Today's News

  • Student Government Day 2016

    Wade Creswell has a good idea of what business people want in their employees, thanks to his job as president and CEO of The Roane Alliance.

    “They want skill sets,” he said. “They want experience. They want people who professionally are trained to do what they need done, but what they need more than anything else is dependability.”

    He said students can demonstrate their dependability to employers by doing four things.

  • Kingston tennis teams defeat Alcoa for first district victories

    The Kingston tennis teams swept a pair of matches from Alcoa Thursday, as the Lady Jackets won 5-4 to improve to 3-5 overall and the Yellow Jackets were victorious 7-2 to improve to 6-2 overall.

    "This was our first district win for both boys and girls. Two of our girls doubles matches went into tie break games and were both victorious," said Coach Ellen Dailey. " Our third-ranked boys doubles lost in their tie break game.

  • Lady Mavericks beat Lady Jackets 5-3 Thursday

    The Kingston Lady Jackets were defeated 5-3 by the Anderson County Lady Mavericks in a non-district game Thursday evening at Southwest Point.

    Anderson County grabbed a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning, as Courtney Lively and Kayla Baker singled to jump start the Lady Maverick offense.

  • Rockwood defeats Oliver Springs 12-0 on senior night

    The Rockwood Tiger baseball team celebrated senior night with a 12-0 victory over the Oliver Springs Bobcats at Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex Thursday night.

    Before the game seniors Tarrance Ward, Austin Lloyd, Kane Penley, Brad Grubb, Will Warner, Braden Davidson and Nathan Briley were honored.

  • Seven Coalfield players get 15 hits in victory over Rockwood

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers were defeated 14-2 by Coalfield in a battle of Region 2A teams Thursday evening at Brickyard Springs in Rockwood.

    Coalfield took a 1-0 lead in the first inning on a two-run double by Anna Smith, but the Lady Tigers scored two runs in the bottom of the third inning on an RBI single by Brianna Denny and a groundout by Cassidy Tilley.

    Coalfield scored seven runs in the top of the fourth inning and six runs in the top of the fifth inning to end the game on the TSSAA run rule.

  • Harriman sweeps doubleheader with Scott

    By Jace Greene

    The Harriman baseball team hosted Scott High in a doubleheader Thursday evening , sweeping the twinbill 6-5 and 3-2 in extra innings.

    Harriman 6, Scott 5: Alex Wampler was the starting pitcher for the Blue Devils and gave up one run to the Highlanders in the top of the first inning.

  • Roane County Schools Foundation to host Three Rivers Fun Run May 14

    The Roane County Schools Education Foundation will be hosting the Three Rivers Fun Run on Saturday, May 14 at Fort Southwest Point.

    “We thought this would be a good fundraiser,” Roane County School Board member Vic King said. “This is something a lot of people in the community like to do.

    “The money we make from this goes to benefit the education foundation, which supports all the schools in Roane County.
    “One hundred percent of this goes back to the children of Roane County.”

  • Rockwood Rams football, cheer signups under way

    The Rockwood Rams Quarterback Club are now taking football and cheerleading signups for ages 4-11  for the 2016 season at the Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex in front of the concession stand at  the baseball/softball fields.

    Sign-up days are May 2, May 9, May 12, May 16 and May 19 from 5-8 p.m. If games at the complex are canceled due to weather, signups will be canceled as well.

    If you have any questions, call 382-1569 or 314-0364 or email Trinia@comcast.net.

  • Rockwood sweeps Midway Tuesday on Briley no-hitter

    The Rockwood Tigers concluded the District 3A regular season with a 13-1 victory over at Midway Tuesday at Midway, after blanking the Green Waves 10-0 Monday in Rockwood.

    The District 3A race concluded Tuesday with Grace Christian winning the regular season with a 12-0 record. Greenback finished second at 10-2. Meigs County is third at 8-4. Rockwood takes fourth at 6-6. Harriman and Tellico Plains are tied with 3-9 records. Midway comes in seventh at 0-12.

    The Green Waves will either play at Harriman or Tellico Plains in the six vs. seventh seed game.

  • Blue Devil diamond teams lose to Greenback

    The Blue Devils took a 10-4 loss by the hands of Greenback on Monday night. They hosted the Cherokees Tuesday night at Papermaker Ball Park.

    Harriman was one out away in the seventh inning from picking up the win but Greenback went on a two-out rally to pick up an 8-4 victory.

    Greenback was able to pick up three runs in the top of the first inning.

    Joe Pace was hit by a pitch to open the bottom of the first inning, but was unable to get anything going after that.