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Today's Sports

  • Midway Middle School takes two...

    Midway Middle completed their season series with Greenback Middle in the first game after the Holiday break Tuesday at Midway

    The Green Waves swept the season series winning 50-39 Friday at home to go to 8-5 on the year.

    The Lady Waves earned a split with the Lady Cherokees, losing at Greenback earlier, but they toughed out a 32-30 win last Tuesday to push their record to 7-6.

  • Lenoir City wins two non-...

    The Kingston basketball opened the second half of the season Monday night by hosting non-district foe Lenoir City, but the outcome wasn't what Kingston fans wanted, as the Panthers used a second-half rally to beat the Yellow Jackets, 41-37, and the Lady Panthers defeated the Lady Jackets 50-31.

  • Blue Devils calm Green Wave in...

    Midway hosted Harriman Tuesday for the first match up this season between the county and district 3A rivals.

    The Lady Blue Devils held a small lead through much of the final three quarters but they did have to hold off a determined Midway comeback in the fourth to record a 65-56 win. Harriman improves to 14-2 overall and 5-0 in district 3A with the win. Midway drops only their second game and are 10-2 overall and 3-2 in the district.

  • Bobcats finish sixth in Hilton...

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats finished 2-2 in the Hilton Sandestin Beach Blowout at Freeport, Fla, Senior High School Dec. 28-31, while the Lady  Bobcats lost three games in the Winterfest Shootout at Sevier County High School Dec. 28-29 and 31.

    Coach Tony Ingram's team won its opener 62-60 over White Plains, lost to Pope John Paul II 73-47 in game two, defeated host Freeport 54-39 and lost to Morristown Hamblen West 42-40 in their final game to finish sixth out of 16 teams in the annual tournament, according to Coach Ingram.

  • Harriman Lady Devils win third...

    The Harriman basketball teams closed out the Harriman Christmas Classic by hosting Coalfield in the final two of the tournament Wednesday night.

    The Lady Devils defeated the Lady Jackets 51-33 in game seven of the third night of the tournament, while the Blue Devils defeated the Tigers 72-70 in the last game of the night.

    Harriman 51, Coalfield 33: This was the third victory in three days for  Coach Johnny Jones' team, after they dropped two games to Hardin Valley and Community in the Smoky Mountain Christmas Tournament the previous weekend.

  • Midway defeats Greenback to...

    For the third time in the last 19 days, the Midway Green Wave beat the Greenback Cherokees. This one ended the 2015 Midway Holiday Classic tournament and was not a district game, but a big rivalry game between the two Class A schools.

    Midway ran out to a substantial lead by halftime and increased it to 17 in the early fourth quarter, but could not put the Cherokees away.

  • Abby Wilson scores 22 points in...

    The Kingston basketball teams opened the third day of the Harriman Christmas Classic, as the Yellow Jackets opened Wednesday's session against the Hampton Bulldogs and Lady Jackets faced Sunbright in the second contest.

    The Yellow Jackets were beaten 58-45 by Hampton, while the Lady Jackets beat Sunbright 59-41.
    Hampton 58, Kingston 45: Tyler Thompson was coming off a 37 point performance the previous day and had another good day as he led the Yellow Jackets with 17 points.

  • Rockwood boys hold off Unaka 56-...

    The Rockwood basketball teams closed out the Harriman Christmas Classic by winning their final two games, as the Tigers held off Unaka 56-54 in overtime and the Lady Tigers winning a catfight, 33-32, over the Monterey Lady Wildcats.

    Rockwood 56, Unaka 54: Rockwood built a 7-4 lead with 4:54 left in the first quarter, sparked by Case Miller's four points; however, there would be four lead changes and four ties afterwards, with Unaka taking a 16-15 advantage after one quarter.

  • Parents, players meeting set

    Roane County high school and  middle school boys interested in joining the Spring Lacrosse teams are invited to attend a parent and player meeting Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Kingston Community Center. 

    Roane County girls in grades 8-12 interested in joining the Lady Knights Lacrosse team are invited to a parent and player meeting at the same time.

    For additional information contact Rich Goldschmitt at roanecountyknights@gmail.com.

  • Roane County teams march into...

    After 11 long and grueling weeks, three teams from Roane County will be playing in the playoffs Friday night.

    Harriman and Rockwood will both be at home this week. The Blue Devils, No. 2 seed from Region 2-A, host Unaka, No. 3 seed from Region 1-A, while Region 2-AA champion Rockwood hosts Region 1-AA No. 4 seed Happy Valley.

    Kingston finished the season as the No. 3 seed from Region 2-AAA and will play at Region 1-AAA runner-up Pigeon Forge.

    The game time for all three games Friday will be at 7 p.m. instead of the usual 7:30.