http://www.roanecounty.com/sports/rss.xml en Lady Tigers cruise past Scott, 6-1 http://www.roanecounty.com/content/lady-tigers-cruise-past-scott-6-1 <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/rw-scott_2.jpg" alt="Rockwood’s Kaley Legg (7) battles with a Scott play for possession during Monday’s game. The Lady Tigers defeated the Lady Highlanders 6-1 to improve to 14-1 on the season. " title="Rockwood’s Kaley Legg (7) battles with a Scott play for possession during Monday’s game. The Lady Tigers defeated the Lady Highlanders 6-1 to improve to 14-1 on the season. " 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 Rockwood Lady Tigers started slow Monday evening in their match-up against Scott High, but once Wes Ford&#39;s ladies got rolling it was all over, as the Lady Tigers improved to 14-1 on the season with a 6-1 victory over the Lady Highlanders.</p> TWFC sets commercial fishing regulations http://www.roanecounty.com/content/twfc-sets-commercial-fishing-regulations-0 <p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 40.0px Helvetica"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Georgia"> <b>The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission approved the state&rsquo;s 2014-15 commercial fishing proclamation at its September meeting.</b></p> Use caution with tree stands http://www.roanecounty.com/content/use-caution-tree-stands <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"> Tennessee&rsquo;s statewide deer seasons officially began for 2014 with the September 27 opening of the archery season and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is urging hunters to use care when hunting from a tree stand.</p> Rockwood hands Oakdale first loss, 48-0 http://www.roanecounty.com/content/rockwood-hands-oakdale-first-loss-48-0 <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/rw-oak_0.jpg" alt="Rockwood’s Drake Long tries to beat Oakdale’s Austin Lowe during Friday’s game at Oakdale’s Hollis Eble Field. The Tigers snapped a two-game losing streak with a 48-0 victory over the Eagles." title="Rockwood’s Drake Long tries to beat Oakdale’s Austin Lowe during Friday’s game at Oakdale’s Hollis Eble Field. The Tigers snapped a two-game losing streak with a 48-0 victory over the Eagles." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; font: 11.0px Georgia"> <b>By ROBBY O&rsquo;DANIEL</b></p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; font: 10.0px Georgia"> <i>Morgan County News</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 buzz around the Oakdale high school football team had reached a fever pitch by Friday as the undefeated Eagles took on Rockwood in what was billed as the biggest game in years at Hollis Eble Field.</p> Happy homecoming for Harriman http://www.roanecounty.com/content/happy-homecoming-harriman <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/harr_3.jpg" alt="Harriman’s Cody Williams prepares to come off the edge during a recent game. The Blue Devils ran their season record to 3-3 Friday night with a 40-0 victory over Wartburg. Harriman hosts Midway Friday night in a key District 3-A game for both teams." title="Harriman’s Cody Williams prepares to come off the edge during a recent game. The Blue Devils ran their season record to 3-3 Friday night with a 40-0 victory over Wartburg. Harriman hosts Midway Friday night in a key District 3-A game for both teams." 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"> Homecoming for the Harriman Blue Devils proved to be a joyous occasion as the Devils blasted the Wartburg Central Bulldogs by a 40-0 margin Friday night.</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Georgia"> &ldquo;We started off sluggish, but we picked up the pace as the game went on,&rdquo; Harriman Head Coach Travis Tapp said after the game.</p> Jackets come up just short in 28-21 loss http://www.roanecounty.com/content/jackets-come-just-short-28-21-loss <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/king-lc.jpg" alt="Kingston’s Logan Jones (17) prepares to pounce on a fumble during the third quarter of Friday’s game at Lenoir City." title="Kingston’s Logan Jones (17) prepares to pounce on a fumble during the third quarter of Friday’s game at Lenoir City." 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"> It was close but no cigar for the Kingston Yellow Jackets Friday night as Brian Pankey&rsquo;s squad dropped a 28-21 decision at Lenoir City.</p> Turnovers cost Green Wave in 41-25 loss http://www.roanecounty.com/content/turnovers-cost-green-wave-41-25-loss <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/midway_15.jpg" alt="Midway’s Tanner Seymour (left) takes a handoff from Jake Woody during Friday’s contest with Sunbright. Seymour entered Friday’s game second in Roane County in rushing, but picked up just 14 yards on the ground after suffering an ankle injury. Midway plays at Harriman on Friday." title="Midway’s Tanner Seymour (left) takes a handoff from Jake Woody during Friday’s contest with Sunbright. Seymour entered Friday’s game second in Roane County in rushing, but picked up just 14 yards on the ground after suffering an ankle injury. Midway plays at Harriman on Friday." 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"> A furious second half comeback attempt would not be enough for the Midway Green Wave to overcome a 34-3 halftime deficit and the result was a 41-25 homecoming loss to Sunbright.</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Georgia"> The Green Wave trimmed Sunbright&rsquo;s lead to 34-25 early in the fourth quarter, but two turnovers later in the fourth quarter left Midway with its first loss of the year.</p> Cherokee holds off Midway, 24-18 http://www.roanecounty.com/content/cherokee-holds-midway-24-18 <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"> With nothing but pride on the line, the Cherokee Middle Yellow Jackets eased past Midway 24-18 Thursday night to run their record to 4-3. Midway dropped to 2-5 with the loss.</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Georgia"> Midway got off to a good start when Jason Taylor recovered a Cherokee fumble on the second play after the kickoff.</p>