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Today's News

  • Harriman Middle School avenges loss to Spring City Middle School

    The Harriman Middle School Lady Devils and Lady Devils took on Spring City on Thursday night to end their week of play, and both teams defended their home court and picked up victories on the night. The Lady Devils won 28-19, while the Devils grabbed the 46-29 victory.

    HMS 28, Spring City 19: The Harriman Lady Devils avenged a loss  when they played at Spring City. When the Lady Bulldogs traveled to Harriman, the Lady Devils came away with a victory.

  • Lady Waves lose 48-30 to Lady Bulldogs Thursday night

    The Midway Middle School Lady Waves basketball team dropped a 48-30 decision to the Wartburg Lady Bulldogs, as the season winds down toward the district tournament at Wartburg.

    Madison Holly led Wartburg with 12 points, and Lydia Smith added 11 points. Emilee Taylor led the Lady Waves with 10 points.

    Callie Johnson buried a 3-point basket for the Lady Bulldogs. Holley and Smith added a 2-point basket each. Emily Cawood had a field goal for Midway, while Kaley Beason was 1-of-2 from the free -throw line.

  • Lady Cherokees improve to 14-2 with 36-18 victory of North Middle School

    The Cherokee Middle School Lady Yellow Jackets ran their season record to 14-2 overall with a 36-18 victory at Lenoir City’s North Middle School.

    The news wasn’t as pleasant in the boys game, as Cherokee dropped a 34-27 decision at the hands of the Stars.
    Cherokee 36 North 18: It wasn’t a wire-to-wire victory, but it was convincing as Ashlee Brackett’s squad cruised to an 18-point win over the Lady Stars.

    The action started slow. The teams combined for just eight points in the opening period with Cherokee holding a 5-3 lead.

  • Middle school basketball winding down

    The basketball teams from Oliver Springs Middle School and Rockwood Middle School split a pair of games - one mercy-ruled and the other a 3-point thriller Thursday night in Rockwood.

    The Lady Bobcats defeated the Lady Tigers 44-6, while the Tigers edged the Bobcats 38-35.

    OSMS 44, RMS 6: The Lady Bobcats led 12-0 with two minutes left in the first quarter and finished the quarter with an 8-0 run for a 20-0 lead.

  • Not all offices closed for holiday

     

    Roane Countians can’t pay court fines or renew their car tags today, but the Martin Luther King Jr. Day federal holiday won’t be a deterrent for paying city taxes or taking off trash.

    Roane County Courthouse will be closed on Monday in observance of the holiday. 

  • Murray, Evans help Oliver Springs split with Oneida

    The Oliver Springs basketball teams split a pair of District 4A games at Oneida Tuesday night, as the Bobcats won 63-54 and the Lady Bobcats lost 67-56.

    Oliver Springs 63, Oneida 54: Lane Evans and Taylor Murray tallied 22 and 21 points, respectively, led the Bobcats to improve 7-12 overall and 3-2 in the district.

    "If we finish the close ones, our record would be a lot better," said Bobcat Coach Tony Ingram Wednesday morning.

  • The Oliver Springs basketball teams split a pair of District 4A games at Oneida Tuesday night, as the Bobcats won 63-54 and the Lady Bobcats lost 67-56. Oliver Springs 63, Oneida 54: Lane Evans and Taylor Murray tallied 22 and 21 points, respectively, led

    The Midway Middle School basketball teams swept a pair of games at Stone Elementary School in Crossville Tuesday, as the Green Wave beat the Coyotes 43-30, while the Lady Waves rolled over Stone 50-17.

    Midway 43, Stone 30: Sjohn Ross Lyle poured in 20 points to lead the Green Wave.
    Lyle scored four first-quarter points to stake the Green Wave to an 11-2 lead. Blake Parks buried a 3-point basket. Matthew White scored Stone's only points.

  • Midway Middle School rolls over Stone Coyotes

    The Midway Middle School basketball teams swept a pair of games at Stone Elementary School in Crossville Tuesday, as the Green Wave beat the Coyotes 43-30, while the Lady Waves rolled over Stone 50-17.

    Midway 43, Stone 30: Sjohn Ross Lyle poured in 20 points to lead the Green Wave.
    Lyle scored four first-quarter points to stake the Green Wave to an 11-2 lead. Blake Parks buried a 3-point basket. Matthew White scored Stone's only points.

  • Harriman beats Greenback twice Tuesday

    The Harriman High School boy’s and girl’s basketball teams traveled to Greenback on Tuesday for some district play and it was sort of a unique situation.

    The Harriman Middle School boy’s and girl’s teams played before in tip offs that started at 4 p.m.

    Harriman didn’t get phased by the odd start as the Lady Devils picked up the victory, 55-35, and the Devils picked up the 78-53 victory.

    Harriman 55, Greenback 35: The Harriman: As they have done all season, the Lady Devils started slow and pulled away for the victory.

  • A VIEW from LICK SKILLET: What Was, Was; What Is, Is; What will be is Uncertain

    Gentle reader, strange as it may seem to one as intelligent as you, there are those of our fellow citizens who do not comprehend the truth of the following proposition, namely:

    What was, was; what is, is; only what will be is uncertain.

    The reason we bring this proposition to your attention today is because of the inordinate amount of time, energy, anxiety, antagonism, and resources that are currently being expended by the aforementioned citizens trying to change the past while doing little or nothing to try to ameliorate the present or prepare for the future.