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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Four Roane County middle schools...

    Four  Roane County schools were recognized with sportsmanship awards.

    "Seven years ago, the Roane County School System began recognizing middle and high school athletic programs within our county that completed an entire athletic year with zero reports of unsportsmanlike conduct.  

    “We made the decision to try to present these schools with a monetary award to show appreciation for their emphasis on sportsmanship throughout the school year," said Tony Clower, middle school supervisor for Roane County Schools.  

  • Kingston Lady Jackets softball...
  • Lady Waves advance into Region...

    After coming close the past two seasons, the Midway Lady Green Waves won their way into a region tourney this season. And they took full advantage of the opportunity Monday when they beat the District 4A champs, Coalfield, 7-1 in the Region 2A semifinals.

    However with the good news comes some not so good news. Midway will play District 3A rival and this year’s champion, Meigs County, for the fifth time this year Wednesday in Decatur.

  • Lady Jackets softball season...

    A solid season came to a disappointing end Monday evening for the Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets, as Ruth Thompson’s squad dropped a 10-1 decision at Union County in the opening round of the Region 2AA Tournament.

    “We had errors and we didn’t hit the ball today,” Coach Thompson said following the loss. “We’ve been streaky hitting the ball all year. We expected it an any moment to take off, but it never did.

  • Kingston track athletes qualify...

    The Kingston track and field teams competed in the TSSAA A-AA East Subsectional at Christian Academy of Knoxville.
    The boys finished 10th with 14 points, while the girls took ninth with 15 points in the subsectional, with two individuals and two relay teams qualifying for Thursday's A/AA East Sectional at CAK.

  • Kingston track athletes qualify...

    The Kingston track and field teams competed in the TSSAA A-AA East Subsectional at Christian Academy of Knoxville.
    The boys finished 10th with 14 points, while the girls took ninth with 15 points in the subsectional, with two individuals and two relay teams qualifying for Thursday's A/AA East Sectional at CAK.