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Today's Sports

  • Rockwood soccer to play for...

    While soccer is over for most, Rockwood is still alive and kicking.

    With their season on the line, the Tigers defeated Grace Christian, 4-3, on Tuesday to advance to the district championship.

    The Tigers jumped out to a 4-1 lead, but two successful penalty kicks converted by Grace closed the gap, but Rockwood was able to hold on for the win.

    Cameron Hashmi was responsible for two of the Tigers’ goals. Meanwhile, Adam Klinker and Drake Lamm found the back of the net for the other two.

  • Midway brings Rockwood’s season...

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers bounced back from a slow start of softball season by winning eight of their last 12 regular season games. Then they beat Tellico in the first round of the district tourney to grab a place in the double-elimination portion of the tourney being played now at Grace Christian.

    Rockwood ran into trouble when it faced top-seeded Meigs County losing the first round game, 19-3.

    The Lady Tigers then had to play Midway in the first losers bracket game Tuesday, but they weren’t able to get past Midway as the Lady Waves picked up an 8-1 win.

  • Former Lady Cat Crisp named...

    The University of the Cumberlands softball team is in its final stages of preparation as they head to Bowling Green, Kentucky for the Mid-South Conference (MSC) Tournament.

    As the Patriots continue to work hard on the field, numerous Patriots were honored on Wednesday for their hard work in the classroom by the conference.

    Sixty-three Mid-South Conference softball student-athletes earned Academic All-MSC honors, conference officials announced on Wednesday.

  • Midway picks up back-to-back...

    The Lady Green Waves have now picked up two wins over Harriman in two days.

    Midway picked up a 6-2 over the Lady Devils on Thursday night in the regular season finale.

    On the following night, the Lady Waves held on for a 9-4 win in the first round of the District 3-A tournament.

    Midway finishes the regular season with a record of 12-8. Meanwhile, Harriman finished the season 4-13.

    Regular season

  • VFW golf tournament to be held...

    Emory Golf Course in Harriman will host the V.F.W. Tim Biles Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 16. Three person, bring your own team. There will be a shotgun start at 10 a.m. The entry fee is $80 per player, $240 per team. For more information on the event, including registration, contact Emory Golf Course at 865-882-9977.

  • Oliver Springs baseball picks up...

    Tournament time brings out the best in teams.

    The pressure is on and one team will come out winning it all.

    Oliver Springs took a step in that direction by beating Oakdale 4-2 on Monday night.

    Oliver Springs was powered by Keith Roberts, who recorded 13 strikeouts on the night.

    The tournament is being held in Oliver Springs, but it was considered a home game for Oakdale for all intents and purposes.

  • Roane County Isshin-Ryu travels...

    Roane County was represented by the Roane School of Isshin-Ryu karate at the recent International Isshin-Ryu Karate Association Nationals Tournament in Manchester.

    “This is a prestigious tournament within the Isshin-Ryu system, and is attended by Isshin-Ryu practitioners from throughout the region,” said Grandmaster Tommy True. “Our people always distinguish themselves from other participants through the strength of their performance and their attitude.”

  • Lady Waves run over by Rams

    A determined Midway comeback came up just short in the second round of the District 3-A tournament at Grace Christian Academy on Monday night.

    The Lady Waves were down 6-0 after the third inning, but scored six runs in the fourth and fifth innings to tie the game.

    Grace Christian scored two runs in the sixth inning, but Midway could only manage one run in the seventh inning and fell 8-7 to the Lady Rams.

    Pitcher Payton Kelley breezed through the first inning striking out all three Grace batters.

  • Jones helps lift No. 1 seed...

    After earning the No. 1 seed in the District 4-A softball tournament, the Lady Bobcats hosted Wartburg on Monday night.

    Using that homefield advantage, the Lady Cats derailed the Lady Dogs to the tune of a 10-0 victory.

    Something that has been said many times throughout her prep career, Courtney Jones had herself quite a night in the circle. In six innings, Jones picked up 14 strikeouts, one hit, and two walks.

  • Rockwood tennis players named...

    Rockwood’s team had five members selected to this year’s All-District team. Drake Long was selected to the team one singles squad. Meanwhile, Jared Lemons was selected to the team two singles team. The only girl selected from Rockwood was Alex Patterson, who was named to the team two singles team. In doubles, Tanner Green and Josh Spurling were named to the second team. Lemons, Patterson, Shelley Edwards, Madison Mioduski, Christina Long and Blayke Kelley all made it to the district tournament.