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Today's Sports

  • Seniors meet juniors in powder...
  • Lady Jackets on to the next round
  • Tight-knit Lady Devils advance...

    By Jace Greene

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The Harriman Lady Devils started their Volleyball team back 4 years ago under the direction of Angela Monkhouse, and year number 4 has been a good one for the Lady Devils.

    Since reviving the program in 2014, the Lady Devils have been unable to pick up a win in the district tournament, but that has changed as this past week the Lady Devils were able to secure a second place finish behind Bledsoe County and a trip to the region tournament.

  • Kingston swarms Highlanders for...

    Coaches often worry about their team being distracted during homecoming week, but the Kingston Yellow Jackets were anything but that Friday night as Brian Pankey’s squad rolled to a 33-7 victory over Scott at Dr. Nat Sugarman Memorial Field.

    “It’s been a long week with homecoming and all the distractions but fortunately we were able to come out and execute,” Coach Pankey said following the game. “The kids played well and I’m extremely proud of them.”

  • Oliver Springs tame the Tigers

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    With a full moon shinning bright in the October sky, the Oliver Springs Bobcats’ offensive line was the only thing to fear on this cool football Friday night in Sunbright as they defeated the Tigers by a score of 51-18.

    For the second week in a row, the Bobcats came to play and with 6:06 left in the first quarter, Oliver Springs had a 9-0 lead that started with a blocked punt for a safety and a returned kickoff inside the 10-yard line.

  • Green Wave can’t quench Devils

    All the pieces fit in place for the Harriman Blue Devils on the way to a 41-6 win against the Midway Green Wave Friday night in Midway.

    The Devils got a complete game from their offensive and defensive units. Harriman scored 34 points in the first half on the strength of an effective rushing attack and clutch passing while limiting Midway’s normally potent passing game.

  • Lady Devils douse Green Wave for...

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    If one word could describe the Clinch River Valley middle school softball state sectional tournament championship game between Midway and Harriman then that word would be “WOW”.

    It took extra innings to decide the winner and with the score tied at 9-9 after the regulated time had expired, the international tie-breaker rule goes into effect with a runner (the last out of the previous inning) taking 2nd base.

  • Lady Tigers punch playoff ticket

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers have excelled on the pitch this season.

    In the last week, Rockwood faced a pair of Rone County rivals and walked away with wins both times.

    A week ago, the Lady Tigers went down the road to Oliver Springs and clinched the district with a 5-0 win against the Lady ‘Cats.

    Senior forward Kaley Legg led her team with two goals.

    Cameran Evans scored a goal and had two assists. Freshman Kendall Wade also fiished wih a goal and pair of assists. Chloe Grant also had a goal and asisst.

  • Jackets tops in district with win
  • Cherokee wins big in Saturday...

    The Cherokee Middle School Yellow Jackets stayed unbeaten last Saturday with a 36-0 victory over Oliver Springs at Dr. Nat Sugarman Memorial Field in Kingston.

    Dual threat quarterback Kain Collins led the Jackets to victory as he passed for 200 yards while rushing for another 100 on the evening.

    Collins got off to a fast start as he found an open Austin Edmonds from 37 yards out on Cherokee’s first possession of the night.

    Collins added the 2-point conversion for an 8-0 lead midway through the first quarter.