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Today's News

  • Midway’s Moore signs with Raiders

     

    Midway’s Christian Moore wants to go to college close to home and he wants to play college baseball

    The Green Wave senior now has the opportunity to do both as he signed scholarship papers Wednesday to play at Roane State Community College.

  • Military Matters: Ethan K. Flowers

    U.S. Army Pvt. Ethan K. Flowers recently graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.

    Son of Steve Flowers and Paige Bandy, both of Kingston, he is a 2013 graduate of Roane County High School, Kingston.

    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship qualification, bayonet combat, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, marches, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values.

  • Military Matters: Shalyn P. Sipiczky

    Air National Guard Airman Shalyn P. Sipiczky recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

    Daughter of Lisa Burress and Paul Sipiczky of Kingston, she is a 2011 graduate of Roane County High School, Kingston.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

  • Look Back: A Little Something From Our Files From the Week of April 16

    25 Years Ago

  • The Garden Gate: Thank the heavens and stars for Easter Bunny

    As we progress into the days of Holy Week and Easter in the Christian tradition, we are also faced with some seemly frivolous occasions in this varied month.

    Just how did the Easter Bunny become associated with Easter? It is an extremely serious religion holiday.

    And how could a rabbit — a mammal — lay eggs?

    The myth of the Easter Bunny finds its roots in the constellation of the Hare, Lepus.

  • Alley-oops finish 2nd in tourney
  • Lady ’Cats slam Sunbright, 15-0

     The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats ran their season record to 10-2 overall and 5-0 in District 4-A Friday evening with a 15-0 thumping of Sunbright.

  • Big innings lead Midway past Wartburg

     

    Following a pair of losses in Knoxville earlier in the week, Midway ended the streak with a 17-7 win over Wartburg Friday at home.

    Midway improved to 10-7 with the win and the Green Wave are now set to begin the last portion of the season with several district series yet to be played.

  • Witter notches 100th win at Rockwood

     Rockwood head coach Jake Witter picked up the 100th win of his career Saturday as his Rockwood Tigers rolled to a 14-4 victory over Fulton at Mike “Brillo” Miller Rockwood Sports Complex.

    Witter’s 99th win came 24 hours earlier as the Tigers bombed Sweetwater at home, 17-2.

  • Bobcats claw Bears in six innings, 15-5

     

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats baseball team put together a solid performance Friday evening in picking up a 15-5 victory over the Tellico Plains Bears in a game played at Arrowhead Park.

    Tellico Plains started the game off with a run, but the Bears also left a man on second in the top of the first inning.