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Today's Sports

  • State’s oldest rivalry tops week...

    Week six is coming up for Roane County football teams, with all five in action tonight, including two intercounty matches — Harriman at Rockwood and Oliver Springs at Midway, while Kingston travels to Greenback.
    Travis Tapp's Harriman Blue Devils come into the contest at 4-0 is 1-0 in Region 2-1A third behind Coalfield (2-0, 5-0) and Greenback (2-0, 5-0), who have a monster game on Oct. 6 at Greenback, one week after Coalfield comes to Harriman.

  • Harriman at Rockwood is marquee...

    The high school football season hits the midway point Friday night, and Roane County football fans are blessed with a great schedule this week as county rivalry games take center stage.
    The marquee game this week is the state's longest running consecutive running rivalry resumes when Harriman visits Rockwood for the 97th meeting between the two teams.
    The series started in 1921, and the Blue Devils have played every year consecutively since 1924 Rockwood currently holds a 55-35-6 advantage in the series.

  • Lexie Hill leads Lady Tigers to...

    Lexie Hill scored three goals to lead, as the Rockwood Lady Tigers soccer team went on the prowl for their 11th win this,  defeating Greenback 6-1 at Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex in the fourth game of their five-game homestand.
    Darcy Ferrell started the scoring, as she connected on a corner kick for a 1-0 Lady Tiger advantage.
    Shortly after, Lexie Hill beat the Greenback defender on the right siege for her first goal of the game for a 2-0 lead.

  • Soccer, volleyball seasons...

    Roane County soccer and volleyball teams are entering their final stages of the regular season.
    Oliver Springs (0-5-0, 2-8-2) defeated Knox Fulton 4-0 and lost 4-2 to Kingston. The Lady Bobcats host Harriman Tuesday and close out the season on the road - Sept. 29 at Scott, Oct. 4 at Stone Memorial and Oct. 6 at Loudon.
    Kingston (1-4, 4-6) defeated Oliver Springs 4-2 and traveled to Scott Thursday evening. The return home against Karns Sept. 27 and Harriman Sept. 29, before going to Rockwood on Oct. 4.

  • Wartburg Middle defeats MMS

    A young,  injury riddled Midway Middle football team is now hoping to finish out the season in good shape, after a 36-6 loss to Wartburg Middle Tuesday night at Midway.
    Midway dropped to 2-4 with the loss and 0-4 in the district. They will get an extra day or two off before hosting Oliver Springs next Thursday and Cherokee the following Thursday to end the regular season.

  • Harriman at Rockwood tickets are...

    Individual game tickets for the Harriman (4-0) at Rockwood (2-2) game Friday night are available online at gofan/Rockwood Tigers.com. The Harriman at Rockwood game is oldest rivary in the state and is alumni night, when the 1976 state championship team will be recognized at halftime.
    Kickoff for the game is 7:30 p.m. on Civitan Field.

  • Cherokee Middle Schools wins...

    The Cherokee Middle School School Yellow Jackets defeated the Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats Saturday night 12-10 in a defensive standoff.
    The Cherokee offense rushed for 99 yards on 19 carries and completed 5-of-10 passes for 30 yards with only four first downs for 129 total yards, while the Oliver Springs offensive rushed for 97 ads on 39 carries and completed 6-of-10 passes for 63 yards with 1 touchdown and 1 interception for 160 totals with nine first downs.

  • Tigers post 35-0 homecoming win

    Lucas McDermott rushed for 97 yards on 13 carries with three touchdowns to lead the Rockwood Tigers to a 35-0 homecoming victory over the Lancaster Christian Academy Knights Friday evening on Civitian Field.

    McDermott scored on runs of 5, 3, and 2 yards and scored a 2-point conversion to lead the Tigers (2-2). He had plenty of support as Zander Price rushed for 93 yards on seven carries with one touchdown, and Joe Asburn rushed for 93 yards on 11 carries. Taegon Brown scored the Tigers' other TD.

  • District 3A/AA, 4A/AA golf...

    Golfers from Rockwood, Harriman and Midway competed in the District 3A/AA Golf Tournament hosted by Grace Christian at Dead Horse Lake Golf Course, while golfers from Kingston and Oliver Springs competed in the District 4A/AA at Three Ridges.

    Both tournaments were played Monday, with the top three boys and girls teams qualifying for next week’s regionals. The top five boys and girls not on the top three teams also earn region berths.

  • OS starts strong, can’t hold off...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Oliver Springs Bobcats came into Friday night looking for their second consecutive win; however,  they would be denied by the Sweetwater Wildcats, 48-26.

    Oliver Springs started the game hot with a 24-yard touchdown run by Jon Woodward to cap the game’s opening drive. The PAT was no good, leaving the score 6-0.