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Today's Sports

  • Lady Devils win as season wanes

    On Tuesday night the Lady Devils of Harriman High School took on the Lady Eagles of Van Buren County in volleyball action.

    The Lady Devils took on the Lady Eagles in what was their second to last contest before district tournament play started.

    Harriman has all but sealed up the second seed in the district tournament but they were able to build up momentum on Tuesday as they picked up a 3 set to 1 victory over Van Buren.

  • Jackets edged by Highlanders

    With the season winding down, the Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets were edged 2-1 Tuesday evening by the Scott Lady Highlanders in district match-up at Fort South West Point in Kingston.

    “We’re a young team and they’re still trying to figure out tough high school play,” Kingston Coach Ellen Dailey said, “we’ll get there eventually.

    “It will take a few losses like this to work out some kinks and find that toughness that we need.”

  • High noon for the Green Wave

    Tonight will be like an Old West showdown of gunslingers with the meeting of Midway’s Jason Taylor and Coalfield’s Parker McKinney. Instead of high noon on a dusty street, it will be on the football field.

    The game will be the latest challenge in a season full of them for the Green Wave as they face the Class 1A No. 4 ranked Yellow Jackets.

    “That’s what you prepare for,” Midway Coach Ryen Minton said, “you spend time in practice simulating as many different situations as you may run into.

  • Footballs, Tigers, and Indians,...

    The Rockwood Tigers will go on the road tonight to face the Tennessee Associated Press Class 2A No. 9 Oneida Indians.

    The Tigers are coming off a much needed rivalry win against the Harriman Blue Devils last week.

    “Anytime we get a chance to win a game like the Harriman game it gives you a lot of confidence,” Rockwood Coach John Webb said, “it’s something we can build on.”

  • Devils and Bobcats to square off

    Tonight’s football game in Oliver Springs between the Harriman Blue Devils and Oliver Springs Bobcats will have a lot more going on that just a meeting of Roane County Rivals.

    “We’ve just stayed on our regular practice schedule,” Bobcat Coach Larry Green said, “try to get the fundamentals.

    “We watched some film on Harriman yesterday and watch some more today.

    “We’re just trying to put in an offensive and defensive to get ready for them.

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  • Vols must overcome this week

    There really isn’t anything I can say at this point to make you believe that I’m not very confused at what’s going on the The University of Tennessee football program.

    I think we have good players. I also believe we have good coaches. I just don’t exactly know what’s going on.

    I thought going into the game against UMass, Tennessee would flex their muscles and score around 45 points and maybe give up 3 or 6.

    To the defense’s credit, they did only gave up 13 points.

  • CMS handed early exit from...

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The Cherokee Lady Jackets were one strike away from advancing to the second round of the middle school district tournaments on Friday night.

    Lady Jacket’s pitcher Jessica Clark threw a perfect pitch down the middle on a 1-2 count and clinched her fist in victory thinking she had recorded strike three and the third out of the inning but the behind the plate umpire saw things a little different as ball two was called allowing the Spring City hitter to stay alive and eventually tie the game at 3-3.

  • RMS eliminates O.S. from...

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The lower seeded Lady Tigers decided to play spoiler in the opening round of the middle school district softball tournament on Friday evening by upsetting the higher ranked Lady Bobcats from Oliver Springs.

    Rockwood started out with Hicks beating out an infield hit, steals second and scores on a fielder’s choice giving the Lady Tigers a 1-0 lead.