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Today's Sports

  • Sweat Bees upset Eagles in first...

    By Emery Francis
    Morgan County News

        Oakdale’s brand new middle school football Coach Bryson Headrick got off to a rough start in their first game against Dayton City, 54-0
     “We have a lot to improve. What we need to fix the most are our mental mistakes” explained Coach Headrick.
        “Mentally we made too many mistakes, but that will come along with time and more reps.”

  • Coalfield shuts out Harriman 3-0...

    By TERRY FUTRELL
    MORGAN COUNTY NEWS

        The Coalfield Lady Jackets proved they are a force to be reckoned with in District 3A volleyball Thursday evening.
        The Lady Jackets shut out the Harriman Lady Devils in three sets (25-12, 25-23, 25-14) in John Jackson Memorial Gymnasium.
    The Lady Jackets rebounded from a tough district loss on Tuesday to defending district champion Van Buren County.

  • Lady Devils take JV match 2-0

    By Terry Futrell
    Morgan County News

        The preliminary junior varsity match was a mirror image of the varsity match, with the Lady Devils winning in two consecutive sets 25-19 and 23-12.
        The Lady Jackets were plagued by 21 setup errors, compared to only 12 for Harriman.

  • Kesling in town

    By EMERY FRANCIS
    MORGAn COUNTY NEWS

        A group of approximately 50 people gathered inside First Baptist church to hear Bob Kesling speak about his career and the Tennessee Volunteers.
        It was a casual event, dinner was provided, and it was an enjoyable evening.

  • UT to implement alcohol sales

        In an effort to enhance the fan experience at home football games, UT will implement alcohol sales at Neyland Stadium starting with the BYU game on Saturday, Sept 7.
        During the summer, a group appointed by Chancellor Donde Plowman has been developing policies and infrastructure to support responsible alcohol sales in accordance with all applicable laws.
    Throughout this process, the university placed an ardent emphasis on fan experience, safety, and security.

  • Wartburg at Coalfield
  • Coalfield hosts 2019 basketball...

    Coalfield Lady Jackets Basketball Coach Carmen Hines was busy last week teaching the game she loves to future generations of Jackets and Lady Jackets at the 2019 Coalfield Basketball Camp.

    The camp was open to children ages 3-12 and Coach Hines said the focus of the camp was the basics.

    “The main thing I try to teach the kids is fundamentals; using the correct foot and correct hand when shooting layups, position yourself and what to do when you get a rebound,” she said. “It’s the basic fundamentals of basketball.”

  • Roane State golf tryouts set for...

    Tryouts for the Roane State Community College golf team will be held Monday, June 3, at Oak Ridge Country Club, Coach Chris Griffin said.

    After a decades-long hiatus, Griffin in late 2017 took on the mission of resurrecting the squad, which recently wrapped up its inaugural season.

    Graduating high school seniors and Roane State students interested in trying out for the team should contact Griffin at griffincv@roanestate.edu or 865-898-0043.

  • Roane State to host hoops camp...

    Roane State Community College men’s basketball head coach Randy Nesbit will conduct his annual basketball camp at the Roane County campus gym in Harriman June 24-27 from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. each day.

    It is open to players from age 8 to rising high school seniors. Special emphasis will be placed on shooting mechanics, dribbling and passing skills, driving and finishing footwork in a progressive fashion that will add new elements to an experienced high school player’s game, and set up learning pathways for very young players.

  • The one that didn’t get away