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Today's News

  • Bertram, Duncan named Tennessee Sports Writers Association Class A All-State

    Add All-State to the resume's of two Roane County basketball players.

    Midway senior Abby Bertram and Harriman senior Madison Duncan were named to the Tennsessee Sports Writers Association's Class A All-State team.

    Bertram, a Lee University signee, helped the Midway Lady Waves finish third in District 3A and win the District 3A Tournament, finished second in the Region 2A Tournament to earn a berth in the substate at South Greene, which went on to claim the state championship.

  • Yellow Jackets soccer team celebrate senior night with win over Knox Karns

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets soccer team  closed out the home season on senior night with a 6-0 victory over Knox Karns.
    Kingston scored four goals in the first half for a 4-0 lead.

    Zach McCoig scored on an assist by Zac Williams after a great breakaway by Williams down the sideline and scored an unassisted breakaway goal for the 2-0 lead.

    Williams scored on a long pass from center back Benjamin Carter, and Austin Courteau had an unassisted goal after a rebound from a Karns deflection by the Beavers' goalkeeper.

  • Knoxville Christian School defeats Yellow Jackets 4-2

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets baseball team traveled to Knoxville Christian School, Wednesday losing 4-2 in the six inning contest.

    KCS took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning on a single and a double; however, Kingston scored twice in the top of the second inning for a 2-1 lead, including an RBI single by Bryce Woody.

  • Lady Jackets beaten 10-0 at Christian Academy of Knoxville

    The Kingston Lady Jackets finished the District 4AA regular season Tuesday night with a 10-0 loss at CAK to finish second with a 6-2 league mark and fell to 17-10 overall. The only district losses are to CAK.

    "We just can't seem to pull it together when we play them. We just don't  swing the bats like we normally do, but CAK has a very talented team," Kingston coach Ruth Thompson.

  • Three Roane County Knights to play lacrosse for Tennessee Wesleyan College

    Three of the five original Roane County Knights lacrosse team will be attending Tennessee Wesleyan for 2016-17.

    Dylan Miller, Nicholas Goldschmitt and Caleb Edgar will be playing for the Bulldogs, and are part of the five who started four years ago on the first team. The other two graduating seniors are Elisha Stephenson and Austin Stanton.

    Goldschmitt and Edgar signed Tuesday morning with TWC Coach Kevin Parker.

    Parker said Tuesday, "I am excited to have them. Roane County is new to lacrosse."

  • Roane County Knights lacrosse team finishes season with 5-4 record
  • Pigeon Forge Tigers bite Blue Devils 6-0

    Harriman High School has been involved in some good soccer games this season and have competed with some good teams; however, a much larger Pigeon Forge team visited Harriman Tuesday .

    The Tigers have been playing very well this season and look to make some big noise in the post-season tournament which starts tonight (Friday).

    Harriman lost 6-0 to the Tigers.

    The Blue Devils have a “never say die attitude no matter how tough things get.”

  • Roane County Knights lacrosse team finishes season with 5-4 record
  • Coffee break turns into shoplifting bust

    Two detectives with the Roane County Sheriff’s Office busted an alleged shoplifter at Kroger on Monday.

    Detective Jason Mynatt said he and Detective Emily Ciaravino were at the Starbucks inside the supermarket when he saw Marty Robinson walking around.

    “Your affiant (Mynatt) noticed that Mr. Robinson was concealing something under the shirt,” the report said.

    “Your affiant and Detective Ciaravino approached Mr. Robinson, identified themselves as law enforcement officers and requested that he stop.”

  • Field of DREAMS

    Turning the master plan for the Swan Pond Sports Complex from a vision into a reality is going to require years of work, lots of funding and some tough choices, according to county leaders.

    The original plan developed by TVA includes multiple baseball, softball and soccer fields along with other amenities.

    Proponents of the facility have pitched the complex as an important addition to the Roane County community that could stimulate the growth of restaurants and hotels.