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Today's News

  • Kingston loses twice to CAK

    The Kingston basketball teams dropped a District 4AA doubleheader against Christian Academy of Knoxville Tuesday, as the Lady Jackets lost 57-51 and Yellow Jackets were beaten 63-37.
    CAK 57, Kingston 51: The Lady Warriors outscored the Lady Jackets 19-15 in the first quarter and extended the lead to 37-29 at halftime, with an 18-14 second quarter run.
    Kingston cut the gap to 45-40 with an 11-8 third quarter, but each team scored 11 points in the final eight minutes for the 57-51 final score.

  • Oliver Springs, Sequoyah split non-district games

    The Oliver Springs basketball teams hosted Sequoyah Tuesday night in a non-district doubleheader, with the Lady Bobcats winning 53-49 and the Bobcats losing 60-40.
    Oliver Springs 53, Sequoyah 49: Allyssa Suttles poured in 23 points to lead the Lady 'Cats, while Alivia Baker and Ashley Armstrong added 11 and 10 points, respectively.
    The Lady Bobcats led 10-3 after the first quarter, as Baker hit the first of her three 3-pointers. Rachel Crass, Suttles and Armstrong each had a 2-point basket. Madi Haynes had a 3-pointer for the Lady Chiefs.

  • Regular season TMSAA Area 4AA All-District, All-Tournament teams announced

    Following the championship and consolation games of the TMSAA Area 4AA Tournament this week at Harriman High School, the regular season All-District and All-Tournament teams were announced   by Travis Langley, Harriman Middle School athletic director.

  • Rockwood drops two games to Greenback

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Rockwood Tigers suffered two District 3A setbacks  Tuesday against the Greenback Cherokees.
    The Lady Tigers’ comeback effort came up just short, losing by a score of 34-32. The boys lost a low-scoring affair, 39-32.
    Greenback 34, Rockwood 32: A poor start gave the Rockwood Lady Tigers a tough hill to climb, as the Greenback Lady Cherokees held on to win 34-32.

  • Rockwood drops two games to Greenback

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Rockwood Tigers suffered two District 3A setbacks  Tuesday against the Greenback Cherokees.
    The Lady Tigers’ comeback effort came up just short, losing by a score of 34-32. The boys lost a low-scoring affair, 39-32.
    Greenback 34, Rockwood 32: A poor start gave the Rockwood Lady Tigers a tough hill to climb, as the Greenback Lady Cherokees held on to win 34-32.

  • Midway tames Lions

    The Midway basketball teams swept a District 3A doubleheader at Concord Christian Tuesday night, as the Lady Waves won 76-52 and the Green Waves upset the Lions 63-56.
    Midway 76, Concord Christian 52: Caitlyn Ross led the Lady Waves with 35 points, while Emily Cawood and Paige Bacon chipped in 16 and 14 points, respectively.
    Ashley Penland led the Lady Lions with 26 points, while Abby Collins added 16.

  • RSCC Raiders down Bryan College JV

    The Roane State Raiders shook off a slow start and topped the century mark in scoring Tuesday evening as Randy Nesbit’s squad downed Bryan College JV, 101-82.
    Early on it was the Lions putting up points, as the Raiders couldn’t get going. In the first 4:17 for the game Bryan’s Clay Jenkins buried two 3-pointers and John Stone added a third to give the Lions a 14-2 lead.

  • Kingston Optimist Club begins baseball, softball signups

    You can almost hear the crack of the bat because spring time is just around the corner.
    The Kingston Optimist Club (KOC) kicks off their 2017 summer youth sports program in February by opening registration for boys and girls ages 3 to 13 who want to play baseball.
    Parents may register their children on line by going to www.kingstonoptimist.club or meeting with KOC representatives at the Roane County High School gym in Kingston on all Saturdays in January and February, from 10 a.m. to 2 p. m.

  • Dixie Youth baseball signups under way at Harriman Parks & Rec.

    Dixie Youth Baseball signups will be held at the Harriman Community Center  beginning Saturday and extending through March 4, Monday through Saturday. Hours for registration will be 1 - 9 p.m. for ages 4-12. Please bring a copy of your child's birth certificate if he or she has never played in this league. Coaches may sign up also.
    For more information, contact Tina Spears at 882-0942 or tinaspears@yahoo.com.

  • ALL IN THE FAMILY

    Three siblings from Kingston have a unique bond that transcends genetics.

    Evan, Justin and Laina McCroskey have all attended — and graduated from — the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

    Their parents, Wesley and Debra McCroskey, aren’t sure where that interest started, as they were not a military family. However, they believe that Wesley McCroskey’s private pilot’s license and passion for flying may have contributed to some degree.