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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Midway Middle School takes two...

    Midway Middle completed their season series with Greenback Middle in the first game after the Holiday break Tuesday at Midway

    The Green Waves swept the season series winning 50-39 Friday at home to go to 8-5 on the year.

    The Lady Waves earned a split with the Lady Cherokees, losing at Greenback earlier, but they toughed out a 32-30 win last Tuesday to push their record to 7-6.

  • Lenoir City wins two non-...

    The Kingston basketball opened the second half of the season Monday night by hosting non-district foe Lenoir City, but the outcome wasn't what Kingston fans wanted, as the Panthers used a second-half rally to beat the Yellow Jackets, 41-37, and the Lady Panthers defeated the Lady Jackets 50-31.

  • Blue Devils calm Green Wave in...

    Midway hosted Harriman Tuesday for the first match up this season between the county and district 3A rivals.

    The Lady Blue Devils held a small lead through much of the final three quarters but they did have to hold off a determined Midway comeback in the fourth to record a 65-56 win. Harriman improves to 14-2 overall and 5-0 in district 3A with the win. Midway drops only their second game and are 10-2 overall and 3-2 in the district.

  • Bobcats finish sixth in Hilton...

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats finished 2-2 in the Hilton Sandestin Beach Blowout at Freeport, Fla, Senior High School Dec. 28-31, while the Lady  Bobcats lost three games in the Winterfest Shootout at Sevier County High School Dec. 28-29 and 31.

    Coach Tony Ingram's team won its opener 62-60 over White Plains, lost to Pope John Paul II 73-47 in game two, defeated host Freeport 54-39 and lost to Morristown Hamblen West 42-40 in their final game to finish sixth out of 16 teams in the annual tournament, according to Coach Ingram.

  • Harriman Lady Devils win third...

    The Harriman basketball teams closed out the Harriman Christmas Classic by hosting Coalfield in the final two of the tournament Wednesday night.

    The Lady Devils defeated the Lady Jackets 51-33 in game seven of the third night of the tournament, while the Blue Devils defeated the Tigers 72-70 in the last game of the night.

    Harriman 51, Coalfield 33: This was the third victory in three days for  Coach Johnny Jones' team, after they dropped two games to Hardin Valley and Community in the Smoky Mountain Christmas Tournament the previous weekend.