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Today's Sports

  • Unbeatens square off at Harriman

    The 2016 season has been a special one to date for the Harriman Blue Devils. Travis Tapp's squad has already beaten arch rivals Kingston and Rockwood in the same season for the first time in 30 years.
    Those games were big, but this week's game is actually bigger, as the Blue Devils host Coalfield in what might be the biggest Class 1A game in Tennessee this week. Both teams are undefeated, Harriman 5-0 and Coalfield 6-0, and it's also a region contest for both teams.

  • Coalfield at Harriman is week 7...

    The seventh week of the high school football season is here and this week is the biggest so far for Roane County's five teams, as all five will be taking on region competition.
    The biggest game on the schedule this week take places at Harriman, as the Blue Devils host Coalfield in a Region 2-1A battle of unbeaten teams.
    Another big Region 2-1A game takes place in Campbell County. That's where Midway will look to keep its playoff chances alive when they take on Jellico.
    In Region 2-2A, Rockwood and Oliver Springs both have big games on Friday.

  • Week seven looms big for county...

    Week seven is big  for Roane County football teams, as they will be playing region games — Coalfield at Harriman, Grace at Rockwood, Oliver Springs at Austin-East and Kingston at Scott.
    The Coalfield at Harriman will be a battle of unbeatens in Region 2-1A, as the Yellow Jackets (2-0, 6-0) travel to Wallace Black Field to face Travis Tapp's Blue Devils (1-0, 5-0). Coalfield is ranked seventh in this week's Class A poll, while Greenback is ranked third.

  • Kingston, Midway cross country...

    The Kingston and Midway cross country teams competed in the Ashe Park All-Comers Meet Sept. 22 at Victor Ashe Park in Knoxville. The meet was hosted by Metro Knoxville Cross Country.
    The Yellow Jackets finished 16th with 363 points, while the Midway boys were 21st with 606 points. Alcoa won with 94 points. The Lady Waves were 11th with 273 points behind L&N Stem Academy (47).

  • Hill breaks Lady Tiger scoring...

    After a week off, the Lady Tigers took to the field against Monroe County and distriact foe Tellico Plains to conclude their five-game homestead Monday night at Mike “Brillo” Miller Sports Complex
    The match held significant meaning as Lexie Hill broke the Rockwood girls soccer all-time scoring record once held by Katy Cisson. Lexie HIll has three more games to take over the record for number of goals scored in a season by a Lady Tiger, which is currently held by Cisson also.

  • Guinn, Bell honored at Rockwood-...
  • Harriman Middle School softball...

    By JACE GREENE
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    Defending Clinch Valley conference champion Harriman Middle School Lady Devils softball team added the district softball tournament championship to the resume’ of co-head coaches Nate and Chastity Lowery.
    Harriman hosted the tournament over the weekend and went undefeated, but it wasn't easy, using their stay together style to make it all come together.

  • SNAPPED: Devils’ dry spell...

    One winning streak continued and another ended Friday night, as the unbeaten Harriman Blue Devils defeated the Rockwood Tigers 31-0, ending Rockwood’s seven-game winning steak over Harriman.

    The Blue Devils hadn’t beaten the Tigers since 2008.

    “I’m really proud of our coaches for preparing the team. Our varsity has been solid, only allowing 6 points in the first five games,” said Harriman Coach Travis Tapp.

  • Woody’s big night puts ’Cats on...

    It was another tough night for Larry Green’s Oliver Springs team because across the field Midway quarterback Jake Woody was having a career night leading the Waves to a 41 to 22 victory over the Bobcats.

    Woody ran for five touchdowns and 344 yards on 22 carries plus added a couple of interceptions on the defensive side of the ball. He also added a 14 yard touchdown pass to Jason Taylor. Woody also booted out three punts for a 36.3 yard average . Woody also got Midway out of trouble on a couple of possessions.

  • Kingston suffers another setback

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets posted their third loss in a row, suffering a 41-0 setback at Greenback Friday night.

    Greenback took a 20-0 lead in the first quarter, as Hunter Willis passed 32-yards to Breeden Gilbert for the first score of the game, but the PAT was no good to cap a 73-yard, 4-play drive.Greenback extended the lead to 13-0, as Willis passed 71 yards to Kane Roberts to cap a 3-play, 62-yard drive. Creed Ramsey booted the PAT.

    Roberts raced 80 yards for a 19-0 lead. Ramsey’s PAT made it 20-0.