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Today's Sports

  • Thurman keys Lady Jacket victory

    The Kingston basketball teams returned to District 4AA play Tuesday by hosting Christian Academy of Knoxville (CAK), with the Lady Jackets defeating the Lady Warriors 51-43 and the Warriors hitting 12-of 30 3-point baskets in a 69-50 victory over the Yellow Jackets.

    Kingston 51, CAK 43: "We are winning, but are not playing our best," said Kingston Coach Connie Guinn, as Taylor Thurman hits 5-of-6 free throws in fourth quarter.

  • Harriman beats Greenback twice...

    The Harriman High School boy’s and girl’s basketball teams traveled to Greenback on Tuesday for some district play and it was sort of a unique situation.

    The Harriman Middle School boy’s and girl’s teams played before in tip offs that started at 4 p.m.

    Harriman didn’t get phased by the odd start as the Lady Devils picked up the victory, 55-35, and the Devils picked up the 78-53 victory.

    Harriman 55, Greenback 35: The Harriman: As they have done all season, the Lady Devils started slow and pulled away for the victory.

  • Midway Middle School rolls over...

    The Midway Middle School basketball teams swept a pair of games at Stone Elementary School in Crossville Tuesday, as the Green Wave beat the Coyotes 43-30, while the Lady Waves rolled over Stone 50-17.

    Midway 43, Stone 30: Sjohn Ross Lyle poured in 20 points to lead the Green Wave.
    Lyle scored four first-quarter points to stake the Green Wave to an 11-2 lead. Blake Parks buried a 3-point basket. Matthew White scored Stone's only points.

  • Murray, Evans help Oliver...

    The Oliver Springs basketball teams split a pair of District 4A games at Oneida Tuesday night, as the Bobcats won 63-54 and the Lady Bobcats lost 67-56.

    Oliver Springs 63, Oneida 54: Lane Evans and Taylor Murray tallied 22 and 21 points, respectively, led the Bobcats to improve 7-12 overall and 3-2 in the district.

    "If we finish the close ones, our record would be a lot better," said Bobcat Coach Tony Ingram Wednesday morning.

  • Greene, Langley to play for...

    Two members of the Harriman Blue Devil football team will be playing in the Tennnessee vs. Kentucky Bowl on Jan. 16 at the University of the Cumberlands' James H. Taylor  Stadium in Williamsburg, KY.

    Running back Garrett Greene and lineman John Langley are among the 21 seniors from the East Tennessee area selected to play against seniors from across the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • Harriman Middle School wins two...

    The Lady Devils and Devils of Harriman Middle School hosted the Lady Green Wave and Green Wave of Midway on Thursday night in some cross county basketball action.

    The Devils and Lady Devils were both able to come away with a win, with the Lady Devils picking up the 22-17 victory, and the Blue Devils grabbing the 25-19 victory.

  • Raiderettes lost 82-73 at...

    The Roane State Community College Raiderettes opened the second half of the season at Lawson State in Birmingham, Ala. Thursday night, but returned home with an 82-73 setback, falling to 10-7 overall. They travel to Cleveland State Community College Wednesday night to resume TJCCAA play.

    Roane State led 18-13 after the first quarter, but the hosts would take a 33-31 advantage at the break, after a 20-13 second-quarter run.

  • Roane County News announces 2015...

    Three Roane County football coaches, along with several All-State selections and All-Region selections were named to the 2015 Roane County News All-County Team selected from nominations by the coaches and RCN staffers.

    Harriman Coach Travis Tapp, Rockwood Coach John Webb and Kingston Coach Brian Pankey were honored as Coaches of the Year for taking their teams into the playoffs for their respective classifications.

  • Kingston sweeps double-header...

    By MICHAEL LINDSAY
    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    Kingston made the short trip down Highway 70 to face Rockwood in the rematch between the longtime county rivals and came home with a sweep of the double-header. The Yellow Jackets defeated the Tigers 48-33, while the Lady Jackets defeated the Lady Tigers 39-35.

  • Murray basket gives Oliver...

    The Wartburg basketball teams traveled to Oliver Springs Tuesday night for District 4A games and traveled back to Morgan County with a split in the contests. The Lady Bulldogs edged the Lady Bobcats 43-41, while the Bobcats defeated the Bulldogs 94-92 in double overtime.

    Oliver Springs 94, Wartburg 92: Tyler Murray's jumper in the second overtime gave the Oliver Springs a 94-92 District 4A victory over Wartburg Tuesday night in the Bobcat gym.