The Harriman Blue Devils got out to a five-run lead in the third inning and held on for a 6-5 victory over Wartburg Central Thursday evening in Wartburg.

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SEVIERVILLE — The Smokies announced today that Smokies Stadium will be a cashless venue beginning in 2023. This includes transactions involving tickets, food and beverage, merchandise, parking, and all other parts of a Smokies game or event.

Staff from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and from the Outdoor Stewards of Conservation Foundation were invited to tour Troy Industries new Tennessee facility recently. Troy Industries are makers of quality AR platform rifles, silencers, and parts.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has been recognized as the State Agency Conservation Partner of the Year by the Outdoor Stewards of Conservation Foundation. The announcement was made at a recent meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission.

Saturday afternoon at Roane State’s Randy Nesbit Court, all-star high school players converged for the Roane State High School All-Star Hoops Invitational.

The NFHS (National Federation of State High School Associations) ruled some time ago that as per state adoption, the use of a shot clock will be permissible.

The TSSAA Boys Sectional Playoffs began Tuesday night at the Dallas Davis Gymnasium in Wartburg. The teams entering tonight’s semi final action are Oneida, Coalfield, Oakdale and Greenback. The first game tonight features the top seeded Oneida Indians who come iin with a 20-10 record. The In…

The Roane State Raiders secured at least a number three seed in the upcoming NJCAA Region VII tournament with a 69-64 win over Walters State on Wednesday.

The TSSAA Board of Control met in Hermitage on Wednesday, March 1 to address numerous items on the agenda, including a discussion regarding a shot clock in basketball and a mandatory penalty when fans have been removed from contests.

The Roane State Lady Raiders lost to No. 21 Walters State in their final home game of the regular season Wednesday night, 57-42. It was only the team’s sixth loss of the campaign.

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Champions crowned

A cold snap starting in the third quarter helped lead to the Harriman Blue Devils’ eventual 65-54 defeat at the hands of the Oakdale Eagles Tuesday evening at Harriman’s Richard Pickell Gymnasium in the District 3-A Title game.

Saturday’s Region 2-A Quarterfinal game in Harriman saw the Harriman Blue Devils and the Coalfield Yellow Jackets play a physical game with Coalfield emerging with the 69-54 win.

After the performance in last week’s District 4-A Tournament Championship game, the Midway Lady Waves appeared to have something to prove Friday night against the Wartburg Lady Bulldogs in the Region 2-A Quarterfinals at Midway High School.

On Friday night in Harriman the TSSAA D1 Regional Quarter Finals began with the District 4 Ladies Champion Harriman Lady Blue Devils hosting the Lady Tigers of Sunbright. The Lady Devils come into tonight’s contest with a 16-8 record having just defeated the Midway Lady Wave for the District…

Tuesday night in Oneida the TSSAA District 3 playoffs came to an end with the crowning of this year’s District Champion. The playoff game was between the host team Oneida Indians and the Oliver Springs BobCats. The Indians come into the game with a perfect District record while the BobCats c…

Turning in the best season Tennessee has managed in 21 years has earned the Volunteers another pair of honors.

It took two overtimes, but the Oakdale Eagles were able to squeeze out a 66-65 win against the Rockwood Tigers Friday night at Harriman in the District 4A Tournament semi-finals.

The TSSAA District 3 Boys Basketball Tournament began Thursday night in Oneida. The four teams qualifying for this years tournament are Oneida, who enters the tournament as top seed with a perfect 8-0 District mark, Oliver Springs, Coalfield and Wartburg. Although, by the format of the tourn…

The Oakdale Lady Eagles were able to hang with the top seeded Harriman Lady Devils Thursday night in the District 4A Tournament semi-finals, but in the end, Harriman’s offensive attack was too much and the Lady Devils won, 38-22.

On Tuesday night fans of the Coalfield Yellow Jackets and Oliver Springs BobCats packed the Terry L. Hacker Gymnasium for the final regular season matchup between the Oliver Springs BobCats and the Coalfield Yellow Jackets. The January matchup had yielded split results as the Lady Jackets ha…

The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission will return to Nashville for its Feb. 16-17 meeting at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Region II Ray Bell Building. Commission committee meetings will take place Thursday, Feb. 16 beginning at 1 p.m., with full Commission proceedings conti…

The Rockwood Lady Tigers couldn’t withstand the Sunbright Lady Tigers’ offensive onslaught Monday evening at Dr. Tom Evans Gym in Rockwood, losing 63-31 in a non-district match-up.

A notable change to Rule 10 of the NFHS Football Rules Book will eliminate the excessive penalty enforcements for offensive fouls that occur behind the line of scrimmage in high school football.

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Despite the best efforts of the Oakdale Middle School Lady Eagles, their season came to an end on Wednesday against the Midway Middle School Lady Waves by a 35-27 score.

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Points were plentiful for both Coalfield basketball squads on Friday night as the Lady Jackets picked up a 78-64 win over the Wartburg Central Lady Bulldogs while the Jacket boys earned a 73-42 win over the ‘Dawgs.

The Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats couldn’t handle Wartburg’s size Saturday, losing 50-27 in the Middle School District Tournament at Harriman High School.

The Rockwood Middle Tigers used their athleticism and a fourth quarter push to down the Coalfield Middle Yellow Jackets, 42-34, Saturday afternoon in Harriman at the Middle School District Basketball Tournament.

The Oakdale Middle Lady Eagles weathered a late push from the Lake City Middle Lady Lakers Saturday afternoon in Harriman in the first round of the Middle School District Tournament, winning 48-35.

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For three periods, the Wartburg Central Middle School Lady Bulldogs hung tough with the Harriman Lady Blue Devils, but a late surge gave Harriman the 43-29 win.

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The Harriman Blue Devils blazed a path to the basket early and often on Saturday night en route to a 35-13 win over the Petros-Joyner Patriots.

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It was a split decision on the hardwood on Friday night as the Coalfield Lady Jackets picked up a 59-38 win over the Oakdale Lady Eagles while the Eagle boys picked up an 84-77 win over the Jackets.

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It was a split decision on Tuesday night between the Oakdale Eagles and Oliver Springs Bobcats. The Lady Eagles earned a 59-35 win over Oliver Springs while the Bobcat boys picked up a 50-36 win.

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Excitement was at a fever pitch this past Friday night at John Jackson Memorial Gymnasium in Coalfield as the Coalfield Lady Jackets earned a 58-33 win over the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats, while the boys game ended on a dramatic buzzer-beater with Oliver Springs beating Coalfield 49-47.

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On eighth grade night at Fred Snow Gymnasium in Oakdale, the Oakdale Middle School girls picked up a resounding 52-15 win over Sunbright Middle while the Tiger boys held off the Eagles 34-23.

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The accolades continue to come in for several Coalfield and Wartburg high school football players. Just this past week, the Tennessee Sports Writers Association named two Coalfield gridiron players to the All-State team in linemen Brayden Burgess and Mason Smith.

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Coalfield’s Cole Hines has had an outstanding career on the baseball diamond for the Coalfield Yellow Jackets the past four years, helping lead the Jackets to the Class A State Tournament last season.

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Kadence Jackson has put together an outstanding career in her time at Coalfield, forming a potent one-two punch with teammate Alexis Morrison and providing the Coalfield faithful plenty of thrills on the court.

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In a game that had not only county bragging rights, but district implications as well, it was the Coalfield hoops squads sweeping Sunbright. The Lady Jackets beat Sunbright 55-41, while the Jacket boys edged out Sunbright 45-44.

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