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Today's Sports

  • Cherokee sweeps Midway

     By BROWNIE ROSE

    Roane Newspapers

  • Lady Tigers rip Greenback 55-33

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

        SUNBRIGHT — Kathryn Johnson earned her first signature win with a 55-33 victory over the Greenback Lady Cherokees last Tuesday.

        The rookie coach at Sunbright rallied her team from a first quarter deficit to roll up the 22-point home win.

        “It was a good start to the season. It was a good win,” said Johnson, who got her first career win.

  • Lady Eagles unbeaten

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

        OAKDALE - Fred Snow’s Lady Eagles have started off the 2008-09 high school basketball season strong with a perfect 4-0 record heading into this week.

        After losing four starters and one of the most successful senior groups in OHS history, Oakdale is reloading for another exciting campaign.

  • Mergen signs with Bryan College

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    Kingston’s Callie Mergen is a perfect example that hard work pays off.

  • Midway hits a wall to start...

    By BROWNIE ROSE

    Roane Newspapers

    It was a tough start to the 2008-09 season for the Midway Green Waves. They dropped two games each to visiting Kingston on Saturday and Monday to Wartburg.

    The Lady Waves stayed close until halftime with county rival Kingston before falling 63-45. Monday night, they trailed Wartburg by 24 at halftime before falling, 78-56.

    The Green Waves led Kingston until the midpoint of the fourth quarter, but would eventually fall 49-39. Against Wartburg they could not keep up with the Bulldogs’ Caleb Bunch and fell, 81-59.

  • Maxfield takes over reins of...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY Morgan County News         Marty Maxfield won the 2008 East Tennessee Championship in his rookie season as the Sunbright junior high basketball coach.

  • Poor second quarter costs Lady...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    In a match-up of two of the state’s top Class A teams, defending state champion Jackson County traveled to Oliver Springs Friday night and handed the Lady ‘Cats a 65-57 setback in a TSSAA Hall of Champions Game.

  • 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