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Today's Sports

  • Harriman “Best”ed by Oakdale

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The Oakdale Eagles will take a district win any way they can get it.

    With 4.2 seconds left in Tuesday night’s game, Garrett Best went to the free throw line for a double bonus shot with the game tied at 67 and hit one of two charity tosses to give Oakdale a one point lead to cement a heartbreaking Harriman loss, 68-67.

  • Midway shuts down Lady Tigers

    The Midway Lady Waves were aggressive in shutting down the Sunbright Lady Tigers Tuesday night, 57-34.

    The win puts Midway in a three-way tie for second place in the district with Sunbright and Wartburg.

    “The girls are really working hard and have a great attitude,” Midway Coach Mike Hayes said. “I think we have really gotten better since before Christmas and hope we can keep things rolling.

    “We’ve played some good teams and Sunbright had a bad game tonight. I hope we had something to do with that.

  • Tiger’s offense explodes against...

    By Jack Sims

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    It was not a good night for the Oliver Springs Bobcats. The Rockwood Tigers pounced early and never let up winning, 72-44.

    Early on it was obvious that the Bobcats did not have their head in the game. The Rockwood Tigers were able to score sixteen un-answered points before the Bobcats ever broke onto the score board. The first Bobcat basket came with less than 2 minutes left to go in the first period.

  • Lady Devils beat Oakdale by a...

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    Harriman traveled to Oakdale Tuesday evening and defeated the Lady Eagles by a touchdown, 21-14.

    Both teams got off to a slow start on offense, but the Lady Devils’ Micaela Goins had three steals, but points were hard to come by and Aleena Goldston’s three points topped the Harriman box score while Victoria Jones scored all four points for Oakdale as the teams were knotted up at four after one.

  • Lady ’Cats show Lady Tigers who...

    By Jack Sims

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    Although the win was never in doubt, the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats still had their hands full with the scrappy and feisty Rockwood Lady Tigers in the 59-14 win Tuesday night.

  • Kingston splits with Loudon

    Kingston split Tuesday’s games with Loudon. They Lady Jackets continued to roll, winning 59-22 while the Yellow Jackets lost, 65-58.

  • Midway loses despite comeback

    Despite a second quarter comeback by the Midway Green Wave during Tuesday night’s game at Midway, the Sunbright Tigers were able to pull away in the second half, 72-58.

    Midway was down 17-9 after the opening period and it looked like shooting problems would be the tale of the evening.

    “Sunbright start fast breaking on us and we could not adjust,” Green Wave Coach Hoyle Humphreys said. “But when you are able to come out of a 13-point hole and tie it at half time, that says a lot and it’s all I can ask the boys to do.”

  • Middle school teams name All-...

    Boys Team

    Most Outstanding Player

    Jordan McCullum Harriman

    Nick Pelfrey Harriman

    Brandon Phillips Lake City

    Michael Tuck Oliver Springs

    Cole Hines Coalfield

    Sydney Gregory Oakdale

    Chase Letner Midway

    Brayden Burgess Coalfield

    Brent Reynolds Norwood

    Kane Gouge Oliver Springs

    Issac Elliot Lake City

    Ethan Parks Midway

    Jonah Freels Sunbright

    Talon Moore Harriman

    Joseph Summers Oakdale

    Honorable Mention

  • Kingston set to honor team for...

    Roane County High School is set to honor the Kingston Lady Jackettes January 25 during halftime of the Yellow Jacket game with Austin-East. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Jackettes final four appearance in the state tournament. The 1979 Jackettes were District Champions, Region Champions, Sub-State Champions, won the first round of the final four before falling in the state tournament semi-finals.

  • Roane State vs. Chattanooga...

    Roane State hosted Chattanooga State Wednesday evening. The Lady Raiders lost a hard fought game, 65-58, while the Raiders won, 92-84.