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Today's Sports

  • Blue Devils declaw Tellico

    The weather was starting to warm up a little on Thursday afternoon and that was a good sign for the Harriman High School soccer team as they took the field against the Tellico Plains Bears.

    The Harriman Blue Devils came right off a 4-1 victory Tuesday night.

    The Blue Devils picked that win up in what was a very cold night.

    The Devils were able to turn around on Thursday and beat the Bears, 4-1.

  • Green Wave wins snowy twin-bill

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    Midway traveled to Harriman on Wednesday evening and swept the Blue Devils in a double header by scores of 7-1 and 3-0.

    The Green Waves got their bats going early as Brendan Burnum led off with a double to left center and Gabe Moore’s blooper fell in between 2nd base and center field to put runners on 2nd and 3rd for C.J. Huff whose infield hit scored Burnum. With runners on the corners, Andrew Burton’s grounder to 2nd scored Moore to make the score 2-0 at the end of first.

  • Lady Devils come from behind

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The Harriman Lady Devils spoiled the Midway Lady Waves’ softball opener by winning, 9-3 Thursday.

    Autumn Phillips started on the mound for Harriman and quickly got her team’s first strikeout of the game but an infield error allowed Emma Hill to take second base followed by a RBI single by Sophie Patterson.

    A double by Lucy Chapman scored Patterson followed by an RBI double by Anna Bosnak to give Midway a 3-0 lead.

  • Pigskin... in springtime
  • Kingston can’t get bats going

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets couldn’t get the bats going in the baseball season opener against Grace Christian, losing, 8-3, Tuesday evening.

    Kingston started strong with a run in the top of the first inning.

    The advantage was short lived.

    Grace scored three in the bottom of the inning to put the Jackets into a hole.

    They added two more in the second to make the score 5-1.

    Before Kingston count push across another run in the fifth inning, Grace had tacked on another two runs to make the score 7-1.

  • Harriman blanked in opener

    On Monday morning the snow was falling and surrounding counties were getting out of school due to weather as the students of Harriman high School were already enjoying their spring break. That could only mean one thing, the start of baseball season!

    Despite the conditions in the morning, the weather cleared up and the sun came out and it was a good day for baseball as the Blue Devils of Harriman High School travelled to Karns to take on the Rams of Grace Christian Academy in a little non district baseball season to kick off the regular season for the Devils.

  • OS clean sweeps twin bill

    Winter weather coming in Monday in Oneida, caused a double header to be played on Tuesday in Oliver Springs as the Bobcats kicked off their regular season.

    On what was a very cold night, the Bobcats had very hot bats as they picked up the first win by a score of 7-3. The Bobcats kept their bats rolling in game number 2 as they won by a score of 10-5.

    “With us getting cancelled yesterday, we came in and hit for a while and then we came back in today and got another session in,” said Oliver Springs head coach Tony Kegley.

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  • Rockwood uses big fifth for win

    The Rockwood Tigers snatched an 8-7 victory from the jaws of defeat after rallying from a 4-0 deficit to score all of their runs in the fifth inning for the home opening win against Lookout Valley Tuesday evening at the Rockwood Sports Complex.

    Going into the top of the fifth, the game wasn’t out of reach for the Tigers as the Yellow Jackets only had a 2-0 lead.

  • Lady ’Cats blank Oneida

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The smell of spring in the air means it’s time to get warmed up for the 2018 high school softball season.

    The Oliver Springs Lady Cats brought the heat on a cold opening night with a big district win against Oneida as pitcher Desirae Davis struck out 10 to shut down the Lady Indians, 10-0.

    Davis set the bar high in the first, whiffing the top three of Oneida’s line-up.