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Today's Sports

  • Wartburg Middle defeats MMS

    A young,  injury riddled Midway Middle football team is now hoping to finish out the season in good shape, after a 36-6 loss to Wartburg Middle Tuesday night at Midway.
    Midway dropped to 2-4 with the loss and 0-4 in the district. They will get an extra day or two off before hosting Oliver Springs next Thursday and Cherokee the following Thursday to end the regular season.

  • Harriman at Rockwood tickets are...

    Individual game tickets for the Harriman (4-0) at Rockwood (2-2) game Friday night are available online at gofan/Rockwood Tigers.com. The Harriman at Rockwood game is oldest rivary in the state and is alumni night, when the 1976 state championship team will be recognized at halftime.
    Kickoff for the game is 7:30 p.m. on Civitan Field.

  • Cherokee Middle Schools wins...

    The Cherokee Middle School School Yellow Jackets defeated the Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats Saturday night 12-10 in a defensive standoff.
    The Cherokee offense rushed for 99 yards on 19 carries and completed 5-of-10 passes for 30 yards with only four first downs for 129 total yards, while the Oliver Springs offensive rushed for 97 ads on 39 carries and completed 6-of-10 passes for 63 yards with 1 touchdown and 1 interception for 160 totals with nine first downs.

  • Tigers post 35-0 homecoming win

    Lucas McDermott rushed for 97 yards on 13 carries with three touchdowns to lead the Rockwood Tigers to a 35-0 homecoming victory over the Lancaster Christian Academy Knights Friday evening on Civitian Field.

    McDermott scored on runs of 5, 3, and 2 yards and scored a 2-point conversion to lead the Tigers (2-2). He had plenty of support as Zander Price rushed for 93 yards on seven carries with one touchdown, and Joe Asburn rushed for 93 yards on 11 carries. Taegon Brown scored the Tigers' other TD.

  • District 3A/AA, 4A/AA golf...

    Golfers from Rockwood, Harriman and Midway competed in the District 3A/AA Golf Tournament hosted by Grace Christian at Dead Horse Lake Golf Course, while golfers from Kingston and Oliver Springs competed in the District 4A/AA at Three Ridges.

    Both tournaments were played Monday, with the top three boys and girls teams qualifying for next week’s regionals. The top five boys and girls not on the top three teams also earn region berths.

  • OS starts strong, can’t hold off...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Oliver Springs Bobcats came into Friday night looking for their second consecutive win; however,  they would be denied by the Sweetwater Wildcats, 48-26.

    Oliver Springs started the game hot with a 24-yard touchdown run by Jon Woodward to cap the game’s opening drive. The PAT was no good, leaving the score 6-0.

  • Warriors defeat Yellow Jackets...

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets turned the ball over four times Friday night and that was something they couldn’t overcome, as No. 7 ranked Christian Academy of Knoxville downed Brian Pankey’s squad in West Knoxville, 42-22.

  • Poor field position doomed Green...

    Terrible field position almost the entire game doomed the Midway Green Wave Friday evening at Oneida, who took enough advantage to escape with a 17-7 Region 2-2A victory.

    Midway (1-3, 0-2) will host county rival Oliver Springs this Friday for homecoming, before playing four consecutive region games - at Jellico, at Harriman, Greenback and Sunbright and closing out the season with Unaka for senior night.

  • Rose, Collins shine in Cherokee...

    Kain Collins passed for two touchdowns and rushed for one more, and Marcus Rose scored two touchdowns to lead the Cherokee Middle School Yellow Jackets to a 36-18 victory over the Rockwood Middle School Tigers Thursday evening on Dr. Nat Sugarman Field at Kingston High School.

    Collins rushed for 62 yards on nine carries with one TD and completed 5-of-6 passes for 97 yards with two touchdowns, a 24-yarder to Rose and an 11-yarder to Landon Diggs.

  • Harriman Middle softball teams...

    The Harriman Middle School Lady Devils took the field last Tuesday evening as they hosted the Lady Bulldogs from Wartburg Central Middle School and picked up a convincing 9-1 win.

    After losing to an unbeaten Coalfield Middle School last Monday night for their second loss of the season, Harriman bounced back with the victory over Wartburg.

    “We went through some hitting drills before the game on Tuesday.” Said co head coach Chasity Lowery.

    The Lady Devils for sure benefited from it on Tuesday night.