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Today's Sports

  • Pankey’s debut highlights Friday...

    The 2013 season got off to a fantastic start for three Roane County teams last week as Harriman, Oliver Springs and Midway all picked up wins while Rockwood dropped an overtime thriller against Oneida.

  • Cherokee runs record to 2-0

    The Cherokee Middle School Yellow Jackets ran their record to 2-0 with a 28-18 win over Midway Middle Thursday at Dr. Nat Sugarman Field in Kingston.
    The Jackets have yet to play within their classification in the Clinch Valley Conference, but do have the two wins over Roane County teams against Harriman and Midway.
    The Cherokee Middle School Yellow Jackets ran their record to 2-0 with a 28-18 win over Midway Middle Thursday at Dr. Nat Sugarman Field in Kingston.

  • RMS cruises past Wartburg, 44-0

    One week after opening the season with a disappointing loss against Oliver Springs, the Rockwood Middle School Tigers bounced back Thursday night with an impressive 44-0 victory at Wartburg.

  • Limited sandhill crane hunting...

    The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission voted to approve the state’s first sandhill crane hunting season during its August meeting which concluded Friday.  
    The inaugural season will be held From Nov. 28 through Jan. 1, 2014. It is more conservative than what is allowed by the USFWS.  

  • Ground game leads OSMS past...

    Oliver Springs Middle School kept things simple and it worked to perfection last Thursday evening in a 32-16 win over the Coalfield Yellow Jackets.
    The Bobcats took the opening drive and started a theme that would continue all night. Coalfield would see a dose of Landon Everett and Logan Kelley right at them and they had no answer.

  • Fury wins AAU national title
  • Lady Jackets battle Clinton to...

    On a stifling hot summer afternoon, the Kingston Lady Jackets played to the best of their ability, exercising great ball control, controlling the ball for 80 percent of the game and getting 21 shots on goal, but were held to a 0-0 tie by the Clinton Lady Dragons last Thursday.
    Clinton was led by a goalie that cannot be a mortal with gazelle-like leaping ability and punts that would make new Tennessee football coach Butch Jones spend a scholarship on the young lady.

  • Cooley, McFarland honored by...
  • Stephenson leads Bobcats in 40-0...

    By ALLEN LAMOUNTAIN
    Elizabethton Star
    Like trying to shovel sand into a bucket with a fork, the Unaka Rangers could not contain Oliver Springs senior tailback Eddie Stephenson on Friday night at Goddard Field.
    Stephenson rushed for a game-high 177 yards and two touchdowns as the Bobcats opened the 2013 football season with a 40-0 shutout victory over the Rangers.
    From the opening series it was clear that Unaka was going to have a difficult time stopping the Oliver Springs running attack as the ’Cats moved 50 yards for a score on seven plays.

  • Oneida edges Rockwood in...

    By TYLER MANNING
    Roane Newspapers
    Football is often known as a religion here in the south. Friday night there was a perfect example of that at Rockwood’s Civitan Field as a defensive masterpiece took place with the visiting Oneida Indians edging Rockwood in overtime, 13-12.