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Today's Sports

  • ALL-STATE....AGAIN

    Rockwood senior Lexie Hill was named to the  Tennessee Sports Writers Association as a forward on the Class A/AA team. This was the second straight season the Lady Tiger player has received this honor.
    "I had a good year," said Hill, who praised her teammates. "I love them all."

  • Midway Middle sweeps HMS

    It was a unique situation Thursday night, when the Harriman Middle School basketball teams traveled south of the river to battle the Midway Middle School teams.
    The circumstance was a bit unique, as the first game started at 5 p.m. rather than the normal 6 p.m. tip and the second was that the boys played first on eighth-grade night.
    The Lady Waves picked up a 30-21 victory over the Lady Devils, while the Green Wave bested the Blue Devils 43-32.

  • Lady Tigers stretched their...

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers extended their winning streak to four games after defeating Concord Christian Tuesday night in Knoxville.
    Cassidy Tilley, Zoie Hill and Lexie Hill led the Lady Tigers with 14, 11 and 10 points, respectively.
    Ashley Penland led Concord Christian with 23 points.
    Camryn Evans tallied four first-quarter points to give the Lady Tigers an 8-7 lead. Zoie Hill and Tilley were both 2-of-2 from the charity stripe. Penland had four points for Concord Christian.

  • Green Wave swamps Tellico Plains...

    The Midway basketball teams swept a pair of District 3A games from the Tellico Plains Bears Tuesday. The Green Wave defeated the Bears 50-44 to notch their first district win of the season, while the Lady Waves beat the Lady Bears 41-37.
    Midway 50, Tellico Plains 44:  "I am proud of my guys. They are trying to improve every day," Midway Coach Justin O'Toole. "Tellico Plains is well-coached. We battled tonight and breaks went our way at the end."

  • Blue Devils defeat Cherokees for...

    After returning to school on a 2-hour delay Tuesday after a snow day Monday, the Harriman basketball teams hosted Greenback on a rainy evening for their second game of 2017.
    After losing to Midway in their first game of the second half of the season, the Lady Devils bounced back to pick up a 48-36 district victory over the Lady Cherokees, while the Blue Devils beat the Cherokees 86-42 to extend their winning streak to 16 games.
    Harriman 48, Greenback 36: Jada Johnson led the Lady Devils with 19 points.

  • Suttles nails two free throws to...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Terry L. Hackler Gymnasium was the place to be Tuesday evening, as the Oliver Springs Bobcats split a pair of District 4A games with the Oneida Indians, with the Lady 'Cats taking game one a pair of free throws by Allysa Suttles, while the 'Cats were beaten in double overtime by the Indians.

  • Kingston splits District 4AA...

    To paraphrase the famous Charles Dickens line in the literary classic “A Tale of Two Cities," it was the best and worst of times for the Kingston High School Yellow Jackets against the Christian Academy of Knoxville Warriors.
    The best of times were reserved for the Kingston Lady Jackets, who battled tooth and nail to earn a hard-fought 49-39 win over the Lady Warriors; however, the worst of times were reserved for the Kingston boys, who only scored 12 points in the second half in a dispiriting 65-39 loss.

  • Crappie University classes...

    By Hugh G. Willett
    Crappie fishermen can pick up some pointers at Crappie University Classes to be held at University of Tennessee and Chattanooga State Community College in the coming months.
    The crappie is considered America’s favorite panfish and is found in abundant numbers throughout most of the country, including the rivers and lakes of Roane County.

  • Rockwood loses 51-47 at Concord...

    The Rockwood Tigers were beaten 51-47 at Concord Christian Tuesday evening in Knoxville.
    Matt Massengill tallied nine first-quarter points to help Concord Christian build a 14-8 advantage, Ryan McCain had eight points for Tigers.
    McCain scored eight more points in the second quarter, as the Tigers cut the deficit to 24-22 with a 14-10 run. Dylan Brandenburg buried two 3-point baskets for Concord Christian.

  • Harriman Middle spilts with...

    For the first time since Dec. 20, the Harriman Middle School basketball teams returned to the court hosting Greenback Tuesday, after Monday's game at Rockwood was snowed out.
    The Lady Devils were beaten 28-15, while the Blue Devils picked up a 45-9 victory.
    Greenback 28, HMS 15: The Lady Devils played a good game, but were unable to get the necessary scoring.
    Harriman started slow as they were outscored 5-2 after one quarter. Sydney McCullum had the Lady Devil points.