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Today's Sports

  • Lady Bobcats beat district foe...

    The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats softball team defeated Coalfield 7-2 in a District 4A game Tuesday afternoon.
    Desirae Davis was the winning pitcher, allowing two runs on six hits with three strikeouts.
    The Lady 'Cats scored seven runs on seven hits and five Coalfield errors.
    Kylie Richardson smacked a single and two doubles with one RBI, while Reagan Ross had a single and a double with one RBI. Faythe Davis and Madison Fowler each poked one hit.

  • Midway, Rockwood split district...

    Rockwood and Midway baseball fans certainly were put through the emotional gamut as the Tigers squandered an early 3-run lead, only for the boys from “South of the River” to lead by as much as six runs at one stretch before holding off a Herculean rally attempt by Rockwood in a dramatic 12-11 win for the Midway Green Wave to split their home-and-home series with the Tigers Wednesday.
    The Tigers came roaring out of the gate in the top of the first inning with a sacrifice RBI from Jimmy Vanosdale and two runs coming off a fielding error to take the early 3-0 lead.

  • Rockwood, Midway split district...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.cm
    County and District 3A foes Midway and Rockwood met on the diamond Tuesday night, with the Tigers pulling out a 12-2 victory in six innings.
    “We actually didn’t play very badly,” said Midway coach George Nichols. “Pitching depth got us into some tight spots.”
    The Green Wave had the hot start on the evening, recording three hits and plating a run in the top half of the first inning.

  • Porter hit sends Rockwood over...

    Tiani Porter's RBI groundout with one out in the top of the sixth inning gave the Rockwood Lady Tigers softball team a 3-2 victory over the Harriman Lady Devils Wednesday evening in a District 3A make-up game at Flour Mill Flats.
    The Lady Tigers took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning, as they loaded the bases with one out on a single by KaeLee Dyer, a hits batsman and a fielder's choice.
    Shelby LeBlanc's two single plated Dyer, with Megan Monday scoring on Porter's RBI single.

  • Oliver Springs fall 4-2 to...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    Longtime rivals Oliver Springs and Coalfield opened District 4A play on Monday against each other. This matchup was different, however, as legendary Coalfield coach and Oliver Springs native Garry Kreis passed away earlier in the morning. Kreis’ passing has brought the two communities together.

  • Rockwood Tigers tame Oliver...

    It was a game of missed opportunities for the Oliver Springs Bobcats as they left 12 base-runners stranded in their baseball game with the Rockwood Tigers last Friday evening. The Tigers, on the other hand, capitalized on their scoring opportunities, holding off the Bobcats by a 10-6 tally.

  • Lady Bobcats sweep doubleheader...

    Friday night the Lady Bobcats of Oliver Springs swept a non-district doubleheader from the Clinton Lady Dragons Friday evening, winning 5-4 and 9-3.
    Oliver Springs 5, Cliton 4: The first matchup looked as if the Lady Dragons were going to pick up game one, but the Lady Bobcats proved to have a resilient attitude and used a fifth inning rally to pick up the first victory 5-4. The second matchup was mostly controlled by the Lady Bobcats as they picked up the 9-3 victory.

  • Lady Jackets shut out by Meigs...

    The Kingston Lady Jackets traveled to Meigs County Monday to face the Lady Tigers, but came home with a 6-0 loss.
    The game was scoreless after 2 1/2 innings, before Meigs County scored three runs in the bottom of third, two in the bottom of the fourth and one in the bottom of the fifth in the six inning contest.
    Emily Workman was the losing pitcher, allowing six runs on nine hits.
    Meigs County pitcher Ashley Rogers allowed only two hits by Lenna Robinson.
     

  • Harriman rallies to defeat...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    Fans got their money’s worth at the Midway-Harriman matchup on Friday, as the Blue Devils came from behind to defeat the Lady Waves 6-4. “We’re not quitting,” said Harriman head coach Chasity Lowery. “They ensured that they got the job done.”
    The Blue Devils jumped on Midway early. Kendra Qualls and Breena Hickey crossed the plate for Harriman in the second. Kaylee Bullard would score in the third to give Harriman a 3-0 advantage.

  • Yellow Jackets beat Harriman

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    County foes Harriman and Kingston met on the baseball diamond for the first time this season on Friday, with the visiting Yellow Jackets leaving with a 13-2 victory. The teams were tied at two going into the fifth inning before Kingston exploded for 11 runs in the final two frames.
    “We started slow, but we gained confidence as we went on,” said Kingston head coach Bruce Robinette.
    Harriman pitcher Hunter Atwell and Kingston’s Tyler Thurman traded outs in the first.