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Today's News

  • Lady Waves roll over Coalfield

    The Coalfield Lady Jackets didn’t go down without a fight, losing to the Midway Lady Waves, 68-50, in the second round of the District 3 girls’ post season Wednesday night at Boyd Woody Gym in Midway.

    The Lady Waves didn’t waste anytime.

    Midway’s fast paced attack made the score 15-0 before anyone could blink.

    Although Gabby Lowe, Brooklyn Seiber, and Megan Tinker were able to put some points on the board for Coalfield, it wasn’t enough to come close with the quarter ending well in the Lady Waves favor, 26-7.

  • Rockwood pulls away from ’Cats

    The Rockwood Tigers held off the Oliver Springs Bobcats, 55-49, in the first round of the District 3 Class 1A playoffs Tuesday night at Dr. Tom Evans Gym.

    Going into the game, the Bobcats had a 4-24 record compared Rockwood’s 12-14. The records didn’t really matter because as Tiger Coach Paul Kamikawa told his team, everyone starts the post season 0-0.

    That was evident from the beginning.

    Oliver Springs and Rockwood opened the game evenly matched.

  • Sunbright knocks out Green Wave

    By Jack Sims

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    In the opening round of the boys Class 1A District 3 basketball tournament, the Midway Greenwaves fell to the Sunbright Tigers, 72-63, Tuesday night at Sunbright School.

    Both teams came onto the court for the most part evenly matched, though Sunbright did have a slight size advantage. This was going to be a game of who wants it the most.

    Coach Thomas Davis of Sunbright stated prior to the game “this will be a war, both teams want this win badly”.

  • OS advances with rivalry win

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    Harriman traveled to Oliver Springs on Monday evening for the first round of the district basketball tournament and were defeated by the Lady Cats, 39-23.

    The first quarter was nip and tuck as Cassidy Gilmore along with Courtney Chaston put six on the board for the Lady Cats.

    The Lady Devils answered. Aleena Goldston and Micaela Goins scored on a basket and a trey respectively to make it 6-5 after one.

  • Wartburg ends Lady Tiger season
  • Tigers outlast the Green Wave

    The Midway Green Wave hung tough against the Rockwood Tigers, but in the end lost 50-47 Friday in the last game of the regular season in Midway.

    After playing the Tigers close throughout much of the first half, the Green Wave fell behind due to a combination of missed shots and tight defense by Rockwood.

    The second half started with the Tigers up 28-20.

    Rather than sitting comfortably in the lead, Rockwood could see Midway closing in the rear view mirror.

  • Midway beats Rockwood to close out season

    With the Class 1A District 3 postseason looming, the Rockwood Lady Tigers fell to the Midway Lady Waves in a big senior night 48-16 win Friday at Midway High School’s Boyd Woody Gym.

    Tiani Porter quickly put the Lady Tigers on the board with a long jump shot to make the score 2-0.

    It was the last time Rockwood would be in the lead.

    A series of turnovers and fast strikes from the Midway offense led by Rebecca Lemasters, Paige Bacon, and Caitlyn Ross quickly put the Lady Tigers down, 12-2 at the end of the first.

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  • Guinn honored for milestone

    Kingston Lady Jacket Head Coach Connie Guinn is joined by her parents during a ceremony at Roane County High School. Guinn was honored

  • Kingston splits at season’s end

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets split a pair of games with Sequoyah last Monday to end the regular season.

    The Lady Jackets had four players score in double figures on the way to a 58-31 win.

    Maliyah Martin led with 12 points. Amadea Pankey, Mackenzie Haba, and Skylar Brackett all scored 10 apiece.

    Sequoyah (31): Harrell 8, Carroll 8, Miner 2, Watson 1, Bailey 7.

    Kingston (58): Martin 12, Baildon 4, H. Bailey 2, Pankey 10, Haba 10, Ferguson 2, Stooksbury 8, Brackett 10, E. Bailey 2.