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Today's Sports

  • Z-plan set for football; Morgan...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    TSSAA has come up with a new plan to try and make things cost-effective and more competitive among football schools across the state.

  • Tigers gaining a lot of...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    Marty Maxfield is getting plenty acquainted with his new team. Sunbright played 15 basketball games in a matter of five days in Lebanon and McCreary County, Ky., during high school team camp. They were scheduled to play eight games at Stone Memorial in Crossville this week.

  • Barger extends career; to play...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    After helping lead her team to three straight state tournaments, Oliver Springs’ Brooke Barger will be playing college basketball close to home next season as the Lady ‘Cat wing has signed scholarship papers with Roane State.

  • TSSA adopts Z-Plan

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    As expected last week, the TSSAA Board of Control voted in favor of the Z-Plan for re-classifying Tennessee high school football at the start of the 2009 season, but what does that mean for Roane County’s five football teams?

  • Roane women compete in national...

    Nine area women recently represented the Roane County Women's Bowling Association in the USBC Women's Nationals Bowling Tournament running April 10-July 6, in Detroit, MI.

    For more than 90 years women have crisscrossed the Nation each spring to bowl in the United States Bowling Congress Women's Championships. In its 90-year history, the event has grown to become the largest participatory sporting event for women. The tournament attracts participants of all skill levels ranging from the average weekly league bowler to the game's all-time greats.

  • Lady Tigers compete at Tech...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    Allen Davis likes what he has seen out of his Lady Tiger basketball team this summer. He sees a team that is much improved and is building depth for the upcoming season.

    “They all have stepped up at camp. I’ve been pleased over the summer so far and all the girls are playing well,” said Davis.

  • Coalfield plays at Maryville...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    For a team that struggled through a one-win season, competing is what Coalfield is looking to do heading into the 2008-09 basketball season.

    Ted McKinney’s team took part in a four-day team camp at Maryville College and he came away pleased with the results.

    “We’ve done really well. We’ve played good basketball. We’ve improved a whole lot from last year. Our kids are actually moving and playing a lot better defense,”

  • TSSAA takes up classification...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    Public vs. Private, Rural vs. Urban, and high gas prices.

    Those are the three big items that are fueling the conversation this week as the TSSAA meets in Franklin to come up with a possible new classification plan beginning in 2009 for its 375 member schools.

    If changes do occur, football will be the sport most affected by the changes.

  • Roane State announces basketball...

    Roane State Men’s Basketball program will offer boys basketball camps for ages 5-8 on June 16-20 from 9 a.m. until noon ($55) and for ages 9-13 June 23-27 from 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. ($105).

    “I and my staff are committed to teaching proper skills while maintaining a positive and en-thusiastic atmosphere,” points out Raider head coach and camp director Randy Nesbit.

  • Splish, splash and stay cool in...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    Swimming is one of the best ways to beat the heat in the summer time and both the Rockwood and Kingston Community Center swimming pools offer a safe, fun and inexpensive way to swim this summer.

    Both pools offer public swim times in the afternoon as well as exercise classes and swimming lessons for the public.

    The Kingston Community Center pool is open seven days a week with open pool for the public on Monday through Friday from 1-4:30 p.m. Admission for public swim is $2.50.