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Today's Sports

  • Devils get needed 27-8 win

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    After dropping their region opener against Greenback, Travis Tapp’s Harriman Blue Devils couldn’t afford a second loss at Sunbright Friday night if they wanted to remain in the hunt for the regular season Region 2-A title.

  • Alcoa whirls past OS, 62-0

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    Alcoa proved Friday night why they are perennially one of Class AA’s elite teams with a 62-0 win over the Oliver Springs Bobcats.

    Alcoa jumped out to an early lead with 7:11 to go in the opening quarter with Chase James connecting with Sam Thompson from 45 yards out, finishing out a four-play, 68-yard drive.

    Derrick Brodus hit the PAT to give the Tornadoes an early 7-0 lead.

  • Cherokee, OS face off; Jackets...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    For 31:13 Monday night, the Cherokee Yellow Jackets and Oliver Springs Bobcats played a memorable contest as the Jackets scored with 47.1 seconds to play to take a 20-14 lead.

    The final 47 seconds, however, will also be remembered, but not necessarily for the quality of play.

  • Mistakes doom Eagles

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    OAKDALE-The scoreboard didn't come close to telling the story of Oakdale's 34-14 loss to Jackson County on Hollis Eble Field Friday night.

    Oakdale (1-4) out gained the Blue Devils (3-3) by 190 total yards, but 191 yards in penalties and four turnovers doomed the Eagles in their homecoming game. The yellow flags cost the Eagles a touchdown and a player (Jonathan Mathis) in addition to plenty of momentum during the second half.

  • Sunbright starts up cross...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    The idea originated at Peak Performance Rehabilitation, Inc. this summer. Sean Galloway was working with Sunbright cheerleader & basketball player Hannah Sexton, and he found out she had great ability as a runner. Galloway then put the plan together to start a cross country team at Sunbright High School.

    The plan worked and Sunbright became the first school in Morgan County to field a cross country team.

  • Harriman MS tops Wartburg

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    The Harriman Middle School Blue Devils ran their season record to 4-3 overall with an exciting 20-14 victory at Wartburg.

    Thursday’s contest with the Bulldogs was a seesaw affair as Harriman scored the first touchdown of the game and then the last two to pick up the six-point victory.

    Most of the scoring came in the first half as the two teams battled their way to a 14-14 tie at intermission.

  • Harriman snaps losing streak,...

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    Since 1921, the Rockwood Tigers and the Harriman Blue Devils have battled on the gridiron for football supremacy.

  • Jackets too much for Oliver...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    It was all Kingston Friday night as Vic King’s Yellow Jackets captured their fourth consecutive Roane County Championship with a 34-8 homecoming victory over Oliver Springs.

  • CAK edges Cherokee, 6-0

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    The undefeated Christian Academy of Knoxville (CAK) Middle School Warriors had pretty much demolished every team in their path entering Tuesday's annual clash with Cherokee at Dr. Nat Sugarman Memorial Field.

  • Rockwood-Harriman rivalry...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    In college football, the Rose Bowl is know as “The Granddaddy of Them All.”