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Today's Sports

  • Greenback knocks off Lady Devils

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    When the Harriman Lady Blue Devils knocked off Rockwood Saturday in the District 3-A Tour-nament semifinals, Jim Cordell’s squad was clicking on all cylinders in picking up a 66-43 victory.

    Tuesday night, however, the Lady Devils never found that type of a rhythm as they were knocked off by Greenback, 42-36, in the championship game of the tournament.

  • Fantastic finish for Harriman

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    The Harriman Blue Devils and Rockwood Tigers have had their fair share of fantastic finishes over the years, but the finish the fans witnessed at Grace Christian Academy Wednesday night might have been the best in the long history of the series.

  • Harriman girls cruise past...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    After splitting their season series in a pair of close games, the Harriman Lady Blue Devils and Rockwood Lady Tigers met again Saturday for the third time with a berth in the District 3-A Tournament championship game and although the first two games were close, the third match-up was a rout as Harriman cruised to a 66-43 victory.

  • Sunbright claims spot in 4-A...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    WARTBURG - Four points and one overtime have been all that has separated Sunbright and Oneida in their two previous meetings on the hardwood heading into Saturday night's semifinal matchup of the District 4-A Tournament at Wartburg. Just like the first two times, however, Sunbright (15-10) took care of business and earned a 49-43 overtime victory over the Indians to give them a spot in Tuesday night's District 4-A Championship.

  • Wartburg stuns #1-Oliver Springs...

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    WARTBURG - Not many people expected Wartburg to get back to the District 4-A Championship Game for the fourth straight year, but that is just where they are headed following an 82-76 overtime upset win of Oliver Springs Saturday night.

  • Lady 'Cats own District 4-A...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    In the world of District 4-A girls' basketball, there’s Oliver Springs then there’s everybody else.

  • Kingston picks up first win

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    There will be no winless season for the Kingston Yellow Jackets this season as Stephen Plemons' squad picked the perfect time of the year to get their first win.

    With their season on the line, the Jackets downed Christian Academy of Knoxville (CAK) in the first round of the District 4-AA Tournament, 49-44.

    With the victory, Kingston advanced to Friday's quarterfinals and a match-up with Loudon.

    The night was also good for the Lady Jackets as they knocked off Scott, 58-51.

  • Lady Devils claim opening round...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    The Harriman Lady Blue Devils just might be peaking at the right time.

    After starting the season with a 4-11 record, the Lady Devils have now won four in a row and six out of their last seven with the latest being a 58-42 victory over Berean Christian Thursday night in the opening round of the District 3-A Tournament.

    Harriman put Thursday’s game away early as Jim Cordell’s squad raced out to a 12-2 lead after eight minutes of play.

  • Jackets drop final regular...

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    It’s not often that a regular season district game doesn’t matter, but that was the case at Kingston Tuesday night as the Jackets and visiting Stone Memorial both knew their postseason seedings heading into both contests.

    In the girls game, the top seeded Lady Panthers picked up an easy 74-49 victory over the No. 6 seed Lady Jackets, while No. 2 Stone Memorial handed the No. 7 Jackets a 66-53 setback.

  • Cherokee two wins away from title

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    Two down, two to go.

    That’s the story for the Cherokee Middle School Yellow Jackets as they are two wins away from capturing the East Tennessee Large Division Sectional championship.

    Cherokee’s journey began Thursday with an opening round road victory at Jacksboro then the Jackets picked up a 37-32 victory over Seymour Saturday in the tournament’s quarterfinal round played at Sevierville.