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Today's Sports

  • Four Roane County middle schools...

    Four  Roane County schools were recognized with sportsmanship awards.

    "Seven years ago, the Roane County School System began recognizing middle and high school athletic programs within our county that completed an entire athletic year with zero reports of unsportsmanlike conduct.  

    “We made the decision to try to present these schools with a monetary award to show appreciation for their emphasis on sportsmanship throughout the school year," said Tony Clower, middle school supervisor for Roane County Schools.  

  • Lady Tigers calm Lady Waves for...

    The Midway Lady Green Waves and the Meigs County Lady Tigers met for the fifth time this season in the Region 2A championship in Decatur Wednesday evening.

    Meigs County would win the title with a 2-0 win over Midway in a tight game from start to finish. Meigs County did not out hit, out pitch or out play Midway like they did in the two previous games in the district tourney which they won 9-0 and 7-0. This time Midway was snake bit by two throwing errors that allowed both Lady Tiger runs to score.

  • Kingston Lady Jackets softball...
  • Lady Waves advance into Region...

    After coming close the past two seasons, the Midway Lady Green Waves won their way into a region tourney this season. And they took full advantage of the opportunity Monday when they beat the District 4A champs, Coalfield, 7-1 in the Region 2A semifinals.

    However with the good news comes some not so good news. Midway will play District 3A rival and this year’s champion, Meigs County, for the fifth time this year Wednesday in Decatur.

  • Lady Jackets softball season...

    A solid season came to a disappointing end Monday evening for the Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets, as Ruth Thompson’s squad dropped a 10-1 decision at Union County in the opening round of the Region 2AA Tournament.

    “We had errors and we didn’t hit the ball today,” Coach Thompson said following the loss. “We’ve been streaky hitting the ball all year. We expected it an any moment to take off, but it never did.

  • Thurman signs with Johnson...

    Kingston Lady Jacket senior basketball player Taylor Thurman became the 15th current or former student/athlete from Kingston to continue her athletic career on the collegiate level.

    Thurman signed with Johnson University, formerly Johnson Bible College, for the 2016-'17 school year.

  • Kingston holds first fundraising...

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets showed off their strength and raised a little money doing it recently.

    “We're having our first annual lift-a-thon today,” Kingston head coach Brian Pankey said. “Our kids have been working really hard all winter and we wanted to invite the community out to watch the kids.”

  • Lady Knights lacrosse players...
  • Kingston track athletes qualify...

    The Kingston track and field teams competed in the TSSAA A-AA East Subsectional at Christian Academy of Knoxville.
    The boys finished 10th with 14 points, while the girls took ninth with 15 points in the subsectional, with two individuals and two relay teams qualifying for Thursday's A/AA East Sectional at CAK.

  • RCHS students get hooked on...

    Six young men from the Roane County High School fishing team will be competing in a Tennessee High School B.A.S.S. affiliated tournament May 21 on Guntersville Lake or Nickajack Lake.

    Gavin Daniels, Coby Nelson and boat captain Guy Daniels; Chris McAbee, Hunter Runyan and Dan Runyan; and Matt Stager, Troy Powers and Michael Powers will be representating RCHS in the tournament.

    Daniels and Nelson are currently eighth in points, while McAbee and Runyan are in second place in points, and Stager an Powers are 25th in points.