Today's News

  • Street painting festival set Oct. 1

    Artists and sponsors are needed for the 16th annual Oak Ridge Street Painting Festival.

    It will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Oak Ridge branch campus of Roane State Community College, 701 Briarcliff Ave.

    The rain day is on Sunday, Oct. 2.

    The purpose of the festival, organized by the Rotary Club of Oak Ridge, is to raise funds for scholarships for Roane State students.

    The festival is also a competition for the artists.

  • Harriman Happenings: Sept. 26

    I wish Curtis Eskridge a speedy recovery.

    Curtis is in Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. Lets keep him in our prayers.

    Get-well wishes to Jimmy Dawn Thomas. She is a patient in Parkwest Medical Center.

    Congratulations to Mr. Danny and Mrs. Carolyn Baker, who are celebrating their wedding anniversary today.

    They were married Sept. 26, 2003. May you have a blessed day and more years of marriage.

  • SNAPPED: Devils’ dry spell against Rockwood ends, 31-0

    One winning streak continued and another ended Friday night, as the unbeaten Harriman Blue Devils defeated the Rockwood Tigers 31-0, ending Rockwood’s seven-game winning steak over Harriman.

    The Blue Devils hadn’t beaten the Tigers since 2008.

    “I’m really proud of our coaches for preparing the team. Our varsity has been solid, only allowing 6 points in the first five games,” said Harriman Coach Travis Tapp.

  • Woody’s big night puts ’Cats on the run

    It was another tough night for Larry Green’s Oliver Springs team because across the field Midway quarterback Jake Woody was having a career night leading the Waves to a 41 to 22 victory over the Bobcats.

    Woody ran for five touchdowns and 344 yards on 22 carries plus added a couple of interceptions on the defensive side of the ball. He also added a 14 yard touchdown pass to Jason Taylor. Woody also booted out three punts for a 36.3 yard average . Woody also got Midway out of trouble on a couple of possessions.

  • Kingston suffers another setback

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets posted their third loss in a row, suffering a 41-0 setback at Greenback Friday night.

    Greenback took a 20-0 lead in the first quarter, as Hunter Willis passed 32-yards to Breeden Gilbert for the first score of the game, but the PAT was no good to cap a 73-yard, 4-play drive.Greenback extended the lead to 13-0, as Willis passed 71 yards to Kane Roberts to cap a 3-play, 62-yard drive. Creed Ramsey booted the PAT.

    Roberts raced 80 yards for a 19-0 lead. Ramsey’s PAT made it 20-0.

  • RMS claims second place in district

    The Rockwood Middle School Tigers secured second place in the district with a 26-20 victory over the Harriman Middle School Blue Devils Thursday night on Civitan Field at Tom Pemberton Stadium.
    "I think we got our heads together at halftime," said RMS Coach Scott Harvey, whose team will host a playoff game, tentatively scheduled for Oct. 13. The opponent will be announced later.

  • Yellow Jackets sting Eagleton Royals for district championship

    The Cherokee Yellow Jackets ran their season record to 6-0 Thursday night with a 30-0 victory over Eagleton at Dr. Nat Sugarman Memorial Field in Kingston.
    “It's really a great feeling knowing how much hard work our kids have put in,” Cherokee head coach Brent Kelley said. “This is a great group of kids. They have great chemistry. They care for each other and they hold each other accountable. They're one of the best groups I've coached.

  • Spring City MS Bulldogs defeats OSMS Bobcats 16-14
  • State’s oldest rivalry tops week 6

    Week six is coming up for Roane County football teams, with all five in action tonight, including two intercounty matches — Harriman at Rockwood and Oliver Springs at Midway, while Kingston travels to Greenback.
    Travis Tapp's Harriman Blue Devils come into the contest at 4-0 is 1-0 in Region 2-1A third behind Coalfield (2-0, 5-0) and Greenback (2-0, 5-0), who have a monster game on Oct. 6 at Greenback, one week after Coalfield comes to Harriman.

  • Harriman at Rockwood is marquee matchup

    The high school football season hits the midway point Friday night, and Roane County football fans are blessed with a great schedule this week as county rivalry games take center stage.
    The marquee game this week is the state's longest running consecutive running rivalry resumes when Harriman visits Rockwood for the 97th meeting between the two teams.
    The series started in 1921, and the Blue Devils have played every year consecutively since 1924 Rockwood currently holds a 55-35-6 advantage in the series.