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Today's Sports

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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.

  • Tigers stun Green Wave

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers became the “Cinderella” team of the middle school softball district tournament over the weekend as they advance to the state sectional by defeating the 2nd ranked Midway Green waves by a score of 9-3.

  • Lady Devils advance to district...

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The Harriman Lady Blue Devils answered a two run first inning by Spring City with eight runs of their own and never looked back.

  • Road to middle school softball...

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

  • Cherokee clinches district with...

    By Brittani Barger
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Cherokee Yellow Jackets took on the Eagleton Royals on Thursday night and continued their winning streak defeating Eagleton 32-8.

  • Bobcats edged in heartbreaker

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats outperformed Claiborne County Friday night before falling, 12-10, in the last minute of the game in a non-district road game

    “Our guys played their hearts out tonight,” Oliver Springs Coach Larry Green said, “they gave a good enough effort to win a ball game.

    “The defense was outstanding tonight.

    “We outrushed them, out gained them tonight, held them scoreless in the second and third quarter.”

  • Yellow Jackets break Stone

    Behind a strong rushing performance by Bradley Keathley, the Kingston Yellow Jackets ran their record to 5-1 Friday night with a 42-15 victory over Stone Memorial at Dr. Nat Sugarman Memorial Field.

    “We came out tonight and played a physical club in Stone,” Kingston head coach Brian Pankey said. “I though Coach Watt’s (Stone Memorial head coach Mark Wattenbarger) kids played hard, but we came out established the line of scrimmage and played well.”