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Today's Sports

  • Rockwood Football Alumni...

    The start of the 2016 football season for the Rockwood Tigers will be here soon.

    In April 2005, the Rockwood Football Alumni Association, made up of former players, coaches and managers, was started. Through the first 10 years, it has raised over  $100,000 to help support the football program.

    "The goal this year, as always, is to have 100 members and $10,000 which we have never met," said Mark Clem (Class of 1979).

  • Three county teams in action...

    Week two of the high school football season is here and once again Roane County fans get a bonus night of football, as one game will again be played on Thursday this week.

    This week's Thursday game will be at Harriman's Wallace Black Field, as the Blue Devils host Wartburg in a non-region contest.

    Two more games will be played on Friday, and both are within Roane County's borders.

    One is a non-region contest with Kingston hosting Cumberland County. The second is a Region 2-2A game with

  • 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.

  • Roane teams gearing up for...

     

    High school football teams are remembered for the success they have in November. However, it’s the work the teams put in now that will determine success this fall.

  • Roane County teams continue in...

    Roane County teams are still alive in Dixie Youth Baseball tournaments this week.

    The Kingston AAA (9-10) all-stars played Caryville for the district tournament title Tuesday afternoon for a berth in next week's state tournament at Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex. Kingston defeated Madisonville Friday, lost to Sweetwater

    Saturday and beat Sweetwater Monday to face Caryville in the championship game.

  • Rockwood, Kingston teams beaten...

    The 2016 season ended sooner than the Kingston and Rockwood AA All-Stars would have liked, as both were eliminated in the Dixie Youth sub District 8AA Tournament at Rocky Top.

    Both teams did pick up a win in the tourney, as Kingston defeated Spring City, 7-6, Saturday morning, while Rockwood defeated Kingston, 20-15, Saturday evening.

    In between, Rocky Top defeated Kingston, 28-21, and they beat Rockwood, 14-10. Campbell County also beat Rockwood, 29-0.

  • County Commission recognizes...
  • Midway receives the Strength of...

    The National Strength and Conditioning Association and the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition announced Midway High School as a 2016 Strength of America award recipient.

    This award recognizes Midway High School to have represented the gold standard in strength and conditioning programs.

    Led by Ryan Minton to improve his school’s curriculum, Midway High was measured in four major categories: supervision, education, program, and facilities.

  • Dixie Youth Tournaments begin...

    Dixie Youth Baseball will be holding several tournaments in Roane County in June.

    In Class A (5-6 year olds), the West subdistrict tournament begins June 17 at the Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex in Rockwood, with the district tournament being held June 24 in Kingston.
    Rockwood plays Harriman in the opener at 6 p.m. Friday, followed by Campbell County National vs. Campbell County American.

    The tournament concludes on Monday.

    In Class AA (7-8 year olds), Harriman will be hosting the district tournament June 24

  • Goss Scholarship Golf Tournament...

    The Jack Goss Scholarship Golf Tournament was played Saturday morning at the Emory Golf and Country Club. The scholarship was established in memory of Goss, a 1967 Harriman High School graduate who passed away on Jan. 6, 2014.

    Six Harriman graduates have received the Goss Scholarship - 2014 - Ricky Barry and Marissa Burkhardt; 2015 - Mike Jackson and Caitlin Hester; and 2016 - Emily LaRue and Andrew Collett.