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Today's News

  • Blue Devil soccer team at Pigeon Forge

    The Harriman High School Blue Devil soccer team took a Monday drive to Pigeon Forge to take on the Tigers in a district contest.
    With the weather feeling more and more like soccer season, the weather was ideal for a good match.
    Despite an early first half push, the Devils found themselves on the losing ends of things in their district match by a score of 8-1.
    Despite the losing effort, Carlos Acosta played a great game for the Blue Devils.

  • Kingston falls at CAK

    The Christian Academy of Knoxville Lady Warriors came out to play on Tuesday afternoon, drubbing the Kingston Lady Jackets by a 13-3 tally.

  • Lady Tigers lose 11-1 to GCA

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers saw their record fall to 7-9 after dropping an 11-1 decision at Grace Christian Academy Wednesday in a make-up game, after taking a pair of 10-0 games at Greenback Tuesday.
    Grace Christian 11, Rockwood 1: The Lady Rams scored in four of the five innings to secure the victory.
    They tallied one run each in the first and third innings, two in the fourth and seven in the fifth to end the game on the 10-run rule.
    Courtney Denny was the losing pitcher, allowing 11 runs on 12 hits with four strikeouts and one walk.

  • Oliver Springs wins slugfest over Oakdale

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats swept their series with the Oakdale Eagles Tuesday, winning 11-9 at Arrowhead Park.
    Coach Tony Kegley used two pitchers - Blake Crass, and Matt Gaylor.
    Crass pitched 2 2/3 innings, allowing six runs on five hits with one walk, while Gaylor hurled 4 1/3 innings, allowing three runs on four hits with three strikeouts.
    Dakaota Nelson and Garrett Best pitched for the Eagles, allowing 11 runs on four hits with seven strikeouts and nine walks. The Eagles committed five errors and hit four batters.

  • Rockwood splits tennis matches with Harriman, Kingston

    The Rockwood tennis teams played Harriman and Kingston over the last week.
    The Blue Devils defeated the Tigers 6-0, while the Lady Tigers defeated Harriman 9-0.
    Harriman 6, Rockwood 0
    Singles
    Thackery Porter (R) vs Hunter Kirkland 2-8
    Logan Brock (R) vs Tim Dishner 0-8
    Drake Henderson (R) vs Isaiah Hackworth  6-8
    Derek Smith (R) vs Keaton Jones 0-8
    Doubles
    Porter/Smith (R) vs. Kirkland/Dishner 2-8
    Brock/Henderson (R) vs. Hackworth/Jones 1-8
    Rockwood 9, Harriman 0
    Singles

  • Harriman basketball team honored by county commission
  • NBC turns focus to Smoot case

    The murder case of Brooke Nicole Morris will be featured on an episode of NBC’s “Dateline” tonight.

    The 23-year-old Powell woman was found shot to death at the intersection of Blair Road and Old Blair Road in Roane County on Oct. 15, 2011.

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  • Oak Ridge crash kills OS man

    From staff reports

    An Oliver Springs man perished from injuries suffered in a Monday vehicle crash on Hwy. 95 just south of White Wing Road, Oak Ridge.

    Ralph Connor, 78, was taken to Fort Loudoun Medical Center, Lenoir City, where he later died.

    A release from the Oak Ridge Police Department said officers determined a four-door sedan driven by Connor was traveling southbound on Hwy. 95 and crossed over the double yellow line and struck the trailer of a semi-truck in the northbound lane.

  • Missing ring leads to drug arrests

    A burglary call last week in Rockwood led to nine arrests — most of which were drug infractions.

    Rockwood Police Officer Rick Thomas was dispatched on April 7 to 143 Evans Heights after being alerted to an alleged burglary.

    When he arrived, Jason Allen Goins was standing in front of Apartment 142. However, the alleged burglary had occurred at Apartment 143, where Thomas found resident and complainant Michalia Beth Blake and her boyfriend, Jeffrey Eugene Holcomb.