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Today's Sports

  • Harriman wins third in District...

    For their third time this season, longtime county rivals Rockwood and Harriman met on the basketball court, this time for third place in the District 3A Tournament at Roane State Community College, with the Blue Devils taking 63-51 victory over the Tigers.

    Both teams are on the road for the opening round of the Region 2A Tournament Saturday. The Blue Devils visit 4A runner-up  Wartburg , while the Tigers visit 4A champion Oakdale. Both games tip off at 7 p.m. The winners to the tournament semi-finals Tuesday night at Wartburg.

  • Kingston loses to CAK to fall...

    The Kingston basketball teams earned berths in this week’s Region 2AA Tournament, but they will be going on the road this weekend, after dropping District 4AA semi-final games to CAK Friday night at Kingston.

    The Lady Jackets were beaten 69-62 by the Lady Warriors, while the Yellow Jackets were defeated 61-40 by the Warriors.

  • Lady Jackets finish third in 4AA...

    The Kingston basketball teams will be on the road this weekend for Region 2AA action, after they completed play in the consolation round of the District 4AA Tournament Monday night.

    On Friday night, The Lady Jackets defeated Scott County 60-32 for third and will visit Gatlinburg-Pittman, the 55-52 losers to Union County in the District 3AA Tournament. The Yellow Jackets lost to Alcoa 53-48 and will travel to the winner of the Fulton/Union County game on Saturday.

  • Pace, Johnson, McClain, Bingham...

    Going into the District 3A Tournament Friday night, the Harriman Blue Devils have been on a little slide of late, dropping a few, really close games.

    The Blue Devils didn't have a lot of momentum heading into the first of the district tournament, but on Friday, the Blue Devils showed they were ready to play and will be a team to beat in the tournament.

    The third-seeded Blue Devils hosted sixth-seeded Concord Christian and lit up the scoreboard for a huge 93-79 victory, allowing some of the reserves to pick up some playing time.

  • Thompson, Miller, Wilkerson lead...

    Matt Thompson, Case Miller and Connor Wilkerson scored 12 points each to lead the Rockwood Tigers to a 54-45 victory over Tellico Plains in the quarter-final round of the District 3A Tournament and a berth in the Region 2A Tournament later this week. Austin Cooper added 10 points.

    Cody Swanson led Tellico Plains with 15 points.

    The victory put the Tigers into the semi-finals against top-seed Meigs County Monday night.

  • Blue Devils, Tigers battle in 3A...

    Fans of the Harriman Blue Devils and Rockwood Tigers were hoping to see their teams meet in the District 3A Championship Game on Wednesday night at Roane State Community, due to condensation on the floor at Dr. Tom W. Evans Gymnasium. They will have to settle for the consolation game; however, as both the Blue Devils and Tigers dropped semifinal contests at Rockwood High School.

    Rockwood took the floor first and played well early, but couldn’t sustain that solid play for 32 minutes, as top seed Meigs County handed the Tigers a 60-40 setback.

  • HHS, MHS played for 3A crown at...

    The District 3A Tournament girls championship will have a Roane County flair, as third seed Midway and fourth seed Harriman played for the championship at Roane State Community College due to condensation on the floor at the Dr. Tom Evans Gymnasium at Rockwood High School.

    On Saturday, Harriman upset top seed Meigs County 52-46 and Midway knocked off second seed Grace Christian 40-34 to advance into the tournament championship game.

  • District 3A Tournament moved to...

    The final two nights of the District 3A basketball tournamentwill has been moved to Roane State Community College due to condensation on the floor at the Dr. Tom Evans Gymnasium at Rockwood High School. The girls consolation and championship games will be tonight at 6:30 and 8, while the boys consolation and championship games will be played Wednesdady at 6:30 and 8 p.m.

  • District basketball tournaments...

    The District 3A, 4A and 4AA basketball tournaments are now underway at Rockwood, Wartburg and Kingston, respectively, after satellite games were played for Districts 3A and 4A.

    In District 3A girls action Thursday, it was Concord Christian at Meigs County, Tellico Plains at Harriman, Rockwood at Midway and Greenback at Grace Christian. The winners advance to the semi-finals at Rockwood Saturday at 6:30 and 8 p.m.

  • Perry shines in RSCC win over...

    Roane State’s Charles Perry put on a show Tuesday night, as the freshman point guard poured in 40 points to lead the Raiders to a 92-60 road victory over the junior varsity squad from Bryan College in Dayton.

    Points, however, weren’t all that Perry did well on Tuesday. He came close to a triple-double, as he pulled down 10 rebounds and dished out eight assists on the evening.

    Perry wasn’t the story in the beginning though, as Roane State’s Quincy Poitier buried three 3-pointers in leading the Raiders to an early 18-11 lead.