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Today's Sports

  • Rockwood loses two 3A games at...

    The Rockwood Tigers took a trip down the Cherohala Skyway to face off against the Tellico Plains Bears, only to come out with a pair of un-“bear”-able results, as the Lady Tigers fell 54-41 while the Rockwood Tigers fell short in a 39-38 defensive donnybrook.
    Tellico Plains 54, Rockwood 41: Despite a valiant, hard-fought effort, the Rockwood Lady Tigers couldn’t quite overcome the Tellico Plains Lady Bears in a 54-41 shootout on Friday

  • Blue Devils calm Green Waves for...

    The Harriman basketball teams traveled south of the river to face District 3A foe Midway Friday night, as the Blue Devils defeated the Green Wave 78-36 to extend their winning streak to 17 games, while the Lady Waves defeated the Lady Devils 45-33 for the second time this season.
    Harriman 78, Midway 46: The Blue Devils placed five players in double figures in route to their victory. Isaiah McClain, Jaylen McCullum, John Johnson, Joe Pace and Hayden Bingham tallied 22, 15, 15, 13 and 10 points, respectively, for Harriman.
    Gabe Moore led the Green Wave with 11 points.

  • Harriman Middle School sweeps...

    On Monday, Roane County Schools weren’t in session for remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King JR, but due to bad weather a week earlier, the Harriman Middle at Rockwood Middle game was made up.
    Harriman picked up two wins and the regular season sweep of the county rivalry, game as the Lady Devils won 26-6 victory and the Blue Devils grinded out a 49-36 victory.
    Harriman 24, Rockwood  6: The Lady Devils picked up the win with some solid defense as they held the Lady Tigers to only six points in the contest.

  • ALL-STATE....AGAIN

    Rockwood senior Lexie Hill was named to the  Tennessee Sports Writers Association as a forward on the Class A/AA team. This was the second straight season the Lady Tiger player has received this honor.
    "I had a good year," said Hill, who praised her teammates. "I love them all."

  • Midway Middle sweeps HMS

    It was a unique situation Thursday night, when the Harriman Middle School basketball teams traveled south of the river to battle the Midway Middle School teams.
    The circumstance was a bit unique, as the first game started at 5 p.m. rather than the normal 6 p.m. tip and the second was that the boys played first on eighth-grade night.
    The Lady Waves picked up a 30-21 victory over the Lady Devils, while the Green Wave bested the Blue Devils 43-32.

  • Lady Tigers stretched their...

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers extended their winning streak to four games after defeating Concord Christian Tuesday night in Knoxville.
    Cassidy Tilley, Zoie Hill and Lexie Hill led the Lady Tigers with 14, 11 and 10 points, respectively.
    Ashley Penland led Concord Christian with 23 points.
    Camryn Evans tallied four first-quarter points to give the Lady Tigers an 8-7 lead. Zoie Hill and Tilley were both 2-of-2 from the charity stripe. Penland had four points for Concord Christian.

  • Green Wave swamps Bears for...

    By Ed Greif
    egreif@roanecounty.com
    The Midway basketball teams swept a pair of District 3A games from the Tellico Plains Bears Tuesday. The Green Wave defeated the Bears 50-44 to notch their first district win of the season, while the Lady Waves beat the Lady Bears 41-37.
    Midway 50, Tellico Plains 44:  "I am proud of my guys. They are trying to improve every day," Midway Coach Justin O'Toole. "Tellico Plains is well-coached. We battled tonight and breaks went our way at the end."

  • Green Wave swamps Tellico Plains...

    The Midway basketball teams swept a pair of District 3A games from the Tellico Plains Bears Tuesday. The Green Wave defeated the Bears 50-44 to notch their first district win of the season, while the Lady Waves beat the Lady Bears 41-37.
    Midway 50, Tellico Plains 44:  "I am proud of my guys. They are trying to improve every day," Midway Coach Justin O'Toole. "Tellico Plains is well-coached. We battled tonight and breaks went our way at the end."

  • Rockwood loses 51-47 at Concord...

    The Rockwood Tigers were beaten 51-47 at Concord Christian Tuesday evening in Knoxville.
    Matt Massengill tallied nine first-quarter points to help Concord Christian build a 14-8 advantage, Ryan McCain had eight points for Tigers.
    McCain scored eight more points in the second quarter, as the Tigers cut the deficit to 24-22 with a 14-10 run. Dylan Brandenburg buried two 3-point baskets for Concord Christian.

  • Harriman Middle spilts with...

    For the first time since Dec. 20, the Harriman Middle School basketball teams returned to the court hosting Greenback Tuesday, after Monday's game at Rockwood was snowed out.
    The Lady Devils were beaten 28-15, while the Blue Devils picked up a 45-9 victory.
    Greenback 28, HMS 15: The Lady Devils played a good game, but were unable to get the necessary scoring.
    Harriman started slow as they were outscored 5-2 after one quarter. Sydney McCullum had the Lady Devil points.