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Today's News

  • Roane State splits with Spartanburg Methodist

     

    To say the smack down was laid on the Spartanburg Methodist Lady Pioneers by the Roane State Raiderettes in the 101-41 drubbing on Tuesday night was an understatement. 

    The Raiderettes actually trailed 8-4 at one point, but managed to outscore the Lady Pioneers 48-23 through the rest of the first half. 

  • Harriman stumbles in season opener

     

    The 2013-14 basketball season got off to a rough start Tuesday evening for the Harriman Blue Devils and Lady Devils as Monterey invaded Richard Pickell Gymnasium and took home a pair of wins in TSSAA Hall of Fame games.

    Harriman’s girls took the floor first and dropped a 39-35 decision.

  • Bobcats flagged by TSSAA

     

    An altercation on the field as well as off marred Oliver Springs’ season ending loss against Monterey.

    Ramifications from those altercations became a little worse Tuesday as the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) handed down penalties to both schools involved.

  • Green Wave gear up for trip to Roan Mountain

     

    And then there was one.

  • Randolph signs with Railsplitters

     

    It’s rare when a baseball player is good enough to be recruited as a pitcher and everyday player, but Harriman’s Chase Randolph fits that mold and Wednesday afternoon the Blue Devil ace pitcher and slugging first baseman signed scholarship papers with Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) in Harrogate.

  • MMS splits with Philly

     

    Skyan Lyle hit a lay-up with 12 seconds left Tuesday night to give the Midway Middle School Green Wave a 38-36 victory at Philadelphia.

    Lyle’s basket capped a great night for the Midway eighth-grader as he led all scorers on the evening with 23 points.

  • Bobcats fall at Cosby

     

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats and Lady ’Cats tipped off the 2013-14 season at Cosby Tuesday night, but the trip wasn’t a good one as the host Eagles took both games.

  • Merry TubaChristmas! 25 years of tubists playing in Harriman

     The Babahatchie Community Band will present Harriman’s 25th annual Merry TubaChristmas concert at 11:45 a.m. Dec. 7 in Harriman High School’s James M. Williamson Auditorium.

    Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., with rehearsal at 10.

    The tuba/euphonium choir under the direction of Sande MacMorran will perform carols and songs of Christmas.

    Tuba/sousaphone and euphonium/baritone players of all degrees of ability are welcome to participate in this event.

    Call Dr. Joseph Williams at 882-3446 for details.

  • It's baaaaaack! Rockwood Tour of Homes returns after a year respite

    After taking a break, the Rockwood Christmas Tour of Homes returns this year energized and ready to resume its place among Roane County’s holiday traditions.

    Experience the magic of Christmas during the tour in picturesque Rockwood, nestled at the foot of Mount Roosevelt.

    This year’s event, from 1 to 6 p.m. Dec. 7-8, will showcase historic homes along with holiday music, a scavenger hunt, holiday fare and shopping for unique gifts.

    One of the homes featured this year is the century-old Jack Tarwater House.

  • RCHS alum pens 2nd book

    Steven V. Taylor’s latest book, “Dear Earthlings,” was recently released and is now available on Amazon.com in Kindle and printed versions.

    Taylor, a 1969 graduate of Roane County High School, Kingston, wrote his latest book for those left behind after the return of Jesus and based on years of biblical and scientific research and spiritual guidance.