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Today's Sports

  • Roane State wins three of four...

    The Roane State basketball teams traveled to Middle Tennessee over the week to face conference foes Jackson State and Columbia State, with the teams returning to Roane County with a 3-1 record.
    The Raiders beat Columbia State 101-93 and lost to Jackson State 90-86, while the Raiderettes defeated Columbia State 77-62 and Jackson State 77-61.
    Roane State 101, Columbia State 93: Charles Perry,  William Johnson, Geevantay Gee and Charles Perry tallied 29, 25, 12 and 10 points, respectively, to lead the Raiders Friday night in Columbia.

  • Lady Jackets defeat Scott Lady...

    The Kingston basketball teams traveled to Scott High Friday for a pair of District 4AA games and returned to Roane County with a split, as the Lady Jackets won 53-45 and the Yellow Jackets lost 59-41 to the Highlanders.
    Kingston 53, Scott 45: Abby Wilson poured in 19 points with three rebounds, two assists and seven steals to lead the Lady Jackets over the Lady Highlanders.
    Three other Lady Jackets added nine points — Hannah Bailey, Riley Guillemet and Amadea Pankey, while Bailey and Pankey each hauled down nine rebounds.

  • Harriman tames Concord Christian...

    With it cold and rainy on the outside, things heated up inside Richard Pickell Gymnasium, as the Harriman basketball teams hosted Concord Christian in a District 3A doubleheader Monday night.
    The Lady Devils were able to grind out a 39-32 victory over the Lady Lions, while the Blue Devils picked a commanding 72-52 victory over the Lions.
    Harriman 39, Concord Christian 32: The Lady Devils picked a much needed win as the regular season ends this week.
    Junior guard Christina Pack led the way for Harriman with 12 points, while Katie Hall added eight points.

  • Midway takes 3A doubleheader...

    The Midway basketball teams swept a pair of District 3A games Friday, as the Lady Waves defeated the Lady Tigers 36-33 in overtime and the Green Wave defeated the Tigers 43-29.
    Midway 36, Rockwood 33: "Every win is big. That is a good Rockwood team. We were fortunate the ball bounced our way," said Midway Coach Mike Hayes.
    Emily Cawood led Midway with 17 points, seven rebounds and five steals, while Caitlyn Ross added 12 points, four rebounds, one assist and four steals.

  • Harriman, Meigs County split 3A...

    Despite school being dismissed Friday for illness, the Harriman basketball teams hosted Meigs County in District 3A action before a packed Richard Pickell Gymnasium.
    After splitting their two games at Meigs County earlier in the season,   the two teams split the final regular season matchup, as the Lady Devils lost 61-37 and the Blue Devils won 78-70.
    Meigs County 61, Harriman 37: The Lady Devils played two good periods against the Lady Tigers, but the visitors used their physical style of play to pick up the victory.

  • 25 YEARS

    Roane State Community College basketball coach Randy Nesbit was recognized for his 25 years as the head coach Jan. 28. His biggest gift came from his team which gave him two victories — a 72-64 victory over Southwest Tennessee Community College Friday night and a 77-72 victory over Dyersburg State Saturday afternoon to improve his overall record to 357-352.

  • Clark honored by Roane County...

    mission honored Harriman’s Hunter Clark at the Feb. 13 meeting. From left are, Bobby Clark, father;  County Commissioners Greg Ferguson Junior Hendrickson, Amy Jenkins, mother; Clark and County Commissioner Randy Ellis. Clark recorded 62 tackles for the Blue Devils, including 23 for minus yardage with five sacks. Clark is has a 4.0 GPA. The Commission also recognized Harriman’s Joe Pace, not present, passed for over 2,000 yards and 28 touchdowns last season and ran for 551 yards with 10 TDs. Pace plays on the Harriman basketball team.

  • Clark honored by Roane County...

    The Roane County Commission honored Harriman’s Hunter Clark at the Feb. 13 meeting. From left are, Bobby Clark, father;  County Commissioners Greg Ferguson Junior Hendrickson, Amy Jenkins, mother; Clark and County Commissioner Randy Ellis. Clark recorded 62 tackles for the Blue Devils, including 23 for minus yardage with five sacks. Clark is has a 4.0 GPA. The Commission also recognized Harriman’s Joe Pace, not present, passed for over 2,000 yards and 28 touchdowns last season and ran for 551 yards with 10 TDs. Pace plays on the Harriman basketball team.

  • Greenback ambushes Rockwood in...

    By Brody Jones
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Rockwood High School basketball squads took a couple of tough losses on a dreary Tuesday night at Greenback against the Cherokees. The Lady Tigers fell  51-45  to Greenback. Things weren’t any better for the Rockwood boys, as the Tigers lost a 21-17 halftime lead to fall to the Cherokees 56-48.
    Greenback 51, Rockwood 45: Audrey Anderson’s 21-point outburst for the Lady Cherokees helped guide them to a crucial 51-45 win in District 3-A competition over the  Lady Tigers.

  • Rockwood teams lose to Wartburg...

    By Ed Greif
    egreif@roanecounty.com
    The Rockwood basketball teams hosted Wartburg in a Region 2A doubleheader Tuesday in the Dr. Tom Evans Gymnasisum, but the Bulldogs bit the Tigers twice by identical scores of 44-35.
    Wartburg 44, Rockwood 35: "We couldn't make any shots down the stretch and couldn't make free throws," said Lady Tiger Coach Amy Breazeale.
    Added Wartburg Jason Davis,  "Coach Breazeale does a really good job."