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Today's News

  • Roane teams face non-district foes Friday night

     

    The high school football season enters its sixth week this week and teams across the state are starting to position themselves for a playoff push.

    Roane County is no different as all five teams still have a chance to make the postseason.

  • 2014 Harriman Hoppers
  • Oakdale league finishes fourth week

     

    By AARON HARVEY

    Roane Newspapers

    The High School Basketball Fall League at Oakdale is nearing an end, as only one more week of regular season competition will take place before championship night. 

  • Alcoa tops Cherokee, 43-26

     

    The Alcoa Middle School Tornadoes came into Dr. Nat Sugarman Field and had to fight off a furious second half rally to defeat Cherokee by a 43-26 margin on Tuesday. 

  • Deer season opens Saturday

     The 2014 deer archery-only hunting season opens statewide in Tennessee on Saturday, Sept. 27. The archery season dates in all three of the state’s deer hunting units are the same. The dates are Sept. 27-Oct. 24 and Oct. 27-Nov. 7.

  • Surprising week in TVAA

     

    It was a surprising week five for the Tennessee Valley Athletic Association (TVAA) with several close games and several near upsets helped to clear up some the standings and also muddle the conference picture somewhat.

    Harriman at Oliver Springs

  • 13 a lucky number for Lady Tigers

     

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers ran their winning streak to 13 games Tuesday evening with a 7-0 victory at Oliver Springs.

    Rockwood (13-1) hasn’t lost since opening the season with a 4-0 setback against Christian Academy of Knoxville.

  • Szozda finishes in top 10 at state

     

    A fabulous season came to a great end for Kingston junior Savannah Szozda on Wednesday as she finished ninth overall at the 2014 TSSAA Class A/AA State Tournament at WillowBrook Golf Club in Manchester.

    Szozda shot a two-day total of 166, which was 19 shots behind tournament champion Siarra Stout of Christ Presbyterian Academy (CPA).

  • Szozda finishes in top 10 at state

     

    A fabulous season came to a great end for Kingston junior Savannah Szozda on Wednesday as she finished ninth overall at the 2014 TSSAA Class A/AA State Tournament at WillowBrook Golf Club in Manchester.

    Szozda shot a two-day total of 166, which was 19 shots behind tournament champion Siarra Stout of Christ Presbyterian Academy (CPA).

  • Military Matters: Dustin P. Beckner

    U.S. Navy Sailor Dustin P. Beckner recently graduated from basic training at the Naval Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

    Son of Pamela O’Dell and Phil Beckner, he is a 2014 graduate of Roane County High School, Kingston.

    Beckner is now stationed at Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla., for advanced training as an aviation ordinanceman.