Today's News

  • Kingston to educate kids about fires

    Kingston Fire Chief Willie Gordon is organizing the department’s  annual fire safety and prevention program.

    More than 1,000 children, from ages 4-12, will receive fire prevention materials such as, manuals, badges, posters and handouts geared to their age level.

    The materials will be discussed in class at Kingston Elementary and Calvary Baptist School and daycare facilities, Head Start and the other pre-K schools throughout the area.

  • Devils extend season with win

    The Harriman Blue Devils kept their postseason aspirations alive on the strength of a 21-0 third period to provide enough of a comfortable lead to cruise to the 56-45 win over the Berean Christian Eagles on Friday night in the opening round of the District 3-A Tournament. 

  • Midway cruises past Tellico Plains in tourney opener, 61-42

    After two tight, tense games during the regular season, it was really unexpected when the Midway Green Wave routed Tellico Plains. 61-42. in the first round of the District 3-A Tournament at Midway. 

    Midway won at home in the regular season by two points while dropping a one point decision at Tellico Plains.

  • Napier tabbed honorable mention All-American

    The 2013 high school baseball season is nearly here and PRO-DAY Baseball announced that Rockwood’s Tavin Napier has been selected to the 2013 Pre-Season Prep Gear/PRO-DAY Baseball Honorable Mention Team All-American. 

  • Jackets miss out on district finals

    After playing overtime the night before, and then having to face the district’s No. 1 seed in Stone Memorial, the Kingston Yellow Jackets tried to slow the pace in an effort to knock off the Panthers in Saturday’s District 4-AA semifinals. The tactic worked somwehat as Kingston stayed within striking distance for three quarters, but the Panthers would eventually pull away for a 32-16 victory.

  • Tigers send ‘Kees home, 67-36

    The Rockwood Tigers hosted the Greenback Cherokees Friday night in a win-or-go-home match-up in the opening round of the District 3-A Tournament. 

    The Tigers came to play and left nothing to chance with Jared Breazeale and Hayden Freels leading the charge in a 67-36 victory over the Cherokees. 

  • Bobcats fall in semis, 43-31

    After a stunning upset of at Oneida in the opening round of the District 4-A Tournament, the Oliver Springs Bobcats dropped a 43-31 decision against Sunbright Saturday night in the district semifinals.

    Both teams struggled offensively early on, but this seemed to be the theme for this game.

  • Lady ‘Cats come up short in semis, 47-43

    Wartburg head coach Jason Davis worked his postseason magic once again Saturday night as the Lady Bulldogs advanced to their fourth straight District 4-A title game with a hard-fought 47-43 win over the top seed Lady ‘Cats from Oliver Springs.

  • Second half rally lands Jackets in region

    For two and a half quarters Friday night, the Kingston Yellow Jackets would have received a grade of an F in their District 4-AA Tournament opener against Loudon.

  • Lady Waves advance to 3-A title game

    After dropping both games against the Tellico Plains Lady Bears in the regular season, the Midway Lady Green Wave provided the first big upset of the District 3-A postseason Saturday night when Jon Leffew’s squad downed the Lady Bears 61-58 in overtime of the tournament’s semifinals at Midway Middle School.