http://www.roanecounty.com/sports/rss.xml en Kingston football players honored Jan. 30 http://www.roanecounty.com/content/kingston-football-players-honored-jan-30 <p> The Kingston Yellow Jacket football team was honored with a banquet Jan. 30 at the First Baptist Church.</p> <p> &quot;This season we re-established Kingston football identity,&quot; said Wade Creswell, master of ceremonies and member of the Century Club who hosted the banquet. &quot;You fought through injury. You competed. You had the best team chemistry I&#39;ve seen in the lockerroom in my lifetime.&quot;</p> <p> After his opening remarks, Coach Brian Pankey and members of his staff represented special awards to the players.</p> RHS baseball team to have alumni day on Feb. 28 http://www.roanecounty.com/content/rhs-baseball-team-have-alumni-day-feb-28 <p> The second annual Rockwood High School Baseball Alumni Day will be Sunday, Feb. 28, at 1:30 p.m. at the Mike &quot;Brillo&quot; Miller Complex.</p> <p> Registration will be from 1:30 to 2 p.m., with introduction of past players and coaches by Tiger head coach Jake Witter.</p> <p> atting practice will be from 2:20 to 3 p.m. Batting practice - one round of 10 swings/home run derby with baseballs - one round with 10 swings.</p> <p> There will be a cookout from 3-3:30 p.m.</p> <p> A five inning, alumni softball game will start at 3:30 p.m.</p> Oliver Springs plays district foes Oneida, Sunbright this weekend http://www.roanecounty.com/content/oliver-springs-plays-district-foes-oneida-sunbright-weekend <p> The Oliver Springs basketball teams will have a busy weekend as they host Oneida tonight (Friday) and travel to Sunbright Saturday for a make-up game.</p> <p> Friday night will be the last home game for Lady Bobcat senior Lauren Morgan and Bobcat seniors Austin Seiber, Taylor Murray, David Edmundson, Lane Evans and Brandon Morgan.</p> <p> Also Friday night, the OSHS Sports Hall of Fame will have a reunion.</p> <p> Recognition of members and this year&#39;s inductees will take place during halftime of the boys game.</p> Harriman loses twice again to Meigs County http://www.roanecounty.com/content/harriman-loses-twice-again-meigs-county <p> After competing well against Meigs County in Decatur last Friday night, Harriman hosted the Tigers and Lady Tigers Tuesday night, and again competed well, but with the same outcome. The Lady Devils were beaten 53-51 and the Blue Devils lost 72-53.</p> Loudon sweeps Kingston http://www.roanecounty.com/content/loudon-sweeps-kingston <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0039_9.jpg" alt="Kingston senior Tyler Thompson, left, was presented a basketball recognizing him for recording his 1,000th point during the Yellow Jackets’ win over Harriman on Jan. 29. Coach Colt Narramore made the presentati" title="Kingston senior Tyler Thompson, left, was presented a basketball recognizing him for recording his 1,000th point during the Yellow Jackets’ win over Harriman on Jan. 29. Coach Colt Narramore made the presentati" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Kingston basketball teams were swept by former District 4AA foe Loudon Tuesday night, as the Lady Jackets were beaten 53-47 and the Yellow Jackets lost 58-52 in overtime.</p> <p> Loudon 53, Kingston 47: The game was tied 10-10 after one quarter, but the Lady Redskins used a 10-2 second quarter to take a 20-12 lead at halftime. Kingston&nbsp; outscored Loudon 19-17 in the third quarter to slice the lead to 37-31, but both teams tallied 16 points in the fourth quarter for the final margin of 53-47.</p> Grace Christian sweeps Rockwood in make-up games http://www.roanecounty.com/content/grace-christian-sweeps-rockwood-make-games <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/zander_price.jpg" alt="Zander Price (4) scores two points in the Tigers’ 69-68 overtime loss to Grace Christian Monday night." title="Zander Price (4) scores two points in the Tigers’ 69-68 overtime loss to Grace Christian Monday night." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By Michael Lindsay<br /> newsroom@roanecounty.com</p> <p> Rockwood hosted Grace Christian Monday night in a makeup doubleheader, as the Tigers lost a thriller in overtime 69-68, while the Lady Tigers were beaten 46-25.</p> <p> Grace Christian 69, Rockwood 68: The Tigers were within mere seconds from taking down Grace Christian Academy, but were unable to do so as they lost an overtime thriller by a score of 69-68.</p> Kingston, Oliver Springs split rivalry make-up games http://www.roanecounty.com/content/kingston-oliver-springs-split-rivalry-make-games <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0018_12.jpg" alt="The Kingston Lady Jackets defeated the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats 61-41 in a make-up game Monday night. Kingston’s Lenna Robinson (4) receives from defensive pressure from a Lady Bobcat." title="The Kingston Lady Jackets defeated the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats 61-41 in a make-up game Monday night. Kingston’s Lenna Robinson (4) receives from defensive pressure from a Lady Bobcat." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Another county rivalry series is over for the 2015-&#39;16 season, as Kingston split a make-up game with Oliver Springs Monday night in a game postponed Jan. 21 due to snow.</p> <p> The Lady Jackets defeated the Lady Bobcats 61-41, while the Bobcats used a fourth-quarter rally to beat the Yellow Jackets 57-52.</p> <p> Kingston 61, Oliver Springs 41: Rachel Layne poured in 22 points with five rebounds, one assist and one steal to give her team its 19th victory of the season.</p> Season ends for HMS boys, OSMS girls Friday night http://www.roanecounty.com/content/season-ends-hms-boys-osms-girls-friday-night <p> The 2015-16 season came to a disappointing end for the Oliver Springs Middle School Lady Bobcats and Harriman Middle School Blue Devils Friday night, as both would drop semifinal TMSSAA East Tennessee AA Sectional games at Pigeon Forge Middle School.</p> <p> The Lady &rsquo;Cats took the floor first and ran into a buzz saw, as eventual champion Holston won in dominating fashion, 37-12.</p>