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Today's News

  • Oliver Springs, Scott split non-district games

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats held their senior night on Monday, as they hosted Scott High in a non-district tune up against a larger team before District 4A play starts. The Bobcats split with the Highlanders on the night, as they lost the first contest  4-1 and picked up the victory in game number 2, 7-5.

  • Kingston rallies to defeat Catholic

    The Kingston Lady Jackets used an eight-run sixth inning to defeat Knox Catholic Monday evening in a District 4AA contest at Southwest Point.

    Knox Catholic took a 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning on singles by T. Tipton, J. Wherle, Knieier and K. Gast, but the Lady Jackets sliced the lead to 4-2 in the bottom of the inning on Meredith Garrett's two-run home.

  • Jacket soccer team shuts out Scott 4-0

    The Kingston Yellow Jacket soccer team shut out Scott High last Friday 4-0.

    Goals were scored by Riley Roberts, Zach McCoig, Zac Williams and Kieran Lamoureux.

    Kingston has three straight home matches - April 29 vs. Grace Christian, May 2 vs. Rhea County and May 3 vs. Karns for senior night.

  • Henry inks with Carson-Newman University

    Dakota Henry, a 2016 Roane County High School senior, signed scholarship papers Friday to play baseball for Carson Newman University.

    Though he received interest from several colleges, Henry’s ultimate decision to attend Carson Newman was easy. “First off, it’s a good, Christian school that’s close to home, but far enough away,” Henry said. “And I loved the baseball program, academic curriculum, and atmosphere on campus when I visited.”

  • Meigs County no hits Midway Lady Waves 1-0

    The Midway Lady Green Waves and the Meigs County Lady Tigers played another extraordinary game Monday night at Midway.

    The Lady Tigers held on to their lead in District 3A with a 1-0 win in 10 innings.
    Both Midway pitchers, Raygn Hall and Payton Kelley pitched their hearts out, but the international tiebreaker rules did

    Midway in for the second time this season.

    Midway lost to Tellico Plains two weeks ago when the Lady Bears scored in the 10th under tiebreaker rules.

  • Vanosdale hurls Tigers past Green Waves

    Monday was a nice day for Rockwood Tiger pitcher Jimmy Vanosdale, as he hurled his teammates to a 10-0 District 3A win over the Midway Green Waves at Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex, after defeating beating Sale Creek 9-5 on Friday.

    Rockwood 10, Midway 0: Vanosdale gave up three hits with 10 strikeouts, while getting plenty of hitting support from his teammates. Terrance Ward was batting star, with a single and two doubles with three RBIs, while Nathan Briley smacked a double and a triple with one RBI.

  • Lady Tiger softball lose to Grace Christian; Tiger/Green Wave soccer team loses to Knox Carter

    The Rockwood Lady Tiger softball team was defeated 13-4 at Brickyard Springs Monday by Grace Christian, while the Tiger/Green Wave soccer team was beaten by Knox Carter 2-1 Monday.

    Courtney Denny was the losing pitcher, allowing 13 runs on 14 hits with five strikeouts, five walks and two hit batters.
    Olivia Metcalfe smashed two singles with an RBI, while Megan Monday smacked a double with an RBI. Karlee Bowling also singled.

  • Toho Chamber’s Business of the Year

    Business leaders, elected officials and special guests packed the dining room of Whitestone Country Inn Friday night for the 70th annual Roane County Chamber of Commerce and The Roane Alliance awards banquet.

    Title sponsors of the event included Roane State Foundation and Toho Tenax America Inc.

    Gold sponsors included Coldwell Banker, Jim Henry and Associates, Centrus Energy, CNS Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC, Regions, UCOR and UT Battelle/ORNL.

  • RCHS band plans special community movie event

    The Princess Theatre in Harriman will be busy Saturday.

    Three movies will be shown to benefit the Roane County High School band.

    “I’m excited about this,” band director Zack Williamson said. “Our parents came up with this as a way to raise funds. They went through Roane State and were able to get the movies.

    Movies to be shown are “Minions” at 12:30 p.m., “War Room” at 4 p.m., and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens at 7:30 p.m.

  • Each Week

    WEDNESDAY
    • Senior exercise, 9 a.m. in Kellytown Baptist Church recreation center, Oliver Springs. Details: 354-0450, Ext. 228.
    • Rockwood Public Library’s free preschool storytime for ages 18 months to 5 years, 10:30 to 11 a.m. in the library at 117 N. Front Ave. Activities include stories, songs, games, crafts and educational projects. No program if Roane County Schools are closed. Details: 354-1281.