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Today's Sports

  • Oakdale overcomes Oneida

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    OAKDALE - Oneida’s new millennium stranglehold on Oakdale is finally over.

    Fred Snow’s team got defensive in their first district test of the season as they held Oneida to 32.4% from the field on their way to a 36-31 win last Tuesday night to snap a 19-game losing streak to the Lady Indians.

    Oakdale (4-0, 1-0 in District 4-A) overcame frigid shooting (29.5%) from the floor to beat Oneida for the first time since a 50-40 victory in the 1999 District Tournament.

  • Lady Jackets slip past Harriman

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapersee

    It was a wild finish Friday night at Roane County High School as Kingston’s Tayler Smith hit three free throws with 3.8 seconds remaining to give the Lady Jackets a 46-45 victory over visiting Harriman.

    Things weren’t quite as dramatic in the guys contest as Harriman pulled away in the second half for a 63-47 victory.

    Girls Game

  • Oliver Springs sweeps Sunbright

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats and Lady ‘Cats tipped off the District 4-A portion of their schedule Friday night with a sweep over visiting Sunbright.

    The Lady ‘Cats opened the season with a 66-36 victory over the Lady Tigers then Oliver Springs on the nightcap game, 78-51.

    Girls Game

  • Greenback tops Lady Devils with...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    Richard Pickell Gymnasium was anything but a home court advantage for the Harriman Blue Devils Thursday night as the visiting Greenback Cherokees left the Devils Den with a District 3-A sweep.

    In the girls game, Harriman outscored Greenback 34-26 from the field, but the Lady Cherokees held a 23-11 advantage at the charity stripe and that was the difference in Greenback picking up a 49-45 victory.

  • Devils, Lady Jackets have good...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

  • Roane State splits with Clinton...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    The Roane State Raiders and Raiderettes returned home Wednesday evening with a pair of games against Clinton Junior College out of Rock Hill, SC.

    The Raiderettes took the floor first and picked up an easy 67-32 victory over Clinton, but things didn’t go as well as for the Raiders in the nightcap game as the Golden Bears left Roane County with a 64-62 victory.

    Women’s Game

  • Lady 'Cats hold off Loudon

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    In a Thanksgiving match-up between old District 4-AA rivals, the Oliver Springs Bobcats held off a tough Loudon squad Friday evening, 55-52.

    The Lady ‘Cats held a 10-point lead at the half, only to watch the Loudon Lady Redskins tie the game, but the Lady ‘Cats found a way to beat the Lady ‘Skins in a thrilling contest.

    In the opening period, Oliver Springs trailed 5-4, but went on an 11-3 run to take a 17-11 lead at the end of period number one.

  • 'Cats pick up holiday split

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats had a lot to be thankful for Friday night, but not so much on Saturday as Tony Ingram’s squad split a pair of games in the 2007 Bobcat Thanksgiving Classic.

    Friday night, the Bobcats put on a show as they downed Grundy County, 77-39, but the points were a little tougher to come by Saturday eve-ning as Berean Christian handed the Bobcats a 55-53 setback.

    Oliver Springs vs. Grundy County

  • Hampton denies Midway state...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    Midway head coach Craig Moser knew that it would take his squad’s best performance of the season Friday night to knock of No. 2 ranked Hampton in the quarterfinal round of the TSSAA Class A playoffs.

    Unfortunately for Moser and the fans of the Green Wave, that did happen as J.C. Campbell’s Bulldogs put on a show in rolling to a 42-14 vic-tory.

  • Midway falls 42-14 at Hampton

    By Goose Lindsay

    Roane Newspapers

    The Midway Green Wave's drive to the state semifinals took a detour Friday night in Northeast Tennessee. Coach Craig Moser's squad fell to second-ranked Hampton, 42-14.