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Today's Sports

  • Sunbright sweeps Midway in...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    Midway’s trip to Sunbright Tuesday night proved to be  unsuccessful, as the Sunbright Tigers swept the Green Wave in Region 2A action, with the Lady Tigers defeating the Lady Waves 43-22 and the Tigers downing the Green Wave 74-68.
    Sunbright 43, Midway 22: Mike Hayes’ Midway Lady Wave suffered a loss at the hands of the Sunbright Lady Tigers by a score of 43-32.

  • Harriman Middle hosted Rockwood...

    The Rockwood Middle School basketball teams visited Harriman Middle School Tuesday for unique, district game, as the double-header tipped off at high noon in front of the student body. This was the final for the two county rivals before the holiday break began Wednesday.
    The two schools played in a similar environment last season at Rockwood Middle School, as HMS used the home-court advantage to sweep RMS, with the Lady Devils winning 41-2 and the Blue Devils posting a 56-36 victory.

  • Tigers bite Rangers to end...

    The Rockwood basketball teams closed out the pre-holiday portion of their schedule Tuesday, as they split a pair of games with the Unaka Rangers in Dr. Tom  Evans Gymnasium.
    Matt Thompson scored 20 points, as the Tigers defeated the Rangers 76-54 to snap a seven-game losing streak, while the Lady Tigers were beaten 42-31.
    Rockwood 76, Unaka 54: "We needed something like this and get through the rough part of our schedule," said Tiger Coach Paul Kamikawa. "We played well tonight and must get through the gauntlet of the schedule."

  • Kingston to host second annual...

    The Kingston High School basketball teams will be having their second alumni basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 14, beginning at 1 p.m. with the women's game, followed at 2 p.m. for the men's game (1989 and prior) and 3 p.m. by the second men's game (1990 to present). This is a tentative game schedule, dependent up interest in the event. Final schedules will be posted closer to the event date.
    The cost is $15, which covers the cost of a t-shirt and admission. Not only is this a terrific event, it is also a fundraiser for the girls and boys basketball programs.

  • HMS, OSMS split in-county games

    The Harriman Middle School traveled to Oliver Springs Middle School Monday for two basketball games between the county rivals.
    The Lady Bobcats rallied to pick up a 32-26 victory over the Lady Devils, while the Blue Devils picked up a nail-biting 50-49 victory.
    OSMS 32, HMS 26: The Lady Devils showed how much improvement they have made, as they built a halftime lead over the Lady 'Cats. OSMS is a good basketball team, as they came out fighting when their backs were against the wall.

  • Yellow Jackets buzz past Green...

    The Cherokee Middle School basketball teams were in fine form Monday against Midway Middle School, as the Lady Jackets picked up a 46-28 victory and Yellow Jackets continued to roll, swarming past the Green Wave 53-26.
    CMS 46, MMS 28: Skylar Brackett used her 15-point night to guide the Lady Jackets past the Lady Waves.

  • Oliver Springs, Oakdale split...

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats split a District 4A double-header at Oakdale Friday evening, as the Lady 'Cats defeated the Lady Eagles 50-31, but the Eagles defeated the Bobcats 54-46 to salvage the split.
    Oliver Springs 50, Oakdale 31: Alivia Baker pumped in 15 points with three rebounds to lead the Lady 'Cats, while Allysa Suttles added 10 points with five rebounds, six assists and four steals. Ashley Armstrong had eight points with eight rebounds.
    Destiny Ruppe led Oakdale with 11 points.

  • Rockwood loses twice to visiting...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Cloudland Highlanders’ 177-mile trip to Rockwood High School would prove to be a worthy one, as they swept the Tigers on their home court Monday night.
    Cloudland 36, Rockwood 34: The Rockwood Lady Tigers lost a last-second heartbreaker to the Cloudland Lady Highlanders by a score of 36-34 Monday night.

  • Rockwood swept in Tigers vs....

    The Rockwood basketball teams dropped a pair of District 3A games Friday night to Meigs County in another Tigers vs. Tigers battle in the Dr.  TomEvans Gymnasium. The Meigs Lady Tigers defeated Rockwood 61-46 and the Meigs County Tigers bested Rockwood 65-39 to sweep the season series, after Meigs County won both games in Decatur on Dec. 9.
    Meigs County 61, Rockwood 46: "We made too many mistakes. I thought we ran out of gas and we couldn't knock down any shots," said Rockwood Coach Amy Breazeale.

  • Yellow Jackets calm Green Wave

    By Ed Greif
    egreif@roanecounty.com
    For the final time before the holiday break, two county teams competed on the hardwood Thursday night, as Kingston hosted Midway, but the hosts swept both games, with the Lady Jackets beating the Lady Waves 74-34 and Yellow Jackets posting a 78-38 victory.