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Today's Sports

  • Oakdale to play 'Beyond the...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    Georgia plays between the hedges. Starting this season, Oakdale will be playing beyond the brick.

  • Kingston wins exciting state...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    After winning the District 8 AA title with relative ease, the Kingston AA All-Stars received a major challenge Monday afternoon in the opening round of the Dixie Youth AA State Tournament as the Jackets needed a two-out RBI single from Tyler Thurman to drive in Austin Key with the winning run in an exciting 14-13 victory over Hickman County.

  • Roane well represented in state...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    Three teams from Roane County will take their first step toward a possible Dixie Youth state championship Monday evening as the Kingston AA All-Stars, Kingston AAA All-Stars and Harriman Majors All-Stars will all play in Dixie Youth State Tournament opening round games.

  • Roane athletes now all-staters

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    The Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) released their 2008 Class A All-State Baseball and Softball teams earlier this week and Roane County is well represented as a total of four players received all-state honors.

  • Henry takes over at Coalfield

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    Keith Henry has coached in the shadows for most of his 19 seasons of coaching at Oneida and Coalfield. The long shadows that the late Jim May and Garry Kreis cast allowed Henry an opportunity to do his coaching without a lot of fanfare. Now, the 42-year old steps into the spotlight as he takes over the reigns as Coalfield head football coach.

  • Kingston starts strong, still...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    The Kingston 11-12 year-old All-Stars entered this week's Dixie Youth O-Zone State Tournament in Sweetwater hoping to make a magical run that would end with a state championship.

  • Lady 'Dogs gain valuable...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    Jason Davis led his Lady Bulldogs to a state tournament in his rookie season.

    His second season will be a bit tougher with the loss of six seniors that scored 2,454 career points. He took a big step in developing his team this summer with team camp trips to Shelbyville and Tennessee Tech last month.

    The trip to Shelbyville was a stern test for an inexperienced Wartburg team.

  • Good news, bad news for Kingston

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    It was a good news, bad news two days on Tuesday and Wednesday for the Kingston AAA All-Stars in the Dixie Youth District 8 AAA Tournament in Rockwood.

    The bad news was the Jackets had to play Madisonville on both days and the results were a pair of losses for the Jackets.

    On Tuesday, Kingston gave the Tornadoes all they wanted before dropping a 2-0 decision. On Wednesday, however, Madisonville was in complete control as they rolled to a 13-2 victory in the tournament's championship game.

  • Harriman rolls over Madisonville...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    The Harriman Major All-Stars are heading back to the Dixie Youth State Tournament.

    The Blue Devils secured their tournament berth Monday night in Madisonville with a 14-3 victory over Rockwood.

    The Tigers also entered Monday’s contest with a shot at earning a spot in the state tournament that begins on Monday, July 14 in Chattanooga, but the Tigers were eliminated from postseason play with the loss.

  • Tournament action tight

    By BROWNIE ROSE

    Roane Newspapers

    Nothing has been settled heading into the final day of play in the Dixie Youth District 8 AA Tournament in Kingston. After three days of play and eight total games, four of the five teams in the tournament still had a shot of making the Dixie Youth AA State Tournament later this month.