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Today's Sports

  • Golf tournament benefits...

    The Roane County NAACP and the Greenwood School Education Foundation will be sponsoring the 2017 Continuing Education Foundation Golf Classic June 24 at the Emory Golf Course in Harriman.

    The tournament will be a two-man best ball format with a $75 entry fee for golfers. Hole sponsorships are also available starting at $100.

  • Senior bowlers keep on rolling

    May 26, 2017

    1st High Game-Ken Altes (Solo)-402

    2nd High Game-Myra Whitehead, Don Eiler-446

    3rd High Game-Ken Altes (Solo)-476

    High Scores today-DeanGriffin—236,game, Don Eiler-224, 204 games, Roy Deforest-211 game

    High Series today-Myra Whitehead, Don Deforest-1288

    High Series For May-Joyce Fain, Dean Griffin-1311

    High Averages-Loretta Carrington 155, Dean Griffin-183

    June 9, 2017

    1st High Game- Claudia Brown, Ron Zajac-443

  • Jonesing for sports: Parents,...

    LaVar Ball is a monster with an oversized ego, much like the “Cash Me Ousside” girl America inexplicably made famous for no coherent reason.

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  • Dixie Youth tournament play...

    The 2017 Dixie Youth Baseball postseason begins Friday evening with games in two locations.

    Dixie Youth Baseball has a total of four age groups with the youngest of those, A (5-6-year-old) and AA (7-8), starting play this weekend, while AAA (9-10) and Ozone (11-12) play will begin next week.

    The Dixie Youth sub District 8A Tournament will take place in Rocky Top. A total of four teams will participate with Harriman and Caryville opening play at 6:30 p.m. Friday followed by Kingston taking on Rocky Top.

  • The Heart of Dixie

    With the Dixie Youth Baseball League kicking off its postseason play tonight, Roane County’s focus stays with baseball just a little while longer until fall sports hold sway.

    Tony Brown, a county resident, has been instrumental in this organization for 32 years and has helped Dixie Youth to grow and expand not just here but across 11 states.

    “I got into it when my son was four years old,” Brown said, “back then I started helping out and became the comissioner at Cherokee Ballfield.

  • Champs more than just a little...

    Usually, most people think that a brand name automatically makes a product the best as far as quality. This isn’t alway the case. Just ask the Kingston Sting, a fifth-grade girls basketball team unafilliated with the AAU.

    This team of young ladies started as a team that grew out of a recreation league in Kingston six years ago.

    “These girls have played together for a long time,” said Matt Fritz, an involved parent, “They all made the middle school team.

  • Kingston summer swim team kicks...

    The Kingston summer swim team kicks off the 2017 home campaign with a meet against Emerald Youth Thursday evening at the Kingston Community Center.

    The team will have a new coach to show the way this year in Morgan Warner. Warner is a teacher for Roane County Schools when she isn’t spending time in the water.

  • New skipper at helm of Green Wave

    A new head coach can mean a new direction for a team, but that may not be the case of the Midway High School Green Wave naming Brent Johnson as the new skipper for the baseball team.

    Johnson has been a coach for over 10 years and most recently he led the Midway Middle School team to a District Championship last season.

    “I’m already familiar with most of the players on the team because I’ve coached them,” Johnson said, “The only class I didn’t coach was the seniors but I know that they are some good players.