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Today's Sports

  • Rockwood, Kingston teams beaten...

    The 2016 season ended sooner than the Kingston and Rockwood AA All-Stars would have liked, as both were eliminated in the Dixie Youth sub District 8AA Tournament at Rocky Top.

    Both teams did pick up a win in the tourney, as Kingston defeated Spring City, 7-6, Saturday morning, while Rockwood defeated Kingston, 20-15, Saturday evening.

    In between, Rocky Top defeated Kingston, 28-21, and they beat Rockwood, 14-10. Campbell County also beat Rockwood, 29-0.

  • County Commission recognizes...
  • Midway receives the Strength of...

    The National Strength and Conditioning Association and the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition announced Midway High School as a 2016 Strength of America award recipient.

    This award recognizes Midway High School to have represented the gold standard in strength and conditioning programs.

    Led by Ryan Minton to improve his school’s curriculum, Midway High was measured in four major categories: supervision, education, program, and facilities.

  • Dixie Youth Tournaments begin...

    Dixie Youth Baseball will be holding several tournaments in Roane County in June.

    In Class A (5-6 year olds), the West subdistrict tournament begins June 17 at the Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex in Rockwood, with the district tournament being held June 24 in Kingston.
    Rockwood plays Harriman in the opener at 6 p.m. Friday, followed by Campbell County National vs. Campbell County American.

    The tournament concludes on Monday.

    In Class AA (7-8 year olds), Harriman will be hosting the district tournament June 24

  • Goss Scholarship Golf Tournament...

    The Jack Goss Scholarship Golf Tournament was played Saturday morning at the Emory Golf and Country Club. The scholarship was established in memory of Goss, a 1967 Harriman High School graduate who passed away on Jan. 6, 2014.

    Six Harriman graduates have received the Goss Scholarship - 2014 - Ricky Barry and Marissa Burkhardt; 2015 - Mike Jackson and Caitlin Hester; and 2016 - Emily LaRue and Andrew Collett.

  • Evan Ford making an impact for...

    As a young kid growing up in the area, most have dreamed about contributing to the athletic teams at the University of Tennessee, and a small town boy from Harriman is doing just that.  

    Evan Ford, a 2013 graduate of Harriman High School, just completed his junior year at the University of Tennessee.
    He has been making a huge impact for the athletic department since before he was even a freshman on campus. 

  • Lively has huge role in UT media...

    An aspect of sports that people love, but may not exactly know where it comes from, is the work which comes directly from the University of Tennessee Media Relations Department, where a Roane County native has a huge role in its work.

    Josh Lively, who graduated from Harriman High School in 2013, has been playing a huge role with the department since his time began on Rocky Top.

    Lively’s title is Sports Information Director for women’s tennis. Lively covers the team on several social media platforms and on UTsports.com.

  • Clinton named HMS basketball...

    It’s been a dream of Jared Clinton’s for a while to become a head coach at the middle school level and his dream was realized just  a few weeks ago when he was named head coach of the Harriman Middle School basketball team.

  • Warner, three Midway Lady Waves...

    Some Roane County baseball and softball players have been earned additional post-season honors.

    Rockwood's Will Warner will be among 34 area senior baseball players to play in last Saturday's East Tennessee All-Star game at Smokies Park, where players from Region 1 played Region 2 All-Stars. The game was before the Chattanooga Lookouts-Knox Smokies game. There was a home run derby at 3 p.m.

  • 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.