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Today's Sports

  • Wartburg Middle’s season ends...

    The Wartburg Central Middle School Bulldogs’ season came to a close Thursday evening as they lost 40-0 to Rockwood at Civitan Field.

    If it isn’t broke, you don’t have to fix it and that was words to live by for Rockwood in the game.

    The Tigers got a first-round bye for finishing first in the division and they didn’t look like the time off had dulled their execution.

    Wartburg attempted to run its offense out of the spread, but the Tigers were prepared.

  • Sunbright falls to Lookout Valley

    A long road trip to Hamilton County did not end well for Sunbright Friday night, as the Tigers lost at Lookout Valley, 49-8.

    Although the contest ended with the Yellow Jackets winning by a big margin, Sunbright played well for a half.

    In the first period, Lookout Valley scored first with QB Zane Howard scoring on a 17-yard run to give the Jackets a 7-0 lead with 9:53 remaining in the opening frame.

  • Wartburg crushes Sale Creek

    Josh Moore amassed 400 yards of total offense Friday night in leading the Wartburg Bulldogs to a 55-19 victory over Sale Creek at John R. Dillon Field.

    Wartburg’s talented senior completed 9 of 13 passes on the evening for 254 yards with 4 TDs, he rushed for 107 yards and 2 TDs on only 8 carries, and he had a 39-yard kick return as well.

  • Coalfield finishes second in...

    The Coalfield Yellow Jackets secured second place in Region 2-A and will host the Jellico Blue Devils in the first round of the playoffs with Friday’s win against the Oliver Springs Bobcats, but it took a fourth quarter comeback to become the region runner-up.

    Peyton McKinney scored two touchdowns in the final minutes of the game to give Coalfield the 22-16 win.

  • Clinch Valley State Sectional...

    The Harriman Lady Blue Devils have repeated as the Clinch Valley State Sectional Champions by working their way through the loser’s bracket and defeating the Coalfield Lady Jackets twice by scores of 6-5 and 13-1 to win their third title in the last four years.

    On Thursday evening, Harriman advanced to the championship game by defeating the Midway Lady Waves who won the South District Championship and had beaten the Lady Devils four times this season.

  • Lady Jackets fall to Bledsoe...

    The Coalfield Lady Jackets started the semifinal match against the Bledsoe County Lady Warriors strong, but lost three straight sets after winning the first to end their district tournament run.

    “They played with everything they had,” Coalfield head coach Jessica Lowe said. “I told them I was proud of them. They went down swinging and that’s all you can ask.”

  • Wartburg falls to top-seeded Van...

    The Wartburg Lady Bulldogs ended their district tournament run by falling in straight sets to the eventual district champion Van Buren County Lady Eagles (25-15, 25-6, 25-13), but still made school history with the program’s first top-4 district finish.

  • Middle School Jackets fall to...

    The Coalfield Middle School Yellow Jackets ended the regular season with a 28-0 loss to Oliver Springs last Thursday night.

    The Jackets struggled to get anything going all night and were completely physically outmatched by the Bobcats.

  • Bobcats shutout Sunbright

    Oliver Springs shut down the offense of Sunbright to the tune of 55-0 at DJ Britton Field Friday night.

    “Oliver Springs is a great football team,” Sunbright coach Joe Kent said. “If they’re not ranked in the top 10 they should be.”

    The Bobcats only needed 3:35 of game clock to score 42 points in the first quarter. 

    The first play took one minute after a 42-yard run by Mason Hill, who then scored from 12 yards out.

  • York Dragons bring Wartburg’s...

    The Wartburg Bulldogs’ three-game winning streak came to an end Friday night, as Kevin Human’s squad traveled to Jamestown and were defeated by the York Institute Dragons, 58-0.

    “It was a bad night,” Human said. “We didn’t play well and it was a physical mismatch. We didn’t block well or tackle well. We took our lumps.”

    York Institute used a powerful ground attack to run away from Wartburg. For the evening, the Dragons amassed 492 yards of total offense with 469 yards coming on the ground.