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Today's News

  • Rockwood sweeps Kingston

     The Rockwood Lady Tigers snapped a 12-game losing streak against the Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets Monday evening with a 52-43 victory at Roane County High School.

    Rockwood’s last victory over the Lady Jackets came on Jan. 15, 2007 when they won at home, 44-31.

  • Raiders stay hot with 79-77 victory

     After a slow start to the 2013-14 season, Randy Nesbit’s Roane State Raiders are catching fire as they have now won six of their last seven games following a 79-77 victory over Volunteer State on Saturday.

  • Midway splits with Greenback

     

    A 2-0 start has suddenly become distressing for the Midway Lady Waves as they lost their third consecutive game Friday at Greenback, 47-27. 

    The Lady Waves dropped to 2-3 overall and 0-2 in District 3-A with the loss at Greenback.

  • Raiders bag Bucks

     

    The Roane State Raiderettes tacked on a 82-58 drubbing of the Motlow State Lady Bucks Friday evening. 

  • Rockwood takes care of Harriman

     

    It might have been cold and rainy outside, but the Rockwood Tigers were quite comfortable inside Dr. Tow W. Evans Gymnasium Friday night as they picked up a pair of District 3-A wins over longtime rival Harriman.

  • No fun for Bobcats at Clarkrange

     

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats and Lady ’Cats made the trip to Fentress County Friday night, but the trip was not a good one as Clarkrange took a pair of games.

    The Lady ’Cats gave the eight-time state champion Lady Buffaloes a battle for three quarters, but Clarkrange pulled away late for a 55-41 victory. 

  • Long range bombs no help for Jackets at William Blount

     

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets and Lady Jackets combined to hit 19 three-pointers Friday night, but all those triples went for naught as William Blount swept a pair of games played in Blount County.

  • Late free throws give Raiderettes 65-64 win

     Roane State sophomore Nicole Hassler was the heroine Saturday afternoon after burying two free throws with 4.2 seconds left to give the Raiderettes a hard fought 65-64 victory over Volunteer State.

  • Mt. Pisgah spanks SCCS, 54-14

     

    The Mt. Pisgah Christian Academy Patriots traveled to Seymour Community Christian School Friday night and rolled to an easy 54-14 victory.

    The Patriots had no trouble on Friday as they allowed no more than six points in any of the four quarters of action.

  • Students go wild, then broke

    Breanna Huckaby learned a little bit about supporting a brood of children and an out-of-work husband last week.

    It had an impact.

    “I’m not having kids — not any time soon,” she said.

    The Midway High School student joined classmates in the program called On My Own, which has students role play different scenarios of adulthood.

    They try to budget for food, transportation, housing, child care and more for a month of expenses.

    It was a cold splash of reality for some of them.