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Today's Sports

  • Tornadoes blow past Yellow...

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets' quest for a second-straight appearance in the Class 3A playoffs ended Friday, as they were defeated 52-3 by the Alcoa Tornadoes to fall to 0-4 in the Region 2-3A and 3-6 overall.
    Malik Salter scored Alcoa's first TD on a 6-yard run to cap a 59-yard, 7-play drive. Ben Smith's PAT made it 7-0.
    Gabe Shillings' 51-yard field goal capped a 46-yard, 12 play drive to slice the gap to 7-3 with 1:14 left in the first quarter.

  • Slow start haunts Devils, lose...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    Harriman’s chances at winning 2-1A took a major blow on Friday at the hands of the Oneida Indians by a score of 28-14. The Blue Devils drop to 6-2 on the season following Friday’s contest.

  • Harriman Middle School...

    The one-two punch of Tyler Davis and Chris Flowers were more than the Harriman Middle School  could handle Thursday night as Wartburg Central Middle School advanced to the TMSAA Class 2A district semifinals with a 52-16 victory over the  Blue Devils.
    Davis, a quarterback, rushed for 145 yards and 4 TDs on the ground while adding 67 yards and another score through the air in the victory. Flowers chipped in 100 yards rushing and was on the receiving end of a 49-yard touchdown pass.

  • Rockwood has Legg up on Pigeon...

    Kaley Legg scored four goals, while Addyson Goldberg, Lexie Hill and Darcy Ferrell each scored once to lead the Rockwood Lady Tiger soccer team to a 7-1 victory over the Pigeon Forge Lady Tigers in the District 3A/AA Tournament semi-finals Tuesday evening and to earn a berth in the championship game against Grace Christian.
    "We are clicking at the right time. It was a good team effort. Everyone is contributing positively," said Rockwood Lady Tiger soccer coach Don Maples, after his team defeated Pigeon Forge 7-1 in the District 3A/AA Tournament semifinals Tuesday.

  • Roane County teams return to...

    Week nine has Roane County football teams playing region games — three at home and two on the road.
    Oneida travels to Harriman in another Region 2-1A game for senior night, while Austin-East visits Rockwood in a Region 2-2A game for senior night, also, and Greenback visits Midway for a Region 2-1A game.
    Kingston goes to Alcoa in a Region 3-3A game, while Oliver Springs visits Tellico Plains in a Region 2-2A game.

  • A lot is riding on week 9...

    As the regular season winds down, the games on the 2016 schedule increase in importance. Such is the case Friday night as all five Roane County teams will take on region foes with a lot riding on the outcome.
    In Region 2-1A, Harriman is sitting pretty for a playoff berth, but the Blue Devils aren't there yet. At 6-1 overall and 2-1 in region play, the Blue Devils are still in the hunt for a region title, but they must secure a playoff berth first and they can take a big step toward achieving that goal Friday night when they host Oneida.

  • Kingston, Midway cross country...

    Kingston and Midway competed in the Cherokee Cross Country Invite last Saturday in Knoxville.
    The Yellow Jackets finished 11th with 300 points, while Midway was 14th with 389 points behind Oak Ridge, while Lady Waves were seventh with 211 points behind Oak Ridge.
    Kingston's times were Seth Combs, 18:44.0; Mason King, 20:22.0; Blake Childs, 21:14.0;  Carson Heidle, 22: 00.0; Carter Powell, 22:47.0;  Carter Powell, 22:47.0; John Duran, 23:30.0; and Riley Anderson, 23:38.0.
    Lady Jacket Haley Buchanan finished in 39:36.0.

  • Lady Bobcat basketball team golf...

    The second Oliver Spring High School Lady Bobcat golf tournament will be played Oct. 22 at the Emory Golf and Country Club. Registration will be at 8 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 9 a.m.
    The entry fee for the four-man, best-ball tournament is $75 per player or $300 a team. The first-place prize will be $800 and prizes for longest drive, both men and women, two closest to the pin prizes and door prizes. Lunch will be provided.

  • Rockwood shuts out Union County...

    "It was a good game. The girls started out nervous. They settled down and came to play," said Rockwood Lady Tiger Soccer Coach Don Maples, after his team shut out Union County 6-0 in the opening match of the District 3A/AA Tournament at Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex Monday night.
    The Lady Tigers advanced into the second round Tuesday night, as they hosted the winner of the Pigeon Forge at Greenback game. In other action, Grace Christian blanked Concord Christian 9-0, and Gatlinburg-Pittman edged Carter 2-1.

  • Kingston defeats Oneida in two...

    The Kingston Lady Jackets soccer team defeated Oneida 3-2 in two overtimes to advance into the District 4A/AA Tournament, while Oliver Springs was beaten 2-1 by CAK.
    Kingston traveled to CAK Tuesday night for the semifinals, while Alcoa will travel to Catholic. Alcoa defeated Scott 3-1.
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    Several players from the Kingston and Oliver Springs girls soccer teams earned post-season honors.