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Today's Sports

  • Rockwood Middle School announces...

    Rockwood Middle School will be hosting a jamboree Saturday, Aug. 13, on Civitan Field; however, there is a change in the schedule, since Oakdate is not fielding a team and CAK is not participating.

    Varsity and junior varsity teams from Lake City, Wartburg, Midway, Coalfield, Harriman, Oneida, Spring City, Cherokee, Rockwood and Oliver Springs will be participating.

  • Football jamborees set Aug. 12...

    Roane County football teams will be opening practice this week in preparation for season openers Aug. 18-19; however, Midway High School and Rockwood Middle School hosting jamborees the weekend before.

    Midway will host this year’s Roane County Football Jamboree on Friday, Aug. 12, at 6:30 p.m., for one last preparation for season openers Aug. 18 and 19.
    Here is the jamboree schedule:
    No. 1: Oliver Springs Hoppers vs. Midway;
    No. 2: Cumberland County vs. Rockwood;
    No. 3: Oliver Springs vs. Harriman;
    No. 4: Kingston vs. Midway.

  • TSSAA Board of Control sets...

    It is official. The TSSAA Board of Control at a special called meeting Wednesday at the TSSAA headquarters in Hermitage approved the classification plan for its member schools for  2017-21.

    In Division II, football will be divided into three classes. Schools with enrollments up to 265 will be in Class A, 266-530 in Class AA and 531 and up in Class AAA.

    The state's 24 Division I private schools have until Oct. 14 to make a decision to stay in Division I or move into Division II.

    Division II wrestling and bowling will be in one class each.

  • Roane teams gearing up for...

     

    High school football teams are remembered for the success they have in November. However, it’s the work the teams put in now that will determine success this fall.

  • TSWA renames award for Pat...

     

    The Tennessee Sports Writers Association’s annual women’s basketball coach of the year award will now be known as the Pat Summitt Coach of the Year award. The TSWA voted unanimously Friday to rename its women’s coach of the year award in honor of the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history during its annual business meeting.

  • Roane teams gearing up for...

     

    High school football teams are remembered for the success they have in November. However, it’s the work the teams put in now that will determine success this fall.

  • Rockwood to host Dixie Youth...

     

    The Mike “Brillo” Miller Sports Complex will be hopping later this week as Rockwood will be hosting the Dixie Youth AAA State Tournament starting on Thursday.

  • Roane County teams continue in...

    Roane County teams are still alive in Dixie Youth Baseball tournaments this week.

    The Kingston AAA (9-10) all-stars played Caryville for the district tournament title Tuesday afternoon for a berth in next week's state tournament at Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex. Kingston defeated Madisonville Friday, lost to Sweetwater

    Saturday and beat Sweetwater Monday to face Caryville in the championship game.

  • Rockwood looking for new boys...

    Rockwood High School will be searching for another boys basketball coach, as new coach Daniel Curtis has reportedly resigned to accept a similar position at Rhea County High School in Dayton.

    Curtis was hired last spring to replace Paul Kamikawa who retired after 20-plus years as head coach of the Tigers. Curtis came to Rockwood from Sequoyah after posting a 95-70 overall and a 40-8 district record as the Chief's head coach.

  • Rockwood Football Alumni...

    The start of the 2016 football season for the Rockwood Tigers will be here soon.

    In April 2005, the Rockwood Football Alumni Association, made up of former players, coaches and managers, was started. Through the first 10 years, it has raised over  $100,000 to help support the football program.

    "The goal this year, as always, is to have 100 members and $10,000 which we have never met," said Mark Clem (Class of 1979).