Today's News

  • Oliver Springs defeated 49-0 by Austin-East

    By Goose Lindsay
    Darius Harper and his Austin-East teammates were more than the Oliver Springs Bobcats could handle Friday night, as the No. 8 ranked Roadrunners rolled to a 49-0 victory at Sam Anderson Stadium in Knoxville.
    Harper, a Coastal Carolina commit, threw for 217 yards and three TDs on the night, as Austin-East improved to 5-1 on the season and 3-0 in Region 2-2A.

  • Rockwood falls to Grace Christian 32-6

    The weather is finally changing, and the Rockwood Tiger faithful hoped for a change on the field after last week’s lost to Harriman. However, their wishes would not be granted as the Tigers suffered a tough loss to region opponent Grace Christian on Friday by a score of 32-6.
    “I thought the effort was great,” said Tiger coach John Webb. “I thought we made a few mistakes here and there, but we played with a winning effort.”

  • OSMS wraps up 4AA West Division title Thursda

    The  Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats wrapped up the TMSAA area 4AA West Division title last Thursday night with a 38-6 win over Midway Middle.
    OSMS  finished the regular season at Coalfield Tuesday and then get set to likely take on the winner of Rockwood-Wartburg in two weeks. The playoffs will finish with a championship game at Jacksboro.
    Midway will finish the regular at home Thursday against old rival Cherokee Middle.

  • HMS celebrates homecoming with big win over Lake City

    By Jace Greene
    The Harriman Middle School football team hosted the Lakers of Lake City Thursday evening on eighth grade night and homecoming, as the Blue Devils ended the big night with a 60-22 victory.
    Dylan Kocka had a big night rushing, picking up 195 yards on 10 carries with four TDs, while Thomas Brown chipped in 184 yards on 10 attempts with three TDS and returned a fumble 55 yards for another score.

  • Cherokee plays hard in loss to Oneida

    "Oneida is a very tough team. I am very proud of my team. They played their hearts out," said Cherokee Middle School Coach Brent Kelley after his Yellow Jackets were defeated 22-20 Thursday evening on Dr. Nat Sugarman Memorial Field, where a missed 2-point conversion was the difference in the contest.

    Kooper Webb recovered the Indians' short kickoff at the Cherokee 36-yard line, but the Yellow Jackets went three plays and out, giving Oneida the pigskin at the Indian 29-yard line.

  • Roane County soccer seasons to end

    Roane County soccer teams will be wrapping up the regular season this week.

    Rockwood blanked Harriman Tuesday evening and defeated Fulton 11-1 Thursday night, before closing out the regular season Tuesday against Kingston at Mike "Brlllo" Miller Sports Complex.

    Lexie Hill scored three goals, while Kaley Legg and Maggie Poland each had two goals and Elisha Pena had one goal. Jordan Penley had one goal. Darcy Ferrell had two assists, as the Lady Tigers improved to 14-3 overall.

  • Bulldogs edge Tigers 8-6

    By Michael Lindsay

    The Rockwood middle school Tigers lost a close contest to the Spring City Bulldogs on Thursday by a score of 8-6.

    Each team struggled to move the ball in the first half, but Spring City found the end zone on the last play of the first half to make the score 8-0.

    Rockwood would put themselves on the scoreboard with 6 minutes left in the third quarter via a 65-yard touchdown pass to Octavius Worthy from Dillion Garrett. The conversion failed, leaving the score 8-6.

  • Dunkin’ Donuts opening this week

    The wait is almost over.

    Tuesday marks the opening of the Dunkin’ Donuts in the Midtown area of Harriman.

    “We’re thrilled to be here,” store owner Dave Baumgartner said on Friday.

    “We expect this to be a great location. We want to supply travelers and local customers with the sweet nectar of Dunkin’ Donuts.

    “We’re really excited.”

    Baumgartner’s company, Bluemont Group, owns 25 Dunkin’ Donuts stores.

  • What’s the SCORE? By Dana Peterka: Are you using the rearview mirror to run your business?

    First, let’s start with some definitions.

    Custodial or financial accounting is precise and must adhere to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and other regulations.

    Custodial accounting reports are prepared to present the past financial performance of an organization to external parties.

    These may include the board of directors, stockholders, financial institutions and government agencies.

  • Unbeatens square off at Harriman

    The 2016 season has been a special one to date for the Harriman Blue Devils. Travis Tapp's squad has already beaten arch rivals Kingston and Rockwood in the same season for the first time in 30 years.
    Those games were big, but this week's game is actually bigger, as the Blue Devils host Coalfield in what might be the biggest Class 1A game in Tennessee this week. Both teams are undefeated, Harriman 5-0 and Coalfield 6-0, and it's also a region contest for both teams.