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Today's Sports

  • Kingston hands loss to Greenback

    Armed with timely hitting and exceptional pitching, the Kingston Yellow Jackets buzzed past the Greenback Cherokees in 11- to 12-year-old Dixie Youth League state tournament action.

    Both teams left runners on second base in the first inning. Kingston scored its first run at the bottom of the second on a balk by the Greenback pitcher, followed by RBI singles by Benji Headrick and Jadon Hensley and an RBI off an error to take a 4-0 advantage.

  • Jackets drop one to Tellico

    In just one day’s time, the Kingston Yellow Jackets went from the thrill of victory to the agony of defeat.

    The Jackets left 11 men on base as they dropped a 4-3 heartbreaker to the Tellico Plains Bears in Dixie Youth Baseball 11- to 12-year-old action.

    Neither team put runs on the board for the first inning.

    Kingston left runners on the corners in the top of the second inning as Tellico Plains scored on an RBI single by Cody Swanson, but left the bases juiced to take a 1-0 lead.

  • Tigers downed by Madisonville...

    Domination would describe the matchup between Rockwood and Madisonville.

    The Tornadoes ripped through Rockwood 13-0 Friday night.

    Madisonville scored in the top of the first off a Tanner Moser blast that went a good 275 feet.

    It was all downhill from there for the Tigers.

    Austin Ford and Josh Sloan batted in Tornado singles at the top of the second, with J.D. Wiggins hitting in a double and Nick Herrill stealing home for a 5-0 lead.

  • Upward Flag football signups...

    Upward flag football signups will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 16 and July 23 at the Roane State Community College field.

    Signups are for ages 4 through eighth grade.

    Call 924-2862 for details.

  • SOR Fun Run set for July 30

    The South of the River Fun Run will start at 8 a.m. July 30 at Midway High School.

    The fun run will feature a certified 5K run, kids mile and 2-mile walk.

    All proceeds benefit the Midway High School football and basketball programs.

    The fun run is part of Family Fun Day with activities, games and food from 7:30 a.m. to noon.

    Call 376-5645 or 617-0399 for details.

  • Sweetwater ends Rockwood's...

    The 2011 Dixie Youth baseball season came to a close Thursday evening for Rockwood as the Tigers dropped a 16-4 decision at the hands of Sweetwater in the District 8 AA Tournament title game in Tellico Plains.

  • Midway Football Camp starts...

    The MIdway Youth Football Camp will be held Thursday thru Saturday, July 14-16 from  6-7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday. and  10 a.m. to noon on Saturday.  

    The cost of the camp is $25.  

  • Krush win Memorial Day Blast
  • Whistles wanted

    The Clinch Valley Football Officials Association (CVFOA) is looking for sports minded people interested in becoming a high school football official. 

  • Devils fall in dramatic title...

    So close, yet so far was the best way to sum up the Harriman All-Stars Dixie Youth District 8 A championship game with Sweetwater, as Harriman had an 8-1 lead at one stretch, only to lose a 14-13 heartbreaker Thursday night in Sweetwater.