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Today's Sports

  • Rockwood uses big fifth for win

    The Rockwood Tigers snatched an 8-7 victory from the jaws of defeat after rallying from a 4-0 deficit to score all of their runs in the fifth inning for the home opening win against Lookout Valley Tuesday evening at the Rockwood Sports Complex.

    Going into the top of the fifth, the game wasn’t out of reach for the Tigers as the Yellow Jackets only had a 2-0 lead.

  • Lady ’Cats blank Oneida

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The smell of spring in the air means it’s time to get warmed up for the 2018 high school softball season.

    The Oliver Springs Lady Cats brought the heat on a cold opening night with a big district win against Oneida as pitcher Desirae Davis struck out 10 to shut down the Lady Indians, 10-0.

    Davis set the bar high in the first, whiffing the top three of Oneida’s line-up.

  • Senior bowlers putting up big...

    SENIOR BOWLERS
    March 9
    1st High Game------JoAnn Palmer, Roger Golliher---446
    2nd High Game-------Connie Millhollon, Paul Alexander---491
    3rd High Game ---Barbara Pickering, Dean Griffin---460
    High Scores today ----- Paul Alexander- 211 game, Rick Alderfer, 214 game—Dean Griffin, 208 game
    High Series today---- Barbara Pickering, Dean Griffin--1295
    High Series For March---- Barbara Pickering, Dean Griffin--1295
    High Averages---------Loretta Carrington 161,   Rick Alderfer—191

  • Lady Knights run into wall

    The Roane County Lady Knights faced off with Pigeon Forge on the road Saturday evening. Despite a hard-fought game, the Lady Knights couldn’t find a rhythm and lost, 12-2

  • Spring soccer has cold start

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets and Stone Memorial Panthers squared off in a pre-season soccer scrimmage Thursday evening in Kingston. The cold weather made for some interesting play between the teams before ending in a 2-2 tie.

  • New coach for Green Wave

    The reins of the Midway Green Wave boys’ basketball team changed hands Thursday afternoon.

    Coach Justin O’Toole stepped down as the head coach and will be replaced by Hoyle Humphreys.

    O’Toole sited personal reasons as to why he chose to vacate the position.

    He will still serve as the Midway Middle School Coach and said that he will be helping out with the football team in the coming year.

    Humphreys served as an assistant coach and the junior varsity coach for Midway this past season.

  • Lady Knights can’t withstand...

    Roane County Lady Knight Eliahna Burns (40) contends with the opposing player. The Lady Knights lost to Catholic, 22-1, Wednesday evening.

  • Chapman making waves

    Midway softball standout Lucy Chapman is surrounded by her parents, coaches, and teammates after she signed her letter of intent to continue her education and softball career with the Tennessee Wesleyan Lady Bulldogs. Chapman plans to be an elementary education major and wants to become a teacher after completing her education.

  • Roane State runs into tourney

    By Brittani Barger

    for the Roane County News

    After back-to-back make-up games Monday and Tuesday, the Roane State Raiders and Lady Raiders’ 2018 TCAA/NJCAA Region VII Tournament opponents are set.

    The Raiders went one and one with their games against Motlow State and Volunteer State, losing the first but winning the latter by a significant margin. They lost to Motlow, 89-74, in a tense game with several technical fouls on both sides.

    William Johnson was the leading scorer for the Raiders with 19 points.

  • Brooks set for Carson-Newman