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Today's Sports

  • Senior Bowlers enjoy Halloween...
  • Jackets end season at CAK

    Much like their first encounter, the Kingston Yellow Jackets hung tough with the Christian Academy of Knoxville Warriors, but the Warriors pulled away in the second half to score a 34-6 win, ending the Yellow Jackets season. 

  • Raiders set for season

    Roane State Community College men’s basketball coach Randy Nesbit has high expectations for his 2010-11 team. 

    “We want to be in the hunt for the league title, which we were last year,” said Nesbit, whose team finished 17-10 last season.

  • Turnovers lead to Harriman'...

    The Harriman Blue Devils had their opportunities Friday night to upset No. 6 ranked Copper Basin in the first round of the TSSAA Class A playoffs, but a pair of red zone fumbles that turned into long TD returns for the Cougars led to the Blue Devils season coming to an end following a 32-13 loss.

    Harriman would hold a 7-0 lead after one period of play.

  • Oliver Springs downs Rockwood in...

    Playoff football is usually about running the football and playing solid defense.

    Oliver Springs (7-4) excelled in both of those areas Friday night and the result was a 26-14 victory at Rockwood (7-4) in the first round of the TSSAA Class AA playoffs.

    “We told our team all week this game would be won by the did that had the most yards rushing,” Oliver Springs head coach Wiley Brackett said. “Our offensive linemen showed up with a chip on their shoulder and we challenged our linemen and backs to run hard between the tackles.”

  • TWRA announces new licenses

    As approved earlier at a meeting of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission, the addition of five licenses and an amendment to a trout fishing license specific to the city of Gatlinburg are now in effect.

  • Playoffs set to begin

    The second football season starts Friday night as Harriman, Kingston, Oliver Springs and Rockwood open play in the TSSAA playoffs.

    Harriman enters the second season as a No. 6 seed in Quad 1 of the TSSAA Class A playoffs and the Blue Devils will play at No. 3 Copper Basin.

  • Greif gearing up for one more...

    Everything changes, but sometimes people wish they didn’t have to.

    That’s the case in Rockwood as after 57 years behind the microphone, Tiger public address announcer Maurice Greif is retiring.

  • Raiderettes ready for season

    Roane State Community College women’s basketball coach Monica Boles knows her team is young, but she is not worried about inexperience.

  • Defense leads Lady Tigers to...

    The best offense is sometimes a good defense.

    That was the case for the Rockwood Middle School Lady Tigers over the past two weeks as Jeff Allen’s squad gave up just 62 points in three games in winning the 2010 Hollis Eble Tournament at Oakdale.