Today's Sports

  • Lady Tigers defeat KCS, Clinton

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers opened the season with two TSSAA Hall of Fame game victories, beating Knox Christian 42-25 Monday evening and Clinton 47-30 Tuesday night.
    Rockwood 42, Knoxville Christian 25: Karlee Bowling hauled in 14 points to lead the Lady Tigers over KCS, while Zoie Hill and Cassidy Tilley added eight points apiece.
    Rockwood led 16-3 after the first quarter, behind Bowling's six points, and extended the lead to 25--9 at the half, as Zoie Hill scored three points in the second quarter.

  • Lady Tiger soccer players...

    The Rockwood Lady Tiger soccer team was rewarded with a banquet recently, after finishing the season with a 18-6 overall record and 10-1 in the district, before losing at Grace Christian in the sectional finals.
    Team awards determined by the coaches were presented to Elishia Pena, Player of the Year; Lexie Hill, Offensive Player of the Year; Zoie Hill and Darcy Ferrell were co-Defensive Players of the Year; Ashton Lemons, Rookie of the Year; Adyson Goldberg, Most Improved Player of the Year; and Halie Tuggle, Coaches Award.

  • York Dragons burn Blue Devils...

    The Harriman Blue Devils and Lady Blue Devils started their basketball season on Tuesday as they hosted the Dragons and Lady Dragons of York Institute in a TSSAA Hall of Fame game.
    The Lady Devils let a very slow start hurt them, as they lost 55-19, while the Blue Devils led early, but the Dragons overcame the lead in the second half to pickup a 73-66 victory.
    The Harriman teams didn't leave the gym with victories, but left to begin with something to build on as the season moves forward.

  • OSMS Bobcats tame RMS Tigers...

    The Oliver Springs Middle School basketball teams got their proverbial brooms, as they swept the Rockwood Middle School teams Tuesday evening. The Lady 'Cats rolled to a 41-6 win, while  the Bobcats romped 54-29 over the Tigers.
    OSMS 41, RMS 6: FIrst-year Lady Tiger Coach Kayla Rather returned to her familiar haunts of the OSMS gymnasium, seeking her first win over the vaunted Lady 'Cats; however, the Lady 'Cats posted the victory over the young Lady Tigers.

  • Clarkrange Buffaloes stampede...

    The Oliver Springs basketball teams opened the season with a pair of TSSAA Hall of Fame games at Clarkrange Tuesday evening, as the Lady Bobcats were beaten 71-52 and the Bobcats lost 68-29.
    Clarkrange 71, Oliver Springs 52:  Kara Meadows and Hannah Garrett tossed in 15 points apiece to lead the Lady Buffaloes, while Gracie Bush added 11 markers.
    Alivia Baker led the Lady 'Cats with 11 points, including three 3-point baskets.

  • Stone Memorial sweeps HOF games...

    The Kingston basketball opened the season with a pair of TSSAA Hall of Fame games at Stone Memorial High School Tuesday night, but came home on the short of the scoreboard.
    Coach Connie Guinn's Lady Jackets were defeated 57-45, while Colt Narramore's Yellow Jackets were beaten 71-59.
    SMHS 57, Kingston 45: The Lady Panthers led 14-10 after one quarter, as Emma Capps poured in six points, including 4-of-4 from the charity stripe. Abby Wilson tallied four points for the Lady Jackets.

  • Oakdale Eagles fly over Midway...

    The Midway basketball teams traveled to Oakdale Tuesday night for a pair of TSSAA Hall of Fame games. The Green Wave lost 83-43, while the Lady Waves were beaten 63-53.
    Oakdale 83, Midway 43: Maverick Smith tallied 18 points for the Oakdale Eagles, while Jackson Hicks and Nathen Arrowood added 14 and 12 points, respectively, as 12 of the Eagles dented the scoreboard.
    Midway's Jake Woody transitioned from the gridiron to the hardwood for first-year Green Wave Coach Justin O'Toole, tallying 11 points.

  • Roane County teams realigned...

    It's official. The TSSAA has determined the 2017-21 regions for football and districts for all other sports; however, appeals can be made during Thursday's Board of Control meeting.
    In Region 1A, Greenback  joins Cloudland, Hancock County and Unaka and replaces Concord Christian which chose to move into Division II with the other private schools. All four teams will qualify for the playoffs.
    Coalfield, Harriman, Jellico, Midway, Oakdale, Oliver Springs and Sunbright are in Region 2A; however, Jellico is appealing the move.

  • Cherokee Middle School takes two...

    The Cherokee Lady Jackets and Jackets middle school basketball teams swept a pair of games from visiting Harriman Monday night in a county match-up, as the Lady Jackets won 30-18 and the Yellow Jackets won 43-28.
    Cherokee 30, HMS 18:  The Lady Jackets used a quick start to pick up the win over the Lady Devils. CMS has been able to put up points in a hurry, which is not always the case in early season games, while the Lady Devils have struggled putting up points in their two games this season. Look for both teams to keep improving as the year progresses.

  • OSMS, LCMS split a pair of...

    The Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats split a pair of basketball games with the Lenoir City Panthers, with the Lady ‘Cats falling victim in a 38-33 loss; however, the Bobcats extracted revenge in the form of a resounding 49-31 drubbing of the Panthers.
    LCMS 38, OSMS 33: The defeat proved to be a bitter pill to swallow for the OSMS Lady Bobcats, as the lost a 5-point lead in the final period to find themselves on the wrong end of the scoreboard.