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Today's Sports

  • Jackets, Devils look to build...

    Weather delays and fantastic finishes were the highlights of last week's opening to the 2011 football season.

    All five teams will be in action again this week, and most fans, coaches and players are hoping this Friday's games will be just as exciting without the weather delays.

    The big game in Roane County this week will feature the two teams that picked up victories in dramatic fashion last week as Kingston hosts Harriman.

    Midway, Rockwood and Oliver Springs will also be in action this week and all three will be searching for their first win.

  • TVAA kicks off 2011 season

    Kingston, Harriman, and Rockwood have endured many changes in the past five years in the world of little league football and this year isn't any different.
    During the off season Rockwood Rams director Glen Cofer was determined to form a new league with all five county teams involved. Cofer succeeded in bringing Midway and Oliver Springs back into the fold plus got a bonus with Rhea County and Oak Ridge joining the league, although Oak Ridge will not participate in the playoffs this season.
    The new league will now be called the Tennessee Valley Athletic Association (TVAA).

  • HHS season tickets on sale

    Harriman High School football season tickets will go on sale beginning Friday morning at the high school.
    Tickets cost $25 each.
    For more information, call Harriman High School at 882-1821.

  • Dykes, Mason on the run after...

    In his five years as Harriman’s mayor, Chris Mason has done a lot of good for the residents of the city.

    He has worked hard to revitalize downtown Harriman and make city government work more efficiently. He has also worked hard in changing how other people view Harriman.

    However, all of Mason’s hard work might have gone up in smoke with one word that appeared in the Wednesday’s edition of the Roane County News. That word was KINGSTON as Mason picked the Yellow Jackets in Goose’s Gurus to defeat the Blue Devils in Friday’s match-up between the two bitter county rivals.

  • Rockwood holds off OSMS, 30-26

    “Boomsday” had nothing on the offensive fireworks displayed in the barn burner between the Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats and the Rockwood Tigers as both teams combined for 585 offensive yards in Rockwood’s 30-26 victory Thursday night. 

  • Raiders Baseball Showcase set...

    The Roane State Community College baseball team will be holding a showcase for high school players on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 11 a.m. and Sunday, Oct. 9 at 1 p.m.

    Participants will have the opportunity to be seen by college and pro scouts in a pro style workout.

  • TWRA to support Bubba-Fest

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is pleased to announce their involvement at the third annual “Bubba-Fest”, this Saturday, Aug. 27, in Crossville, Tennessee.

  • Cherokee blasts Harriman in...

    The Cherokee Yellow Jackets opened the 2011 season in style Thursday night as Brian Pankey's squad rolled to a 54-16 victory over Harriman.

  • Midway falls at Lookout Valley,...

    By JON LEFFEW 

    Midway began the 2011 season Friday night on the road, and going in, Green Wave fans had many  questions.

  • Late rally gives Harriman...

    The word of the day in the Harriman Blue Devils vs. Monterey Wildcats game was redemption, as the Blue Devils redeemed themselves from a 25-8 deficit to score 30 unanswered points, including 14 points in a 15.9 second time-frame in the final minute of the game to procure a 38-25 triumph over the Wildcats.