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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Harriman soccer team is shut out...

    By Jace Greene
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    The Harriman Lady Devils Soccer team took on the Lady Road Runners of Austin-East on Tuesday night in hopes to come back down the interstate with their first win, but they were unable to do so on the night as they dropped the contest 5-0.
    The Lady Devils came in to the game with a chance to pick up the first win of the season, but the Roadrunners had other plans.
    “We didn’t play our best game,” said head coach Christina Vanmeter.

  • Week five is big for county teams

    Week five of the high school football season is her and it's a big one as most teams across the state of Tennessee will take on region competition.
    Roane County is no different as three teams, Midway, Oliver Springs and Kingston will look to boost their playoff chances with wins this week over region foes.
    All through have a tough task at hand as Kingston travels to Christian Academy of Knoxville, Midway visits Oneida, while Oliver Springs hosts Sweetwater for homecoming.

  • 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.