Today's Sports

  • Curtis introduced as Rockwood...

    A meet and greet for Rockwood's basketball coach was held Thursday evening in the school library.

    Former Sequoyah coach Daniel Curtis has been named as the Tigers' new coach, replacing Paul Kamikawa, who finished 488-398 in more than 20 seasons as either the boys or girls coach. Coach K will remain on the staff as a teacher and the school's athletic director.

  • Rachel Layne to play basketball...

    Kingston Lady Jacket senior Rachel Layne signed April 13 to continue her basketball career at Roane State Community, some 30 years to the day her father, Sam, signed to play basketball at Roane State under former Coach Carroll Smith.

    Layne, who finished her career with 1,030 points, led Kingston with 483 points or 16.1 per game and was the second leading rebounder with 170 or 5.7 per game with 48 assists and 51 steals as a senior.

  • Cornellison signs with Lee...

    Roane State Raiderette sophomore Haley Cornellison will be continuing her basketball career this fall at Lee University in Cleveland, where she will be joining Midway senior Abby Bertram, who signed during the early signing period in November.

    "Lee had everything to offer. I liked their coaches, and they have similar workout program to Roane State's. It will be an easy transition for me," said Cornellison last Wednesday.

  • Riley Clem making a big splash...

    If you are a sports fan in Roane County and you hear the last name Clem, the first thing you will think about is the Tigers of Rockwood. A certain former Tiger is making a big splash at the University of Tennessee.

    Riley Clem, a junior at the University of Tennessee, attended Rockwood High School from 2009 to 2013, and in the process, was a impact player for the Tigers on the baseball diamond and the basketball court.

    The second baseman/point guard will go down as a Rockwood great and accomplished great things during his career.

  • Wampler inks with North Carolina...

    Harriman High School senior Alex Wampler will be continuing his baseball career at North Carolina Sports University, a school partnering with Waldorf University.

    “It has always been a dream of mine since elementary school,” said Alex Wampler.
    Wampler said he connected with North Carolina Sports University after participating in the Tennessee High School Showcase at the Tennesee Smokies stadium in Kodak.

  • Lady Waves hammer out victories...

    After going 6-1 in the long two-day Gibbs Invitational Tournament April 8-9 in  Knoxville, the Midway Lady Green Waves hammered out two big District 3A wins last week..

    Midway evened up the series with Tellico grabbing a 2-1 win at Tellico last Tuesday and on Thursday, they beat Grace Christian 9-3 to break a year's long losing streak.

  • Green Waves win two non-district...

    After a change in head coaches, the Midway Green Waves responded with two non-district wins to give them a 3-11 mark on the year. George Nichols took over as coach, replacing Alex Bray who was relieved of his duties, but is still teaching at Harriman Middle School.

    They eased past Wartburg 4-3 last April 8 and, then six days later, they clobbered Oakdale 10-2. In between they were hammered by Grace Christian 15-0 and 9-0 to leave them winless in the district.

  • Tiger baseball, soccer teams win...

    The Rockwood baseball, softball and soccer teams were all in action  last Thursday, as the Tigers posted a 10-4 victory at Monterey, but the Lady Tigers were blanked 6-0 at Meigs County.

    The Rocwkood/Midway  soccer team shut out Harriman 3-0.
    Rockwood 10, Monterey 4: The Rockwood Tigers baseball team picked up a 10-4 victory over Monterey last Thursday, after dropping two games to District 3A foe Meigs County last Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • Kingston baseball, soccer teams...

    The Kingston Yellow Jacket baseball team defeated the Harriman Blue Devils last Thursday night on Legion Field at Southwest Point, while the Yellow Jacket soccer team beat Oliver Springs 8-1.

    Kingston 15, Harriman 1: Kingston scored two runs in the bottom of the first inning on a sacrifice fly by Cody Mitchell and an RBI by Noah Cash.

  • Rockwood tennis teams lose twice...

    The Rockwood tennis and soccer teams were in action this week, with the tennis teams dropping a pair of matches to Union County Tuesday and splitting a pair of matches Wednesday with Kingston at Roane State, while the soccer team defeated Gatlinburg-Pittman 2-0.


    The Lady Tigers lost their first first match 5-4 to fall to 5-1 overall, while the Tigers lost 5-2 to fall to 1-5 overall.

    Union County 5, Rockwood 2

    Zack Walker (UC) defeated Zach Melton 8-0.

    Nathan Capps (UC) defeated Thackery Porter 8-3.