http://www.roanecounty.com/sports/rss.xml en Roane teams gear up for season at jamboree http://www.roanecounty.com/content/roane-teams-gear-season-jamboree <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/jamboree_7.jpg" alt="Oliver Springs RB Logan Kelly tries to elude the grasp of Harriman’s Garrett Green during Friday’s jamboree." title="Oliver Springs RB Logan Kelly tries to elude the grasp of Harriman’s Garrett Green during Friday’s jamboree." 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"> High school football fans in Roane County got to see all five county teams in action Friday evening at the 2014 Roane County Football Jamboree.</p> Mitchell brings loads of experience to OS http://www.roanecounty.com/content/mitchell-brings-loads-experience-os <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/mitchell.jpg" alt="Xavier Mitchell saved the day back in 2006 when he stopped Air Force RB Chad Hall in the backfield on a two-point conversion play that could have given the Falcons an upset victory over the Vols at Neyland Stadium." title="Xavier Mitchell saved the day back in 2006 when he stopped Air Force RB Chad Hall in the backfield on a two-point conversion play that could have given the Falcons an upset victory over the Vols at Neyland Stadium." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> Devils dominate ’Dogs in opener, 46-22 http://www.roanecounty.com/content/devils-dominate-%E2%80%99dogs-opener-46-22 <div> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Georgia"> <span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 48px; font-family: Times; line-height: normal; "><b>The final score and stats were no real indicator of how dominating of a performance that the Harriman Middle School Blue Devils turned in on Thursday evening in a 46-22 romping that sent Wartburg Bulldogs back to the &ldquo;dog house&rdquo; without the victory.&nbsp;</b></span></p> Bobcats roll past Coalfield, 40-0 http://www.roanecounty.com/content/bobcats-roll-past-coalfield-40-0 <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"> Approximately 5.4 miles separate Coalfield School from Oliver Springs Middle School. &nbsp;</p> Squirrel season opens Saturday http://www.roanecounty.com/content/squirrel-season-opens-saturday <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"> All Tennesseans are reminded that Saturday, Aug. 23 is the 2014 Free Hunting Day in Tennessee when state residents may hunt without a license. The annual event coincides with the opening day of squirrel season.&nbsp;</p> Rough start for Rockwood http://www.roanecounty.com/content/rough-start-rockwood <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/rms_1_1.jpg" alt="Rockwood’s Derrick Houston looks to break a tackle during Thursday’s game at Rhea Middle." title="Rockwood’s Derrick Houston looks to break a tackle during Thursday’s game at Rhea Middle." 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"> The 2014 season got off to a rough start for the Rockwood Middle School Tigers Thursday evening as Scott Harvey&#39;s squad dropped a 24-0 decision at Rhea Middle.</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Georgia"> The Golden Eagles used a decisive size advantage on both sides of the ball to wear down the Tigers in the opener.</p> Fishing Report http://www.roanecounty.com/content/fishing-report-3 <p> &nbsp;</p> TWRA leasing dove fields http://www.roanecounty.com/content/twra-leasing-dove-fields <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"> The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is seeking fields to lease for the upcoming 2014 dove season. The first segment of dove season opens at noon on Monday, Sept. 1.</p>