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Today's Sports

  • Armes boots game-winning kick to...

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    COALFIELD - Improbable. Unlikely. Unexpected. These are just a few words that describe the Coalfield Yellow Jackets rallying from a 14-0 deficit at one point to score seventeen unanswered points for a thrilling come-from-behind 17-14 win over the Harriman Blue Devils.

    Coalfield senior Ryan Armes booted through a 20-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Jackets to the 17-14 win over Harriman on Rochelle Field.

  • Playoff possibilities abound

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    Well let’s see, Midway and Kingston are in the playoffs, Rockwood is in with a win, Harriman must win and get some help from Sunbright, while Oliver Springs is out.

    That’s what things look like for Roane County’s five football teams heading into the final week of the regular season.

  • Catholic comes from behind to...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    Kingston’s hopes of winning the 2008 Region 2-AAA regular season championship came to a close Friday night as Knoxville Catholic drove 95 yards for a touchdown in the final three minutes and then added the two-point conversion for an 8-7 victory for the Irish.

  • Cats notch first win with 26-0...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    There haven’t been a lot of highs this season for the Oliver Springs Bobcats, but that wasn’t the case Friday night as Wiley Brackett’s squad picked up their first win of the season with a 26-0 victory at Wartburg.

  • Playoffs just over the horizon

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    With only two weeks left in the regular season, the playoff picture is beginning to clear up a bit for Roane County’s five teams and things will become much more clear after this week’s action.

  • Midway unexpectedly in middle...

    By BROWNIE ROSE

    Roane Newspapers

    After losing their first six games of the season, virtually no one expected the Midway Middle School Green Waves to be in the TSMAA semifinals.

    Midway, however, visited Huntsville in the first round of the TMSAA playoffs Thursday and came away with a surprising 18-8 win over the top seed from the northwest division.

    While most of the Midway coaches wanted the win badly, they weren’t as sure going into the game that they would get it.

  • Indians scalp Sunbright

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    ONEIDA-For over sixteen minutes, Sunbright battled the state's #4-ranked team tooth-and-nail. Oneida then pulled away from their 7-0 lead and cruised to a 49-0 victory over the Tigers on senior night.

    The Indians (9-0, 5-0 in Region 2-A) used another dominating defensive performance to stay unbeaten. They held Sunbright to negative 54 yards on the ground, forced three turnovers and notched their third shutout of the season.

  • Wartburg plays Loudon tough for...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    WARTBURG - Wartburg's once promising season has taken some twists and turns along the way. With nearly ten starters missing with various injuries and facing the second best team in Region 2-AA (Loudon), the Bulldogs put together probably their best first half of the season before dropping a 42-0 decision to the Redskins last Friday night.

  • Tigers advance in middle school...

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    Despite trailing at one point 6-0, the Rockwood Middle School Tigers managed to continue their season with a come-from-behind 12-6 victory over the H.Y. Livesay Panthers Thursday night.

    “I’ve very proud of our kids tonight,” said Rockwood co-head coach Bryan Powers. “We played a great football team and hopefully it’s a stepping stone for whoever we have next week.”

    Rockwood started off the game, getting inside the Panthers 15 yard line before turning the ball over on downs.

  • Sams carries load in Kingston win

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsportsbellsouth.net

    Kingston’s James Sams rushed for 226 yards and three TDs on 20 carries Friday night in leading the Kingston Yellow Jackets to a 41-21 Region 2-AAA victory over the Scott Highlanders.