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Today's Sports

  • Rockwood teams lose to Wartburg...

    The Rockwood basketball teams hosted Wartburg in a Region 2A doubleheader Tuesday in the Dr. Tom Evans Gymnasisum, but the Bulldogs bit the Tigers twice by identical scores of 44-35.
    Wartburg 44, Rockwood 35: "We couldn't make any shots down the stretch and couldn't make free throws," said Lady Tiger Coach Amy Breazeale.
    Added Wartburg Jason Davis,  "Coach Breazeale does a really good job."

  • Midway Middle loses to Rush...

    Blaine Townsend scored 24 points and pulled down 17 rebounds Wednesday evening, but it wasn't enough to lead Midway Middle School to victory as the Green Wave dropped a 44-42 decision to Rush Strong in the TMSAA Class AA East Tennessee Sectional Tournament quarterfinals at Pigeon Forge.
    “I’m proud of the boys, they played hard tonight,” Green Wave head coach Justin O’Toole said following the loss. “We got down tonight, but fought back and had a chance to win at the end. That’s all you can ask for. We had a good year.”

  • GCA Rams batter HHS Blue Devils

    The Harriman basketball teams hosted Grace Christian Academy for final regular season matchup in District 3A Tuesday, as the Rams will moving into Division II for the 2017-21 classification period.
    This was a rematch from last week's doubleheader loss at GCA, with the same scenario happening Tuesday, as the Rams swept the season series.
    The Rams beat the Blue Devils 82-80, while the Lady Rams won 51-26.

  • Midway sweeps Sunbright

    By Zach Selby
    morgancountynews
    The Midway basketball teams swept a pair of Region 2A games with Sunbright Friday, as the Lady Waves defeated the Lady Tigers 42-30 and the Green Wave downed the Tigers 70-60.
    Midway 40, Sunbright 32:  The Midway Lady Green Waves are one step closer to reaching .500 on the season.
    A three-game losing streak in the middle on January had many in Midway worried about what the remainder of the season, but the Lady Green Waves bounced back in convincing fashion with a 42-30 win over the Sunbright Lady Tigers.

  • Oliver Springs, Oakdale split 4A...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty
    Oliver Springs and Oakdales split a pair of District 4A battlesTuesday night, with the Lady ‘Cats taking home a 45--23 victory followed by a comeback win from Oakdale of the Bobcats, 73-61.
    Oliver Springs 45, Oakdale 23: A solid defensive effort carried the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats on Tuesday as they downed district foe Oakdale, 45-23.

  • Kingston, Alcoa split games

    The Kingston basketball teams split a pair of games with District 4AA foe Alcoa Tuesday evening, as the Lady Jackets calmed the Lady Tornadoes 31-21 and the Tornadoes blew away the Yellow Jackets 55-41.
    Kingston 31, Alcoa 21: Riley Guillemet poured in 20 points, including four 3-point baskets, with eight rebounds to lead the Lady Jackets.
    Kingston led 10-7 after the first quarter, with both teams scoring six points each in the second quarter for 16-13 score, leaving the Yellow Jackets with the 3-point lead at the break.

  • OSMS teams eliminated from TMSAA...

    By Goose Lindsay
    glindsay@roanecounty.com
    The Oliver Springs Middle School Lady Bobcats opened the TMSAA East Tennessee Class AA Sectional Tournament with a 37-32 victory over Sullivan North on Saturday, but that celebration was short-lived as Northview Academy eliminated the Lady ‘Cats in Monday’s quarterfinals, 28-22.
    Despite the season coming to a close, Oliver Springs head coach Allison Payne was happy with what her team accomplished this season.

  • OSMS teams eliminated from TMSAA...

    The Oliver Springs Middle School Lady Bobcats opened the TMSAA East Tennessee Class AA Sectional Tournament with a 37-32 victory over Sullivan North on Saturday, but that celebration was short-lived as Northview Academy eliminated the Lady ‘Cats in Monday’s quarterfinals, 28-22.
    Despite the season coming to a close, Oliver Springs head coach Allison Payne was happy with what her team accomplished this season.

  • Bobcats eliminated by Colonial...

    A strong season came to a disappointing end for the Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats Saturday afternoon, as Lance Jones squad dropped a 42-26 decision to Colonial Heights in the opening round of the TMSAA Class AA Sectional Tournament in Pigeon Forge.
    “It was our first state tournament and we came out tight against a good basketball team that got upset in their district tournament,” Coach Jones said. “We were never able to recover. We made a run at them late, but then they made some shots.”

  • Calvary wins 15th contest

    The Calvary Crusaders recorded their 15th victory over the season, a 64-40 victory over Mount Pisgah in a key league matchup.
    Sophomore Landen Treadway opened the game with six points for the Crusaders, as the remaining starers, seniors Paul Plemon and Chase Roberts combined for seven points. Sophomore Jordan Snow hit a trey and T.J. Vestal added two points.
    Hayden Rusinek was out due to an ankle injury, so the Calvary bench had to be prepared to step up in his absence.