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Today's Sports

  • Harriman Lady Devils notch first...

    The Harriman Lady Devil softball team won their first District 3A game, beating Grace Christian 5-3 Tuesday afternoon at Flour Mill Flats.

    Grace Christian took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, but Harriman took a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the second.

    After Grace Christian tied the game at 2-2 in the top of the third inning, Coach Jessica Jones' team scored one run each in the third, fourth and fifth innings for a 5-2 advantage. Grace Christian scored the final run of the game in the sixth for the final margin of 5-3.

  • Midway teams lose to Tellico...

    A new challenger might be on the rise in district 3A softball. The Tellico Plains Lady Bears pulled off two big wins early in the week beating Grace Christian 5-4 Monday then rolling into Midway Tuesday and taking down the Lady Waves 4-3 in 10 innings.

    Midway drops to 2-1 in the district after the loss. They are 7-6 overall. Tellico is now 4-2 in the district.
    Both Midway pitchers, Payton Kelly and Raygn Hall, threw well in the game. After sailing through the first three innings,

  • Midway teams lose to Tellico...

    The Midway Green Waves dropped two games to Tellico Plains - a 7-2 decision Monday at Tellico Plains and 15-3 Tuesday at Midway.

    While Midway is still winless on the season, they did get their lead, scoring three runs in the bottom of the first against the Bears Tuesday. The 3-2 lead was short-lived, as Tellico Plains scored nine runs in the second inning and went on to post the 15-3 victory.

    CJ Huff and Hunter Hester drew one out walks in the bottom first. Andrew Melton singled to drive in both runners. Will Richardson reached on an error that scored Melton.

  • Oliver Springs, Oneida split...

    The great thing about baseball in high school is excluding can, you get to play your district games back to back, and for the Oliver Springs Bobcats,  that was a great things as they got the chance to avenge a 9-8 loss against district foe Oneida they suffered Monday night in heartbreaking fashion at Oneida.

    Tuesday night at Hightower Field in Arrowhead Park in Oliver Springs the Bobcats were able to bounce back and grab a huge 12-6 win over Oneida.

  • Lady Jackets suffer 7-3 loss to...

    The Kingston Lady Jackets softball team fell to 2-1 in District 4AA play and 9-5-2 overall Wednesday, after dropping a 7-3 decision to the CAK Lady Warriors at Southwest Point.

    Briley Garrett was the losing pitcher, allowing seven runs on 10 hits with five strikeouts, three walks and three hit batters in six innings, while sister, Meredith, struck out batter in one inning of relief.

  • Roane Co. Knights to play in...

    The Roane County Knights lacrosse teams will be playing in the Knights Cup Tournament on Saturday, April 30, at Knox Catholic's Blaine Stadium. The tournament benefits Knights of Columbus charities.

    Here is the schedule of events:

    8:30 a.m. - youth skills clinic

    9:30 a.m. - Lacrosse jamboree featuring middle school and local teams and contests

    12:30 p.m. - Roane County Knights vs. West Knox Warriors varsity

    2:30 p.m. - CAK vs. CPA

    4:30 p.m. - Roane County Knights vs.  West Knox Warriors junior varsity

  • Oliver Springs soccer team shut...

    By ROBBY O’DANIEL
    robby@lafollettepress.com

    The Campbell County High School soccer team got out to a 5-0 lead by halftime and won 6-0 over Oliver Springs at Ken Snodderly Park in LaFollette Tuesday night.

  • Yellow Jackets win Rocky...

    The Kingston Yellow Jacket soccer team won the Cove Mountain Group of the Rocky Mountain Cup over the weekend in Sevier County to improve to 4-0 on the season.

    Kingston defeated Maryville Christian 6-3, Berean Christian 4-3 and Knox Carter 3-1.

    Kingston 6, Maryville Christian 3: Zac Williams set up Zach McCoig for the game's first goal.
    McCoig scored Kingstons's next two goals on an unassisted break-a-way and a beautifully struck free kick around a

  • Raygn Hall no hits Harriman 15-0...

    The Midway Lady Green Waves completed a season sweep of district 3A and county rival Harriman with a 15-0 win Monday at Midway. Midway won at Harriman a week earlier 14-2.

    With the wins and losses added in from the Disney tournament earlier in Orlando, Midway now sits at 7-5 on the year and are 2-0 in district 3A. The Lady Waves will host Tellico Plains  in a district game Tuesday and then play in another tough tourney Friday and Saturday at Gibbs High School in Knoxville.

  • Lady Bobcats win wild one over...

    By Robby O’Daniel
    robby@lafollettepress.com

    In a wild game that lasted 10 innings, Oliver Springs High School’s softball team bested Jellico 18-10 at Indian Mountain State Park in Jellico.

    Jellico was down 6-5 in the bottom of the sixth and came back and tied it. Again, the Lady Blue Devils were down, this time 8-6 in the ninth, and they tied it again.