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Today's Sports

  • Mayton free throws gives Tigers...

    The Rockwood Tigers converted 9-of-12 free throws in overtime to defeat the Tellico Bears 79-69 to gain a split in their District 3A matchup Friday night, after the Lady Tigers were beaten 48-29 by the Lady Bears. Both teams played again Tuesday night in Tellico Plains.

    Rockwood 79, Tellico Plains 69: “We passed the ball well tonight,” said Tiger Coach Paul Kamikawa, whose team was 26 of 48 from the field, including 7-of-15 from long range, and 20-of-31 from the free-throw line.

  • Evans, Melton, Murray lead...

    Tyler Melton, Lane Evans and Taylor Murray scored 17, 14 and 12, respectively, to lead the Oliver Springs Bobcats to a 70-60 victory at Jellico Friday night.

    Oliver Springs 70, Jellico 60: The Bobcats led 19-9 after one quarter and stretched the lead to 34-21 at the half, with a 15-12 second quarter. Jellico used a 19-14 third quarter to slice the deficit to  48-40; however, the Bobcats used a 22-20 fourth quarter to take the 10-point victory.

  • Lady Waves upset Harriman 64-47
  • Lady Jackets sting Lady...

    The Kingston basketball teams split a pair of games from Scott High Friday night, as the Lady Jackets beat the Lady Highlanders 63-48 and the Jackets lost in overtime to the Highlanders.

    Kingston 63, Scott 48: The Lady Jackets led 18-12 after one quarter and stretched it to 34-23 at the half, with a 16-11 second quarter.

    Kingston used an 18-10 third quarter to extend the lead to 52-33 after three quarters, but Scott finished the game with a 15-12 fourth-quarter for the final margin of 63-48.

  • 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.