Today's News

  • Junior Devils and Tigers meet on hardwood

    On Monday night the Lady Tigers and Tigers of Rockwood travelled to Harriman to take on the Lady Devils and Devils on the hardwood in middle school basketball action.

    Both schools were able to pick up wins on the night with the Harriman girl’s team picking up a commanding 39-6 victory over the Lady Tigers.

    The Tigers were able to pick up a victory in the last minute of the game as they picked up the victory by a score of 41-36.

  • HMS sweeps Eagles in hoops matchup

    The Lady Devils and Devils of Harriman middle school had a quick turn around on Tuesday night as they played a game on Monday night as well at home.

    There was once again a good crowd inside the gym, but this time it wasn’t a county matchup, but a good ole Oakdale vs Harriman matchup.

    Harriman was able to pick up two victories on the night as the Lady Devils won their contest 39-11. The boy’s team had to grind their victory out a little more as they picked up the 42-35 victory.

  • Cherokee squares off with Athens

    Cherokee Middle School’s Eliahana Burns (above) gets some elevation to put up a shot during Monday’s game in Athens. The final for the girls was 47-20 in Athens’ favor.  During the boy’s contest in Athens, Cherokee’s Colby Raymer gets acrobatic with the defense all over him. The boys lost, 40-28.

  • County athletes sign for next step
  • Tigers ready to raid the Raiders

    The Rockwood Tigers make the long trip to face off with the Sullivan North Raiders tonigh in a second round playoff game.

    Sullivan finished tops in its region at the end of the regular season.

    Last week the Raiders hosted the Cumberland Gap Panthers in the playoffs’ first round and sent them home after a 22-15 win.

    Rockwood on the other hand, faced the Panthers in the final game of the season at Civitan Field and won handily, 41-13.

  • Bobcats get another shot at Greenback

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats will travel to Greenback this evening for a regional rematch in the second round of the playoffs.

    “This is a great opportunity for us,” Bobcat Coach Larry said.

    Tonight’s game will bear some scrutiny.

    When Oliver Springs and the Cherokees first squared off in week five of the regular season, the Bobcats were only just starting to recover after starting the year plagued with injuries.

  • Kingston and Alcoa rematch

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets will rematch with the Alcoa Tornadoes tonight in the second round of the playoffs.

    “Not a lot of teams can say they get to compete against one of the best teams in the state regardless of classification,” Kingston Coach Brian Pankey said.

    It has only been a few weeks since the two teams met, but not much has changed.

    “We know what we’re up against,” Panke said. “In order to win we have to compete and play mistake free football.”

  • Opportunities to honor area veterans

    There are plenty of opportunities this Veterans Day to honor those who served.

    This Saturday, Nov. 11, the South Harriman Alumni and Friends will offer free coffee and doughnuts to honor all veterans from 9 to 11 a.m. at the site of the old South Harriman High School (now occupied by Dollar General Market) as a way to thank veterans for their service.

    Harriman American Legion Post 53 will have a Veterans Day service at 11 a.m. in the veterans’ plaza at David Webb Riverfront Park in Harriman.


    For the American Legion, members have bonds that are often like the bonds they develop with the men and women they served with in the armed forces.

    “The American Legion really is a family, which is why my theme for the year is Family First,” said Denise Rohan, National Commander of The American Legion.

    Rohan, who was elected in August, has been visiting American Legions across the country, and one of the most recent stops included Rockwood American Legion Post 50.

  • One killed in deadly pursuit

    A high-speed chase ended in a fatal accident on Lower Rockwood Road in Pine Orchard Monday evening.

    According to a report issued by the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Trooper Nathaniel Crow indicated William P. Crabtree, 34, of Oliver Springs, was driving a 2004 Volvo XC 9 traveling south on Lower Rockwood Road at a high rate of speed while being pursued by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office.

    According to the report, the vehicle exited the roadway to the left while attempting to negotiate a curve to the right.