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Today's Sports

  • Midway Middle picks up first win

    By BROWNIE ROSE

    Roane Newspapers

    The Midway Middle Green Waves rolled to their first win of the season with a 42-6 victory over district rival Oakdale.

  • OSMS in playoffs

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    The Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats secured a TMSAA postseason playoff berth recently with a 22-8 victory over Wartburg.

  • Devils get needed 27-8 win

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    After dropping their region opener against Greenback, Travis Tapp’s Harriman Blue Devils couldn’t afford a second loss at Sunbright Friday night if they wanted to remain in the hunt for the regular season Region 2-A title.

  • Alcoa whirls past OS, 62-0

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    Alcoa proved Friday night why they are perennially one of Class AA’s elite teams with a 62-0 win over the Oliver Springs Bobcats.

    Alcoa jumped out to an early lead with 7:11 to go in the opening quarter with Chase James connecting with Sam Thompson from 45 yards out, finishing out a four-play, 68-yard drive.

    Derrick Brodus hit the PAT to give the Tornadoes an early 7-0 lead.

  • Cherokee, OS face off; Jackets...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    For 31:13 Monday night, the Cherokee Yellow Jackets and Oliver Springs Bobcats played a memorable contest as the Jackets scored with 47.1 seconds to play to take a 20-14 lead.

    The final 47 seconds, however, will also be remembered, but not necessarily for the quality of play.

  • Mistakes doom Eagles

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    OAKDALE-The scoreboard didn't come close to telling the story of Oakdale's 34-14 loss to Jackson County on Hollis Eble Field Friday night.

    Oakdale (1-4) out gained the Blue Devils (3-3) by 190 total yards, but 191 yards in penalties and four turnovers doomed the Eagles in their homecoming game. The yellow flags cost the Eagles a touchdown and a player (Jonathan Mathis) in addition to plenty of momentum during the second half.

  • Sunbright starts up cross...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    The idea originated at Peak Performance Rehabilitation, Inc. this summer. Sean Galloway was working with Sunbright cheerleader & basketball player Hannah Sexton, and he found out she had great ability as a runner. Galloway then put the plan together to start a cross country team at Sunbright High School.

    The plan worked and Sunbright became the first school in Morgan County to field a cross country team.

  • Harriman MS tops Wartburg

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    The Harriman Middle School Blue Devils ran their season record to 4-3 overall with an exciting 20-14 victory at Wartburg.

    Thursday’s contest with the Bulldogs was a seesaw affair as Harriman scored the first touchdown of the game and then the last two to pick up the six-point victory.

    Most of the scoring came in the first half as the two teams battled their way to a 14-14 tie at intermission.

  • Harriman snaps losing streak,...

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    Since 1921, the Rockwood Tigers and the Harriman Blue Devils have battled on the gridiron for football supremacy.

  • Jackets too much for Oliver...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    It was all Kingston Friday night as Vic King’s Yellow Jackets captured their fourth consecutive Roane County Championship with a 34-8 homecoming victory over Oliver Springs.