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Today's Sports

  • Henry inks with Carson-Newman...

    Dakota Henry, a 2016 Roane County High School senior, signed scholarship papers Friday to play baseball for Carson Newman University.

    Though he received interest from several colleges, Henry’s ultimate decision to attend Carson Newman was easy. “First off, it’s a good, Christian school that’s close to home, but far enough away,” Henry said. “And I loved the baseball program, academic curriculum, and atmosphere on campus when I visited.”

  • Meigs County no hits Midway Lady...

    The Midway Lady Green Waves and the Meigs County Lady Tigers played another extraordinary game Monday night at Midway.

    The Lady Tigers held on to their lead in District 3A with a 1-0 win in 10 innings.
    Both Midway pitchers, Raygn Hall and Payton Kelley pitched their hearts out, but the international tiebreaker rules did

    Midway in for the second time this season.

    Midway lost to Tellico Plains two weeks ago when the Lady Bears scored in the 10th under tiebreaker rules.

  • Vanosdale hurls Tigers past...

    Monday was a nice day for Rockwood Tiger pitcher Jimmy Vanosdale, as he hurled his teammates to a 10-0 District 3A win over the Midway Green Waves at Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex, after defeating beating Sale Creek 9-5 on Friday.

    Rockwood 10, Midway 0: Vanosdale gave up three hits with 10 strikeouts, while getting plenty of hitting support from his teammates. Terrance Ward was batting star, with a single and two doubles with three RBIs, while Nathan Briley smacked a double and a triple with one RBI.

  • Lady Tiger softball lose to...

    The Rockwood Lady Tiger softball team was defeated 13-4 at Brickyard Springs Monday by Grace Christian, while the Tiger/Green Wave soccer team was beaten by Knox Carter 2-1 Monday.

    Courtney Denny was the losing pitcher, allowing 13 runs on 14 hits with five strikeouts, five walks and two hit batters.
    Olivia Metcalfe smashed two singles with an RBI, while Megan Monday smacked a double with an RBI. Karlee Bowling also singled.

  • Tyler Thompson signs with Roane...

    Some kids are destined to play a certain sport. For Tyler Thompson that sport is basketball, and Thursday morning the Kingston senior signed scholarship papers with Roane State Community College.

    “I'm really excited about this opportunity,” Thompson said after signing with the Raiders. “This was kind of my goal ever since I walked into a gym.

    “I really like Roane State and how close it is to home. I like Coach (Randy) Nesbit and how he is great at player development”

  • Harriman defeats Oliver Springs...

    Harriman travelled to Oliver Springs on Thursday night to take on the Bobcats at Arrowhead field in game one of the two game series. The Devils were able to pick up the win 15-3.

    Dalton Woods was the starting pitcher for Oliver Springs.

    Joe Pace led off the game for Harriman with a double. After Tucker Goldston reached, Bobby Jackson knocked in Pace for Harriman's first run. Alex Wampler walked to load the bases. Hunter Atwell walked, plating Goldston to make the score 2-0.

  • Anderson County defeats Kingston...

    The Anderson County Lady Mavericks scored two second inning runs and held off the Kingston Lady Jackets to post a 2-1 victory Thursday night in  non-district softball action.

    Kayla Baker ripped a two-run second inning double Anderson County for the 2-0 advantage, but held Kingston scoreless until they scored one run in the top of the sixth inning.

  • Kingston outslugs Oak Ridge 12-11

    Kingston baseball fans got their money's worth Thursday evening, as the Yellow Jackets won a slugfest with the Oak Ridge Wildcats, 12-11, on Legion Field on Southwest Point, in a game that produced 23 runs on 20 hits with 14 walks, nine strikeouts and two hit batsman.

  • Rockwood diamond teams win...

    Thursday was a good day for the Rockwood softball and baseball teams, as they both posted run ruled games. The Lady Tigers defeated Oliver Springs 12-1, while the Tigers upended the Monterey Wildcats 12-2.

    Rockwood 12, Oliver Springs 1: The Lady Bobcats took a 1-0 second inning lead at Brickyard Springs on Faythe Davis' RBI double,  playing Desirea Davis.

    The Lady Tigers tied the game with a solo run in the  bottom of the third inning and took the lead for good with two runs in the bottom of the fourth on Breanna Denny's two-run double.

  • Oliver Springs loses 8-5 to...

    After dropping the first game of the District 4A home-and-home series to the Wartburg Bulldogs Monday, the Oliver Springs Bobcats  hosted the 'Dawgs on Hightower Field at Arrowhead Park, but Tony Kegley's team lost 8-5 in the final district contest for the 'Cats.

    Jeremiah Johnson was the Bobcat starter, as he and the Bobcats defense sat down Wartburg in the top of the first inning without a run scoring.