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High school basketball scores Dec. 30th

Here is how area high school basketball teams fared on Wednesday. The Clinton Lady Dragons lost to Sweetwater 41-30 Wednesday at the Midway Christmas Classic. The Oak Ridge Wildcat boys bounced back from their first loss of the season by edging North Mecklenburg (NC) 56-54 in the consolation bracket at …

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High school hoops round-up December 29th

Recapping Tuesday’s high school basketball action, the Oak Ridge boys dropped their first game after a school-record 15-0 start, falling in double overtime to David Crockett 87-85 at the Arby’s Classic in Bristol. The game featured a combined 30 three-pointers by the two teams and the Wildcats lost despite 25 …

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High School Basketball round-up Monday Dec. 28th

Checking out Monday’s high school basketball action, the Oak Ridge Lady Wildcats beat Sequoyah 49-29 in the first round of the Lenoir City Christmas tournament as Mykia Dowdell scored 17 points. Oak Ridge faces the home-standing Lenoir City Lady Panthers this evening at 6 pm at Lenoir City. Meanwhile, their …

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OR boys continue hot start in Bristol

With Christmas on Friday, this weekend saw limited action on the high school basketball court, but the Oak Ridge Wildcat boys were in action and on Saturday, hammered Dobyns-Bennett for the second time in as many weeks 81-35 in the first round of the Arby’s Classic in Bristol. Tee Higgins …

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Thackerson, 2 OR players named All-State

More high school football players were named all-state by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association on Thursday, including two from Oak Ridge and one form Clinton in Class 5A. Mr. Football winner and Tennessee wide receiver commitment Tee Higgins joined punter Brandon Nickle as 5A All-State selections for Oak Ridge. Clinton …

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AC Christmas Classic day 3

Tuesday was the final day of the Anderson County Christmas Classic. Here are the results of the games that were reported to local media. On the boys’ side, the homestanding Anderson County Mavericks clobbered Union County 69-37 to win the tourney crown. On the girls’ side, Bell County, Kentucky won …

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1A, 2A All-State teams include area talent

All-State football teams for 2015 are being announced this week by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association and several area athletes have received statewide recognition. In Class 2A locally, Rockwood wide receiver Jacob Wilson was named an All-State performer. In Class 1A, Harriman offensive lineman Trey Peters was named All-State, along with …

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AC Christmas Classic Day 2

The Anderson County Christmas Classic continued Monday at Anderson County High School. On the boys’ side, Oneida slipped by the Knox Ambassadors 66-63, Campbell County edged Scott County 45-42, Union County got by Oakdale 77-74 and the host Anderson County Mavericks blew out William Blount 61-37. Tuesday, the seventh place …

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Friday’s high school basketball score round-up

In other action around the area, Harriman’s girls beat Oliver Springs 48-36 on Friday while the Blue Devils completed the sweep, taking the boys’ game 73-43. Campbell County’s girls downed Powell Friday 61-44 while the Powell boys took game two 60-53. The Coalfield girls edged Wartburg 60-56 but the Wartburg …

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