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Today's News

  • Kingston soccer team shuts out Oneida, Oliver Springs

    The Kingston Yellow Jacket soccer team won two matches this week, shutting out Oneida 4-0 and Oliver Springs 10-0 to improve to 3-0-1 on the season.
    Kingston 4, Oneida 0: Austin Courteau, Marcus Bunch, Benji Headrick, and Grayson Minton each scored a goal against Oneida. Cole Arden had two assists.
    Kinston 10, Oliver Springs 0:  Zach McCoig  led with two goals, while Marcus Bunch, Benji Headrick, Riley Roberts, Pablo Crocker, Cole Arden, Preston Allen, Sammie Oran and Jared Whittenbarger tallied one each.

  • Lady Jackets blanked by CAK

    The Kingston Lady Jackets were shut out 11-0 by the CAK Lady Warriors Thursday evening at Southwest Point.
    After two scoreless innings, CAK scored four runs in the top of the third, two in the fourth and five in the fifth inning.
    Emily Workman was the losing pitcher, allowing 10 runs on nine hits with one strikeout and two walks in 4 1/3 innings, while Kesney Brown pitched 2/3 of an inning, allowing one run on two hits with one walk.
    Casey Gaines had the only hit, while Autimn Davis was hit by a pitch.

  • Kingston shuts out Meigs County

    The Kingston Yellow Jacket baseball team defeated the Meigs County Tigers 4-1 in a non-district contest at Decatur Thursday evening.
    Justin Neal was the winning pitcher, allowing one run on seven hits.
    Ben Hargis cracked a single and a triple, while Brycen Johnson, Tony Curry, Chandler Worley, Wade Gargan and Bryce Woody each smacked one single.
    After three scoreless innings, Kingston scored  three runs in the top of the fourth inning and one in the top of the sixth for the victory.
    The Tigers scored their run in the bottom of the fourth inning.

  • Kingston rallies to defeat Loudon

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    “Play until the last out” is a common phrase used by baseball coaches, and Kingston’s matchup with the Loudon Redskins on Wednesday is a perfect example why. Loudon led 7-2 going into the bottom of the sixth inning before the Yellow Jackets exploded for six runs to turn the game around for the 8-7 win.
    “We are really preaching ‘team’ to the guys this year,” said Kingston coach Bruce Robinette. “Staying in the game, being a team, and not hanging our head.”

  • Curry, Yellow Jackets blank Catholic Fighting Irish 1-0

    Kingston’s Tony Curry and Knoxville Catholic’s Noah Bond engaged in a real hum-dinger of a pitcher’s duel.But in a script flip from Monday night, it was Curry and the Jackets coming out of a 1-0 pitcher’s duel with the win Tuesday.
    The victory earned the Yellow Jackets a split in the District 4AA home-and-home series.
    Both teams went three up, three down in the first inning, before Catholic left a man stranded on first base in the top of the second.

  • Harriman defeated 9-2 by Greenback Cherokees

    The Harriman Blue Devils hosted District 3-A foe Greenback on Wednesday night in what was a great scene for baseball in Harriman in a game originally scheduled on Monday, but was rained out.
    After losing to the Cherokees 10-0 Tuesday in Greenback, Harriman Coach Andy Adcox and his Blue Devils fell short, 9-2, in the make-up contest.
    After aquickly played, scoreless first inning, Greenback picked up a run in the top of the second inning for the early lead.

  • Lady Bobcats beat district foe Coalfield 7-2

    The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats softball team defeated Coalfield 7-2 in a District 4A game Tuesday afternoon.
    Desirae Davis was the winning pitcher, allowing two runs on six hits with three strikeouts.
    The Lady 'Cats scored seven runs on seven hits and five Coalfield errors.
    Kylie Richardson smacked a single and two doubles with one RBI, while Reagan Ross had a single and a double with one RBI. Faythe Davis and Madison Fowler each poked one hit.

  • Midway, Rockwood split district games

    Rockwood and Midway baseball fans certainly were put through the emotional gamut as the Tigers squandered an early 3-run lead, only for the boys from “South of the River” to lead by as much as six runs at one stretch before holding off a Herculean rally attempt by Rockwood in a dramatic 12-11 win for the Midway Green Wave to split their home-and-home series with the Tigers Wednesday.
    The Tigers came roaring out of the gate in the top of the first inning with a sacrifice RBI from Jimmy Vanosdale and two runs coming off a fielding error to take the early 3-0 lead.

  • Rockwood, Midway split district games

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.cm
    County and District 3A foes Midway and Rockwood met on the diamond Tuesday night, with the Tigers pulling out a 12-2 victory in six innings.
    “We actually didn’t play very badly,” said Midway coach George Nichols. “Pitching depth got us into some tight spots.”
    The Green Wave had the hot start on the evening, recording three hits and plating a run in the top half of the first inning.

  • Porter hit sends Rockwood over Harriman

    Tiani Porter's RBI groundout with one out in the top of the sixth inning gave the Rockwood Lady Tigers softball team a 3-2 victory over the Harriman Lady Devils Wednesday evening in a District 3A make-up game at Flour Mill Flats.
    The Lady Tigers took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning, as they loaded the bases with one out on a single by KaeLee Dyer, a hits batsman and a fielder's choice.
    Shelby LeBlanc's two single plated Dyer, with Megan Monday scoring on Porter's RBI single.