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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Rockwood Lady Tigers beat CAK

    Kaley Legg scored two goals to lead the Rockwood Lady Tiger soccer team to a 2-1 victory over CAK in the Region 2A/AA semifinals Tuesday night, which earned RHS a berth in Thursday evening's championship game at Grace Christian and a first-ever berth in Saturday's section game against either Greeneville or University School.
    "That was 80 minutes of soccer. Finally....mind over body," said Rockwood Coach Don Maples. "It was a total team effort. "

  • Three county teams continue...

    It seems every week in the regular season is more important than the week before, but that’s not really the case this week for Roane County teams.
    Only three games are on the schedule this week as Oliver Springs and Kingston have an open date. The other three games are all region contests, but for all intents and purposes, next week will be the week that decides the playoff fate for all county teams with a chance to make the postseason.

  • How time flies! Week 10 is upon...

    How time flies! It is now week 10 of the high school football season, with three of the five county teams in action tonight — Sunbright at Midway, Rockwood at Wartburg and Harriman at Greenback.
    Two of three games are Region 2-1A games and the other is a Region 2-2A game. All three will  have some bearing on the playoffs, which begins Nov. 4.
    Greenback leads Region 2-1A leads with a 4-0 record, followed by Oneida (4-1), Coalfield (3-1), Harriman (2-2), Jellico (1-3), Midway (1-4) and Sunbright (0-4).