Today's Sports

  • Grace sweeps up Midway boys,...

    The Midway Green Waves dropped both games Tuesday night at Grace Christian as the Rams and Lady Rams once again swept the season series.

    The Lady Waves dropped to 2-5 in District 3A. With the loss, the Green Waves remained winless in the district at 0-7.

    Both Grace teams are 6-0 and currently lead the district.

    Midway will play at Meigs County Friday in a set of District 3A games, then turn around and get a little sleep before playing Monterey Saturday with the girls game beginning at 3:30.


  • Lady Devils downed by Wartburg...

    The Lady Bulldogs avenged an early season defeat against the Lady Devils Tuesday night as they picked up a 54-49 overtime victory.


    The first period tipped off and neither team could find an offensive rhythm.

    Harriman was led in scoring by Haley Goldston with six, but the Lady Bulldogs had four players put up two apiece.

    The score was tied up at 8-8 going into the second period of play.

  • Oliver Springs Hall of Fame gets...

    For most coaches and athletes, being bestowed the honor of a hall-of-fame induction is the pinnacle of a career. However, for the three newest members of the Oliver Springs Hall of Fame, that pinnacle was going in with family.

    Tuesday night, immediately following the Lady Cats 55-41 victory over Oneida, Eddie Walls, Ron Hackworth and, his daughter, Jessie Hackworth were all recognized for their contributions to the school.

  • Lady Cats down Oneida

    Through three and half quarters, Oliver Springs couldn’t quite shake the Lady Indians.

    After leading by only three points in the last period of play, the Lady Cats closed out with a 14-3 run en route to a 62-48 victory over Oneida.

    “Big win.” Oliver Springs head coach Michelle Christopher said. “I thought the kids really stepped up tonight and came ready to play and did what they needed to do to get a big win.”

  • ‘Next man up’ helps Bobcats find...

    Oliver Springs head coach Tony Ingram said it took a little while for things to open up for his team Tuesday night against Oneida.

    Once they did, despite the absence of starter Aaron Noe — who served the last of a two-game suspension — the Bobcats defeated the Indians 55-41.

    “They played us in zone a lot, kind of forcing our hand to some outside shots,” Ingram said. “It took us a little while, but we were finally able to knock a couple down, especially late. It was a tight ball game and we opened it up with some shots.”

  • Roane State holds on to defeat...

    After opening up with a 17-6 run, Roane State was able to hold off a late rally from Cleveland State to secure an 80-73 victory on their home court Wednesday night.

  • Raiderettes edge past Vikings

    Not every game is a 101-100 shootout — sometimes it’s the defense that steps up and helps a team win.

    That was the case for the Raiderettes Wednesday night as they grinded out a 58-51 victory over Cleveland State.

    “Definitely just glad to get a conference win,” Roane State head coach Monica Boles said.

  • Lady Wave stay unbeaten, Tigers...

    Monday night, the Tigers of Rockwood took the road to travel to Midway to battle the Green Wave.

    Each team was able to pick up a victory on the evening.

    The Lady Wave grabbed a 47-26 victory while the Tigers took home a 46-15 win.

    Midway was undefeated coming into the game, and were able to leave the gym that way.

    8th grader Karlee Bowling, tossed up 24 of her Lady Tiger’s 26 on the night.

  • Lady Cats defense holds Harriman...

    It wasn’t a high-scoring affair, but that didn’t matter for Oliver Springs Middle School Monday night.

    After getting out to an early 6-0 lead, the Lady Cats defeated Harriman Middle 21-6.

    “We struggled to score, it was a defensive battle,” Oliver Springs head coach Tonya Snyder said. “We like to push tempo and we did a good job of that.

    “That’s been our story this year, we’ve struggled to score, but I like their hustle and their heart and their effort.”

  • Bobcats escape triple-overtime...

    It took nearly six full quarters to determine a winner between Harriman and Oliver Springs Middle, but at the end of the third overtime the Bobcats took home a 41-37 win.

    “It might have been a heck of a game for fans, but it wasn’t a heck of a game for us,” Oliver Springs head coach Lance Jones said. “We played hard and that’s all I can ask from them. We didn’t play smart, but in the end we got the win. I’m proud of them.”