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Today's Sports

  • Fighting Irish outduel Kingston

    There were plenty of runs generated by the Kingston Yellow Jackets at Knoxville Catholic on a gloomy Monday afternoon, but the Fighting Irish generated a few more than the boys from the “Swarm City” as Knoxville Catholic picked up a 10-7 win.
    The game started with promise for the Jackets as Tony Curry blasted a RBI double to give the Jackets an early 1-0 lead. However, Catholic would supersede that output with two runs courtesy of a 2-run  single from Taylor Griffey to take an early 2-1 lead.

  • Harriman loses to Greenback 10-5...

    The Harriman Lady Devils hosted the Greenback Lady Cherokees in a District 3A softball game in an unique contest, with the visitors handed the Lady Devils a 10-5 loss.
    The game started out with rain falling and was called after five innings, which is an official game according to the rule book.
    The Lady Cherokees did most of their damage in the first inning, as they picked up six runs on mostly walks, as the weather conditions made it tough to pitch.
    Greenback added four more runs in the top of the third inning to stretch their lead to 10-0.

  • Blue Devil soccer team loses to...

    Riverfront Park was the setting for the matchup between the Harriman Blue Devils and the Heritage Mountaineers on Monday night in a soccer matchup.
    Rain begin some 30 minutes before the match started, but the weather became perfect a few minutes later for the match to start. Fast forward 45 minutes after the match started, the great conditions shifted, as the match was called before the final horn sounded with Heritage winning 2-1.

  • Cumberland County Lady Jets gun...

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers softball was defeated 13-2 by the Cumberland County Lady Jets Monday night at Brickyard Springs.
    Rockwood led 1-0 after one inning on Cassidy Tilley's fielder's choice, but the Lady Jets scored 13 unanswered runs over the next four innings for a 13-1 lead. Rockwood scored their other run in the bottom of the fifth for the 13-2 final score.
    Taryn Hammonds' two-run double off Tiani Porter keyed the Lady Jets' 3-run second inning.

  • State hoop champs to be honored

    A community-wide celebration for the Class A State Champions Harriman Blue Devil basketball team will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the Richard D. Pickell Gymnasium.
    T-shirts will be available for order and purchase for $15 to $20 with 100 percent of the proceeds going toward the purchase of championship rings for the coaches and players.  
    Fans are encouraged to buy state championship t-shirts at the school, according to HHS principal Scott Calahan.

  • Blue Devil soccer team downs...

    With Monday marking the first day of spring, what a better day to kick off the soccer season for the Harriman High School Blue Devils under second-year head coach Christina VanMeter.
    The Blue Devils travelled to Knoxville Fulton and returned down I-40 with a 4-2 victory.
    “We made some mistakes, but we were able to hold on to win,” said VanMeter.
    The Devils are in more comfortable situation under their second year with VanMeter, as they all know each other better.

  • Kingston defeated 5-2 by Lady...

    By Brody Jones
    newsroom@roanecounty.com
    A 3-run opening inning by the Sequoyah Lady Chiefs, not to mention a 4-RBI performance from Lady Chiefs’ freshman sensation Macy Bavard, proved to be too much for the Kingston Lady Jackets to overcome as the Lady Jackets took a 5-2 loss on a cool, crisp Thursday afternoon at Southwest Point.

  • Lady Jackets lose to Ooltewah,...

    The Kingston Lady Jackets posted a 0-2 record in the last weekend's Meigs County Classic, losing to Ooltewah 4-3 and Sequatchie County 3-2.
    Ooltewah 4, Kingston 3: Casey Gaines' triple helped the Lady Jackets take a 3-0 lead, but the Lady Owls scored one run in the bottom of the second and three in the bottom of the third for a 4-3 advantage.
    Morgan Baalaer (double), Shannon Gaines (double), Trinity Clements, Casey Gaines (triple), Autumn Davis double), Shannon Gaines and Emily Thompson each one hit for Kingston.

  • Green Waves swamp Wartburg...

    The Midway Green Waves were in fine form on the baseball diamond on an overcast Friday afternoon “South of the River” when they scored early and often against the Wartburg Central Bulldogs, winning by an 11-1 margin.
    Wartburg left one man on base in the top of the first, only for Midway to capitalize in the bottom of the inning with an RBI single from Hayden Hester to take an early 1-0 lead.

  • Tigers, Bears split district...

    The Rockwood Tiger baseball returned to District 3A play Monday as they split a doubleheader with Tellico Plains, taking the first game on Lucas McDermott's walkoff homer in the bottom of the fifth inning and losing the nightcap 1-0.
    Rockwood 4, Tellico Plains 3: Trailing 1-0, the Tigers scored three runs in the bottom of the third on a double by Trey Treadway, a single by McDermott and a triple by Kolby Robbins.
    The Bears tied the game at 3-3 in the top of the fifth inning, but McDermott led off with a shot off the foul pole for the walkoff win.