Today's Sports

  • Roane State basketball teams...

    The Roane State Community College basketball teams continue TJCCAA play this weekend, as they travel to Southwest Community College in Memphis Friday and to Dyersburg State CC on Saturday.

    The teams swept a pair of TJCCAA games Jan. 16 against Chattanooga State, as the Raiders defeated the Tigers 72-71 and the Raiderettes beat the Lady Tigers 73-65, after they defeated Vincennes 72-63 last Friday.
    Also, they split a pair of conference games at Cleveland State Jan. 13, while the Raiders defeated the Maryville College junior varsity 89-70 on Jan. 18.

  • HMS, OSMS split games Monday

    The Harriman Lady Devils and Blue Devils traveled to Oliver Springs on Martin Luther King Jr.Day to take on the Lady Cats and Bobcats in a special midday tipoff. The Lady Bobcats were able to pick up on a win on their home floor, 33-18, while the "Big Blue" grabbed the victory in the boy’s game 39-29.

    OSMHS 33, HMS 17: The Lady ‘Cats of Oliver Springs were able to use a different runs and a huge second half to be able to pull away from Harriman on the day.

  • Midway was no match for visiting...

    The Lady Waves had high hopes after a big win at Harriman last Friday , and they had lost by only eight at Grace earlier in the season. However, Grace built a huge lead at the end of one and at halftime and Midway never recovered. Grace rolled out to a 53-22 halftime lead at held the advantage, getting a 81-64 win over Midway. Midway drops to 5-4 in the district with the loss.

  • Tigers beat Bears again 61-52

    For the second time this season, the Rockwood basketball teams split district games with Tellico Plains, as the Tigers defeated the Bears 61-52 on the road in Monroe County and the Lady Tigers lost 63-37.

    Rockwood 61, Tellico Plains 52: Colten Carter tallied 10 first-quarter points, and Blake Hunt added seven to give the Bears a 20-14 advantage. Case Miller had four points for the Tigers, while Tristan Mayton buried a 3-point basket.

    Rockwood outscored Tellico Plains 17-13 in the second quarter to slice the lead to 33-31, as Mayton tallied nine points.

  • MMS, OSMS finish regular season...

    The Midway Middle Green Waves and the Oliver Springs Bobcats finished off their regular seasons Tuesday night at Midway and readied themselves for the TMSAA Area 4 Tournament set to begin Saturday in Wartburg.

    The top seed Lady Bobcats ended with a 17-1 record after a 35-26 win over Midway who ended up with a 9-9 mark. Oliver Springs will begin the area 4 tourney Monday with a 7:30 p.m. tip.

    Midway will begin tourney play Saturday with a 3:30 start.

  • McMinn Central sweeps Oliver...

    The Oliver Springs basketball teams dropped a pair of non-district games Tuesday night to McMinn Central, as the Bobcats lost 90-79 and the Lady Bobcats were beaten 94-45.

    McMinn Central 90, Oliver Springs 79: Bryce Mason, Jordan Carter, Jackson Guy and Dylan Miller tallied 27, 20, 15 and 12 points, respectively to lead the Chargers over the Bobcats.

    Lane Evans, Taylor Murray, Jeremiah Johnson and Jacob Humphreys tallied 28, 20, 10 and 10 points, respectively, for Oliver Springs.

  • Mayton free throws gives Tigers...

    The Rockwood Tigers converted 9-of-12 free throws in overtime to defeat the Tellico Bears 79-69 to gain a split in their District 3A matchup Friday night, after the Lady Tigers were beaten 48-29 by the Lady Bears. Both teams played again Tuesday night in Tellico Plains.

    Rockwood 79, Tellico Plains 69: “We passed the ball well tonight,” said Tiger Coach Paul Kamikawa, whose team was 26 of 48 from the field, including 7-of-15 from long range, and 20-of-31 from the free-throw line.

  • Evans, Melton, Murray lead...

    Tyler Melton, Lane Evans and Taylor Murray scored 17, 14 and 12, respectively, to lead the Oliver Springs Bobcats to a 70-60 victory at Jellico Friday night.

    Oliver Springs 70, Jellico 60: The Bobcats led 19-9 after one quarter and stretched the lead to 34-21 at the half, with a 15-12 second quarter. Jellico used a 19-14 third quarter to slice the deficit to  48-40; however, the Bobcats used a 22-20 fourth quarter to take the 10-point victory.

  • Lady Waves upset Harriman 64-47
  • Lady Jackets sting Lady...

    The Kingston basketball teams split a pair of games from Scott High Friday night, as the Lady Jackets beat the Lady Highlanders 63-48 and the Jackets lost in overtime to the Highlanders.

    Kingston 63, Scott 48: The Lady Jackets led 18-12 after one quarter and stretched it to 34-23 at the half, with a 16-11 second quarter.

    Kingston used an 18-10 third quarter to extend the lead to 52-33 after three quarters, but Scott finished the game with a 15-12 fourth-quarter for the final margin of 63-48.