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Today's Sports

  • Roane ladies to host July camp

    Roane State will host girls basketball camps in July

    Roane State Community College’s Monica Boles, head coach of the Lady Raiders basketball team, will host two basketball camps in July for area girls.

    New this year is a camp geared for high school girls to improve at specific basketball positions.

    “Our camps provide great opportunities for girls of all ages to improve their fundamental basketball skills and knowledge of the game,” said Boles, who just completed her ninth season as head coach of the Lady Raiders.

  • JONESING FOR SPORTS

    The United States of America these days are more like the Divided States of America.

    Whether the chasm exists on the political side of the spectrum, on societal matters, in terms of wealth inequality, division and strife has run rampant in our society.

    Not even the world of sports has been immune to this shift in division.

    Case in point, the major players in the cable sports world in ESPN and FOX Sports 1 cater to audiences on different sides of the spectrum.

  • Harriman youngsters win exciting...
  • Passing the Family Torch

    In the world of sports, there are a fair number of second-generation athletes. But when a family has had three generations of family members involved in racing such as the Frost family from Harriman, then one can say that racing truly runs in the bloodlines of the family.

    This need for speed for the Frost family started two decades ago, according to second-generation driver Brian Frost. “We started getting into racing by going to the track and watching the races, and I started running in the Front Wheel Drive division in 1998, and won five races.

  • Kingston edges Morristown in...

    The Kingston summer swim team won a close, 260-240, meet against Morristown Wednesday evening at the Kingston Community Center.

    This is the second win in five days for the Kingston swimmers as they beat the Emerald Youth Foundation last week, 225-64.

  • High scoring senior bowlers...

    SENIOR BOWLERS

    Friday June 16, 2017

    1st High Game-Rick Matthews (Solo)-486

    2nd High Game-Donna Wright, Ken Altes-453

    3rd High Game-Myra Whitehead, Earl Powell-455

    High Scores today-Rick Matthews, 221 game- Harold Zeilman,215 game-David Dawson-207 game

    High Series today-Myra Whitehead, Earl Powell-1323

    High Series For June-Myra Whitehead, Earl Powell-1323

    High Averages-Loretta Carrington 156, Dean Griffin-182

  • County teams use summer to...

    Rebuilding is a part of sports everyone must deal with at one time or another. Whether the choices made pay off down the line won’t be apparent until time passes. Those choices can work out in a team’s favor or they can work against it.

    It would apear this is a prospect that the Cherokee Lady Yellow Jackets and the Harriman Lady Blue Devils are facing this year. According to the teams’ respective coaches, the summer will be a good time to get the younger, inexperienced players some much needed playing time which should lead to a better sense of the game.

  • Kingston’s season ended by...

    The Harriman All-Stars ended the Kingston All-Stars’ season, 15-3, on the strength of a 10-run third inning Saturday evening in Spring City during the Dixie Youth League’s District 8 double-elimination AA sub-district tournament.

    “You hate for the season to end,” Kingston Coach Athony Lane said, “but it is what is. You try to prepare as much as you can, but once the kids step on the field it’s their time to do what they’ve been taught to do, so they take the responsibility on at those times.

  • Devils advance despite diamond...

    The Harriman All-Stars couldn’t stop the Campbell County All-Star offense Monday evening in Spring City. Harriman lost the Dixie Youth League’s District 8 double-elimination AA sub-district tournament Championship, 29-4.

    Campbell County came out of the gate firing on all cylinders as they batted through their line-up and scored 18 runs in the top of the first inning.

    “It was just one of those days,” Harriman Coach Marty Tedder said, “They came out on fire and we came out ice-cold.”

  • Roane State set to host hoops...

    The Roane State Men’s Basketball team will host their 25th annual boys basketball camp, conducted by Raider Head Coach Randy Nesbit. The camp is scheduled for June 26-29 at the Athletic Complex on the Roane Campus in Harriman.

    The camp is open for ages eight through rising high school seniors. Each day the camp will run from 9 am to 3:30 pm. Cost will be $115 for interested participants.