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Today's Sports

  • Coalfield & P.J. end 2009...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY Morgan County News     SEVIERVILLE - Two great seasons came to a close last week in S

  • Lady Eagles enjoy Holidays

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

        MIDWAY—Fred Snow is quietly doing one of his best coaching jobs at Oakdale. The legendary Lady Eagle basketball coach had to replace four starters off last season’s 20-win team and is starting four underclassmen (two freshmen and two sophomores).

        The Lady Eagles (10-3) became the first team in Morgan County to get ten wins this season after going undefeated in last week’s Midway Holiday Classic.

  • Wartburg has 2-1 week at...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

        HARRIMAN—Joe Layne’s Wartburg Bulldogs didn’t play their best during the Harriman Christmas Classic last week, but they came away with a 2-1 record to improve to 7-4 on the season.

        The Bulldogs got wins over Class A foes Monterey and Cloudland and lost to Class AA Cumberland-Gap during their three game showing.

  • Lady Jackets sting Wartburg 64-...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    WARTBURG—Double digit wins turned out to be story line for all four games between Morgan County rivals Coalfield and Wartburg as they concluded their regular season series last Friday at Wartburg.  

        Carmen Hines’ Lady Jackets cruised to a 64-42 win on the road, while Wartburg defended their house in the boys game and rolled to a 73-31 mercy-ruled victory in Dallas Reed Davis Gymnasium in a pair of critical District 4-A games.

  • Melhorn hits trey to lead...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

     COALFIELD-GIRLS GAME

     Coalfield's Hannah Melhorn hit a three-pointer with 1:15 left to break an 18-18 tie and lift the Lady Jackets to a 23-18 victory over Wartburg in the 2009 Morgan County Junior High Championhsip game at Coalfield Saturday night.

  • Lady Eagle coaching legend...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

        OAKDALE—Double digit wins wouldn’t be in the plans, like they were in their first encounter two weeks earlier, but the winners stayed the same as Sunbright and Oakdale battled on the hardwood Friday night.

        Oakdale coaching legend Fred Snow landed his 400th career win with a 49-44 victory over the Lady Tigers after enjoying a 12-point road win at Sunbright earlier this month.

  • Wartburg sweeps Sunbright

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

        SUNBRIGHT—It wasn’t as easy as the first encounters, but the outcomes were the same when Wartburg invaded Sunbright on the hardwood Friday night. Wartburg swept Sunbright for the second time this season in District 4-A basketball action.

        Both Wartburg teams, who rolled by 29 and 45 points at home earlier this season, enjoyed 16-point wins over their county rivals from the north.

  • Three Morgan teams end seasons

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    Three Morgan County junior high teams saw their season come to a close last week in the sub-state round.

        Both Sunbright teams and the Wartburg Lady Bulldogs ended the 2008-09 season in Roane County last Thursday and Friday.

    LADY TIGERS

        OLIVER SPRINGS—The Sunbright Lady Tigers suffered a 48-14 loss at Oliver Springs last Thursday evening to end their season at 10-9.

  • Lady Jackets, Patriots crowned...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

        HUNTSVILLE—Five Morgan County middle school basketball teams are still alive having survived their area district tournaments this past week.

        The Coalfield Lady Jackets and Petros-Joyner Patriots captured District 2 Area 2 Tournament Championships Saturday night at Scott County High School with wins over Fairview. Both Sunbright teams and the Wartburg Lady Bulldogs also advanced by winning consolation games on Saturday to claim third place.

  • Coalfield & Sunbright splits...

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

        SUNBRIGHT—Strong starts and strong finishes were the name of the game in the two contests when Coalfield invaded Sunbright Thursday night in District 4-A hoops action.

        The Lady Jackets got off to a 15-1 lead and closed the game with a 14-2 run to help them secure a 70-49 win over Sunbright.

        Sunbright’s boys led 21-6 late in the first quarter to propel them to an 80-61 win over the Jackets.  

    GIRLS GAME