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Today's Sports

  • Friday basketball games snowed...

    District basketball games slated Friday night were snowed out. The affective games were Rockwood at Harriman (District 3A), Meigs County at Midway (District 3A), Catholic at Kingston (District 4AA) and Coalfield at Oliver Springs (District 4A). The Rockwood at Harriman game will be made up Jan. 14, beginning at 3:30 p.m. with a boys junior varsity game. No other make-up dates were announced.

  • Blue Devils’ winning streak is...

     teams split a pair of District 3A games with Midway Tuesday evening, as the Blue Devils calmed the Green Wave 90-43 to extend its winning streak to 15 games, while the Lady Waves defeated the Lady Devils 45-34.
    Harriman 90, Midway 43: "We still have some work to do. I am proud of the guys who came off the bench and played well," said Blue Devil Coach Shay Shannon, whose team improved 15-2 overall and 6-0 in the district.

  • Lady Bobcats finish third in...

    The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats finished 2-1 for third place in the Hilton Sandestin Basketball Blowout in Destin, Fla., last weekend, defeating St. Paul 60-40 in game one, losing to Cookeville 56-34 in game two and beating Freeport High School 38-34.
    OS 60, St. Paul 34: All-Tournament selection Racheal Crass scored six first-quarter points, as the Lady 'Cats outscored St. Paul  20-8, and extended the lead to 34-17 at the half. Alivia Baker scored eight points in the second quarter.

  • Wartburg sweeps Oliver Springs...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    Coaches often say their teams play sluggish on off-days or the first day back in school, and this was the case on Tuesday as the Oliver Springs Bobcats were swept by the Wartburg Bulldogs, as the Lady Bulldogs edged the Lady 'Cats 29-28, while the Bulldogs bit the Bobcats  64-36.
    Wartburg 29, Oliver Springs 28: The Lady ‘Cats lost the low-scoring affair at Wartburg by a score of 29-28; however, Oliver Springs had chances to take the lead late, but were unable to capitalize.

  • Sportswriters name Pace, Clark...

    The awards continue to roll in for the Harriman Blue Devils’ football team, as seniors Joe Pace and Hunter Clark were named to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TWSA) Class 1A Football Team last week.
    “I’m proud of Hunter and Joe,” Harriman head coach Travis Tapp said. “It’s a well-deserved for both of them.”
    Clark made the TSWA team as a defensive lineman. He recorded 62 tackles this year with 23 of those being for a loss and five sacks.

  • Yellow Jackets defeat Rhea...

    The Kingston basketball teams closed out the Jim Cordell Christmas Classic, by splitting their final two games at Harriman High School Friday, as the Lady Jackets lost 42-32 to the Dresden Lady Lions, while the Yellow Jackets defeated Rhea County 77-75.

  • Blue Devils win 14th straight...

    The Harriman basketball teams completed the annual Jim Cordell Christmas Classic Friday, as Blue Devils defeated Oneida 77-55 and McMinn Central 64-53 to extend their winning streak to 14 games and finish the tournament with a 5-0 record, while the Lady Devils lost 29-28 to complete the tournament with a 1-2 record.
    Both teams are in action this week, as they played Midway Tuesday and will host Rockwood Friday. Both games are District 3A match-ups.

  • Rockwood, Oakdale split games

    By Ed Greif
    egreif@roanecounty.com
    The Rockwood basketball teams will return to the court Friday night against Harriman in their District 3A rematch, after splitting a pair of games with Oakdale on the final night of the Jim Cordell Christmas Classic Friday at Harriman High School.
    The Lady Tigers defeated the Lady Eagles 39-32 to finish the tournament 3-0, while the Eagles beat the Tigers 50-43 to finish 1-2 in the tournament.

  • Rockwood, Oakdale split games

    The Rockwood basketball teams will return to the court Friday night against Harriman in their District 3A rematch, after splitting a pair of games with Oakdale on the final night of the Jim Cordell Christmas Classic Friday at Harriman High School.
    The Lady Tigers defeated the Lady Eagles 39-32 to finish the tournament 3-0, while the Eagles beat the Tigers 50-43 to finish 1-2 in the tournament.

  • Oliver Springs defeats Midway 70...

    The Midway basketball teams lost a pair of games in the final day of the Jim Cordell Christmas Classic at Harriman Middle School, as the Lady Waves were beaten by perennial power Jackson County 62-44, while the Green Wave lost to county rival Oliver Springs 70-66.
    Jackson County 62, Midway 44: For a half, the girls from “South Of the River” held firm against the Jackson County Lady Blue Devils, but Jackson County’s Kyleigh Hardy nearly single-handedly maimed the Midway Lady Waves defense in the second half en route to a 62-44 win.