http://www.roanecounty.com/sports/rss.xml en Trojans hitting the hardwood again: Rockwood team to honor Campbell by donning uniforms http://www.roanecounty.com/content/trojans-hitting-hardwood-again-rockwood-team-honor-campbell-donning-uniforms <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dl_campbell_web_1.jpg" alt="Rockwood basketball coach Paul Kamikawa shows Curtis Anderson the uniforms his team plans to wear in honor of the all black Campbell High School. Anderson played basketball and football for Campbell High School in the 1940s. " title="Rockwood basketball coach Paul Kamikawa shows Curtis Anderson the uniforms his team plans to wear in honor of the all black Campbell High School. Anderson played basketball and football for Campbell High School in the 1940s. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The shorts are much longer than what they used to wear, but the former Campbell High School players have no problems with the uniforms the Rockwood High School boys basketball team plan to wear in their honor.</p> <p> &ldquo;I think it&rsquo;s a great thing for the community considering the history of Campbell High School and the history of Rockwood,&rdquo; former player Frank Linson said.</p> <p> Campbell, which was located in Rockwood, taught black students during segregation, the time when blacks and whites weren&rsquo;t allowed to attend school together.</p> Harriman teams take wins against King’s Academy http://www.roanecounty.com/content/harriman-teams-take-wins-against-king%E2%80%99s-academy <p> Girls Game</p> <p> The Harriman Lady Blue Devils never trailed in a 57-26 win over the King&rsquo;s Academy Lady Lions on Thursday.</p> <p> Harriman was in control from the start and led 19-3 at the end of the first quarter. Jada Johnson had 10 points in the period.</p> <p> The score was 22-9 in the second when Harriman went on another run. The Lady Devils led 36-11 at halftime. It was more of the same in the second half, with Harriman taking a 47-20 lead into the fourth quarter.</p> More victories for Harriman teams http://www.roanecounty.com/content/more-victories-harriman-teams <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_0015_117.jpg" alt="The Harriman Lady Devils and their Devil counterparts have had a successful week of basketball." title="The Harriman Lady Devils and their Devil counterparts have had a successful week of basketball." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By Jace Greene</p> <p> The Harriman Lady Devils and Blue Devils traveled to Greenback Tuesday night, and both teams left victorious.</p> <p> The Lady Devils won 36-32. The Devils won 71-57.</p> <p> Girls Game</p> <p> The Lady Devils spread it around in the first period with Autumn Monkhouse, Jada Johnson, Haley Goldston, Taylor Sells and Marilyn Franklin all making baskets. The score was tied 10-10 in the first period.</p> <p> The score was 24-20 heading into the fourth quarter. Harriman kept Greenback at bay for the victory.</p> Tigers, Lady Tigers drop contests http://www.roanecounty.com/content/tigers-lady-tigers-drop-contests <p> By Jace Greene</p> <p> The Rockwood Tigers and Lady Tigers both came up short at Sweetwater on Tuesday.</p> <p> The Lady Tigers dropped their contest 38-28. The Tigers lost 75-71.</p> <p> Girls Game</p> <p> The Lady Tigers trailed by four heading into the fourth quarter, but couldn&#39;t pull it out in the final period.</p> <p> Lexie Hill finished with a team-high 10 points for Rockwood. Camryn Evans added seven for the Lady Tigers.</p> <p> Rockwood (28) L. Hill 10, Cam Evans 7, Thompson 1, Car. Evans 4, Metcalfe 2, Z. Hill 4.</p> <p> Boys Game</p> Jackets hold off Sequoyah rally, 56-51 http://www.roanecounty.com/content/jackets-hold-sequoyah-rally-56-51 <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/kingston_5.jpg" alt="Kingston’s Thomas Mathews comes up with a steal during the second half of last week’s game at Sequoyah. The Jackets won their first game of the season with a 56-51 victory over the Chiefs." title="Kingston’s Thomas Mathews comes up with a steal during the second half of last week’s game at Sequoyah. The Jackets won their first game of the season with a 56-51 victory over the Chiefs." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Georgia"> Kingston&#39;s first win of the season at Sequoyah didn&#39;t come easy last week at Sequoyah, as the Jackets took a 20-point lead into the fourth quarter, but would see the Chiefs cut the deficit to two with 40 second to go before the Jackets hit enough free throws to escape with a 56-51 victory.</p> Rockwood sweeps Sunbright http://www.roanecounty.com/content/rockwood-sweeps-sunbright <p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; font: 11.0px Georgia"> <b>By AARON HARVEY</b></p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; font: 10.0px Georgia"> <i>Roane Newspapers</i></p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Georgia"> The night was never short of drama as Rockwood swept Sunbright Tuesday night on the hardwood. &nbsp;</p> Lady Waves upset Loudon, 53-45 http://www.roanecounty.com/content/lady-waves-upset-loudon-53-45 <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/12-1_midway.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;<span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Georgia; font-size: 10px; line-height: normal; ">If anyone would have told Midway head coach Jon Leffew that three of his starters would score seven points between them, Leffew might have been worried in Tuesday night&rsquo;s home game against Loudon.</span></p> Hughes signs with Carson-Newman http://www.roanecounty.com/content/hughes-signs-carson-newman <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/seth_hughes.jpg" alt="Midway senior Seth Hughes (seated) signed scholarship papers Friday night with Carson-Newman University. Joining Hughes at his signing were Atomic City Aquatic Club coach Betsy Hondorf, Abby Bertram, Sarah Hughes, Mike Hughes and Karen Hughes." title="Midway senior Seth Hughes (seated) signed scholarship papers Friday night with Carson-Newman University. Joining Hughes at his signing were Atomic City Aquatic Club coach Betsy Hondorf, Abby Bertram, Sarah Hughes, Mike Hughes and Karen Hughes." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Georgia"> Midway High School doesn&rsquo;t have a swim team, but that didn&rsquo;t stop Green Wave senior Seth Hughes from earning a college scholarship in the sport, as last week he signed with Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City.</p>