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Today's Sports

  • Football jamborees set Aug. 12...

    Roane County football teams will be opening practice this week in preparation for season openers Aug. 18-19; however, Midway High School and Rockwood Middle School hosting jamborees the weekend before.

    Midway will host this year’s Roane County Football Jamboree on Friday, Aug. 12, at 6:30 p.m., for one last preparation for season openers Aug. 18 and 19.
    Here is the jamboree schedule:
    No. 1: Oliver Springs Hoppers vs. Midway;
    No. 2: Cumberland County vs. Rockwood;
    No. 3: Oliver Springs vs. Harriman;
    No. 4: Kingston vs. Midway.

  • Rockwood to host Dixie Youth...

     

    The Mike “Brillo” Miller Sports Complex will be hopping later this week as Rockwood will be hosting the Dixie Youth AAA State Tournament starting on Thursday.

  • 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.

  • TSWA renames award for Pat...

     

    The Tennessee Sports Writers Association’s annual women’s basketball coach of the year award will now be known as the Pat Summitt Coach of the Year award. The TSWA voted unanimously Friday to rename its women’s coach of the year award in honor of the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history during its annual business meeting.

  • Rockwood looking for new boys...

    Rockwood High School will be searching for another boys basketball coach, as new coach Daniel Curtis has reportedly resigned to accept a similar position at Rhea County High School in Dayton.

    Curtis was hired last spring to replace Paul Kamikawa who retired after 20-plus years as head coach of the Tigers. Curtis came to Rockwood from Sequoyah after posting a 95-70 overall and a 40-8 district record as the Chief's head coach.

  • 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.