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Today's Sports

  • Lady Jackets post 2-2 record in...

    The Kingston Lady Jacket softball team posted a 2-2 record in the Duff Tournament played in Cookeville over the weekend. Kiingston beat Beech 3-2 and Cookeville 10-6, and lost to Dobyns-Bennett 12-6 and Macon East 10-3.

    Kingston 3, Beech 2: Beech grabbed a 1-0 lead in the top of the second, but Kingston tied the game at 1-1 in the bottom of the fourth; however, Beech took a 2-1 lead in the top of third.

    Casey Gaines singled home Makenzie Spurgeon and Meredith Garrett.

  • Curry hurls two-hit shutout over...

    Tony Curry tossed a two-hit shut out with 12 strikeouts, as the Kingston Yellow Jackets defeated Knox Webb 2-0 Monday evening on Legion Field at Southwest Point.

    Kingston 2, Knox Webb 0: Ben Hargis smashed two singles, while Paul Bolden, Curry and Preston Edmonds each poked one single for Kingston.

    Kingston's first run came in the bottom of the fourth inning on Noah Cash's sacrifice fly. The Yellow Jackets added another run in the bottom of the fifth for the 2-0 lead, which they relinquished.

  • Briley passes Tigers over...

    The Rockwood Tiger baseball team defeated Tellico Plains 10-4 Monday evening at Tellico Plains, sparked by the pitching of Nathan Briley, who allowed four runs on two hits with nine strikeouts and two walks.

    Terrance Ward smashed three singles with two RBIs, while Dalton Monroe cracked a single and a triple with two RBIs; Austin Lloyd singled and doubled, Will Warner homered with three RBIs and Rickey McElhaney smacked a single with an RBI.

  • Lady Tigers shut out Harriman 12...

    Courtney Denny tossed a one-hit shutout striking out nine to lead the Lady Tigers to the victory and the season sweep of the Lady Devils Friday at Flour Mill Flats.

    Shasta Thompson had the big stick, four singles with two RBIs, followed by sister, Dakota, with two singles and a double with three RBIs and Brianna Denny with three singles.

    Olivia Metcalfe and Tori Parsons both singled and doubled; Courtney Denny poked two singles with an RBI and Megan Monday singled for the Lady Tigers.

  • Wartburg defeats Oliver Springs...

    By ZACH SELBY
    morgancounty.com

    It was a battle for first place in  District, 4A and the Wartburg Bulldogs met and rose above that challenge. The Bulldogs scored four runs in the sixth inning after being down 5-3 for the majority of the game to take a 7-6 win over the Oliver Springs Bobcats.

  • Curtis introduced as Rockwood...

    A meet and greet for Rockwood's basketball coach was held Thursday evening in the school library.

    Former Sequoyah coach Daniel Curtis has been named as the Tigers' new coach, replacing Paul Kamikawa, who finished 488-398 in more than 20 seasons as either the boys or girls coach. Coach K will remain on the staff as a teacher and the school's athletic director.

  • Rachel Layne to play basketball...

    Kingston Lady Jacket senior Rachel Layne signed April 13 to continue her basketball career at Roane State Community, some 30 years to the day her father, Sam, signed to play basketball at Roane State under former Coach Carroll Smith.

    Layne, who finished her career with 1,030 points, led Kingston with 483 points or 16.1 per game and was the second leading rebounder with 170 or 5.7 per game with 48 assists and 51 steals as a senior.

  • Cornellison signs with Lee...

    Roane State Raiderette sophomore Haley Cornellison will be continuing her basketball career this fall at Lee University in Cleveland, where she will be joining Midway senior Abby Bertram, who signed during the early signing period in November.

    "Lee had everything to offer. I liked their coaches, and they have similar workout program to Roane State's. It will be an easy transition for me," said Cornellison last Wednesday.

  • Riley Clem making a big splash...

    If you are a sports fan in Roane County and you hear the last name Clem, the first thing you will think about is the Tigers of Rockwood. A certain former Tiger is making a big splash at the University of Tennessee.

    Riley Clem, a junior at the University of Tennessee, attended Rockwood High School from 2009 to 2013, and in the process, was a impact player for the Tigers on the baseball diamond and the basketball court.

    The second baseman/point guard will go down as a Rockwood great and accomplished great things during his career.

  • Wampler inks with North Carolina...

    Harriman High School senior Alex Wampler will be continuing his baseball career at North Carolina Sports University, a school partnering with Waldorf University.

    “It has always been a dream of mine since elementary school,” said Alex Wampler.
    Wampler said he connected with North Carolina Sports University after participating in the Tennessee High School Showcase at the Tennesee Smokies stadium in Kodak.