Today's Sports

  • McCullum’s 23 in 1st paces Devils

    Jaylen McCullum scored 31 points in the first half and pushed the Harriman Blue Devils to a 75-32 win against district rival Midway Friday night at Harriman High School.

    McCullum scored eight points for Harriman to jump out to an early 8-0 lead on the Green Wave.

    “Jaylen Made shots, but we were moving the basketball really well and they were great shots,” Harriman Coach Shay Shannon said. “It wasn’t like he was forcing those shots.

    “His teammates were getting him open.”

  • Big 2nd half propels Midway

    The Midway Lady Waves used a big second half to come from behind and beat the Harriman Lady Devils, 46-31, Friday night at Harriman High School.

    The Lady Devils’ defense wreaked havoc on Midway in the early goings.

    This opened up Harriman’s scoring and resulted in the Lady Devils taking a 21-17 lead into the locker rooms at half time.

    In a game featuring two veteran coaches, adjustments become important and it was apparent from the beginning of the third quarter changes were made for Midway.

  • HMS punches title ticket

    By Taylor Crombie


    The Harriman Lady Blue Devils are headed to the final round of the Class AA Sectional after defeating the Wartburg Lady Bulldogs Friday evening.

    The Lady Bulldogs had bested the Lady Devils all season, but this time Harriman locked down the 29-23 victory with a big run in the second quarter.

  • Lady Devils’ season ends

    By Melissa Coley


    With a remarkable show of fan support from the Harriman community, the Lady Devils played in the Class AA East Tennessee State Sectional championship game on Saturday afternoon in front of a standing room only crowd.

    It was a hard fought game, indicative of Harriman’s season, but time ran out and the Lady Devils lost 33-27.

  • HMS advances to tourney semis

    By Melissa Coley


    Defense and rebounding describes in a nutshell how the number three seed Lady Blue Devils knocked off the number one seed Norris Middle as Harriman wins their second game in the East Tennessee AA State Sectional Tournament on Monday. They advance to the semi-finals today at 4:30 at the Pigeon Forge Middle School and will play Wartburg for the fourth time this season.

  • ’Cats and Jackets split

    By Damichael Cole


    On Tuesday night in a battle between the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats and the Coalfield Lady Jackets, one losing streak was guaranteed to end.

    The Lady Jackets entered the game on a five-game losing streak while the Lady Bobcats held a four-game losing streak of their own.

    After a neck-and-neck first half, the Lady Bobcats were able to hang on 54-50 to snap their four-game losing streak.

  • Lady Tigers can’t catch Sunbright

    By David W. Doonan


    The Sunbright Tigers defeated the Rockwood Tigers 44-28 in girls’ basketball action at Sunbright High School Tuesday evening.

    The game started slow, with both teams trading possessions on both sides.

    No one scored until the 4:17 mark of the first quarter, as Olivia Northrup for Sunbright drained a two-pointer, one of the 10 points she scored in the period, to break the scoreless deadlock.

    Rockwood had a hard time scoring as they only made one point- a foul shot by Camryn Evans.

  • Lady Devils can’t slow Wartburg

    The Harriman Lady Devils couldn’t withstand the Wartburg onslaught Tuesday evening in Harriman, losing 53-39.

    A low scoring six points by Harriman in the opening quarter put the Lady Devils in a hole they had to fight out of for the remainder of the game.

    Things got a little better in the second quarter as Harriman’s defensive efforts paid off.

    The Lady Devils held them to only five points in second, but they could only score five themselves.

    At halftime Harriman was down 17-11, but the game was still within its reach.

  • Rockwood wins battle of jungle...

    By David W. Doonan


    “We Sucked.”

    “I’d rather be awful with a win.”

    This was Rockwood Coach Paul Kamikawa’s assessment of his team in the tightly contested 62-59 nightcap against the Sunbright Tigers Tuesday evening in Sunbright.

    “They did a good job disrupting us early, getting us going up and down the court, we got calmed down enough where we could get into our offense,” Kamikawa said.

  • Devils tied for 1st in district

    The Harriman Blue Devils beat district foe Wartburg, 74-50, Tuesday evening at Harriman.

    Harriman has been able to put together a four-game win streak in the last week against district opponents.

    This success coupled with Oakdale’s loss to Oneida Tuesday, has put the Blue Devils tied for first place in the district.

    “I think we’ve played some of our best basketball over the last four games,” Harriman Coach Shay Shannon said. “With three district games left, we want to get one of the two byes in the tournament.”