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Today's Sports

  • Schrock, King finish strong in...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    Kingston’s Sam Schrock and Rockwood’s Karissa King are headed to the TSSAA Class A/AA State Golf Tournament in Murfreesboro.

    Schrock and King earned their place among the state’s best golfers Monday with strong finishes in the Region 2 A/AA Tournament held at Oak Ridge Golf and Country Club.

    Anderson County was the big winners on Monday as both the Mavericks and Lady Mavericks took home team titles.

  • Waves roll in Homecoming win

    By BROWNIE ROSE

    Roane Newspapers

    A fast start for the Midway Green Waves led to a 37-0 Homecoming win over Coalfield Friday night at Midway.

    The Green Waves grabbed a 7-0 lead only 18 seconds into the game and extended the lead to 28-0 by halftime. One more touchdown and a field goal in the third quarter started the nonstop clock and Midway had finished what was possibly their best total game performance this season.

  • Balance key to Rockwood win

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    The Rockwood Tigers ran their Region 2-A record to 2-0 Friday night with a 48-21 victory over county rival Oliver Springs.

  • Defense rules in Cherokee win

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned defensive battle and that’s what the fans at Dr. Nat Sugarman Field in Kingston witnessed Tuesday night as Cherokee Middle School used a one-yard run by Brandon Ott with 1:04 remaining to give the Jackets a 6-0 victory over visiting Harriman.

  • Mid-season is here

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    Week four of the high school football season is upon us and it’s a huge one for all five teams in Roane County as Harriman, Kingston, Midway, Oliver Springs and Rockwood all have big games on tap Friday night.

  • 'Cats top Rockwood Middle,...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouih.net

    The Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats ran their season record to 2-1 with a 22-14 victory over Rockwood at D.J. Brittan Field.

  • HMS wins turnover-plagued game

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    Insanity might be the appropriate term for Harriman Middle School’s victory over the Coalfield Yellow Jackets by a 12-6 margin.

    Both teams had a combined total of nine turnovers and Blue Devil head coach Baron Tapp was absolutely flabbergasted after the game.

  • Grace runs up score in 61-20 win...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    KARNS-Oakdale's high school football team is making believers out of a lot of people. The Eagles went toe-to-toe with the state's 6th-ranked team Friday night in Karns. Oakdale led Grace Christian 14-7 in the first quarter and only trailed 29-20 late in the first half before the Rams ran away and poured it on in a 61-20 victory.

    "I'm proud of the boys. We played hard, but we just ran out of steam. They (Grace) just wore us down and they didn't let up," offered Eagle head coach Randy Miller.

  • Coalfield blanks Bobcats

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    OLIVER SPRINGS-For the first time in 35 years, Coalfield blanked Oliver Springs on the gridiron. The Jackets used a bend, but don't break defense and an efficient offense to garner their second straight win over Oliver Springs on D.J. Brittan Field with a 26-0 victory Friday night.

  • Devils roll Dawgs, 34-6

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    The Harriman Blue Devils took a trip up Highway 27 to try and put an offensive vex on the Wartburg Central Bulldogs. Apparently, the Devils had their voodoo in full effect as they put a spell on the Bulldogs to the tune of a 34-6 victory.

    "We started the game off strong, but I felt we were a little bit sloppy in the second half even though we pulled out the game. Wartburg kept coming at us and they played hard and gave us a good game." Harriman head coach Travis Tapp was quoted as saying in his post-game interview.