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Today's Sports

  • Rockwood wins battle of Lady...

    The Rockwood Lady Tiger soccer team traveled to Sevier County Thursday night to face the Pigeon Forge Lady Tigers and came home with 5-1 victory to prepare for a lengthy home stand at Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex.
    A gritty Pigeon Forge team battled Rockwood early on by turning away several shots; however, Kaley Legg crossed the ball to Lexie Hill 12 minutes into the game for RHS' first goal.

  • It’s FOOTBALL TIME in Tennessee

    It is now "football time in Tennessee," especially in Roane County.
    Oliver Springs hosts Sunbright (0-1, 1-2), while Harriman (3-0, 1-0) travels to Unaka and Midway (0-1, 0-2) hosts Lookout Valley in non-region tonight.
    There is a log-jam at the top of Region 1-2A as Harriman is tied with Coalfield (1-0, 3-0) and Greenback (1-0, 3-0), followed by Jellico (0-0, 2-0), Oneida (0-1, 1-2), Sunbright (0-1, 1-2) and Midway (0-1, 0-2).

  • Kingston’s Ross teaches art of...

    To a devotee of fly fishing the graceful arc of the rod and the gentle roll out of the line across the water is poetry in motion.

    For Kingston Parks and Recreation Director Rick Ross fly-fishing is as much an art form as it is a sport.

    An accomplished angler with years of experience instructing others in how to fly fish, Ross recently taught a two-part class entitled “Fly Fishing An Introduction to the Art of Engaging Nature.”

  • Davis joins LMU teammates in...

    Former Kingston Yellow Jacket golfer Brady Davis will join four of his Lincoln Memorial teammates in the Kiawah Island Invitational Sunday through Tuesday.
    This will be Davis' first tournament as a freshman at the Harrogate, TN, school.
    "He is very quiet and a good student," said Coach Travis Muncy, whose team will leave today for Kiwah Island.

  • Lexie Hill leads Lady Tiger...

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers soccer team went back on the prowl after some time off, as they  traveled to Union County to face the Lady Patriots in a district matchup.
    Rockwood went up 1-0 on a quick goal from Camryn Evans assisted by Lexie Hill. Not long after the first goal, Kaley Legg, seeing her first action of the season, found the back of the net making it 2-0, assisted by L. Hill.
    Rockwood found a rhythm and continually forced the pace of play.

  • Harriman Lady Devil soccer team...

    The Harriman High School Lady Devils soccer team took the field on Tuesday evening to take on the the Lady Highlanders of Gatlinburg-Pitman at Riverfront Park.
    THe Lady Devils have been improving throughout the season and things didn't change on Tuesday night as they kept going in the right direction.
    Sometimes the scoreboard doesn't tell all of the game and that's how things went t when the Lady Devils dropped the contest 8-0.

  • Allen coaching Tigers despite...

    A familiar face has been missing from the Rockwood Tigers sideline this season. Longtime defensive coordinator Jeff Allen is recovering from knee surgery and has been coaching from the press box, a place he hasn't been since his first year as an assistant coach to John Webb in 1996.
    “It's hard,” Allen said of not being able to roam the sideline on game night. “It's hard not being able to be hands on. I want to see them eye-to-eye when I say something to them (players). I hate not being in the huddle during a time out to make adjustments.”

  • Rockwood at Kingston highlights...

    For the third time this season fans of high school football in Roane County will get a bonus night of action, as Rockwood travels to Kingston Thursday evening in one of the biggest games on the 2016 schedule.
    Roane County remaining three teams will be in action on Friday. Harriman will be the only team playing outside of the county border, as Travis Tapp’s squad makes the long road trip to Stoney Creek to take on Unaka.
    Midway and Oliver Springs will be at home. The Bobcats host Sunbright, while the Green Wave entertain Lookout Valley.

  • Green Wave wins battle, but not...

    By Brownie Rose
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    Coach Ryen Minton’s Midway Green Wave won another statistical battle, but again failed to win the war, as they  dropped a close 26-18 game at Coalfield.
    Much like their opening game against Rockwood, Midway out gained the Yellow Jackets 306 to 265, but couldn’t come up with the win.

  • Long rushes McMinn Central...

    By Goose Lindsay
    glindsay@roanecounty.com
    McMinn Central’s Jackson Long proved more than the Kingston Yellow Jackets could handle Friday night as the 6 foot, 225-pound bruiser rushed for 287 yards and 3 TDs in leading the Chargers to a 23-21 victory at Dr. Nat Sugarman Field.
    “He’s tough,” Kingston head coach Brian Pankey said of Long after the game. “He’s a great running back with a great center of balance. We had a tough time getting him down.”