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Today's Sports

  • Cherokee hoops round-up

    The Cherokee Middle Lady Jackets lost a close one to Dayton, 35-33, Tuesday night.

    Keira Leffew led the scoring attack for Cherokee by putting up 14 points in the contest

    For Dayton, Emma Gently topped all scorers and accounted for the lion’s share of her team’s offense with 24 points.

    Cherokee (33): Lemons 8, Leffew 14, Burns 5, Guillemet 4, Fritz 2.

    Dayton (35): Gently 23, Kinney 11.

  • High School roundball round-up

    Kingston kicked off district play Tuesday evening with a pair of road games at Fulton.

    The Lady Jackets fell, 51-46, in the contest.

    Senior guard Abby Wilson led Kingston and all scorers with 16 points in the game.

    Wilson was perfect from behind the arc as well, knocking down two three-pointers.

    Fulton had three players reach double-digit scoring.

    Janae Fuqua led her team with 14 points. Tidia Tinsley finished with 12. Lay Lay Manning chipped in with 11.

  • Ups and downs for Blue Devils

    The Harriman Lady Devils and Blue Devils hosted the Lady Tigers and Tigers of Sunbright on Tuesday night in some high school basketball action. The Lady Tigers were able to pick up the first victory of the night by a score of 42-37. The Blue Devils were able to pick up the victory in the second game of the night by a score of 75-51

    The first game of night was between the Lady Tigers of Sunbright and the Lady Devils of Harriman.

  • Midway and Jackets share wins

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    Midway traveled to Coalfield on Tuesday evening to take on the Yellow Jackets in a district matchup with the Lady Waves taking the first game by a final score of 53-31 and the Jackets winning the nightcap 95-54.

    Caitlyn Ross scored 14 first quarter points as the Lady Waves implemented their full court press to near perfection as they jumped out to a 27-6 first quarter lead. Brooklynn Seiber led the Lady Jackets with four points, two rebounds and a steal.

  • Shooting woes doom Bobcats

    Shooting woes plagued the Oliver Springs High School boys Tuesday night.

    It was reflected in the 7-37 loss to Oneida in Olver Springs.

    “We are just having an incredibly hard time scoring,” Bobcat Coach Brian Channell said.

    “Oneida shot the ball extremely well.

    “Those two things combined make for a bad night.”

    The game didn’t start that way though.

    Riley Walker got the scoring started by sinking a wide open three-point shot to make the score 3-0 in the Bobcats favor.

  • Late heroics propel OS

    The Oliver Springs High School Lady Bobcats relied on fundamentals to down Oneida, 49-41 Tuesday night at home.

    Oliver Springs trailed throughout much of the game. It had only briefly held the lead at the beginning of the third quarter.

    Although brief, the Lady ‘Cats wouldn’t go away.

    “I think our defense was top notch tonight,” Lady ‘Cat Coach Michelle Christopher said.

    “We had some breakdownd, but our goal was to keep the ball out of the post-players hands and they did a good job with that.”

  • Senior bowlers bowling big...

    SENIOR BOWLERS

    December 1

    1st High Game------Donna Wright, Joyce Fain---462

    2nd High Game----Paula Murphy, Ken Altes---469

    3rd High Game ----Paula Murphy, Ken Altes--440

    High Scores today ------Non reported

    High Series today---- Elke Hansard, Beverly Zeilman---1326

    High Series For November------- Connie Millhollon, Harold Zeilman--1293

    High Averages---------Loretta Carrington 161, Rick Alderfer—200

  • Blue Devils swept by Eagles

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The Harriman Blue Devils traveled to Oakdale on Friday evening, but it was the Eagles who went “downtown” as they shot the lights out and sent the Devils home with their first district loss by a final score of 83-68.

    “We shot a good percentage from the 3-point line the last few games. We shoot an even better percentage when we take shots in rhythm” says Oakdale coach Travis Nelson.

  • Midway drops district opener

    By McKenzie Sherman

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    A defensive battle between two teams, Midway and Sunbright boys’ basketball teams faced off Friday night in what started out as a back-to-back scoring challenge.

    Winning that challenge, the Sunbright Tigers topped the Midway Green Wave 77-61 as Sunbright head coach Thomas David was impressed with the way his players carried themselves during the competition.

  • ‘Mojo’ lifts Green Wave

    By McKenzie Sherman

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    Midway girls head basketball coach Mike Hayes told his players before Friday night’s game to, “Do what we do.” Taking their coaches advice, the Lady Wave did their thing, defeating Sunbright 56-35.