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Today's Sports

  • TVAA ends season; bowl games...

    The final week of the Tennessee Valley Athletic Association (TVAA) regular season saw everything work itself out through the various tiebreakers and the field has been set for the bowl championships set for this Saturday at Kingston and Midway.
    The three unbeaten teams in the league, the Harriman Hoppers, and the Spring City Crickets and Cutters, held on to their undefeated streaks and will try to go 11-0 Saturday.
    Two teams that finished without a win, the Midway Crickets and Rockwood Hoppers, will get one more chance to pick up a win Saturday.

  • Lady Tigers lose to Greeneville...

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers soccer team concluded their best season ever after losing 9-1 in the sectional at Greeneville Saturday evening for Coach Don Maples, whose team finished 18-6 overall, including 10-1 in regular season district play and 3-3 in the post-season.

  • Cherokee Yellow Jackets sting...

    By MICHAEL LINDSAY
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    Other than the rain, all else was perfect for the Cherokee Yellow Jackets on Thursday night as they defeated the Huntsville Bears 38-0 to earn a berth in the TMSAA East Tennessee AAA State Championship game.
    “First and foremost I want to thank my kids, my coaches, and all our fans for our support throughout the year. I wouldn’t be here without my assistant coaches and the support the parents have provided us,” said Cherokee head coach Brent Kelley.

  • OSMS Bobcats bite Wartburg...

    The Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats defeated the Wartburg Middle School Bulldogs in a second round play TMSAA playoff game on a rainy night In Oliver Springs, posting a 64-16 victory to punch their ticket to the championship game next week in Jacksboro.
    Oliver Springs advances into the Class AA championship game against Oneida, 32-6, winners over Rockwood, at 3 p.m. this Satuday at Campbell County High School.

  • Rockwood Middle School loses to...

    The 2016 season came to a disappointing end for the Rockwood Middle School Tigers Thursday night as Scott Harvey’s squad suffered a 32-6 defeat at Oneida in the TMSAA East Tennessee Class AA semifinals.
    “We knew that they were a good team,” Rockwood head coach Scott Harvey said. “They run that single wing and run power to both sides. When you play Oneida, you have to win every position on the field and we didn’t do that.

  • Woody rushes, passes Midway over...

    By Ed Greif
    egreif@roanecounty.com
    Jake Woody rushed for three touchdowns and passed for two more to lead the Midway Green Wave to a 55-12 victory over the Sunbright Tigers in a Region 2-1A game Friday evening south of the river.
    "I am proud of this team. This is my favorite team, " said Coach Ryen Minton.
    Woody rushed for 278 yards on 25 carries with three touchdowns on runs of seven, 40 and 90 yards, and completed 5-of-17 passes for 54 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions.

  • Woody rushes, passes Midway over...

    Jake Woody rushed for three touchdowns and passed for two more to lead the Midway Green Wave to a 55-12 victory over the Sunbright Tigers in a Region 2-1A game Friday evening south of the river.
    "I am proud of this team. This is my favorite team, " said Coach Ryen Minton.
    Woody rushed for 278 yards on 25 carries with three touchdowns on runs of seven, 40 and 90 yards, and completed 5-of-17 passes for 54 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions.

  • Rockwood Tigers roll past...

    By MICHAEL LINDSAY
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    Though the weather was cold, the Rockwood Tigers were red hot Friday night, picking up a 54-19 victory at Wartburg to notch their fourth win of the season and keep their playoff hopes alive.
    “This was a big win. We prepared very well this week,” said Rockwood coach John Webb. “We executed very well offensively.”

  • Harriman plays hard in loss to...

    A shorthanded group of Harriman Blue Devils couldn’t overcome the state’s No. 2 ranked team on the road Friday night, as the Greenback Cherokees wrapped up the regular season Region 2-1A championship with a 41-6 victory over the Blue Devils at Cooper Field.
    “The kids played as hard as they could tonight,” Harriman head coach Travis Tapp said after watching his team drop to 6-3 on the season. “We’ve got some kids hurt right now, but this Harriman High School football team played hard tonight and I’m proud of them for that.”

  • Lady Tigers finish second in...

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers soccer team were shutout 5-0 by the Grace Christian Lady Rams to finish second in the Region 2A/AA Tournament Thursday evening and traveled to Greeneville for the sectional tournament Saturday night.
    The Greeneville Green Devils are 22-1, ranked No. 1 in the state, the District 2A/AA champion and the Region 1A/AA queens, beating University School 8-1 for the championship Thursday evening. They carried a 13-match winning streak into Saturday's sectional, with their only loss a 3-0 setback to Chattanooga Christian.