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Today's Sports

  • Rockwood, Harriman split...

    Jimmy Vanosdale shut out the Harriman Blue Devils 5-0 on one hit with 13 strikeouts to earn a split in the District 3A doubleheader Tuesday at Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex, after the visitors posted a 3-1 victory in game one.
    The doubleheader was necessitated by Monday's rainout at PaperMaker Ball Park in Harriman.
    Harriman 3, Rockwood 1: The Blue Devils scored an unearned run off Rockwood starter Lucas McDermott in the top of the first.

  • Oneida sweeps doubleheader from...

    There was no joy in the “Land of OS” for the Bobcat nation, as they were handed a pair of defeats by the Oneida Indians on the baseball diamond courtesy of a 5-0, game 1 rout, and 2-0 hard-fought game two loss.
    Oneida 5, Oliver Springs 0:  Jonathan Wilson must have taken the old Theodore Roosevelt adage of, “Speak softly and carry a big stick” to heart as Wilson blasted two homers for the Oneida Indians in a 5-0 win over the Bobcats.

  • Rockwood tennis teams split with...

    The Rockwood  tennis teams played Stone Memorial on Monday and hosted Pigeon Force Tuesday. The Lady Tigers (4-1) with 7-2 wins over both SMHS and Pigeon Forge, while the Tigers (0-5) with 6-0 losses to both teams.
    Stone Memorial 6, Rockwood 0
    Singles
    Thackery Porter lost to James Tewell 0-6
    Logan Brock lost to Paolo Berdanelli  0-6
    Drake Henderson lost to Connor Padgett 1-6
    Derek Smith lost to Seth Skaurel 2-6
    Doubles
    Porter/Brock lost to  Tewell/Berdanelli 0-6

  • McClain signs with Bryan College

    Bryan College head coach Don Rekoske has seen a lot in his 20 years as a head coach at the collegiate level, but he witnessed something Friday afternoon that told him a lot about his newest signee, Harriman senior Isaiah McClain.

  • Kingston outslugs Alcoa 8-7

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    In a contest that featured five lead changes and four ties over the course of seven innings, the Kingston Yellow Jackets continued their string of recent successes with a thrilling 9-8 victory over the Alcoa Tornadoe. It was Bryce Woody's 2-run double in the bottom of the sixth inning that produced the final margin of victory.

  • Kingston finishes second in...

    The Kingston Lady Jacket softball team finished second to Knox Halls in the Eastman Invitational over the weekend in Kingsport posting a 4-3 record.
    White House 2, Kingston 0: The Lady Jackets opened the tournament with a 2-0 loss to White House, who scored their only runs in the top of the fourth inning.
    Kingston didn't have a base runner in the contest.
    Emily Workman was the losing pitcher in the contest, allowing two runs on five hits with three strikeouts.

  • Rockwood routs Oliver Springs 12...

    To quote the famous Survivor song, Rockwood baseball had the “Eye of the Tiger” in their 12-2 win on Friday afternoon over the Oliver Springs Bobcats.
    Jimmy Vanosdale kicked off the scoring for the Tigers in the top of the first inning with a sacrifice RBI to take the early 1-0 lead.
    Oliver Springs responded with a pair of runs in the bottom of the first inning when Tanner Stombaugh drove in a RBI single and Dillon Walls stole home to give the ‘Cats the 2-1 edge.

  • Lady Tigers calm Lady Waves in...

    The Rockwood Lady Tiger softball team defeated the Midway Lady Waves 6-2 in District 3A action Friday night at Brickyard Springs for the first time in six years.
    Lucy Chapman singled with two outs in the first inning, after Lady Tiger starting pitcher Courtney Denny struck out Alex Bosnak and Kayley Beason, but was left stranded.
    Tiani Porter singled and moved to second on a wild pitch with two out in the bottom of the first over Lady Wave starter Aubrie May.

  • Coach Ken Sparks passes away...

    The coaching profession lost another institution last week, as former Carson-Newman head coach Ken Sparks, 73,  passed away after a five-year battle with cancer.
    According a release from Carson-Newman, Sparks announced his retirement Nov. 14. He finished his Carson-Newman career with a record of 338-99-2 for a winning percentage of .7699, fourth highest in college football history. The 338 wins is fifth best nationally.

  • McDermott signs with Johnson...