Today's Sports

  • High school sports participation...

    Boosted by continued growth in several girls sports, participation in high school sports increased for the 23rd consecutive year in 2011-12, according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).

  • Bobcats, Jackets still...

    It’s been more than four months since Brady Walls died in an accident in front of Coalfield School, but despite all the time that has passed, his memory is still strong in the Coalfield and Oliver Springs communities, where he starred as a football player.

  • Midway wins at Pickett County,...

    “It was just good to get a win,” said a relieved Joe Campbell after his Midway Green Wave rolled to a 38-14 win over Pickett County Friday in Byrdstown.

  • Jackets cruise past Scott, 35-6

    The Kingston yellow Jackets used a timely passing game in the first half and a balanced rushing attack to beat the Scott Highlanders, 35-6, last Friday night at Kingston’s Dr. Nat Sugarman Memorial Field.

  • Bobcats slam Eagles, 62-6

    After just scoring seven points in their first two games, the Oliver Springs Bobcats roared to life Friday night with a 62-6 victory over Oakdale on homecoming at D.J. Brittan Field.

    “We played well tonight,” Oliver Springs head coach Wiley Brackett said. “We started quick on offense then our defense was able to come up with a lot of turnovers. This is a good win for us after a tough first couple of games.”

    Oliver Springs fast start was almost hard to believe as the Bobcats scored 55 points in the first half alone.

  • Tigers come up just short...

    For more than 47 minutes the Rockwood Tigers had No. 1 ranked Grace Christian Academy on the ropes Thursday night at Civitan Field, but the Tigers couldn’t close the door in the final minute as Ram QB Devin Smith tossed a 15-yard touchdown pass to Will McKamey with 25.3 seconds left to play to give the Rams a 12-7 victory.

  • East Tennessee Sportswriters Poll

    CLASS 1A

    1.Greenback (2-0) 77 (13 1st place votes)

    2.Coalfield (2-0) 66 (3)

  • Dove season opens Saturday

    One of Tennessee’s most long-standing outdoor traditions will begin with the opening of mourning dove season.  Dove season officially begins across the state on Saturday, September 1 at noon (local time).

  • Senior Bowlers of the Month
  • TVAA rolls through week 2

    The Tennessee Valley Athletic Association completed its second week of play and one program remained unblemished. After sweeping Kingston one, the Oliver Springs Bobcats picked up a second sweep over Midway on Saturday.