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Today's Sports

  • Jackets struggle in scrimmage

    The sounds of pads popping are as addictive as chocolate for football-starved fans across Roane County.
    The Kingston Yellow Jackets partook in a three-way dance with Campbell County and Webb, armed with University of Tennessee recruit Todd Kelly, and fell 3-0 to Webb varsity and 2-0 to Campbell County.
    "Tonight was basically what happens when a young, inexperienced team goes up against one of the best teams in the state (Webb)," Kingston Yellow Jackets head coach Brian Pankey reflected post-scrimmage.

  • Green Wave, Eagles tie on...

    The Oakdale Eagles and the Midway Green Wave battled last Friday and if anything was settled, it was these two teams are pretty even.
    Neither team could get going on offense in the early going.  Both teams made plenty of mistakes on offense and the defenses played tough. Midway finally struck for six on the 37th play of the game when junior Mason Woody raced 48 yards for the games first score. Four plays later the Green Wave struck again when Woody hit Jon Beason for a 49 yard touchdown.

  • Coaches poll has Roane teams...

    Coaches spend the most time with their team and observing other teams.
    Fans of Roane County’s five football teams, however, are hoping they have missed out on their preseason predictions, as no team from Roane County has been picked to win a district title according to the 2013 Murphy Fair’s Coaches Poll.
    The highest projected finishing team in Roane County this season is Rockwood. John Webb’s Tigers are picked to finish second overall in District 3-A behind Grace Christian Academy.

  • ACAC competes in Barbourville...

    By CHIP FISCHER
    Special to the News
    The ACAC swimmers owned the First and Second Place trophies for highest individual points in most events at the KCEOC Summer Splash in Barbourville, Ky.  

  • 13 games to see in ’13

    There might not be a lot of county rivalry games on this year’s schedule, but there still are a lot of intriguing match-ups that will go a long way to determine how successful each of Roane County’s five teams will be this season.
    Here is a look at what could be the top 13 games for 2013.
    Friday, Aug. 23
    Oneida at Rockwood
    Two tradition rich programs open the season at what could be a playoff preview in November.
    Both teams have similar philosophies as both like to run the football and are aggressive on defense.

  • First day in pads
  • Tigers fall in Dixie Youth World...

    After suffering a 23-0 setback against Pineview, S.C. on Saturday, the Rockwood AA All-Stars would see their Dixie Youth Region I World Series run come to an end Sunday afternoon following a 23-8 loss against Dinwiddie National.

  • Roane lands eight on all-state...

    With two teams making it to the state tournament, the 2013 baseball/softball season was a good one for Roane County.

  • Napier signs with Tennessee...

    Rockwood’s Tavin Napier has worked hard over the years to be the best baseball player possible.

  • Roane Revolution performs well...

    The Roane Revolution recently finished second in the U8 girls division at tournaments sponsored by the World Futbol Tour and 3v3 Live organizations in Knoxville.