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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Blue Devils win barn-burner over...

    The Harriman High School basketball teams travelled south to Decatur on Thursday night to take on the traditionally tough Meigs County.. The Lady Devils were outmatched by the Lady Tigers in a 75-28 drubbing, but the Harriman boys extracted revenge in a 67-65 barn-burner with the Meigs County Tigers.
    Harriman 67, Meigs County 65: With all due respect to the late “King of Pop” Michael Jackson, the Harriman Blue Devils and the Meigs County Tigers engaged in an absolute barn-burner on Thursday night that saw the Blue Devils escape with a hard-fought 67-65 win.

  • Golf pro Chuck Henley honored

    When Kingston resident Chuck Henley discovered the game of golf more than a half century ago it was the  beginning of a lifelong passion that would touch the lives of generation of golfers around East Tennessee.
    “Chuck has had a huge influence on the golfing youth of Roane County,” said Kingston Mayor Tim Neal.
    Neal was among a large group of friends, relatives and golfing buddies gathered at Lakeside Golf Course Thursday to thank the 86-year-old Henley and to celebrate his love for the game of golf.

  • Cherokee wins season series over...

    The Cherokee Middle School basketball teams travelled across the bridge on Thursday night to take on the Harriman Middle School Lady Devils and Devils in some hot action on the hardwood compared to the blistery weather outside for the second match-up of the season.
    The possibility of a post-season match-up is out of the question.
    Cherokee found victories in both games in the earlier matchup and this proved to be the same this time around, as the Lady Jackets won 32-18 and the Jackets stung the Blue Devils 48-22.

  • Rockwood Lady Tigers are growing...

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers are growing up.
    After playing a young lineup and winning a combined 15 games over its previous two seasons, Amy Breazeale's squad is now seasoned and the wins are following. The latest came Tuesday evening as Rockwood traveled to Wartburg and defeated the Lady Bulldogs, 46-39.
    The win was the third for the Lady Tigers since Friday.

  • Harriman defeats Greenback for...

    The Harriman basketball teams continued their season-opening road trip, with a visit to District 3A foe Greenback Tuesday and returned home with a split in the games.
    The Lady Devils were defeated 38-27, while the Blue Devils continued to roll, with a 77-48 victory.
    Harriman 77, Greenback 48: The Blue Devils extended their winning streak to seven games with the big win over the Cherokees.
    “We were in a ton of foul trouble and I’m really proud of how the guys off the bench played,” said head coach Shay Shannon.