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Today's Sports

  • Green Wave outmatched at home...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Midway Green Wave and Lady Waves were swept Monday night at home by the Meigs County Tigers. The girls game featured a 64-40 win by Meigs, followed by a 78-37 Tigers win to complete the sweep.
    Meigs County 64, Midway 40: Meigs County came out fast, strong and aggressive against the Lady Waves, amassing a 19-6 lead at by the end of the first quarter. Paige Bacon drained a 3-pointer in the quarter for Midway.

  • Midway Middle School boys...

    The Midway Middle School basketball teams hosted quarterfinal games against Lenoir City for the Area 4AA Tournament Thursday, but there was good news and bad news for Green Wave fans.
    The good news - Coach Justin O'Toole's squad posted a come-from-behind 49-45 victory over the Panthers, while the Coach Daniel Wood's Lady Waves lost on a last second shot 40-39.

  • Oliver Springs Middle School...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Oliver Springs Middle School basketball teams swept a pair of games in the Area 4AA Tournament Thursday night, as the Lady 'Cats dominated Fort Loudoun 45-17, and the Bobcats outlasted Rockwood 47-32.
    Oliver Springs 45, Fort Loudoun 17: The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats had their way with Fort Loudoun, never trailing in the contest to win handedly.
    “I am very proud of the girls tonight,” said coach Allison Payne. “They came out focused and played great defensively.”

  • Harriman Middle boys beat Fort...

    The Harriman Middle School basketball teams opened play in the Area 4AA basketball tournament Thursday night...the Blue Devils at home against Fort Loudoun and the Lady Devils on the road against Spring City.
    The Lady Devils lost 30-20 to third seed Spring City, while the top seed the Blue Devils defeated Fort Loudoun 53-23
    Spring City 38, Harriman 20: The Lady Devils took to the road to try to advance on the night and despite a valiant first half effort, the Lady Devils weren’t able to match Spring City’s production on the night.

  • Union County sweeps Oliver...

    One of the most popular movies at the box office so far in 2017 is “Patriot’s Day." Jan. 19 truly was “Patriots’ Day” as the Oliver Springs Lady ‘Cats fell to the Union County Lady Patriots by a 53-34 margin. The Bobcats met the same fate, falling 66-47 to the Union County Patriots.
    Union County 53, Oliver Springs 34: The Lady Patriots played “Patriot Games” with the Lady Bobcats on Thursday, scoring early and often in the win.

  • Randy Nesbit to be honored for...
  • Rockwood made Tellico Plains...

    What a difference three days made for the Rockwood basketball teams Tuesday, as they hosted Tellico Plains and avenged last Friday's doubleheader loss with two  victories in the Dr. Tom Evans gymnasium.
    Coach Paul Kamikawa's Tigers routed the Bears 59-28 to pick up their first District 3A victory, while Coach Amy Breazeale's Lady Tigers defeated the Lady Bears 39-28.
    Rockwood 59, Tellico Plains 28: Matt Thompson recorded a double-double (19 points and 16 rebounds) to lead the Tigers.

  • Harriman Middle boys claim...

    The Harriman Middle School basketball teams hosted Oliver Springs Middle School on eighth-grade night Tuesday, with the Lady 'Cats picking up a 42-30 victory and the Blue Devils beating the 'Cats 39-38 to claim the regular season district championship.
    Oliver Springs 42, Harriman 30: Oliver Springs controlled the game for most of the evening, but that didn't stop the Lady Devils from making a late push in the fourth quarter; however, the Lady 'Cats stayed strong to pick up the victory.

  • Harriman notches 19th straight...

    By Zach Selby
    morgancountynews
    The Harriman basketball teams split a Region 2A doubleheader with Wartburg Tuesday evening, as the Blue Devils tamed the Bulldogs 86-50 for their 19th straight victory, while the Lady Devils were defeated 40-28.
    Harriman 86, Wartburg 50: The Harriman Blue Devils have been on a roll since Nov. 22, 2016, and that continued Tuesday against the Wartburg Bulldogs — one of the team’s best competitors on the schedule. They also handled the Bulldogs with relative ease.

  • Grace Christian sweeps Midway in...

    The Midway basketball teams traveled to Grace Christian Academy (GCA) in Knoxville Tuesday and returned with two losses, as the Lady Waves lost 45-40 and the Green Wave were mercy-ruled 102-36.
    Midway 45, Grace Christian 40: Despite a late surge by the “girls from south of the river”, the Lady Waves rally ebbed in the final minute of the game as the Lady Rams eked out the win.