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Today's Sports

  • Dixie Youth baseball signups...

    Dixie Youth Baseball signups will be held at the Harriman Community Center  beginning Saturday and extending through March 4, Monday through Saturday. Hours for registration will be 1 - 9 p.m. for ages 4-12. Please bring a copy of your child's birth certificate if he or she has never played in this league. Coaches may sign up also.
    For more information, contact Tina Spears at 882-0942 or tinaspears@yahoo.com.

  • DOUBLE DUTY

    A day lasts 24 hours and if you’re looking for Justin O’Toole during that time, it’s a good bet that you will find him at either Midway Middle School or Midway High School.

    The longtime coach is pulling double duty this year as head coach of both the MMS and MHS boys basketball teams.
    His days start as early as 5:15 a.m. and sometimes don’t end till 10 p.m., but O’Toole doesn’t see the long hours as a burden, but rather a blessing.

  • Harriman winning streak stands...

    Another county rivalry basketball game is in the books, after Harriman split a pair of games with Kingston Friday night, with the Blue Devils outlasting the Yellow Jackets 74-42 to extend their winning streak to 20 games, while the Lady Jackets defeated the Lady Devils 63-23.
    Harriman 74, Kingston 42: "We controlled the tempo and rebounded well. Kingston is a solid team, and we were fortunate to win," said Blue Devil Coach Shay Shannon.

  • Melton leads Oliver Springs over...

    The Oliver Springs basketball teams split a pair of District 4A games with Coalfield Monday night, as the Bobcats defeated the Yellow Jackets 79-71, while the Lady Bobcats lost 54-53 to the Lady Jackets.
    Oliver Springs 79, Coalfield 71:  Tyler Melton, Jacob Humphreys, Jeremiah Johnson and Keigann White tallied 18. 15. 14 and 12 points, respectively, to lead the Bobcats over the Tigers.
    Parker McKinney., Cameron Osborne and Tyler Keathley led Coalfield with 29, 12 and 11 points, respectively, for Coalfield.

  • Lady ‘Cats finish second in 4AA...

    Oliver Springs’ bid for a fourth straight Area 4AA Tournament championship came up short Monday evening, as Wartburg put together a dominating performance in claiming a 46-16 victory.

    Monday’s contest was expected to be close after the two teams split the regular season series, but Wartburg led from wire-to-wire and took control immediately.

  • MMS boys, OSMS earn berths in...

    The Midway Middle School boys and the Oliver Springs Middle School girls earned berths in the TSMAA East Tennessee Class AA Sectional Tournament beginning Saturday in Pigeon Forge, while the winner of the Harriman-Oliver Springs boys consolation game will also earn a berth in the sectional.
    The Midway boys defeated Harriman 42-37, while the OSMS Lady Bobcats defeated 42-26 and the Spring City boys outlasted Oliver Springs 39-35.

  • Midway Middle School Coach...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Oliver Springs basketball teams swept a pair of District 4A games at Sunbright Friday night, as the 'Cats won 73-50 for their first league win, while the Lady 'Cats came from behind to defeat Sunbright 37-36.
    Oliver Springs 73, Sunbright 50:  “It’s been a while,” said Bobcat coach Tony Ingram. "Right now, we’re just trying to get some wins and some confidence. We’ve got a big stretch run coming up.”

  • OS wins district catfight over...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Oliver Springs basketball teams swept a pair of District 4A games at Sunbright Friday night, as the 'Cats won 73-50 for their first league win, while the Lady 'Cats came from behind to defeat Sunbright 37-36.
    Oliver Springs 73, Sunbright 50:  “It’s been a while,” said Bobcat coach Tony Ingram. "Right now, we’re just trying to get some wins and some confidence. We’ve got a big stretch run coming up.”

  • Tilley leads Lady Tigers over...

    It was a mixed bag of results for the Rockwood faithful in high school hoops action on Friday night. The Lady Tigers mauled the Grace Christian Academy (GCA) Lady Rams by a 61-46 margin on the strength of a banner night, courtesy of Cassidy Tilley’s 26-point offensive outburst.
    The Rockwood Tigers used an effective ball-control strategy to frustrate the Grace Christian Academy Rams and curb their offense, but the Rams still had a bit too much offense for the Tigers as Grace took home a 51-35 win to split the doubleheader with the Rams.

  • Green Waves lose to Loudon, Polk...

    The Midway Green Wave lost back-to-back games Thursday and Friday to Loudon 80-53 and Polk County 78-58 Friday.
    Loudon 80, Midway 53: The Redskins outscored Midway 29-11 in the first quarter as Luke Joiner pumped in seven points. Drake Romines buried two 3-point baskets for Midway.
    Jacob Woody scored eight second-quarter points for the Green Wave, who outscored Loudon 19-12 to slice the deficit to 41-30. Loudon converted 11-of 14 free throws.