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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Lady Bulldogs earn #2 seed with...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    OAKDALE-In a pair of games that were moved for political reasons (switched from Super Tuesday to Monday because Oakdale School hosts elections), Wartburg was a unanimous choice over Oakdale in a couple of Morgan County battles. Both contests held a lot of significance in the district standings.

  • Oakdale sweeps Coalfield on 2008...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    OAKDALE - Oakdale completed the season sweep of Coalfield in high school basketball with a pair of wins on senior night last Friday.

    The Lady Eagles earned a 49-38 win over Coalfield, while Mike Barber's Eagles cruised to an 89-52 triumph of the Jackets.

    GIRLS GAME

    Fred Snow's Lady Eagles enjoyed senior night with an impressive 49-38 victory over Coalfield to lock up the #3 seed heading into the district tournament.

  • Kingston wrestlers headed to...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    Kingston High School wrestlers Wes Scroggins and Chris Kirk will be anything but loving on Valentine’s Day. In fact, the Jacket duo would like nothing more than to spoil the holiday for others.

  • Oliver Springs pulls off...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    Somebody forgot to tell J.T. Hicks’ Oliver Springs Bobcats that the game was over.

  • Strong first half lifts Cherokee...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    The Cherokee Middle School Yellow Jackets didn’t play a perfect game Thursday night in their East Tennessee Large School Sectional Tournament opener against Jacksboro, but Mike Snow’s squad did play a close to perfect first half in rolling to a 56-43 victory.

  • Lady Raiders get back on track

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    It didn’t take long for the Roane State Raiderettes to start a new winning streak.

    Last Wednesday, Walters State snapped Roane State’s 13-game winning streak, but the Raiderettes responded by knocking off No. 25 ranked Chattanooga State on the road on Sat-urday, 65-55, and Todd Wright’s squad made it two in a row Wednesday evening with a 70-67 road victory at Cleveland State.

  • OSMS girls go down fighting

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    The 2007-08 basketball season came to a close Tuesday evening for the Oliver Springs Middle School Lady Bobcats, but the season didn’t end with a whimper as the Lady ‘Cats dropped a 43-39 decision to Oakdale in an exciting opening round game of the East Tennessee Small Division Sectional Tournament.

  • P-J captures small division...

    The Petros-Joyner Patriots captured the 2008 Area 2 Small Division Championship with an exciting 50-49 overtime win over Fairview Saturday night at Sunbright.

    Cody Hill sent the game into overtime with two free throws with 1.9 seconds left to tie the count at 39.

    In the extra period, the Patriots used an 11-10 edge to pull out the 1-point win over the Rebels.

    Hill (23 points, 8 rebounds, 3 steals) and Alex Fountain (12 points, 17 rebounds, 8 blocks) did the damage for P.J. (19-4).ee