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Today's Sports

  • Grace Christian sweeps Rockwood...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    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.

    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.

  • Kingston, Oliver Springs split...

    Another county rivalry series is over for the 2015-'16 season, as Kingston split a make-up game with Oliver Springs Monday night in a game postponed Jan. 21 due to snow.

    The Lady Jackets defeated the Lady Bobcats 61-41, while the Bobcats used a fourth-quarter rally to beat the Yellow Jackets 57-52.

    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.

  • Season ends for HMS boys, OSMS...

    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.

    The Lady ’Cats took the floor first and ran into a buzz saw, as eventual champion Holston won in dominating fashion, 37-12.

  • Rockwood splits with Midway in...

    A near capacity crowd in the Dr. Tom Evans gymnasium at Rockwood High School Friday night witnessed the Tigers and Lady Tigers split a pair of District 3A games with the Midway basketball teams.

    The Tigers downed the Green Wave 69-38, while the Lady Waves 47-35.

    Rockwood 69, Midway 38: Matt Thompson, Austin Cooper and Case Miller led the Tigers with 17, 12 and 11 points, respectively,.

    Jake Woody led Midway with 11 points, as Coach Darrell Ruffner gave his entire team some quality time on the Tiger court.

  • Kingston sweeps Scott in...

    The Kingston basketball teams wrapped the District 4AA season Friday night by sweeping a pair of games at Scott,  as the Lady Jackets won 49-41 and the Jackets were victorious 58-45.

    Kingston 49, Scott 41: Taylor Thurman and Abby Wilson tallied 15 and 10 points, respectively, to lead the Lady Jackets.

  • Langley, Peters to continue...

    Two of Harriman High School's offensive linemen joined ofter football players across the state to continue their careers at the collegiate level on National Signing Day last Wednesday.

    Treyton Peters signed with MTSU, while John Langley signed with Bethel University in McKenze, Tennessee. Both helped the Blue Devils rush for 4,265 yards this season, and to a 9-4 overall record and a 5-1 Region 2 1A mark for Coach Travis Tapp. Harriman defeated Unaka 60-14 and Coalfield 40-20 in the first two rounds of the playoffs, before losing 56-28 at Greenback.

  • District-leading Meigs County...

    The Harriman basketball teams traveled to Meigs County Friday night to face District 3A leaders Meigs County, as the Lady Devils and Blue Devils seeking momentum to go into the district next week.

    Despite great efforts by both teams, the Lady Devils dropped their contest 46-38, while the Devils lost 65-55.

    Meigs County 46, Harriman 38: The Lady Devils proved they could play with the Lady Tigers and gave them all they could handle; however,  the high voltage offense of Meigs County pulled away for the victory.

  • Kelly Allen to play at Tennessee...

    Kingston's Kelly Allen loves soccer and she loves Tennessee Tech University. That made for a perfect union Wednesday afternoon when the Lady Jacket senior leader signed her National Letter of Intent with the Lady Golden Eagles.

    “I'm so excited to get this opportunity to play with them,” Allen said. “I've always wanted to go there. It's close to home, I like the campus and the coach is awesome.”

  • Garrett to continue softball...

    Kingston Lady Jacket softball team will be continuing her career in 2016-'17 on the collegiate level.
    Senior Briley Garrett signed with Chattanooga State Community College, a member of the TJCCAA, on National Signing Day.

    Teammate Makenzie Spurgeon signed in January with Walters State, which is also a member of the TJCCAA.

  • Blue Devil football players...

    On Saturday, Jan. 30, the Harriman High School football team held their annual football banquet held at the Harriman High School cafeteria. The Blue Devils went 9-4 on the season losing in the quarterfinal’s of the state playoffs to eventual state runner up Greenback. The Blue Devils also were Region 2A runner up. The day consisted of watching the 2015 highlight film, along with honoring players, coaches, cheerleaders and several other people who contributed throughout the season.