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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Roane State women win; men fall

    The Roane State Raiders and Raiderettes played their first conference home games of the season Friday night and the results were mixed for the host teams as the Raiderettes downed visiting Columbia State, 87-67, while Randy Nesbit’s men suffered an 83-76 setback at the hands of the Chargers.

    The Raiders and Raiderettes will step out of conference this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The Raiderettes played at Spartanburg Methodist on Monday while the Raiders will be at Wilkes College on Saturday and Spartanburg Methodist on Sunday.

  • Green Waves looking for success...

    Ever since Midway beat Oneida in week six of the regular season the talk has centered on a TSSAA Class A quarterfinal match-up with Hamton and now it’s here.

    Midway (11-1) has been an unstoppable offensive force for much of the season and they will be meeting an equally impressive squad in the Bulldogs.

    Hampton (12-0) has pretty much annihilated every opponent on their schedule this season as they have outscored their opponents by a com-bined score of 435-119.

  • Green Waves advance with win...

    With starting QB Eric Stansbury playing only defense due to a broken wrist, the Midway Green Wave still found a way to win Friday night as Craig Moser’s squad picked up a 19-7 victory over Harriman in the second round of the TSSAA Class A playoffs.

    Friday’s contest played out entirely different than their first meeting on Oct. 19 when Midway rushed for 474 yards in picking up an easy 42-20 win.

  • OSMS boys, girls collect wins...

    The Harriman Middle School Blue Devils hosted Oliver Springs Monday night and the Bobcats and Lady ‘Cats enjoyed their trip to Richard Pickell Gymnasium as they picked up a sweep of the two games.

    The Lady ‘Cats used a fourth quarter rally to pick up a 28-22 victory while the Oliver Springs boys cruised to a 46-32 victory.

    Harriman will be playing in a tournament at Lenoir City on Saturday while Oliver Springs visits Cherokee on Monday.

    Girls Game

  • Shultz puts on show; Oliver...

    Oliver Springs senior guard Dan Schultz said he had been waiting ever since last year’s season-ending 59-51 loss to Harriman to get back on the court in a game that mattered.

    That night was Tuesday and Schultz put on a show as the Bobcat leader scored a career-high 38 points in leading Oliver Springs to an 89-64 victory over Sequoyah in TSSAA Hall of Fame action.

  • Roane State women split weekend...

    It could have been better, but it could have been worse for Todd Wright’s Roane State Raiderettes as they opened TJCCAA play over the weekend by splitting a pair of road games with Southwest Tennessee and Dyersburg State.

    The road trip started with Roane State dropping an 84-67 decision at Southwest Tennessee Friday night, but things were better Saturday as the Raiderettes knocked off Dyersburg, 87-69.

  • Midway, Harriman meet in key...

    And then there were two.

    That’s right. After 10 regular season games and one round of the TSSAA playoffs only two Roane County teams, Midway and Harriman, are left standing and those two teams will meet Friday night with a berth in the Class A quarterfinals on the line.

    Friday’s meeting will be the second meeting of the season between the two schools as Midway won 42-20 at Harriman on Oct. 19.

  • Hampton eliminates Coalfield

    HAMPTON -- Hampton has turned into a graveyard for Coalfield’s football team. For the third straight year the Bulldogs ended Coalfield’s season in the playoffs.

    No. 2-ranked Hampton rolled to a 42-0 victory against a banged-up Coalfield team Friday night in the first round of the TSSAA Class A playoffs.