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Today's Sports

  • Raiderettes edge past Vikings

    Not every game is a 101-100 shootout — sometimes it’s the defense that steps up and helps a team win.

    That was the case for the Raiderettes Wednesday night as they grinded out a 58-51 victory over Cleveland State.

    “Definitely just glad to get a conference win,” Roane State head coach Monica Boles said.

  • Lady Wave stay unbeaten, Tigers...

    Monday night, the Tigers of Rockwood took the road to travel to Midway to battle the Green Wave.

    Each team was able to pick up a victory on the evening.

    The Lady Wave grabbed a 47-26 victory while the Tigers took home a 46-15 win.

    Midway was undefeated coming into the game, and were able to leave the gym that way.

    8th grader Karlee Bowling, tossed up 24 of her Lady Tiger’s 26 on the night.

  • Lady Cats defense holds Harriman...

    It wasn’t a high-scoring affair, but that didn’t matter for Oliver Springs Middle School Monday night.

    After getting out to an early 6-0 lead, the Lady Cats defeated Harriman Middle 21-6.

    “We struggled to score, it was a defensive battle,” Oliver Springs head coach Tonya Snyder said. “We like to push tempo and we did a good job of that.

    “That’s been our story this year, we’ve struggled to score, but I like their hustle and their heart and their effort.”

  • Bobcats escape triple-overtime...

    It took nearly six full quarters to determine a winner between Harriman and Oliver Springs Middle, but at the end of the third overtime the Bobcats took home a 41-37 win.

    “It might have been a heck of a game for fans, but it wasn’t a heck of a game for us,” Oliver Springs head coach Lance Jones said. “We played hard and that’s all I can ask from them. We didn’t play smart, but in the end we got the win. I’m proud of them.”

  • Bertram hits milestone, Midway...

    The Harriman Blue Devils and the Midway Green Waves met for the second time this season last Friday night at Midway.

    Earlier this season the Lady Devils routed the Lady Waves at Harriman by 35 points, but Midway turned the tables on Harriman this time gutting out a 57-54 win.

    The loss gave Harriman their first district defeat of the season and they now stand at 14-4 overall and 6-1 in district 3A.

    Midway possibly got a monkey off their back with the win. They won their second district contest and are 2-5 in district 3A and are 13-6 overall.

  • Oliver Springs splits Coalfield

    Over the past four years, “Twinning” has become a trend for the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats basketball and, once again, the Griffith twins, Emily and Rachel, helped guide the Lady ‘Cats to a 56-47 win against the Coalfield Lady Jackets.

    The Lady ‘Cats started on a 12-4 tear before closing out the opening period up 14-7.

    Emily Griffith (8 points) led Oliver Springs in early scoring while Natalie Layne (3 points) led the Lady Jackets.

  • Lady Green Wave winless two...

    With the chorus of Macklemore’s “Can’t Hold Us Back” blasting through the gym speakers at Midway Middle School, 19 girls ran onto the court for basketball practice on Wednesday afternoon.

    Some dribbling a basketball like there’s nothing to it, and some like it was their first time, but all 19 of them have one thing in common, victory.

    So far this season, the Midway Middle School Lady Green Wave have yet to lose a game, currently sitting at 12-0.

  • Coalfield Middle sweeps Oliver...

    Anytime Coalfield and Oliver Springs square off in any sport, both teams are bound to bring their best efforts.

    That was the case when Oliver Springs Middle traveled to take on Coalfield Middle.

    Both games were highly competitive throughout, but the home team prevailed in both with the Lady Jackets picking up the 36-27 victory and the Jackets with the 25-32 victory.

  • Harriman, Rockwood split contests

    Tuesday night brought together two county rivals, as well as a big district match up when the Rockwood Middle School Tigers traveled to take on the Blue Devils of Harriman Middle School.

    The Lady Tigers were able to travel home with the 24-11 victory, but the home standing Blue Devils picked up the 42-30 win.

  • Oliver Springs girls rally past...

    While it wasn’t the win Oliver Springs head coach Michelle Christopher was looking for, it was a win nonetheless.

    After falling in a 13-5 hole in the first quarter, the Lady Bobcats rallied to a 48-34 victory over Wartburg.

    “Very rough start,” Christopher said. “I don’t think the kids were exactly mentally focused, but then we got into foul trouble. I thought they showed a lot of heart and will to win. They made a big run and actually had a pretty good second half.”