Today's Sports

  • Roane teams highlight middle...

    By Melissa Coley


    Midway falls to Lenoir City

    In the opening game of the district semi-finals, Midway lost to the Lenoir City Lady Panthers, 41-33.

    The Lady Waves started out strong as Emmy Taylor was a one woman show in the first quarter by snatching three steals, two rebounds and scoring four of her teams six points but the Lady Panthers had their own show stopper in Emily Gonzalez who had five steals along with five points as Lenoir City leads after one by a score of 9-6.

  • Kingston splits with Loudon

    It was mixed fortunes for Kingston Tuesday night at Loudon High School.

    The Lady Jackets opened the evening with a 67-29 win.

    The Yellow Jackets lost their game, 57-35.

    It didn’t take long for the Lady Jackets to get their offense going.

    Kingston scored 19 points in the opening quarter and was paced by Abby Wilson exploding for 13 points along with three three-pointers.

    The Lady Jackets continued to roll in the second frame.

  • Wartburg and OS meet in district...

    Oliver Springs played host to Wartburg Tuesday night in a pair of district games.

    The Lady Bulldogs ground out the 54-40 victory over the Lady Bobcats in the first matchup of the evening.

    Hannah Hurt played a big role in Wartburg’s win, putting up 20 points.

    “We obviously got outplayed by a good team tonight all over the floor,” Oliver Springs Coach Michelle Christopher said.

  • Devils top Tigers in season...

    By Melissa Coley


    Harriman traveled to Rockwood to battle on the hardwood in a big district game on Tuesday night. In girl’s action, it took overtime to decide a winner with the Lady Tigers coming out on top as they defeated the Lady Devils by a final score of 34-31.

  • Lady Devils edge Waves

    By Jason Perry


    The Harriman Middle School Lady Devils weathered Midway’s attack for a 36-35 consolation game win Tuesday evening in Spring City.

    The game would decide who’s season ended and who would get to go on to play in the sectional tournament this weekend in Pigeon Forge.

    With those stakes, it was understandable why the game was close throughout.

    Harriman jumped on the Lady Waves early with an 8-0 lead in the opening quarter.

  • Tigers beat OS with late run

    The Rockwood Middle Tigers used a last minute run to beat Oliver Springs, 59-46, Tuesday evening in the boys’ consolation game of the district tournament at Spring City.

    The game was even throughout.

    “We split games with them this year, both games were really close,” Rockwood Coach Jeff Allen said. “We preached to the boys all day that this game is going to go back and forth. It’s going to be whoever gets a run at the right time.

    “We got that run at the right time.”

  • Midway can’t stop Bulldog bomb...

    Midway Middle fell to the Spring City Bulldogs, 55-44, Tuesday night in the middle schoool district championship in Spring City.

    Midway was able to weather constant bombardment from three-point shooters that would make some high school squads jealous.

    Of the Bulldogs’ 28 points in the first half, 21 came from seven three-pointers.

    “Spring City shot the ball well tonight,” Midway Coach Justin O’Toole said. “We knew coming in they had some pretty good player.

  • Blue Devils dominant in win

    By Melissa Coley


    The Sunbright Lady Tigers proved why they are leading the pack in girl’s district 3A basketball as they handily defeated the traveling Lady Blue Devils from Harriman by a final score of 41-18.

    The tenacious Tiger defense dominated the first quarter with five steals and numerous unforced turnovers by the Lady Devils put Sunbright in the lead after one by a score of 13-2. Makenna Brown led the offense with six points and Harriman’s McKenzie Breeden scored the lone basket for the Lady Devils.

  • Tigers stay hot against Kingston

    Coming off Coach K’s momentous 500th win the night before, the Rockwood Tigers stayed hot with a 64-59 win against Kingston Friday night at Roane County High School.

    “We’re an inside out team,” Rockwood Coach Paul Kamikawa said. The Yellow Jackets held a shaky lead throughout the first half of the game, taking a 31-29 lead into halftime.

    The third quarter was a see-saw battle between the teams as the lead was changed five times.

  • Bball season sweeps are in!

    The Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets and Yellow Jackets made the trip to Rockwood on Saturday afternoon to take on the Lady Tigers and Tigers in a make up basketball game.

    The teams are very familiar with each other due to being in county rivals, but what made the game even more unique was the fact that they had played each other less than 24 hours ago on Friday night.