Today's News

  • Oliver Springs soccer team shut out 6-0 by Campbell County


    The Campbell County High School soccer team got out to a 5-0 lead by halftime and won 6-0 over Oliver Springs at Ken Snodderly Park in LaFollette Tuesday night.

  • Yellow Jackets win Rocky Mountain Cup

    The Kingston Yellow Jacket soccer team won the Cove Mountain Group of the Rocky Mountain Cup over the weekend in Sevier County to improve to 4-0 on the season.

    Kingston defeated Maryville Christian 6-3, Berean Christian 4-3 and Knox Carter 3-1.

    Kingston 6, Maryville Christian 3: Zac Williams set up Zach McCoig for the game's first goal.
    McCoig scored Kingstons's next two goals on an unassisted break-a-way and a beautifully struck free kick around a

  • Raygn Hall no hits Harriman 15-0 Monday

    The Midway Lady Green Waves completed a season sweep of district 3A and county rival Harriman with a 15-0 win Monday at Midway. Midway won at Harriman a week earlier 14-2.

    With the wins and losses added in from the Disney tournament earlier in Orlando, Midway now sits at 7-5 on the year and are 2-0 in district 3A. The Lady Waves will host Tellico Plains  in a district game Tuesday and then play in another tough tourney Friday and Saturday at Gibbs High School in Knoxville.

  • Lady Bobcats win wild one over Jellico in 10 innings

    By Robby O’Daniel

    In a wild game that lasted 10 innings, Oliver Springs High School’s softball team bested Jellico 18-10 at Indian Mountain State Park in Jellico.

    Jellico was down 6-5 in the bottom of the sixth and came back and tied it. Again, the Lady Blue Devils were down, this time 8-6 in the ninth, and they tied it again.

  • Rockwood beats Harriman, Oneida to end losing streak

    The Rockwood Tigers baseball team extended their winning streak to two games, by defeating Harriman 12-4 in a District 3A game at the Mike "Brillo" Miler Sports Complex Monday, after winning 4-1 at Oneida. Saturday's game with Sonaraville, GA, at Chattanooga's AT&T Park was rained out and will not be made up.

    Rockwood 12, Harriman 4: Rockwood led 1-0 in the bottom of the first inning on a double by Will Warner and a single by Lucas McDermott; however, Harriman tied the game at 1-1 in the top of the second.

  • Meigs County wins battle of Lady Tigers 12-0 Monday

    The Meigs County Lady Tigers used an 11-run first inning to down the Rockwood Lady Tigers 12-0 in a four inning game ended by the TSSAA run rule.

    Meigs County runs scored on a RBI double by Kaley Meadows, three-run homers by Ashley Rodgers and Madison Crabtree and two singles.

    Meigs County was held scoreless in the second and third innings, but added a solo run in  the fourth to end the game.

    Rodgers no-hit Rockwood with 10 strikeouts. Meigs County made one error preventing a perfect game for Rodgers.

  • Harriman tennis team loses to Grace

    The Harriman tennis teams lost to Grace Christian on Friday at Roane State Community College. Both teams were beaten 9-0 by the Rams.

    Grace  Christian 9, Harriman 0


    Singles: Edwards defeated Tim Dishner 8-2; Haluska defeated Hunter Kirkland 8-4; Severs defeated Brandon Emily 8-0; White defeated Isaiah Hackworth  8-0; Carter defeated Chad Parks; and Rhea defeated Austin Jackson  8-0.

  • Rockwood soccer team finishes 1-2 in Mountain Cup tourament

    The Rockwood/Midway soccer team finished with a 1-2 record in the Smokey Mountain Cup Tournament at Rocky Top Sports Complex over the weekend.

    Rockwood lost 4-1 to Jefferson County and 4-3 to Knox Powell, before finishing the weekend with a 3-1 victory over The King's Academy to fall to 4-3 on the season.

    "We played some great competition.  We lost 4-1 in our match Friday night toJefferson County they were up 3-0 at the half.

  • Kingston outhits Alcoa in 6-2 District 4AA setback

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets traveled to Alcoa Monday for a District 4AA game and returned to Roane County with a 6-2 loss to fall to 1-2 in the league.

    Kingston jumped out to a 2-0 first inning lead on singles by Paul Bolden, Tony Curry, a walk and a groundout by Noah Cash.

    Alcoa scored three runs in the bottom of the second to take a 3-2 lead.

    The score remained at 3-2 until the bottom of the fifth, when Alcoa plated three insurance runs for the 6-2 victory.

  • Mayoral plight in OS lingers

    Oliver Springs officials will not resolve the issue of who the town’s new mayor is — at least, not as soon as was originally anticipated.

    The Oliver Springs Board of Aldermen has canceled its first regular April meeting, which was scheduled for Thursday.

    “We have delayed our City Council meeting until the third Thursday,” said Cecil Crowe, who was voted in as mayor last month. “At that point in time we’ll have a public vote.” At issue is the manner in which Crowe was chosen.