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Today's Sports

  • Greenback tops Lady Devils with...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    Richard Pickell Gymnasium was anything but a home court advantage for the Harriman Blue Devils Thursday night as the visiting Greenback Cherokees left the Devils Den with a District 3-A sweep.

    In the girls game, Harriman outscored Greenback 34-26 from the field, but the Lady Cherokees held a 23-11 advantage at the charity stripe and that was the difference in Greenback picking up a 49-45 victory.

  • Devils, Lady Jackets have good...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

  • Roane State splits with Clinton...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    The Roane State Raiders and Raiderettes returned home Wednesday evening with a pair of games against Clinton Junior College out of Rock Hill, SC.

    The Raiderettes took the floor first and picked up an easy 67-32 victory over Clinton, but things didn’t go as well as for the Raiders in the nightcap game as the Golden Bears left Roane County with a 64-62 victory.

    Women’s Game

  • Lady 'Cats hold off Loudon

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    In a Thanksgiving match-up between old District 4-AA rivals, the Oliver Springs Bobcats held off a tough Loudon squad Friday evening, 55-52.

    The Lady ‘Cats held a 10-point lead at the half, only to watch the Loudon Lady Redskins tie the game, but the Lady ‘Cats found a way to beat the Lady ‘Skins in a thrilling contest.

    In the opening period, Oliver Springs trailed 5-4, but went on an 11-3 run to take a 17-11 lead at the end of period number one.

  • 'Cats pick up holiday split

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats had a lot to be thankful for Friday night, but not so much on Saturday as Tony Ingram’s squad split a pair of games in the 2007 Bobcat Thanksgiving Classic.

    Friday night, the Bobcats put on a show as they downed Grundy County, 77-39, but the points were a little tougher to come by Saturday eve-ning as Berean Christian handed the Bobcats a 55-53 setback.

    Oliver Springs vs. Grundy County

  • Hampton denies Midway state...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    Midway head coach Craig Moser knew that it would take his squad’s best performance of the season Friday night to knock of No. 2 ranked Hampton in the quarterfinal round of the TSSAA Class A playoffs.

    Unfortunately for Moser and the fans of the Green Wave, that did happen as J.C. Campbell’s Bulldogs put on a show in rolling to a 42-14 vic-tory.

  • Midway falls 42-14 at Hampton

    By Goose Lindsay

    Roane Newspapers

    The Midway Green Wave's drive to the state semifinals took a detour Friday night in Northeast Tennessee. Coach Craig Moser's squad fell to second-ranked Hampton, 42-14.

  • Cherokee sweeps Rockwood

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    It’s not even December, but the Cherokee Yellow Jackets and Rockwood Tigers completed their season series Monday evening with a pair of games at Rockwood.

    The girls contest would see Cherokee roll to a 54-13 victory and the Jackets would also won the boys contest, 44-21.

    Girls Game

  • Breazeale era begins in Rockwood

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    The Amy Breazeale era tipped off again for the Rockwood Lady Tigers Monday night at Sweetwater and although the Lady Tigers were on the wrong end of a 64-58 decision, the Lady Tigers were able to take some good things out of Monday’s loss against a Class AA opponent.

  • Dallas Era ends at Wartburg

    When Wartburg hits the court at Byrdstown this Saturday night to open up their 2007-08 high school basketball season, a familiar face won't be seen on the Lady Bulldog bench.

    Dallas Davis, an East Tennessee coaching legend has finished up his coaching career, which spanned over four decades.

    He started his high school career nearly 30 years ago when he took over for Wanda Lane back in 1979. He either coached the girls team, the boys team or both teams during the next 28 years.