Today's Sports

  • Rockwood golfers post victory...

    The Rockwood golf teams hosted Kingston Monday afternoon at Rockwood Golf and Country Club after a brief rain delay.
    The RHS boys won 166-179 to remain unbeaten on the season. Leading scorers for the Tigers were Colton Nuchols (39), Trevor Delk (40), Zach Melton (43), Rickey McElhaney (44) and Eli Everhart (49).

    Sam Wicks led Kingston with a 40, followed by Jackson Taylor (43),  Luke Borum (49), Colton Haba (49) and Dawson Lane 50.

    The top four scores count in the team score.

  • It’s football time for Roane...

    No more jamborees, scrimmages or two-a-day practices, as it's finally high school football time in Roane County.
    Thursday night marks opening night in Roane County, as Rockwood heads South of the River for an in-county clash with Midway. Friday night will feature another county rivalry game, as Kingston visits Harriman.

  • Thompson has a senior-laden golf...

    The Rockwood High School golf team has played in five matches to open the 2016 season under Coach Guy Thompson. The boys are 5-0, while the girls are 3-1.

    "I've been doing golf for about 9 years. This year's team is a senior laden team. There are four senior boys: Trevor Delk, Zach Melton, Rickey McElhaney and James Albertson. We also have good young talent with Colton Nuckols, Eli Everhart, Cole Lawson, Landon Brock and Henry Tilley,” said Thompson.

  • Kingston, Midway golf teams have...

    The high school golf season is under way, as all county teams have played matches.

    Kingston has a new coach in Lofton Gerberding and has played four matches - at Harriman, Knox Catholic at Gettysvue Polo, Golf and Country Club, Midway and Stone Memorial.

    His roster has three girls - Olivia Akers, Christa Jane McFarland and Bailee Powell and 12 boys - Preston Allen, Luke Borum, Logan Carter, Garrett Clifton, Jesse Griffey, Collin Haba, Dawson Lane, Ben Mullis, Nick Smith, Jackson Taylor, Joe Tipton and Sam Wicks

  • Oliver Springs girls soccer team...

    The fall sports season is here, which means girl’s soccer will be starting around the county. 

    The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats are receiving some buzz surrounding their program this season. The Lady 'Cats lost seven players off last year's team with six of them being starters.
    Said Head Coach Josh Pryor, "I am excited about this upcoming season and their athleticism."

    Pryor is entering his sixth season as the head coach for the girls and has also been coaching the boys soccer team as well. 

  • RHS, OS seeking replacement game...

    The Rockwood and Oliver Springs football teams will have another open date this season, as Tennessee Christian Prep School in Cleveland will be not playing because the lack of players.

    That leaves Coach Larry Green's Bobcats with open dates Aug. 26 and Oct. 21, while Rockwood will have an open date Sept. 2 and Sept. 30.

    Both coaches are still trying to find a replacement for TCPS.

  • Harriman golf team to make noise...

    The Harriman golf team has kicked off their season and  are looking to make some noise this fall.
    Corey Mashburn returns for his seventh season as coach for the Blue Devils men’s and women’s golf team. Mashburn is very excited about the upcoming season.

    "This team is full of great kids that are a joy to be around," said Mashburn.

  • OS golfers practicing hard for...

    The Oliver Springs golf team hit the course this summer practicing hard for seventh-year head coach Matt Headden.
    "They are anxious to get rolling with the season and make some strides towards a good season," said Headden.
    The Bobcats lost only one senior off last year's team and replacing him won't be an easy task, as he qualified for the region tournament.

    Seniors Matt Gaylor and Logan Forysthe are looking to fill that gap.

  • Rockwood Middle School announces...

    Rockwood Middle School will be hosting a jamboree Saturday, Aug. 13, on Civitan Field; however, there is a change in the schedule, since Oakdate is not fielding a team and CAK is not participating.

    Varsity and junior varsity teams from Lake City, Wartburg, Midway, Coalfield, Harriman, Oneida, Spring City, Cherokee, Rockwood and Oliver Springs will be participating.

  • Football jamborees set Aug. 12...

    Roane County football teams will be opening practice this week in preparation for season openers Aug. 18-19; however, Midway High School and Rockwood Middle School hosting jamborees the weekend before.

    Midway will host this year’s Roane County Football Jamboree on Friday, Aug. 12, at 6:30 p.m., for one last preparation for season openers Aug. 18 and 19.
    Here is the jamboree schedule:
    No. 1: Oliver Springs Hoppers vs. Midway;
    No. 2: Cumberland County vs. Rockwood;
    No. 3: Oliver Springs vs. Harriman;
    No. 4: Kingston vs. Midway.