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Today's Sports

  • Tellico sweeps Harriman

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    Tellico Plains handed both Harriman teams defeats Thursday evening during the Harriman Christmas Classic.

    An early lead kept Tellico Plains ahead for a 69-55 win against the Lady Devils.

    The Harriman boys stayed within sight of victory but slipped by a slim loss of 69-62.

    Girls Game

    The Harriman Lady Devils were looking for a belated Christmas present in the form of a victory against the Tellico Plains Lady Bears, but came up with the metaphorical lump of coal instead with a 69-55 setback.

  • Roane County News All-County...


    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    The 2007 football season was a good one for the Midway Green Waves. In fact, it was the best in school history as Craig Moser’s squad recorded a school-record 11 wins on their way to an 11-2 record and a berth in the TSSAA Class A State Quarterfinals.

    That success has landed eight Green Waves on the 2007 Roane County News All-County Football Team with three Green Waves earning superlative awards.

  • Midway slumps in pre-holiday...

    BROWNIE ROSE

    Roane Newspapers

    It was a tough end to the pre Christmas schedule for both Midway basketball teams Thursday night when they hosted Wartburg in a make up game from an earlier postponement.

    The Lady Waves have not been worked over very badly all season, but they were in this one. Wartburg rolled to a 70-24 win and invoked the new basketball mercy rule for the first time in any game either Midway team has had.

    The Green Waves stayed close for a half, but another second half swoon left them on the short end of a 55-21 loss to the Bulldogs.

  • Oneida tops Harriman

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats and Lady ‘Cats continued play Wednesday evening in the Mid-South Classic and it was a so-so day for Oliver Springs.

    After dropping their first game on Tuesday to Upperman, the Lady ‘Cats rebounded Wednesday with a 60-57 victory over Meigs County.

    The boys, however, were victorious Tuesday against Jackson County, but they lost on Wednesday against Beech, 77-60.

  • Kingston falls to Sweetwater

    By JON LEFFEW

    Roane Newspapers

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets hosted the Sweetwater Wildcats for two non-district contests Monday evening.

    The teams were looking to pick up victories in their final contests before a Christmas break, but a stifling full-court defense from the Lady Wildcats and a huge run from the Wildcats led to losses for both Kingston squads.

  • Rockwood sweeps Midway

    By BROWNIE ROSE

    Roane Newspapers

    The Rockwood Tigers picked up a pair of District 3-A wins Tuesday night at Midway.

    The Lady Tigers ran their district record to 2-1 with a 50-45 win over Midway while the Tigers cruised to a 60-44 win over Midway to even their district record to 2-2.

    The Midway Lady Waves did pick up win number two of the year Friday at Washburn as they rolled to a 51-29 win to get that second win.

    Midway, however, was hammered in the nightcap game at Washburn, 61-24.

    Girls Games

  • Richardson beats buzzer; Bobcats...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    Sean Richardson was the hero Friday night as the junior guard buried a three-pointer as time expired to give the Oliver Springs Bobcats a 55-53 victory at Oneida in a match-up between the top two teams in District 4-A.

    Things didn’t go as well for the Bobcats Saturday night, however, as a cold-shooting night cost the ‘Cats dearly in a 48-39 loss at Catholic.

    The Bobcats are 7-7 overall after the split, but Tony Ingram’s squad is 3-0 in district play.

  • Oakdale sweeps through Coalfield

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    COALFIELD – Oakdale swept through Coalfield and came home with a pair of District 4-A basketball wins last Friday.

    The Lady Eagles enjoyed a 45-38 win over Coalfield in a game that Oakdale overcame poor free throw shooting.

    Oakdale overcame an early deficit and took home a 67-51 victory over the Jackets.

    GIRLS GAME

  • Bangley leaving Wartburg grid...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    John Bangley’s stint at Wartburg is over after only 10 games as head football coach.

  • Lady 'Cats on the prowl


    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    Oliver Springs head coach Michelle Christopher knew coming into the season that it might take a few games for her Lady ‘Cats to find their groove.