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Today's Sports

  • Poor field position doomed Green...

    Terrible field position almost the entire game doomed the Midway Green Wave Friday evening at Oneida, who took enough advantage to escape with a 17-7 Region 2-2A victory.

    Midway (1-3, 0-2) will host county rival Oliver Springs this Friday for homecoming, before playing four consecutive region games - at Jellico, at Harriman, Greenback and Sunbright and closing out the season with Unaka for senior night.

  • Rose, Collins shine in Cherokee...

    Kain Collins passed for two touchdowns and rushed for one more, and Marcus Rose scored two touchdowns to lead the Cherokee Middle School Yellow Jackets to a 36-18 victory over the Rockwood Middle School Tigers Thursday evening on Dr. Nat Sugarman Field at Kingston High School.

    Collins rushed for 62 yards on nine carries with one TD and completed 5-of-6 passes for 97 yards with two touchdowns, a 24-yarder to Rose and an 11-yarder to Landon Diggs.

  • Harriman Middle softball teams...

    The Harriman Middle School Lady Devils took the field last Tuesday evening as they hosted the Lady Bulldogs from Wartburg Central Middle School and picked up a convincing 9-1 win.

    After losing to an unbeaten Coalfield Middle School last Monday night for their second loss of the season, Harriman bounced back with the victory over Wartburg.

    “We went through some hitting drills before the game on Tuesday.” Said co head coach Chasity Lowery.

    The Lady Devils for sure benefited from it on Tuesday night.

  • State’s oldest rivalry tops week...

    Week six is coming up for Roane County football teams, with all five in action tonight, including two intercounty matches — Harriman at Rockwood and Oliver Springs at Midway, while Kingston travels to Greenback.
    Travis Tapp's Harriman Blue Devils come into the contest at 4-0 is 1-0 in Region 2-1A third behind Coalfield (2-0, 5-0) and Greenback (2-0, 5-0), who have a monster game on Oct. 6 at Greenback, one week after Coalfield comes to Harriman.

  • Harriman at Rockwood is marquee...

    The high school football season hits the midway point Friday night, and Roane County football fans are blessed with a great schedule this week as county rivalry games take center stage.
    The marquee game this week is the state's longest running consecutive running rivalry resumes when Harriman visits Rockwood for the 97th meeting between the two teams.
    The series started in 1921, and the Blue Devils have played every year consecutively since 1924 Rockwood currently holds a 55-35-6 advantage in the series.

  • Lexie Hill leads Lady Tigers to...

    Lexie Hill scored three goals to lead, as the Rockwood Lady Tigers soccer team went on the prowl for their 11th win this,  defeating Greenback 6-1 at Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex in the fourth game of their five-game homestand.
    Darcy Ferrell started the scoring, as she connected on a corner kick for a 1-0 Lady Tiger advantage.
    Shortly after, Lexie Hill beat the Greenback defender on the right siege for her first goal of the game for a 2-0 lead.

  • Roane County golfers head to...

    Several Roane County golfers will be advancing into region golf action after Monday's region golf tournament in Sevierville.
    The Rockwood girls and boys,  five members of the Kingston teams and one player from Oliver Springs will advance into next week's action in Sevierville.
    The top three boys and girls teams and the top five individuals not on the winning teams advance to the region tournament.

  • OS starts strong, can’t hold off...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Oliver Springs Bobcats came into Friday night looking for their second consecutive win; however,  they would be denied by the Sweetwater Wildcats, 48-26.

    Oliver Springs started the game hot with a 24-yard touchdown run by Jon Woodward to cap the game’s opening drive. The PAT was no good, leaving the score 6-0.

    The Bobcats’ defense held Sweetwater to a three and out on the ensuing drive. Oliver Springs scored again on a 61-yard run by Joe Tumminello.

  • County teams return to region...

    Roane County football teams are entering week five, with four of the five teams in action and three of the five return to region play.
    Coach Travis Tapp's 4-0 Harriman Blue Devils have the week off, as they will prepare for next wee's trip south to Rockwood for their annual battle with Coach John Webb's 1-2 Tigers who host Lancaster Christian from Smyrna. Rockwood had an extra day off after their loss to Kingston last Thursday evening.

  • Szozda, Davis shine in...

    Two former Kingston golfers had outstanding performances for their respective college teams this week.
    LMU freshman Brady Davis tied for 67th in the Kiawah Island Invitational played Monday and Tuesday at Osprey Point Golf Club on Kiawah Island, South Carolina, while the Railsplitters finished fourth overall, while Tennessee State freshman Savannah Szozda helped the Lady Tigers finish 12th in the Murray State Drake Invitational at Ledbetter, KY.