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Today's Sports

  • Oliver Springs girls soccer team...

    The fall sports season is here, which means girl’s soccer will be starting around the county. 

    The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats are receiving some buzz surrounding their program this season. The Lady 'Cats lost seven players off last year's team with six of them being starters.
    Said Head Coach Josh Pryor, "I am excited about this upcoming season and their athleticism."

    Pryor is entering his sixth season as the head coach for the girls and has also been coaching the boys soccer team as well. 

  • RHS, OS seeking replacement game...

    The Rockwood and Oliver Springs football teams will have another open date this season, as Tennessee Christian Prep School in Cleveland will be not playing because the lack of players.

    That leaves Coach Larry Green's Bobcats with open dates Aug. 26 and Oct. 21, while Rockwood will have an open date Sept. 2 and Sept. 30.

    Both coaches are still trying to find a replacement for TCPS.

  • Rockwood Middle School announces...

    Rockwood Middle School will be hosting a jamboree Saturday, Aug. 13, on Civitan Field; however, there is a change in the schedule, since Oakdate is not fielding a team and CAK is not participating.

    Varsity and junior varsity teams from Lake City, Wartburg, Midway, Coalfield, Harriman, Oneida, Spring City, Cherokee, Rockwood and Oliver Springs will be participating.

  • Harriman golf team to make noise...

    The Harriman golf team has kicked off their season and  are looking to make some noise this fall.
    Corey Mashburn returns for his seventh season as coach for the Blue Devils men’s and women’s golf team. Mashburn is very excited about the upcoming season.

    "This team is full of great kids that are a joy to be around," said Mashburn.

  • OS golfers practicing hard for...

    The Oliver Springs golf team hit the course this summer practicing hard for seventh-year head coach Matt Headden.
    "They are anxious to get rolling with the season and make some strides towards a good season," said Headden.
    The Bobcats lost only one senior off last year's team and replacing him won't be an easy task, as he qualified for the region tournament.

    Seniors Matt Gaylor and Logan Forysthe are looking to fill that gap.

  • TSSAA Board of Control sets...

    It is official. The TSSAA Board of Control at a special called meeting Wednesday at the TSSAA headquarters in Hermitage approved the classification plan for its member schools for  2017-21.

    In Division II, football will be divided into three classes. Schools with enrollments up to 265 will be in Class A, 266-530 in Class AA and 531 and up in Class AAA.

    The state's 24 Division I private schools have until Oct. 14 to make a decision to stay in Division I or move into Division II.

    Division II wrestling and bowling will be in one class each.

  • 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.