Today's Sports

  • Rockwood falls to Grace...

    The weather is finally changing, and the Rockwood Tiger faithful hoped for a change on the field after last week’s lost to Harriman. However, their wishes would not be granted as the Tigers suffered a tough loss to region opponent Grace Christian on Friday by a score of 32-6.
    “I thought the effort was great,” said Tiger coach John Webb. “I thought we made a few mistakes here and there, but we played with a winning effort.”

  • OSMS wraps up 4AA West Division...

    The  Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats wrapped up the TMSAA area 4AA West Division title last Thursday night with a 38-6 win over Midway Middle.
    OSMS  finished the regular season at Coalfield Tuesday and then get set to likely take on the winner of Rockwood-Wartburg in two weeks. The playoffs will finish with a championship game at Jacksboro.
    Midway will finish the regular at home Thursday against old rival Cherokee Middle.

  • HMS celebrates homecoming with...

    By Jace Greene
    The Harriman Middle School football team hosted the Lakers of Lake City Thursday evening on eighth grade night and homecoming, as the Blue Devils ended the big night with a 60-22 victory.
    Dylan Kocka had a big night rushing, picking up 195 yards on 10 carries with four TDs, while Thomas Brown chipped in 184 yards on 10 attempts with three TDS and returned a fumble 55 yards for another score.

  • Cherokee plays hard in loss to...

    "Oneida is a very tough team. I am very proud of my team. They played their hearts out," said Cherokee Middle School Coach Brent Kelley after his Yellow Jackets were defeated 22-20 Thursday evening on Dr. Nat Sugarman Memorial Field, where a missed 2-point conversion was the difference in the contest.

    Kooper Webb recovered the Indians' short kickoff at the Cherokee 36-yard line, but the Yellow Jackets went three plays and out, giving Oneida the pigskin at the Indian 29-yard line.

  • Roane County soccer seasons to...

    Roane County soccer teams will be wrapping up the regular season this week.

    Rockwood blanked Harriman Tuesday evening and defeated Fulton 11-1 Thursday night, before closing out the regular season Tuesday against Kingston at Mike "Brlllo" Miller Sports Complex.

    Lexie Hill scored three goals, while Kaley Legg and Maggie Poland each had two goals and Elisha Pena had one goal. Jordan Penley had one goal. Darcy Ferrell had two assists, as the Lady Tigers improved to 14-3 overall.

  • Bulldogs edge Tigers 8-6

    By Michael Lindsay

    The Rockwood middle school Tigers lost a close contest to the Spring City Bulldogs on Thursday by a score of 8-6.

    Each team struggled to move the ball in the first half, but Spring City found the end zone on the last play of the first half to make the score 8-0.

    Rockwood would put themselves on the scoreboard with 6 minutes left in the third quarter via a 65-yard touchdown pass to Octavius Worthy from Dillion Garrett. The conversion failed, leaving the score 8-6.

  • Unbeatens square off at Harriman

    The 2016 season has been a special one to date for the Harriman Blue Devils. Travis Tapp's squad has already beaten arch rivals Kingston and Rockwood in the same season for the first time in 30 years.
    Those games were big, but this week's game is actually bigger, as the Blue Devils host Coalfield in what might be the biggest Class 1A game in Tennessee this week. Both teams are undefeated, Harriman 5-0 and Coalfield 6-0, and it's also a region contest for both teams.

  • Coalfield at Harriman is week 7...

    The seventh week of the high school football season is here and this week is the biggest so far for Roane County's five teams, as all five will be taking on region competition.
    The biggest game on the schedule this week take places at Harriman, as the Blue Devils host Coalfield in a Region 2-1A battle of unbeaten teams.
    Another big Region 2-1A game takes place in Campbell County. That's where Midway will look to keep its playoff chances alive when they take on Jellico.
    In Region 2-2A, Rockwood and Oliver Springs both have big games on Friday.

  • Week seven looms big for county...

    Week seven is big  for Roane County football teams, as they will be playing region games — Coalfield at Harriman, Grace at Rockwood, Oliver Springs at Austin-East and Kingston at Scott.
    The Coalfield at Harriman will be a battle of unbeatens in Region 2-1A, as the Yellow Jackets (2-0, 6-0) travel to Wallace Black Field to face Travis Tapp's Blue Devils (1-0, 5-0). Coalfield is ranked seventh in this week's Class A poll, while Greenback is ranked third.

  • Kingston, Midway cross country...

    The Kingston and Midway cross country teams competed in the Ashe Park All-Comers Meet Sept. 22 at Victor Ashe Park in Knoxville. The meet was hosted by Metro Knoxville Cross Country.
    The Yellow Jackets finished 16th with 363 points, while the Midway boys were 21st with 606 points. Alcoa won with 94 points. The Lady Waves were 11th with 273 points behind L&N Stem Academy (47).