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Today's News

  • Walkoff sacrifice fly gives Lady Jackets win over Alcoa

    Mackenzie Spurgeon's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth inning plated Taylor Thurman with the winning run, as the Kingston Lady Jackets defeated District 4AA foe Alcoa 4-3 Wednesday night at Southwest Point.

    The game was scoreless through three innings before Alcoa scored twice in the top of the fourth inning for a 2-0 lead on solo homers by Hattie Campbell and Morgan  Brewer.

    Kingston tied the game in the bottom of the fourth inning on a sacrifice fly by Taylor Thurman and an Lenna Robinson's RBI double.

  • Edmonds, Curry lead Kingston to victory over Lenoir City

    The Kingston Yellow Jacket baseball team defeated Lenoir City 4-2 Tuesday evening to sweep the season series.

    Lenior City scored twice in the bottom of the first inning on singles by Nick Plemons and Brent Jolley and a triple by Gabe Williams.

    Kingston tied the game with two runs in the top of the fourth and took the lead with two runs in the top of the seventh inning on two singles for the 4-2 victory.

    Preston Edmonds and Tony Curry both singled twice with an RBI, while Noah Cash doubled; Paul Bolden singled; and Bryce Woody singled with two RBIs.

  • Yellow Jacket soccer is third in District 4A/AA

    After shutting out Scott High 4-0 Monday night, the Kingston Yellow Jacket soccer team was shut out 7-0 at CAK Tuesday evening.

    The Yellow Jackets are in District 4A/AA behind CAK andKnox Catholic, and ahead of Alcoa, Oneida, Oliver Springs and Scott.

    Kingston 4, Scott 0: The Kingston Yellow Jacket soccer team shut out Scott High last Friday 4-0. Goals were scored by Riley Roberts, Zach McCoig, Zac Williams and Kieran Lamoureux.

  • Oliver Springs teams have busy week

    The Oliver Springs baseball, softball and soccer teams have been busy this week.

    • The Bobcat baseball team lost 2-0 to Tellico Plains in a non-district game on Tuesday.

    They are currently in District 4A with Wartburg, Oneida, Coalfield , Oakdale, Sunbright and Jellico.

    Oliver Springs played at Rockwood Thursday and hosts the Tigers Friday, before closing out the regular season Monday at Campbell County.

  • 17th Roane County Invitational set May 5-7

    For nearly 20 years, a lot of area golfers have taken to the course to help a worthy cause, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.

    This year will be no different as Rockwood Golf and Country Club will host the 17th annual Roane County Invitational on May 5,6 and 7.

  • Lady Waves secure second place in District 3A

    The Midway Lady Waves secured second place in District 3A with a 4-2 victory at Meigs County Wednesday in a make-up game and a 5-1 win over Grace Christian Tuesday in Knoxville to improve to 8-2 in the league, behind Meigs County (10-1).

    Tellico Plains is third at  7-5, followed by Grace Christian (5-5), Rockwood (5-5), Harriman (2-9) and Greenback (1-11).
    Playin games will be next weekend, with the tournament moving to Brickyard Springs in Rockwood, beginning May 9.

  • District 3A softball tournament scheduled

    The District 3A softball tournament begins next weekend with play in games at the site of the highest seed, with the double elimination portion moving to Brickyard Springs in Rockwood beginning May 9.

    Meigs County leads the district at 10-1, followed by Midway (8-2), Tellico Plains (7-5), Grace Christian (5-5), Rockwood (5-5), Harriman (2-9) and Greenback (1-11).

    Rockwood and Midway play other twice, and Harriman has Grace left.

    Concord Christian did not play a softball schedule this season.

  • Rockwood tennis teams lose to Grace Christian

    The Rockwood tennis teams closed out their regular season Wednesday by losing to Grace Christian at Roane State Community College.

    The Lady Tigers lost 6-3 to fall to 9-2 on the season, while the Tigers fell 9-0 to finish 2-9 on the season.

    Grace Christian 6,Lady Tigers 3

  • OFF the CUFF: Please please me: live and don’t die

    I acquired a fine roll of bubble wrap several years ago.

    I came into its possession for reasons I can’t recall. There was probably some project I had planned that was delayed until it evaporated from my memory.

    But you don’t give up high-quality possessions like bubble wrap merely because its original purpose has been forgotten. You never know when you might want to pack something, mail a fragile item, relieve stress or bring Dr. Seuss’ “Hop On Pop” to life.

  • Monkhouse signs with Roane State Community College

    Harriman senior Autumn Monkhouse signed to continue her basketball career at Roane State Community College last Friday morning and joins Kingston's Rachel Layne on the Raiderette squad for 2016-17.

    "Roane State is really close to home. I think they have a really good program," said Autumn, who plans to pursue a double major - psychology and criminal justice, to eventually join the FBI.

    "She is such unselfish player. Autumn works hard and gives a lot of options at point guard," said RSCC Coach Monica Boles.