Today's News

  • Kingston downs Cumberland County 40-7

    "We came out healthy. This was a good win for us," said Kingston Yellow Jacket coach Brian Pankey following his team's 40-7 victory over Cumberland County Friday night on Dr. Nat Sugarman Field to even its record at 1-1. "We controlled the line of scrimmage and they showed a lot of effort tonight."

    Kingston scored on its first possession of the game, driving 53-yards in seven plays to take a 7-0 lead on Ethan Guinn's 2-yard run and Gabe Shillings PAT. Maurice Lane carried three times for 33 yards, while Guinn had 6 yards on 2 carries.

  • Harriman pounds Wartburg Bulldogs 62-20

    Harriman QB Joe Pace threw for 220 yards and 5 TDs in the first quarter alone Thursday night in leading the Harriman Blue Devils to a 62-20 victory over Warburg at Wallace-Black Field.

    “Our receivers did a good job of going up and getting it,” Pace said after the game. “They made some great plays and then they finished with touchdowns.”

    Harriman head coach Travis Tapp added that Pace’s big game was a result of a lot of things going right for the Blue Devils.

  • OSMS opens defense of its district crown

    The Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats opened the defense of their district championship with a 32-8 victory over defending Class AA champion Eagleton Thursday night in Oliver Springs.

    "It was a good win. We worked hard for nine days to get ready for this game. I am very proud of them," said OSMS Coach Buster Brown.

  • Cherokee Middle blanks Horace Maynard School 34-0

    The Cherokee Yellow Jackets made the long trek to Maynardville Thursday night, but the trip was a good one as Brent Kelley's squad rolled to a 34-0 victory over Horace Maynard.

    “All in all it was the best game we played, especially when you consider an hour and 20-minute bus trip,” Kelley said. “I think my assistant coaches came up with a great game plan and our players did a great job of executing.”

  • Kingston looking for its first win of the season Friday

    The Kingston High School football team is dealing with something it hasn't faced in more than two decades – playing a game following a loss to Harriman.

    The Yellow Jackets fell to their cross-county rivals 27-13 in last week's season opener.

  • Oiver Springs, Campbell County tie 2-2 in soccer action

    The Campbell County Lady Cougars and the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats soccer battled to a 2-2 tie Tuesday night in Oliver Springs.

    “We played 100 percent better than last night. We want to be more competitive,” said OS Coach Josh Pryor, whose team fell to 1-2-1 on the season.

    “We were down two goalkeepers and rotated new players in an out,” said Campbell County Coach Brian Horton, who had two goalkeepers out with injuries.

    Rachel Crass gave Oliver Springs a 1-0 lead with 2:35 gone in the first half.

  • Yellow Jacket golfers notch four victories over the week

    The Kingston Yellow Jacket golf team recorded four victories over the last week.

    Coach Lofton Gerberding's team defeated Meigs County at Lakehaven 178-216 on Aug. 16, Oneida 182-192 on Aug. 18 at Oneida Golf and Country Club, Loudon 168-210 Aug. 22 at Lakeside and beat Meigs County for the second time, 167-195, Aug. 23 at Lakeside.

    Kingston will host Rockwood Aug. 30 at Lakeside and travel to Toqua Golf Club Aug. 31 to face Loudon in a rematch.

  • Lexie Hill scores three goals to lead Rockwood over Concord Christian

    Lexie Hill recorded a hat trick (three goals) to help the Rockwood Lady Tiger soccer team to a 5-1 victory over Concord Christian Tuesday evening in Knoxville to improve to 4-1 on the season. Darcy Ferrell and Elishia Pena each scored one goal for RHS.

    The Lady Tigers took some time adjusting to changes in the starting line-up due to illness and injuries. Concord Christian scored the game’s first goal by Laura Bell.

  • Hartley scores two goals in Lady Jacket victory over Lady Highlanders

    The Kingston Lady Jackets soccer team beat Scott 4-1 on Tuesday night at Southwest Point.

    Meg Hartley had two goals, Mackenzie Bunch had a goal, and Mackenzie Haba had a goal. Bunch, Haba and Lexie Watkins each had an assist. Abby Wilson had several beautiful keeper saves.

    "The girls have faced one adversity after another in the preseason but continue to find their rhythm and persevere through each obstacle.

  • A VIEW from LICK SKILLET: Kent Calfee should have signed the petition

    Over the years as I have left one pursuit or another, kind friends have often asked, “Don’t you miss it?” To which I have always been able truthfully to reply “No”.

    However, I have come to realize that there is one aspect of my having a law office in town that I do miss, and that is the frequent visits of old friends just to talk.

    Two of these visitors come immediately to mind. That is Kaney Eblen and Burl Calfee.