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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • 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.