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Today's News

  • Midway takes down Whitwell, 27-6

     

    The Midway Green Wave ran their record to 2-0 with a good, but strange, 27-6 win over Whitwell  Friday night in Whitwell.

    The Green Wave were out gained in total yardage 293-271, but still managed to pull off a convincing win over the Tigers.

  • Rockwood rolls past Wartburg, 49-6

     

    In its season-opening win at Oneida, the Rockwood Tigers needed a late rally to knock off the Indians, 14-13.

    That wasn’t the case Friday night as the Tigers dominated from the start in rolling to a 49-6 victory over Wartburg at Civitan Field.

  • Kingston misses out on upset

     

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets didn’t open the season with a win, but Brian Pankey’s squad earned a lot of respect Friday night following a 19-7 defeat at the hands of Class 2A power Grace Christian Academy.

  • Bobcats struggle at York Institute

     

    The first road trip of the season wasn’t a good one for Oliver Springs, as the Bobcats traveled to Fentress County and were knocked off by York Institute, 48-0.

    The Dragons hit the Bobcats with an early haymaker, scoring 21 points in the first period. York cruised from there to pick up its first win of the season.

  • Harriman tops Sunbright for 2-0 start

     

    It was not the most glamorous of affairs at times, but the Harriman Blue Devils overcame a sluggish start to the muggy evening and took home an impressive 34-7 win over the Sunbright Tigers.

    The Devils fell behind early, but scored 34 unanswered points, capitalizing on three Tiger turnovers to win on the road. 

  • MMS downs Wartburg, 28-14

    Playing its third game in seven days, the Midway Middle Green Wave picked up their first win of the season when they pulled away from Wartburg for a 28-14 victory at home Thursday night.
    The win was also a Clinch Valley Conference win for the Green Wave, who are now 1-2 overall and 1-1 in conference play.
    Wartburg dropped to 1-3 with the loss and the Bulldogs are 0-2 in the conference.

  • Bobcats rally past Cherokee, 12-6

     

    Fans attending Thursday’s contest at Oliver Springs’ D.J. Brittan Field were treated to quite a contest as Larry Green’s Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats scored two fourth quarter touchdowns to erase a 6-0 deficit and defeat the Cherokee Yellow Jackets, 12-6.

  • HMS shakes off slow start for third win

     By AARON HARVEY

    Roane Newspapers

    The night started great for Rockwood Middle School, but the night didn’t that way, as the Harriman Blue Devils closed the game by scoring 24 straight points to keep the Tigers winless in a 24-8 game.

  • Property transfers: April 1-10, 2014

    Property deed transfers in Roane County:
    April 1 — From Roane County to Knock on Wood Construction LLC by deed, Dist. 5, Map 54E, Group B, Control M, $2,276.

    • From Roane County to Stephen Nichols by deed, Dist. 5, Map 54O, Group A, Control M, $1,601.

    • From Nathan L. Kilgo Sr. and Janet Kilgo to Nathan L. Kilgo and Janet Kilgo by quit-claim deed, Dist. 1, 2 tracts Old Maryberry, $0.

  • Music and Melons annual concert coming to Harriman this weekend

    Babahatchie Community Band and Harriman Lions Club will present the annual Music and Melons concert beginning at 7 p.m. Aug. 31 at David Webb Riverfront Park, Harriman.

    Harriman Lions Club will serve cold watermelon while the band presents new and exciting music in this free concert to kick off the Labor Day weekend.

    After starting with the national anthem, the band will go into “Light Cavalry Overture,” arranged by Henry Fillmore.