Today's Sports

  • Rockwood has Legg up on Pigeon...

    Kaley Legg scored four goals, while Addyson Goldberg, Lexie Hill and Darcy Ferrell each scored once to lead the Rockwood Lady Tiger soccer team to a 7-1 victory over the Pigeon Forge Lady Tigers in the District 3A/AA Tournament semi-finals Tuesday evening and to earn a berth in the championship game against Grace Christian.
    "We are clicking at the right time. It was a good team effort. Everyone is contributing positively," said Rockwood Lady Tiger soccer coach Don Maples, after his team defeated Pigeon Forge 7-1 in the District 3A/AA Tournament semifinals Tuesday.

  • A lot is riding on week 9...

    As the regular season winds down, the games on the 2016 schedule increase in importance. Such is the case Friday night as all five Roane County teams will take on region foes with a lot riding on the outcome.
    In Region 2-1A, Harriman is sitting pretty for a playoff berth, but the Blue Devils aren't there yet. At 6-1 overall and 2-1 in region play, the Blue Devils are still in the hunt for a region title, but they must secure a playoff berth first and they can take a big step toward achieving that goal Friday night when they host Oneida.

  • Roane County teams return to...

    Week nine has Roane County football teams playing region games — three at home and two on the road.
    Oneida travels to Harriman in another Region 2-1A game for senior night, while Austin-East visits Rockwood in a Region 2-2A game for senior night, also, and Greenback visits Midway for a Region 2-1A game.
    Kingston goes to Alcoa in a Region 3-3A game, while Oliver Springs visits Tellico Plains in a Region 2-2A game.

  • Lady Bobcat basketball team golf...

    The second Oliver Spring High School Lady Bobcat golf tournament will be played Oct. 22 at the Emory Golf and Country Club. Registration will be at 8 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 9 a.m.
    The entry fee for the four-man, best-ball tournament is $75 per player or $300 a team. The first-place prize will be $800 and prizes for longest drive, both men and women, two closest to the pin prizes and door prizes. Lunch will be provided.

  • Kingston, Midway cross country...

    Kingston and Midway competed in the Cherokee Cross Country Invite last Saturday in Knoxville.
    The Yellow Jackets finished 11th with 300 points, while Midway was 14th with 389 points behind Oak Ridge, while Lady Waves were seventh with 211 points behind Oak Ridge.
    Kingston's times were Seth Combs, 18:44.0; Mason King, 20:22.0; Blake Childs, 21:14.0;  Carson Heidle, 22: 00.0; Carter Powell, 22:47.0;  Carter Powell, 22:47.0; John Duran, 23:30.0; and Riley Anderson, 23:38.0.
    Lady Jacket Haley Buchanan finished in 39:36.0.

  • Rockwood shuts out Union County...

    "It was a good game. The girls started out nervous. They settled down and came to play," said Rockwood Lady Tiger Soccer Coach Don Maples, after his team shut out Union County 6-0 in the opening match of the District 3A/AA Tournament at Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex Monday night.
    The Lady Tigers advanced into the second round Tuesday night, as they hosted the winner of the Pigeon Forge at Greenback game. In other action, Grace Christian blanked Concord Christian 9-0, and Gatlinburg-Pittman edged Carter 2-1.

  • Kingston defeats Oneida in two...

    The Kingston Lady Jackets soccer team defeated Oneida 3-2 in two overtimes to advance into the District 4A/AA Tournament, while Oliver Springs was beaten 2-1 by CAK.
    Kingston traveled to CAK Tuesday night for the semifinals, while Alcoa will travel to Catholic. Alcoa defeated Scott 3-1.
    Several players from the Kingston and Oliver Springs girls soccer teams earned post-season honors.

  • Lady Tigers lose to Greeneville...

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers soccer team concluded their best season ever after losing 9-1 in the sectional at Greeneville Saturday evening for Coach Don Maples, whose team finished 18-6 overall, including 10-1 in regular season district play and 3-3 in the post-season.

  • Woody rushes, passes Midway over...

    By Ed Greif
    Jake Woody rushed for three touchdowns and passed for two more to lead the Midway Green Wave to a 55-12 victory over the Sunbright Tigers in a Region 2-1A game Friday evening south of the river.
    "I am proud of this team. This is my favorite team, " said Coach Ryen Minton.
    Woody rushed for 278 yards on 25 carries with three touchdowns on runs of seven, 40 and 90 yards, and completed 5-of-17 passes for 54 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions.

  • Tigers hold hold off Oliver...

    By Ed Greif
    Nate Brackett scored on a 2-yard run with 6:57 left in the third quarter to rally the Rockwood Tigers from a 14-13 halftime deficit to post a 21-14 Region 2-2A victory over the Oliver Springs Bobcats Friday evening to keep their playoff hopes alive.
    The Tigers led 13-0 after the first quarter, but the Bobcats scored 14 second quarter points for the 1-point halftime lead.