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Today's News

  • Oiver Springs, Campbell County tie 2-2 in soccer action

    The Campbell County Lady Cougars and the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats soccer battled to a 2-2 tie Tuesday night in Oliver Springs.

    “We played 100 percent better than last night. We want to be more competitive,” said OS Coach Josh Pryor, whose team fell to 1-2-1 on the season.

    “We were down two goalkeepers and rotated new players in an out,” said Campbell County Coach Brian Horton, who had two goalkeepers out with injuries.

    Rachel Crass gave Oliver Springs a 1-0 lead with 2:35 gone in the first half.

  • Yellow Jacket golfers notch four victories over the week

    The Kingston Yellow Jacket golf team recorded four victories over the last week.

    Coach Lofton Gerberding's team defeated Meigs County at Lakehaven 178-216 on Aug. 16, Oneida 182-192 on Aug. 18 at Oneida Golf and Country Club, Loudon 168-210 Aug. 22 at Lakeside and beat Meigs County for the second time, 167-195, Aug. 23 at Lakeside.

    Kingston will host Rockwood Aug. 30 at Lakeside and travel to Toqua Golf Club Aug. 31 to face Loudon in a rematch.

  • Lexie Hill scores three goals to lead Rockwood over Concord Christian

    Lexie Hill recorded a hat trick (three goals) to help the Rockwood Lady Tiger soccer team to a 5-1 victory over Concord Christian Tuesday evening in Knoxville to improve to 4-1 on the season. Darcy Ferrell and Elishia Pena each scored one goal for RHS.

    The Lady Tigers took some time adjusting to changes in the starting line-up due to illness and injuries. Concord Christian scored the game’s first goal by Laura Bell.

  • Hartley scores two goals in Lady Jacket victory over Lady Highlanders

    The Kingston Lady Jackets soccer team beat Scott 4-1 on Tuesday night at Southwest Point.

    Meg Hartley had two goals, Mackenzie Bunch had a goal, and Mackenzie Haba had a goal. Bunch, Haba and Lexie Watkins each had an assist. Abby Wilson had several beautiful keeper saves.

    "The girls have faced one adversity after another in the preseason but continue to find their rhythm and persevere through each obstacle.

  • A VIEW from LICK SKILLET: Kent Calfee should have signed the petition

    Over the years as I have left one pursuit or another, kind friends have often asked, “Don’t you miss it?” To which I have always been able truthfully to reply “No”.

    However, I have come to realize that there is one aspect of my having a law office in town that I do miss, and that is the frequent visits of old friends just to talk.

    Two of these visitors come immediately to mind. That is Kaney Eblen and Burl Calfee.

  • Oneida Indians defeat RMS Tigers 36-6 in season opener

    The Rockwood Middle School Tigers opened the season Monday night on Civitian Field with a 36-6 loss to Oneida.
    "We knew they were a good team. The single wing is hard to stop. The defense played well, but we had some gap coverage breaks," said RMS Coach Scott Harvey.

    After a scoreless first quarter, Oneida scored on a one-yard run by Dakota Alcorn, but the two-point conversion was no good.

  • Lady Tigers soccer team finishes 2-1 in Smoky Mountain Cup

    The Rockwood Lady Tiger soccer team was back on the field this past weekend playing three games competing in the Fall Smoky Mountain Cup at the Rocky Top Sports World complex in Gatlinburg, finishing 2-1 on the weekend.
    They defeated Seymour 3-0 and Grayson County 7-1 and lost to Henry County 5-0.

  • Lady Devil soccer loses to Scott, Concord Christian

    The Harriman Lady Devils soccer team dropped two matches over the last week, losing to 4-0 to Scott and 6-1 to Concord Christian.

    Scott 4, Harriman 0: The Harriman Lady Blue Devils Soccer team has been improving throughout the early part of the season, they just haven’t been able to catch many breaks.

    Harriman took on the Lady Highlanders Monday night and were already at a disadvantage numbers wise.

  • Three county teams in action this week

    Week two of the high school football season is here and once again Roane County fans get a bonus night of football, as one game will again be played on Thursday this week.

    This week's Thursday game will be at Harriman's Wallace Black Field, as the Blue Devils host Wartburg in a non-region contest.

    Two more games will be played on Friday, and both are within Roane County's borders.

    One is a non-region contest with Kingston hosting Cumberland County. The second is a Region 2-2A game with

  • Three county teams in action this week

    Week two of the high school football season is here and once again Roane County fans get a bonus night of football, as one game will again be played on Thursday this week.

    This week's Thursday game will be at Harriman's Wallace Black Field, as the Blue Devils host Wartburg in a non-region contest.

    Two more games will be played on Friday, and both are within Roane County's borders.

    One is a non-region contest with Kingston hosting Cumberland County. The second is a Region 2-2A game with