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Today's Sports

  • Kingston wrestlers headed to...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    Kingston High School wrestlers Wes Scroggins and Chris Kirk will be anything but loving on Valentine’s Day. In fact, the Jacket duo would like nothing more than to spoil the holiday for others.

  • Oliver Springs pulls off...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    Somebody forgot to tell J.T. Hicks’ Oliver Springs Bobcats that the game was over.

  • Strong first half lifts Cherokee...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    The Cherokee Middle School Yellow Jackets didn’t play a perfect game Thursday night in their East Tennessee Large School Sectional Tournament opener against Jacksboro, but Mike Snow’s squad did play a close to perfect first half in rolling to a 56-43 victory.

  • Lady Raiders get back on track

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    It didn’t take long for the Roane State Raiderettes to start a new winning streak.

    Last Wednesday, Walters State snapped Roane State’s 13-game winning streak, but the Raiderettes responded by knocking off No. 25 ranked Chattanooga State on the road on Sat-urday, 65-55, and Todd Wright’s squad made it two in a row Wednesday evening with a 70-67 road victory at Cleveland State.

  • OSMS girls go down fighting

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    The 2007-08 basketball season came to a close Tuesday evening for the Oliver Springs Middle School Lady Bobcats, but the season didn’t end with a whimper as the Lady ‘Cats dropped a 43-39 decision to Oakdale in an exciting opening round game of the East Tennessee Small Division Sectional Tournament.

  • P-J captures small division...

    The Petros-Joyner Patriots captured the 2008 Area 2 Small Division Championship with an exciting 50-49 overtime win over Fairview Saturday night at Sunbright.

    Cody Hill sent the game into overtime with two free throws with 1.9 seconds left to tie the count at 39.

    In the extra period, the Patriots used an 11-10 edge to pull out the 1-point win over the Rebels.

    Hill (23 points, 8 rebounds, 3 steals) and Alex Fountain (12 points, 17 rebounds, 8 blocks) did the damage for P.J. (19-4).ee

  • Oliver Springs edges Wartburg...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats are again the “Queens of District 4-A.”

    Michelle Christopher’s squad earned that title Friday night at Wartburg as the Lady ‘Cats earned their third straight District 4-A regular season title with a 42-41 victory over the Lady Bulldogs.

    Friday’s victory was actually Oliver Springs’ seventh straight regular season district title when adding four straight District 4-AA titles from 2002-05.

  • Area 4 small division tournament...

    By BROWNIE ROSE

    Roane Newspapers

    Three Roane County teams advanced through the Area 4 Small Division Tournament, but two more teams would not be as fortunate as their season came to a close on the final day of the tourney.

    The Rockwood Tigers were the big winners Saturday as they drew a bye into the East Tennessee Small Division Sectional Basketball Tourna-ment when they came away with the Area 4 championship. Rockwood put together a fabulous fourth quarter rally to defeat Lenoir City for the championship, 30-29.

  • Coalfield girls, Sunbright boys...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    SUNBRIGHT — It was a regular season sweep for the Coalfield Lady Jackets and the Sunbright Tigers when the two Morgan County rivals battled it out on the hardwood Friday night.

    Coalfield used a 28 of 35 performance at the free throw line to capture a 67-53 win at Sunbright in girls District 4-A action, while Scott Stephens’ Tigers kept the Jackets winless on the season with a 62-45 triumph in the boys game.

    BOYS GAME

  • Lady Devils have busy week; edge...

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    Playing three games in four days didn’t seem to hurt the Harriman Lady Blue Devils Thursday night as Jim Cordell’s squad rallied in the fourth quarter for a 51-50 victory over visiting Oneida.

    The news, however, wasn’t as good for the Blue Devils as they started slow and never caught the Indians in suffering a 53-48 setback.

    Girls Game