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Today's Sports

  • Lady Bobcats win first district...

    By Robby O’Daniel
    robby@lafollettepress.com
    The Oliver Springs basketball teams traveled to Jellico Tuesday evening for their District 4A opener and returned to Roane County with a split in the contests, as the Lady 'Cats defeated the Lady Cougars 63-18, but the Bobcats lost 77-60.
    Oliver Springs 63, Jellico 18: After a dominant start to the game, the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats cruised to a 63-18 victory over the Jellico Lady Blue Devils on Tuesday night at Jellico High School.

  • Bryce Woody inks with...

    Kingston Yellow Jacket senior pitcher/right fielder Bryce Woody signed with Chattanooga State last week to continue his playing career.
    "A bunch of friends play at Chattanooga State. It was a nice campus. They have nice facilities and I like the coaching staff. They are a winning program," said Woody.
    Added Kingston Coach Bruce Robinette," He is a hard worker and has done everything to get where he is."

  • Harriman Middle splits with...

    The Harriman Middle School basketball teams traveled to Greenback Tuesday evening, less than 24 hours removed from their visit to Lenoir City.
    This was a special circumstance for the middle school teams, as the first game started at 4 p.m., because the teams played the Greenback teams prior to the games for their high school counterparts.
    The Lady Devils were beaten 37-20, while the Blue Devils won 59-20.
    Greenback 37, HMS 20:  Sixth grader Maddie Ladd led the Lady Devils with 10 points, while Aleena Goldston added six points.

  • OSMS Bobcats claw past Lenoir...

    Physicality was the name of the game in Tuesday night’s middle school basketball double-header between the Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats and the Lenoir City Middle School Panthers, but it was the Bobcats who emerged from both scrums with victories. The Lady ‘Cats fought tooth and nail for a hard-earned 46-38 win on the strength of 17 points from Madi Jones. In the boys game, the Bobcats battled their way to a 41-30 win.

  • Cherokee Middle School Yellow...

    Cherokee Middle School displayed their hardwood dominance on Monday, sweeping the Philadelphia Middle School Warriors with the Lady Jackets battling to win a 29-12 slug-fest and the Cherokee Boys swarming early and often to the basket in a 53-28 win over Philadelphia.
    Cherokee 29, Philadelphia 12: The Cherokee Middle School Lady Jackets endured a physical, defensive battle and rose to victory by a 29-12 margin over the Philadelphia Warriors.

  • Cherokee Middle School Yellow...

    Cherokee Middle School displayed their hardwood dominance on Monday, sweeping the Philadelphia Middle School Warriors with the Lady Jackets battling to win a 29-12 slug-fest and the Cherokee Boys swarming early and often to the basket in a 53-28 win over Philadelphia.
    Cherokee 29, Philadelphia 12: The Cherokee Middle School Lady Jackets endured a physical, defensive battle and rose to victory by a 29-12 margin over the Philadelphia Warriors.

  • 28 county players named All-...

    Twenty-eight players from Midway, Harriman and Kingston were named All-Region, while one player each from Rockwood and Oliver Springs were named All-Academic for Region 2-2A.
    •Midway senior quarterback Jacob Woody led a contingent of Midway football players on the All-Region 2-1A team. Woody was named Offensive Player of the Year after he rushed for 2088 yards on 199 carries with 27 touchdowns and completed 38 of 104 passes for 668 yards with eight touchdowns and 10 interceptions for 2756 total years, as the Green Waves finished 5-5 on the season and 2-4 in the region.

  • Harriman, Rockwood split...

    The Harriman and Rockwood basketball teams have a busy week with three games each, after the two schools split District 3A games Friday night in the Dr. Tom Evans Gymnasium at RHS.
    Rockwood has two road games - at Kingston Monday and at Wartburg Tuesday and followed by a rematch Friday at home against Meigs County, while Harriman continues its road swing at Scott Monday, at Greenback Tuesday and at Meigs County Thursday, before hosting the annual Jim Cordell Christimas Tournament Dec. 28-30.

  • Kingston, Rockwood split opening...

    For the second time in three days, two county rivals squared off on the hardwood, as Rockwood visited Kingston Monday, with the Lady Tigers defeating the Lady Jackets 38-32 and the Yellow Jackets defeated the Tigers 62-36.
    Rockwood 38, Kingston 32: "We played well, played together and showed a lot of maturity," said Lady Tiger Coach Amy Breazeale, whose team posted their first victory over the Lady Jackets since 52-43 and 38-36 victories during the 2013-14 season.

  • Harriman battled Scott

    The Harriman High School basketball teams travelled to Scott County on Monday for the first of three road games this week, after a couple of emotional games at Rockwood Friday.
    After their 41-34 loss to the Lady Tigers Friday, the Lady Devils were beaten 38-28 by the Lady Highlanders, while the Blue Devils outscored the Highlanders 76-38, after their 73-34 win over the Tigers.
    Scott 38, Harriman 28: The Lady Devils played a close game with the Lady Highlanders.
    Katie Kring led Harriman with 13 points, while Jada Johnson added 10 points.