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Today's Sports

  • Cherokee sweeps Rockwood

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    The Cherokee Yellow Jackets and Lady Jackets defended their home turf Thursday night as both teams defeated visiting Rockwood.

    Defense was the name of the game in both wins as the Lady Jackets picked up a 36-20 victory while the Cherokee boys held on for a 28-20 victory.

    Cherokee will play at home again on Monday against Harriman while Rockwood will not play again until Dec. 1, when they travel to Oliver Springs.

    Girls Game

  • Lady Jackets defeat Harriman

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

       COALFIELD—Coalfield’s high school basketball teams opened up their 2008-09 season by hosting Harriman in a pair of TSSAA-sanctioned Hall-of-Fame games last Thursday.

        The Lady Jackets proved they belong in the among the District 4-A favorites with an impressive 57-48 win over Harriman, while Coalfield’s boys dropped a 65-33 loss to a talented Blue Devil team.

        GIRLS GAME

  • Sunbright stuns ‘Devils

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

        HARRIMAN—Sunbright head basketball coach Marty Maxfield got his high school coaching career off to a great start with an exciting 61-58 win over Harriman last Tuesday night in a TSSAA Hall-of-Fame game.

        Kathryn Johnson’s coaching debut didn’t have the same outcome, but a lot of positives in her Lady Tigers’ 62-41 loss to the Lady Blue Devils.  

    BOYS GAME

  • Moore thrilled with Christopher...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    Kayla Christopher made it official last week as the Oliver Springs two-time all-state guard honored her commitment by signing with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

    And while Christopher and her family were happy about the signing, they weren't the only ones excited as Lady Moc head coach can't wait for Christopher's arrival.

  • Kingston falls in double OT

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    A season full of heartbreaking losses ended with the biggest heartbreaker of all Friday night for the Kingston Yellow Jackets as Vic King’s squad dropped a 20-14 decision at Austin-East in double overtime in the second round of the TSSAA Class AAA playoffs.

  • TSSAA sets new districts

    By BRIAN LANGLEY Morgan County News         The TSSAA released the new districts last Thursday at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Murfreesboro.

  • Midway, Kingston prepare to hit...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    A brand new season starts Friday night as the Kingston Yellow Jackets and Midway Green Waves both begin postseason play in the TSSAA playoffs.

    Midway will be on the road at Cosby in the opening round of the TSSAA Class A playoffs while Kingston will be heading to Seymour for round one of the Class AAA playoffs.

  • Cherokee battles but falls

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    The Cherokee Yellow Jackets had the unenviable task of trying to stop an undefeated juggernaut of a team in the Oneida Indians Saturday in the TMSAA East Tennessee Class AA Championship game. Despite falling 24-0 to the Indians, the Jackets gave the Indians a battle the whole game.

  • Armes carries Coalfield

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    COALFIELD - Sunbright will have nightmares of Shawn Armes on Halloween for years to come.

    Armes saved his best for his final game on Rochelle Field. The Coalfield senior running back rushed for a career-high 258 yards and tied the school-record with five touchdowns to lead the Jackets to a 40-18 victory over Sunbright to clinch a playoff berth on Halloween night.

  • Eagles play Harriman tough in 29...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    HARRIMAN - Oakdale played one of their best games of the season, however, Harriman played to keep their playoff hopes alive last Thursday night on Wallace-Black Field.

    The Blue Devils (5-5, 2-4 in Region 2-A) went to the air for two scores, forced four turnovers and came away with a hard-earned 29-8 win over the Eagles.