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Today's News

  • Long rushes McMinn Central Chargers past Kingston Yellow Jackets

    By Goose Lindsay
    glindsay@roanecounty.com
    McMinn Central’s Jackson Long proved more than the Kingston Yellow Jackets could handle Friday night as the 6 foot, 225-pound bruiser rushed for 287 yards and 3 TDs in leading the Chargers to a 23-21 victory at Dr. Nat Sugarman Field.
    “He’s tough,” Kingston head coach Brian Pankey said of Long after the game. “He’s a great running back with a great center of balance. We had a tough time getting him down.”

  • Grace Christian beats Oliver Springs Bobcats 42-6

    The Grace Christian Rams scored on its first three possessions of the game and went to post a Region 2-2A victory over the Oliver Springs Bobcats Friday night in Oliver Springs.
    Ashton Treischmann returned the opening kickoff to the Ram 37, but fumbled, with Dillon Walls recovering for the Bobcats; however, the Bobcats were stopped on downs at the Ram 33.

  • Pace sparks Harriman Blue Devils over Sunbright Tigers

    By ED GREIF
    egreif@roanecounty.com
    The Grace Christian Rams scored on its first three possessions of the game and went to post a Region 2-2A victory over the Oliver Springs Bobcats Friday night in Oliver Springs.
    Ashton Treischmann returned the opening kickoff to the Ram 37, but fumbled, with Dillon Walls recovering for the Bobcats; however, the Bobcats were stopped on downs at the Ram 33.

  • Pace sparks Harriman Blue Devils over Sunbright Tigers

    By ZAC SELBY
    morgancounty.news
    Harriman quarterback Joe Pace delivered another stellar first half performance against the Sunbright Tigers, and for the third consecutive week, the Blue Devils left little doubt on the field.
    The Blue devils followed up their 65-20 win over the Wartburg Bulldogs with another 40-plus point performance in region play against the Tigers.
    Fueled by a 29-point first quarter, Harriman cruised past the Tigers and improved to 3-0 with a 49-8 win.

  • Midway Middle School game at Norwood postponed

    The Midway Middle School Green Waves had a strange week. They were supposed to play at Norwood Thursday but had the game canceled at the last minute. According to coach Scott Mason, “We were about to leave and they called and didn't want to play. So we just unloaded and stayed home for the night and watched Tennessee.”
    Last Tuesday, Midway did visit Lenoir City for a non conference game. They won it 8-0 on a Malachi Kelsey touchdown run. ìWe'll take it as a win, said Mason, since we didn't get to go to Norwood.î

  • Rockwood Middle School beats Wartburg

    By ZAC SELBY
    morgancountynews
    The Wartburg Bulldogs hadn’t lost all year, but thanks to Rockwood, that streak came to an end.
    Despite the Bulldogs making a late push in the second half, the Rockwood Tigers used a 22-point first half to hand the Bulldogs their first loss of the season 36-26.

  • Youth charged with murder

    The Harriman juvenile accused of shooting his sister’s boyfriend in the head has been charged with delinquent second-degree murder.

    According to the petition signed by Harriman Detective Dan Schneider, Jacob A. Kinney, 15, shot MarStratton Gordon in the head with a .357 round on Sunday, Aug. 28.

    The petition said Gordon was involved in an assault with his girlfriend Amber Kinney when her brother, Jacob Kinney entered the hallway between the siblings’ rooms with a Rossi .357 revolver.

  • Ky. woman shoots at home near Harriman

    A Kentucky woman has been accused of shooting at a home near Harriman.

    Nicole Allyce Black, 28, of Goshen, Ky., is charged with aggravated assault in the Sept. 1 incident.

    According to the warrant, the resident of 145 Martin Circle, Marc Anderson, followed Black after the alleged shooting.

    “He stated that he was about to leave his residence when he observed a black in color Chevrolet Avalanche,” the warrant said, “and he observed Ms. Black shoot approximately five times towards his house at 145 Martin Circle.”

  • Crass, Kerley to stay in on interim basis

    Both sitting office holders remain in the chief finance officer and judge positions in Harriman at this time.

    Harriman City Council recently approved appointing Charles Kerley as chief financial officer and Charles Crass as city judge at a special-called meeting late last month.

    The interim appointments extend no more than 60 days from their current terms.

  • LABOR DAY FUN

    Residents of Harriman and surrounding areas filled the streets in good numbers under sunny skies Monday to celebrate Labor Day and the city’s 125th anniversary.

    Classic cars, food and craft vendors lined the sidewalks and the sounds of music from several bands floated on a warm breeze throughout the day.

    State Sen. Ken Yager was on hand talking with residents, visiting the vendors and listening to the sound of the Will Yager Band, which featured his son on bass.

    Yager eyed the classic cars with a look of nostalgia.