Today's Sports

  • Rockwood tennis teams split with...

    The Rockwood tennis teams split a pair of matches with Knox Fulton on April 26 at the Roane State courts. The Tigers fell to 0-10 with a 4-0 loss to the Falcons, while the Lady Tigers 9-0 to improve to 7-3.
    Fulton 3, Fulton 1
    Jesse Hurley (F) defeated Logan Brock 8-5
    Zurich Hudson (F) defeated Drake Henderson 8-5
    Zach Rader (F) defeated Derek Smith 8-5
    Tommy Gardner (R)  won by forfeit
    Hurley/Hudson (F) defeated Brock/Gardner 8-0
    Rockwood 9, Fulton 0

  • VFW Post 6598 to hold golf...

    VFW Post 6598 will be hosting their annual benefit memorial golf tournament, Saturday, May 20, which is Armed Forces Day, at the Rockwood Golf and Country Club with a 9:30 a.m. shotgun start. The deadline to register is Friday, May 19.
    The format for the 18-hole tournament is a three-person selective shot event, with prizes going to the top three teams.
    One non-winning team will receive a refund for entry fees. The entry fee is $240 per team or $80 per person, with mulligan and lunch included.

  • County soccer teams end regular...

    The soccer teams from Harriman, Kingston, Oliver Springs and Rockwood will conclude their regular seasons this week.
    Harriman (2-7-1) closes out the season Tuesday at Anderson County.
    Kingston (5-3-5) has three matches left - McMinn Central Tuesday, at Maryville Christian Thursday and Clinton Friday.
    Oliver Springs (0-11) hosts Stone tonight (Monday), Berean Christian Tuesday and Carter Thursday.
    Rockwood (1-9-3) closed out its season against Kingston Friday evening.

  • Hunting season on agenda at TFWC...

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will present a preview of recommendations for the 2017-18 hunting and trapping seasons at the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission’s April meeting. 

  • Big inning leads Jackets past...

    A big fifth inning propelled the Kingston Yellow Jackets to victory Thursday evening, as Bruce Robinette’s squad travelled to Karns and defeated Grace Christian Academy, 10-3.

  • Bobcats suffer close losses in...

    Pitching duels and strategies were in full effect at Hightower Field on Thursday night as the Wartburg Central Bulldogs swept the Oliver Springs Bobcats in a doubleheader by 2-0 and 3-2 margins in games one and two, respectively.

    Game 1

  • Highlanders take down Devils on...

    The Harriman High School Blue Devils had their senior night on Thursday evening as they played host to the Scott Highlanders.

  • Pace signs with Bryan College

    One of the best athletes to ever play sports in Roane County will be playing basketball at the next level, as Harriman senior Joe Pace signed scholarship papers Thursday to play at Bryan College.

  • Shannon, Guinn lead All-County...

    Harriman Blue Devil coach Shay Shannon and Kingston Lady Jacket coach Connie Guinn are the Roane County News Coaches of the Year. Shannon guieded the Blue Devils to the Class A State championship, after finishing second in the District 3A, winning the Region 2A Tournament and beating Cosby in the sectional.
    The Lady Jackets finished 23-6 overall, including the District 4AA Tournament championship and a 1-1 mark in the Region 2AA Tournament, beating Austin-East and losing to Fulton in the semi-finals.

  • Woody, Robinette lead Kingston...

    The Kingston baseball and softball teams were on the road Wednesday despite the threatening weather.
    Coach Bruce Robinette’s Yellow Jackets defeated Alcoa 2-1 in a make-up District 4AA baseball game, as Bryce Woody outdueled Will Shelton. Woody held the Yellow Jackets to one run on five hits with 14 strikeouts and two walks, while Shelton limited the Yellow Jackets to two runs on six hits with one walk.
    Woody and Colton Robinette had run producing hits in the top of the fourth inning for Kingston.