the only upset being a minor one as No. 5 Harriman knocked off No. 4 Lenoir City on Monday, 26-20.

    Monday would nearly see a major upset on the girls side as No. 1 Wartburg escaped with a two-point victory over No. 8 Eagleton.

  • Devils down rivals

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    Things couldn't have got much better over the weekend for the Harriman Blue Devils as Jeff King's squad picked up victories over the Blue Devils two biggest rivals, Rockwood and Kingston.

    Victory No. 1 came Friday as Harriman downed Kingston, 55-47. The Blue Devils followed that up on Saturday with a 55-48 victory over Rockwood. Saturday's victory was also huge as it helped the Blue Devils stay near the top of the District 3-A standings.

    Harriman vs. Kingston

  • All Tri-County Team announced

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    The 2009 All Tri-County Football Team has been released and it was a good year for Roane County as 17 players and one coach have been selected to the squad.

    Leading the way in 2009 Tri-County Coach of the Year John Webb from Rockwood. Webb guided the Tigers to an 11-3 season and a trip to the TSSAA Class AA semifinals. The semifinal berth was Rockwood's best playoff run since 1976's state championship team.

  • Waves split with Harriman

    By BROWNIE ROSE

    Roane Newspapers

    It doesn't happen very often, but the Midway Green Waves swept the season series against Harriman with a 53-39 win Friday night at Harriman.

    Midway improved to 8-7 overall and 7-1 in District 3-A with the win while Harriman falls to 4-3 in the district and 8-5 overall.

    In the first game of the evening, it was the Lady Blue Devils picking up a 66-60 win over the Lady Waves.

    Harriman improves to 5-7 overall and 4-2 in the district while Midway falls to 4-11 overall and 1-5 in the district.

    Girls Game

  • 'Cats roar past 'Dogs...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    In a pair of games that meant a lot to the district standings, Wartburg and Oliver Springs battled to a split.

    All four teams entered Tuesday night looking to stay near the top of the District 4-A standings. Wartburg girls kept their hold on second place with an exciting 46-45 win over Oliver Springs, while the Bobcats remained in third with a convincing 64-41 win against the Bulldogs.

    Girls Game