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Today's Sports

  • Middle school basketball winding...

    The basketball teams from Oliver Springs Middle School and Rockwood Middle School split a pair of games - one mercy-ruled and the other a 3-point thriller Thursday night in Rockwood.

    The Lady Bobcats defeated the Lady Tigers 44-6, while the Tigers edged the Bobcats 38-35.

    OSMS 44, RMS 6: The Lady Bobcats led 12-0 with two minutes left in the first quarter and finished the quarter with an 8-0 run for a 20-0 lead.

  • Harriman Middle School avenges...

    The Harriman Middle School Lady Devils and Lady Devils took on Spring City on Thursday night to end their week of play, and both teams defended their home court and picked up victories on the night. The Lady Devils won 28-19, while the Devils grabbed the 46-29 victory.

    HMS 28, Spring City 19: The Harriman Lady Devils avenged a loss  when they played at Spring City. When the Lady Bulldogs traveled to Harriman, the Lady Devils came away with a victory.

  • Lady Waves lose 48-30 to Lady...

    The Midway Middle School Lady Waves basketball team dropped a 48-30 decision to the Wartburg Lady Bulldogs, as the season winds down toward the district tournament at Wartburg.

    Madison Holly led Wartburg with 12 points, and Lydia Smith added 11 points. Emilee Taylor led the Lady Waves with 10 points.

    Callie Johnson buried a 3-point basket for the Lady Bulldogs. Holley and Smith added a 2-point basket each. Emily Cawood had a field goal for Midway, while Kaley Beason was 1-of-2 from the free -throw line.

  • Rockwood sweeps Concord Christian

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The Rockwood basketball teams rebounded from a pair of losses against county and district rival Harriman, by sweeping a pair of games with Concord Christian.

    The Tigers defeated Concord Christian 53-39, while the Lady Tigers outscored their guests 57-23.

    Rockwood 53, Concord Christian 39: A strong defensive effort in the fourth quarter proved to be the difference for Coach Paul Kamikawa’s  Tigers, as they survived against district foe Concord Christian by a score of 53-39.

  • Thurman keys Lady Jacket victory

    The Kingston basketball teams returned to District 4AA play Tuesday by hosting Christian Academy of Knoxville (CAK), with the Lady Jackets defeating the Lady Warriors 51-43 and the Warriors hitting 12-of 30 3-point baskets in a 69-50 victory over the Yellow Jackets.

    Kingston 51, CAK 43: "We are winning, but are not playing our best," said Kingston Coach Connie Guinn, as Taylor Thurman hits 5-of-6 free throws in fourth quarter.

  • Harriman beats Greenback twice...

    The Harriman High School boy’s and girl’s basketball teams traveled to Greenback on Tuesday for some district play and it was sort of a unique situation.

    The Harriman Middle School boy’s and girl’s teams played before in tip offs that started at 4 p.m.

    Harriman didn’t get phased by the odd start as the Lady Devils picked up the victory, 55-35, and the Devils picked up the 78-53 victory.

    Harriman 55, Greenback 35: The Harriman: As they have done all season, the Lady Devils started slow and pulled away for the victory.

  • Midway Middle School rolls over...

    The Midway Middle School basketball teams swept a pair of games at Stone Elementary School in Crossville Tuesday, as the Green Wave beat the Coyotes 43-30, while the Lady Waves rolled over Stone 50-17.

    Midway 43, Stone 30: Sjohn Ross Lyle poured in 20 points to lead the Green Wave.
    Lyle scored four first-quarter points to stake the Green Wave to an 11-2 lead. Blake Parks buried a 3-point basket. Matthew White scored Stone's only points.

  • Murray, Evans help Oliver...

    The Oliver Springs basketball teams split a pair of District 4A games at Oneida Tuesday night, as the Bobcats won 63-54 and the Lady Bobcats lost 67-56.

    Oliver Springs 63, Oneida 54: Lane Evans and Taylor Murray tallied 22 and 21 points, respectively, led the Bobcats to improve 7-12 overall and 3-2 in the district.

    "If we finish the close ones, our record would be a lot better," said Bobcat Coach Tony Ingram Wednesday morning.

  • Greene, Langley to play for...

    Two members of the Harriman Blue Devil football team will be playing in the Tennnessee vs. Kentucky Bowl on Jan. 16 at the University of the Cumberlands' James H. Taylor  Stadium in Williamsburg, KY.

    Running back Garrett Greene and lineman John Langley are among the 21 seniors from the East Tennessee area selected to play against seniors from across the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • Harriman Middle School wins two...

    The Lady Devils and Devils of Harriman Middle School hosted the Lady Green Wave and Green Wave of Midway on Thursday night in some cross county basketball action.

    The Devils and Lady Devils were both able to come away with a win, with the Lady Devils picking up the 22-17 victory, and the Blue Devils grabbing the 25-19 victory.