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Today's Sports

  • County teams use summer to...

    Rebuilding is a part of sports everyone must deal with at one time or another. Whether the choices made pay off down the line won’t be apparent until time passes. Those choices can work out in a team’s favor or they can work against it.

    It would apear this is a prospect that the Cherokee Lady Yellow Jackets and the Harriman Lady Blue Devils are facing this year. According to the teams’ respective coaches, the summer will be a good time to get the younger, inexperienced players some much needed playing time which should lead to a better sense of the game.

  • Senior bowlers keep on rolling

    May 26, 2017

    1st High Game-Ken Altes (Solo)-402

    2nd High Game-Myra Whitehead, Don Eiler-446

    3rd High Game-Ken Altes (Solo)-476

    High Scores today-DeanGriffin—236,game, Don Eiler-224, 204 games, Roy Deforest-211 game

    High Series today-Myra Whitehead, Don Deforest-1288

    High Series For May-Joyce Fain, Dean Griffin-1311

    High Averages-Loretta Carrington 155, Dean Griffin-183

    June 9, 2017

    1st High Game- Claudia Brown, Ron Zajac-443

  • Golf tournament benefits...

    The Roane County NAACP and the Greenwood School Education Foundation will be sponsoring the 2017 Continuing Education Foundation Golf Classic June 24 at the Emory Golf Course in Harriman.

    The tournament will be a two-man best ball format with a $75 entry fee for golfers. Hole sponsorships are also available starting at $100.

  • Roane State set to host hoops...

    The Roane State Men’s Basketball team will host their 25th annual boys basketball camp, conducted by Raider Head Coach Randy Nesbit. The camp is scheduled for June 26-29 at the Athletic Complex on the Roane Campus in Harriman.

    The camp is open for ages eight through rising high school seniors. Each day the camp will run from 9 am to 3:30 pm. Cost will be $115 for interested participants.

  • The Heart of Dixie

    With the Dixie Youth Baseball League kicking off its postseason play tonight, Roane County’s focus stays with baseball just a little while longer until fall sports hold sway.

    Tony Brown, a county resident, has been instrumental in this organization for 32 years and has helped Dixie Youth to grow and expand not just here but across 11 states.

    “I got into it when my son was four years old,” Brown said, “back then I started helping out and became the comissioner at Cherokee Ballfield.

  • Dixie Youth tournament play...

    The 2017 Dixie Youth Baseball postseason begins Friday evening with games in two locations.

    Dixie Youth Baseball has a total of four age groups with the youngest of those, A (5-6-year-old) and AA (7-8), starting play this weekend, while AAA (9-10) and Ozone (11-12) play will begin next week.

    The Dixie Youth sub District 8A Tournament will take place in Rocky Top. A total of four teams will participate with Harriman and Caryville opening play at 6:30 p.m. Friday followed by Kingston taking on Rocky Top.

  • Kingston summer swim team...
  • Perfect championship run for 8u...
  • Jonesing for sports: Parents,...

    LaVar Ball is a monster with an oversized ego, much like the “Cash Me Ousside” girl America inexplicably made famous for no coherent reason.

  • Champs more than just a little...

    Usually, most people think that a brand name automatically makes a product the best as far as quality. This isn’t alway the case. Just ask the Kingston Sting, a fifth-grade girls basketball team unafilliated with the AAU.

    This team of young ladies started as a team that grew out of a recreation league in Kingston six years ago.

    “These girls have played together for a long time,” said Matt Fritz, an involved parent, “They all made the middle school team.