Today's News

  • Grace tops Midway, 2-0

    The Grace Christian Academy Rams are the favorites to win the District 3-A championship in 2013, but the Midway Green Wave traveled to Knoxville last Tuesday and gave the Rams all they could handle before Grace Christian picked up a 2-0 victory.

    Despite failing to score, Midway had their chances, especially in the early innings.

  • Tigers bomb Sweetwater for 8th win of season

    A fast start led to an early ending Friday evening as the Rockwood Tigers ran their season record to 8-6 overall following an 11-1 victory over Sweetwater at the Mike “Brillo” Miller Sports Complex.

  • Lady ‘Cats find success in tourney

    The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats had a busy weekend as Matt Headden’s squad played five games in two days in a tournament at Rockwood.

    The Lady ‘Cats were victorious in four of those games. The first win came Friday against Carter, 3-1, and they won three games on Saturday, 7-0 over Rockwood, 2-1 over Rhea County, and 1-0 over Harriman.

  • Bats come alive for Midway in 16-7 win

    Nick Collins, Logan Davidson, Christian Moore and Hayden Hester all had multiple hits Saturday afternoon in leading the Midway Green Wave to a 16-7 victory at Coalfield.
    Midway scored in six of the seven innings played Saturday with three of those runs coming in the top of the first inning.
    Moore had Midway’s first hit of the day with a double and he scored on a ground out from Zach Edwards. Hester and Collins also had hits and runs scored in the frame with Zach Qualls driving in both runs after reaching on an error.

  • Soccer Tigers kick Carter, 4-1

    The Rockwood Tigers soccer team racked up another impressive notch under their belt with a dominating 4-1 win over the Carter Hornets on Friday evening.
    "We played well and passed the ball well tonight, but I felt we missed some great opportunities early on in the game," Rockwood head coach Wes Ford said after the game. "We had some great goal chances, but we weren't quite able to capitalize. That said, I think we are really starting to gel as a team."

  • Hall leads Lady Waves past Loudon, 11-0

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    The term stepping up is often used in high school athletics.
    Midway Freshman Ragyn Hall did just that Friday evening as she pitched a shutout and then on offense she drove in five runs in an 11-0 win over Loudon.
    Loudon’s only threat came in the top half of the first inning as they coupled base hits to leave runners on first and second.
    The Lady Waves kicked it off in the bottom of the first inning with senior leader Alex Richardson doing what she has done so many times during her Midway career, hitting a two-run blast to put the Lady Waves up 2-0.

  • The hunt is on
  • Panelists to discuss restoration success of Princess Theatre

    In September 1926, the Princess Theatre opened its doors in downtown Harriman.

    Eighty-seven years later, the former movie house has been fully restored and is the centerpiece of the Princess Performing Arts, Education and Conference Center.

    The East Tennessee Preservation Alliance and Roane State Community College will host an open house, recital and panel discussion about the restoration project from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 12.

    The free event will take place in the Princess Theatre Complex at 421 Roane St.

  • The hunt is on
  • Soup's On! And it's all for the kids

    Volunteer Susie Dutton fills a bowl of Tuscany chicken soup for Child Advocacy Center of the Ninth Judicial District’s inaugural Roane County “Soup’s On” event Thursday in Kingston First Baptist Church.

    Homemade Tuscany chicken, Hunter’s chili and sausage potato soups were offered with bread and cookies.

    The event raised $2,806 to help provide services to severely abused children at the CAC.

    Board members, volunteers, county members and the faith-based community all donated time, money and resources for the event.