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Today's Sports

  • Roane State has successful...

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    In their first home games in more than five weeks, the Roane State Raiders and Raiderettes picked up a pair of easy victories against different opponents on Monday.

    The evening opened with the Raiderettes crushing Bryan College’s JV squad, 87-23, then the Raiders knocked off Maryville College’s JV squad, 81-59.

    Roane State won’t have to wait another five weeks to play at home as the Raiders and Raiderettes host Motlow State Wednesday evening in a pair of TJCCAA contests.

    Women’s Game

  • Kingston falls to Anderson

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets and Lady Jackets were hoping that playing at home would be enough of a boost Friday night to knock off rival Anderson County, but it wasn’t to be as the Mavericks and Lady Mavericks left Roane County High School with a District 4-AA sweep.

  • Bobcats, Lady 'Cats sweep...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    In what might have been the two biggest district contests of the season for Oliver Springs, the Bobcats and Lady ‘Cats left Oakdale Tuesday night with a huge sweep of the Eagles.

  • Clowers to play for Tennessee...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    Harriman senior Doiron Clowers has worked hard throughout his high school career and now that hard work has paid off as the Blue Devil midfielder signed a soccer scholarship Wednesday to play for Tennessee Wesleyan College.

    "I'm extremely excited," Clowers said after making it official. "This is something I've really been wanting."

  • Both Harriman teams fall at...

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    Tuesday night turned out to be a bad night for the Harriman Blue Devils and Lady Devils as they suffered a road sweep at Wartburg.

    The Lady Devils played well for a half, but then couldn’t throw it in the ocean in the second half as Wartburg picked up a 54-35 victory. The boys game was close throughout, but Harriman would be unable to pick up the win as Wartburg held on for a 67-64 victory.

    Harriman heads to Grace Christian Friday for a pair of key District 3-A games.

    Girls Game

  • Harriman holds off Midway

    By BROWNIE ROSE

    Roane Newspapers

    The Harriman Lady Devils and Blue Devils ran away with both games Friday night against visiting Midway.

    The Lady Devils used a mix of speed and a decided height advantage to roll to a surprisingly easy 76-46 win over the Lady Waves. The Blue Devils pulled away in the second half for a 72-47 win over the Green Waves.

    Midway returns to action Friday night with a game at Greenback while Harriman travels to Grace Christian.

    Girls Game

  • Coalfield shocks Lady 'Cats...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    COALFIELD - A long district winning streak is over for Oliver Springs. Coalfield ended the Lady Bobcats’ 22-game win streak in District 4-A action with a convincing 58-47 victory in John Jackson Memorial Gymnasium Friday night.

  • Oakdale snaps 11-game skid to...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    WARTBURG - It had been a long five years, but it finally paid off for Mike Barber’s Oakdale basketball team.

  • Midway Middle splits with Spring...

    By BROWNIE ROSE

    Roane Newspapers

    The Midway Middle School Green Waves returned to the cozy confines of their usual home gym at the elementary school Thursday night to take on Spring City.

    The Lady Waves grabbed an early lead, but scored only four points in the second and third quarters to fall to Spring City 26-18. The Lady Waves drop to 4-9 with the loss.

    The Green Waves didn’t shoot much better, but had an easy time with the out matched Bulldogs, winning 33-14. The Green Waves improved to 6-7 with the win.

  • Cherokee Middle sweeps Oliver...

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    So much for home court advantage.

    That was the feeling in Oliver Springs Thursday night as visiting Cherokee Middle School handed the Bobcats a pair of losses.

    The opening game of the evening went in favor of the Lady Jackets by a 40-33 margin then Cherokee won the final game of the evening, 33-21.

    Girls Game