Today's Sports

  • Three receive black belt...

    Two long time martial artists and one student recently received advanced promotions at the Roane School of Isshin-ryu Karate in Harriman. Don Bordinger received the rank of Hachi-Dan (8th Degree Black Belt), Bill Duncan was promoted to Roku-Dan (6th Degree Black Belt and Masters Level), and Kacy Aslinger was advanced to Sho-Dan (1st Degree Black Belt).

  • Jackets drop Hall of Fame games

    Saturday was a busy day for the Kingston Yellow Jackets and Lady Jackets as they traveled to Anderson County High School to play a pair of TSSAA Hall of Fame games.

  • Jackets struggle with North

    Cherokee’s journey up Highway 70 to take on North Middle School didn’t go so well Monday night as the Stars picked up a sweep on their home floor.

  • HMS too much for Midway

    Monday night was a good night for the Harriman Middle School Blue Devils and Lady Devils as both teams picked up victories over Midway.

  • Jackets sweep Midway Middle

    Neighborhood rivals Cherokee and Midway got together at Cherokee Middle School Tuesday and it would be the host Yellow Jackets and Lady Jackets coming away victorious.

  • Meigs County claws Midway in...

    The Midway Green Wave and Lady Waves would both end up with 1-1 records after the second of two Hall of Fame games to begin basketball season. Both teams won against Mt. Pisgah Tuesday night, but both would lose to Meigs County on Friday.
    In what was a preview for next basketball season, the Lady Waves dropped a 64-37 decision to the Lady Tigers. The Green Waves fell 52-46 to the Tigers after leading late in the game.

  • Howard pumps in 45 in win

    Harriman’s Xavier Howard put on a show Friday night as he pulled in an eye-popping and jaw-dropping 45 points for the Harriman Blue Devils en route to a 78-67 win over the Carter Hornets.
    Carter took the early 16-14 lead at the end of the opening period, but Harriman used an 8-0 surge at one point in period number two to help them wrest the lead from the Hornets to take a 29-24 halftime lead.
    The tag team of "The X-Factor" Howard (16 points) and Chris Works (13 points) led the way for Harriman in the first half.

  • TVAA wraps up 2012 season

    The Tennessee Valley Athletic Association season came to a rousing end on Nov. 10 with a set of championship games in Oliver Springs and Harriman.
    Almost all the higher seeds won their games except for the cricket Gold Bowl where the second seeded Spring City Red Dogs pulled a mild upset against top seeded Harriman.
    The three unbeaten teams remained unbeaten during championship Saturday.
    The Harriman mighty mites fended off Oliver Springs for the third time this year to go 11-0 for the season.
    The Oliver Springs hoppers stayed unbeaten with a 24-8 win over Kingston.

  • Richardson signs with Trevecca

    There’s never been any question that Midway’s Alex Richardson would play college softball.
    The only question was where Richardson would play beginning next season and that question was answered Friday when the Lady Wave senior signed scholarship papers with Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville.
    “I’m super happy,” Richardson said after making it official on Friday. “I’m happy with my choice of college, and I’m thankful for my family for supporting me through everything.”
    Richardson chose Trevecca for several reasons that weren’t necessarily related to softball.

  • Cherokee, RMS battle to the end

    The hardwood season continued in Roane County with a very physical, hard-fought contest between the Cherokee Lady Jackets and the Rockwood Lady Tigers that saw the Lady Jackets eke out a 27-25 win over their in-county rivals.
    Cherokee gave the Lady Tigers a blanking in the first period with a 4-0 advantage.
    A 6-0 tilt at one point gave Cherokee a 12-6 lead, but the Lady Tigers came roaring back to methodically chop their deficit down to 16-12 at the half.
    Rockwood would use an 11-6 swing in the third period to take a 23-22 lead going into the home stretch.