http://www.roanecounty.com/sports/rss.xml en 17th Roane County Invitational set May 5-7 http://www.roanecounty.com/content/17th-roane-county-invitational-set-may-5-7 <p> For nearly 20 years, a lot of area golfers have taken to the course to help a worthy cause, St. Jude&#39;s Children&#39;s Research Hospital in Memphis.</p> <p> This year will be no different as Rockwood Golf and Country Club will host the 17th annual Roane County Invitational on May 5,6 and 7.</p> Rockwood sweeps Midway Tuesday on Briley no-hitter http://www.roanecounty.com/content/rockwood-sweeps-midway-tuesday-briley-no-hitter <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/briley.jpg" alt="Nathan Briley no-hit the Midway Green Wave Tuesday night in the District 3A finale for both teams." title="Nathan Briley no-hit the Midway Green Wave Tuesday night in the District 3A finale for both teams." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Rockwood Tigers concluded the District 3A regular season with a 13-1 victory over at Midway Tuesday at Midway, after blanking the Green Waves 10-0 Monday in Rockwood.</p> <p> The District 3A race concluded Tuesday with Grace Christian winning the regular season with a 12-0 record. Greenback finished second at 10-2. Meigs County is third at 8-4. Rockwood takes fourth at 6-6. Harriman and Tellico Plains are tied with 3-9 records. Midway comes in seventh at 0-12.</p> <p> The Green Waves will either play at Harriman or Tellico Plains in the six vs. seventh seed game.</p> Edmonds, Curry lead Kingston to victory over Lenoir City http://www.roanecounty.com/content/edmonds-curry-lead-kingston-victory-over-lenoir-city <p> The Kingston Yellow Jacket baseball team defeated Lenoir City 4-2 Tuesday evening to sweep the season series.</p> <p> Lenior City scored twice in the bottom of the first inning on singles by Nick Plemons and Brent Jolley and a triple by Gabe Williams.</p> <p> Kingston tied the game with two runs in the top of the fourth and took the lead with two runs in the top of the seventh inning on two singles for the 4-2 victory.</p> <p> Preston Edmonds and Tony Curry both singled twice with an RBI, while Noah Cash doubled; Paul Bolden singled; and Bryce Woody singled with two RBIs.</p> District 3A softball tournament scheduled http://www.roanecounty.com/content/district-3a-softball-tournament-scheduled <p> The District 3A softball tournament begins next weekend with play in games at the site of the highest seed, with the double elimination portion moving to Brickyard Springs in Rockwood beginning May 9.</p> <p> Meigs County leads the district at 10-1, followed by Midway (8-2), Tellico Plains (7-5), Grace Christian (5-5), Rockwood (5-5), Harriman (2-9) and Greenback (1-11).</p> <p> Rockwood and Midway play other twice, and Harriman has Grace left.</p> <p> Concord Christian did not play a softball schedule this season.</p> Rockwood tennis teams lose to Grace Christian http://www.roanecounty.com/content/rockwood-tennis-teams-lose-grace-christian <p> The Rockwood tennis teams closed out their regular season Wednesday by losing to Grace Christian at Roane State Community College.</p> <p> The Lady Tigers lost 6-3 to fall to 9-2 on the season, while the Tigers fell 9-0 to finish 2-9 on the season.</p> <p> Grace Christian 6,Lady Tigers 3</p> Lady Waves secure second place in District 3A http://www.roanecounty.com/content/lady-waves-secure-second-place-district-3a <p> The Midway Lady Waves secured second place in District 3A with a 4-2 victory at Meigs County Wednesday in a make-up game and a 5-1 win over Grace Christian Tuesday in Knoxville to improve to 8-2 in the league, behind Meigs County (10-1).</p> <p> Tellico Plains is third at&nbsp; 7-5, followed by Grace Christian (5-5), Rockwood (5-5), Harriman (2-9) and Greenback (1-11).<br /> Playin games will be next weekend, with the tournament moving to Brickyard Springs in Rockwood, beginning May 9.</p> Blue Devil diamond teams lose to Greenback http://www.roanecounty.com/content/blue-devil-diamond-teams-lose-greenback <img src="http://www.roanecounty.com/sites/www.roanecounty.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0007_7.jpg" alt="The Harriman Lady Devils softball teams lost to Greenback at home Tuesday. A Lady Devil player rounds second during her team’s 21-6 loss." title="The Harriman Lady Devils softball teams lost to Greenback at home Tuesday. A Lady Devil player rounds second during her team’s 21-6 loss." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Blue Devils took a 10-4 loss by the hands of Greenback on Monday night. They hosted the Cherokees Tuesday night at Papermaker Ball Park.</p> <p> Harriman was one out away in the seventh inning from picking up the win but Greenback went on a two-out rally to pick up an 8-4 victory.</p> <p> Greenback was able to pick up three runs in the top of the first inning.</p> <p> Joe Pace was hit by a pitch to open the bottom of the first inning, but was unable to get anything going after that.</p> HHS softball, soccer tennis teams were in action Tuesday http://www.roanecounty.com/content/hhs-softball-soccer-tennis-teams-were-action-tuesday <p> The Harriman softball and soccer teams were in action this week, as the Lady Devils split a pair of District 3A games with Greenback and the soccer team lost to Grace Christian and tied Fulton.</p>