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Today's Sports

  • Bats provide invaluable services...

    Mainly unappreciated and often feared and misunderstood, bats provide invaluable services to humans and natural ecosystems through pollination and pest control.

    From the Appalachians in the east to the coastal plain of the Mississippi River in the west, Tennessee is naturally a biologically diverse state. 

    Thousands of species of mammals, reptiles, birds, fish and amphibians call our great state home. Of them, 16 species are bats and guess what they all eat?  Insects.

  • Colyer to play football at...

    Midway senior Seth Colyer signed scholarship papers Wednesday to continue his football career with Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, and is the seventh Green Wave athlete to sign an athletic scholarship for the 2016-17 school year.

    "I liked the family atmosphere and was more comfortable with my teammates," said Colyer, who plans to major in physics and become a nuclear engineer.

    Added Midway Coach Ryan Minton, "Seth is a hard worker. He is the third strongest athlete on our front line,"

  • Rachael Tuttle to continue her...

    Another member of the Midway Lady Waves District 3A championship and Region 2A runner-up team will be continuing her basketball career for 2016-17.

    Senior Rachael Tuttle signed scholarship papers at Johnson University, formerly Johnson Bible College, and is the eighth Midway athlete this year to continue their careers.

    "Rachael is the prototypical gym rat. She really worked hard all of her career and did the little things to help us. I am excited for her and know she will work hard," said Coach Jon Leffew.

  • Rockwood Tigers 8u win St. Jude...

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    Rockwood Tigers 8u wins their division of the St. Jude's benefit baseball tournament. From left are, front,  Ezykiel Lower, Hayden Hicks, Evan Lankford, Isaiah Anders and Landon Byrn; and back, Skylar Layne, Carson Wicks, Owen Ray, Carson Treadway, Micheal Pemberton, Laken Jolly. Coaches: Jeremy Jolly, Levi Lankford and Kenny Lower.

  • Rockwood Tigers 6u excel at St....

     

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    Rockwood Tigers 6u show off their Pay It Forward medals from the St. Jude's benefit baseball tournament at Brillo "Miller" Sports Complex. Pictured include, Jordan Treadway, Bentley Reed, Walter Peyton Poland, Jacob Buckholtz, Aiden Amonette, Kenzie Tilly, Kielyn Hamby, Zailyn Dyer, Dane Francis and Chloe Kindrick.

  • Bertram, Duncan named Tennessee...

    Add All-State to the resume's of two Roane County basketball players.

    Midway senior Abby Bertram and Harriman senior Madison Duncan were named to the Tennsessee Sports Writers Association's Class A All-State team.

    Bertram, a Lee University signee, helped the Midway Lady Waves finish third in District 3A and win the District 3A Tournament, finished second in the Region 2A Tournament to earn a berth in the substate at South Greene, which went on to claim the state championship.

  • Yellow Jackets soccer team...

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets soccer team  closed out the home season on senior night with a 6-0 victory over Knox Karns.
    Kingston scored four goals in the first half for a 4-0 lead.

    Zach McCoig scored on an assist by Zac Williams after a great breakaway by Williams down the sideline and scored an unassisted breakaway goal for the 2-0 lead.

    Williams scored on a long pass from center back Benjamin Carter, and Austin Courteau had an unassisted goal after a rebound from a Karns deflection by the Beavers' goalkeeper.

  • Knoxville Christian School...

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets baseball team traveled to Knoxville Christian School, Wednesday losing 4-2 in the six inning contest.

    KCS took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning on a single and a double; however, Kingston scored twice in the top of the second inning for a 2-1 lead, including an RBI single by Bryce Woody.

  • Lady Jackets beaten 10-0 at...

    The Kingston Lady Jackets finished the District 4AA regular season Tuesday night with a 10-0 loss at CAK to finish second with a 6-2 league mark and fell to 17-10 overall. The only district losses are to CAK.

    "We just can't seem to pull it together when we play them. We just don't  swing the bats like we normally do, but CAK has a very talented team," Kingston coach Ruth Thompson.

  • Three Roane County Knights to...

    Three of the five original Roane County Knights lacrosse team will be attending Tennessee Wesleyan for 2016-17.

    Dylan Miller, Nicholas Goldschmitt and Caleb Edgar will be playing for the Bulldogs, and are part of the five who started four years ago on the first team. The other two graduating seniors are Elisha Stephenson and Austin Stanton.

    Goldschmitt and Edgar signed Tuesday morning with TWC Coach Kevin Parker.

    Parker said Tuesday, "I am excited to have them. Roane County is new to lacrosse."