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Today's Sports

  • Bangley leaving Wartburg grid...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    John Bangley’s stint at Wartburg is over after only 10 games as head football coach.

  • Lady 'Cats on the prowl


    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    Oliver Springs head coach Michelle Christopher knew coming into the season that it might take a few games for her Lady ‘Cats to find their groove.

  • Jackets work overtime for sweep...

    By BROWNIE ROSE

    Roane Newspapers

    The Midway Middle School Green Waves and the Cherokee Yellow Jackets continued their long standing rivalry Thursday night at Midway in the first meeting of the season between the teams.

    Much like the past few seasons, the Lady Jackets dominated their South of the River rivals while the boys games was closely contested.

    The Lady Jackets rolled to a 44-19 win over Midway to run their record to 11-2. Midway dropped to 4-4 with the loss.

  • Tigers, Lady Jackets cruise to...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    The Rockwood Tigers and Kingston Yellow Jackets have played a lot of great games over the years.

    Monday night, however, didn’t live up to those classics as the Lady Jackets and the Rockwood boys cruised to easy victories.

    The evening opened with Kingston cruising to a 51-31 victory in the girls contest then Rockwood came back with a 48-34 victory in the final game of the evening.

    Girls Game

  • Allen, Webb gear up for all star...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    Fans of the Rockwood Tigers or any team that the Tigers have played over the last four years can tell you who Bryant Allen is.

  • Rockwood, Harriman hook up

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    Anything can happen anytime Rockwood and Harriman hookup and Fri-day night the two longtime county rivals split a pair of District 3-A con-tests.

    In the girls game, Amy Breazeale’s Lady Tigers squad picked up their first win of the season with a 59-50 victory over the Lady Devils, but the Blue Devils got some revenge in the final game of the evening as they knocked off the Tigers, 66-54.

    Girls Game

  • Midway reverses course

    By BROWNIE ROSE

    Roane Newspapers

    The Midway basketball teams might have thought they were caught in a whirlwind. The teams seemed to completely switch positions as the week came to a close Friday against Greenback.

    The Lady Waves played only their second game of the season Thursday at Sunbright and dropped a 62-55 decision after a big second half comeback. However, back at home on Friday, the Lady Waves ended a long losing streak to Greenback with a stunning 45-44 win to give first year coach Amy Woody her first career win.

  • Wartburg sweeps Sunbright

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    SUNBRIGHT – Wartburg’s high school basketball teams captured their first sweep of the season at Sunbright last Tuesday night in District 4-A action.

    In the first meeting of rookie coaches, Jason Davis’ Lady Bulldogs ran away with a 70-34 victory over Allen Davis’ Sunbright squad. In the boys’ game, Wartburg’s Caleb Bunch fired in a career-high 37 points to lead the Bulldogs to an exciting 77-69 win over the Tigers.

    GIRLS’ GAME

  • Robinson named 2-A Player of the...

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    Roane Newspapers

    They call him “Sugar,” but Midway’s Ray Robinson was anything but sweet for opposing defenses this season as the Green Wave junior RB rushed for 1,800 yards and 22 TDs in helping lead Craig Moser’s squad to the Region 2-A championship and a school record 11 wins.

  • OSM sweeps Midway

    By BRODY JONES

    Roane Newspapers

    The Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats hosted Midway Thursday evening and the host team left happy as both the Bobcats and Lady ‘Cats picked up victories.

    The evening opened with Oliver Springs picking up a 36-15 victory in the girls game then the Bobcat boys completed the sweep with a 48-40 victory.

    Girls Game