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Today's Sports

  • Kingston outhits Alcoa in 6-2...

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets traveled to Alcoa Monday for a District 4AA game and returned to Roane County with a 6-2 loss to fall to 1-2 in the league.

    Kingston jumped out to a 2-0 first inning lead on singles by Paul Bolden, Tony Curry, a walk and a groundout by Noah Cash.

    Alcoa scored three runs in the bottom of the second to take a 3-2 lead.

    The score remained at 3-2 until the bottom of the fifth, when Alcoa plated three insurance runs for the 6-2 victory.

  • Kamikawa steps down as Rockwood...

     

    One of the most respected coaches in Roane County history has hung up his whistle, as after 33 years on the sidelines at Rockwood High School Paul Kamikawa is retiring from coaching basketball. 

  • Fowler is a big part of...

    In East Tennessee, one of the biggest things going is the University of Tennessee’s sports teams. On Saturdays in the fall, most people leave their schedule open and plan their whole day around those activities.

  • Leffew named Green Waves boys...

    Midway High School announced Friday the hiring of Coach Michael Hayes as the new Lady Waves basketball coach, while current girls coach Jon Leffew was named as the new boys basketball coach replacing Darrell Ruffner who retired at the end of the season as the Green Waves coach. Rob Viar will be the new girls assistant coach under Hayes.

    "The basketball program is good as it has been with these guys," said Midway Principal Scott Mason Friday morning, who introduced the trio to the returning girls and boys basketball players in the school cafeteria.

  • Rockwood-Midway soccer team...

    The Rockwood-Midway soccer team and the Rockwood tennis teams posted victories Tuesday evening over Knox Fulton.
    The soccer team beat the Falcons 4-1, while tennis teams shut out Fulton 7-0 (boys) and 9-0 (girls).

    Rockwood-Midway 4, Fulton 1: After the Falcons took a 1-0 lead, the Tigers-Green Waves squad scored twice to take a 2-1 lead at the half and added two more goals in the second half for the 4-1 win.

  • Lady Tiger softball team extends...

    The Rockwood Lady Tiger softball team extended their winning streak to three games with a 13-2 victory over Oliver Springs Wednesday evening and a District 3A doubleheader sweep at Greenback Tuesday.

    Rockwood 13, Oliver Springs 2: The Lady Bobcats took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning, but the Lady Tigers tied the game at 1-1 with a solo run in the top of the second inning and took a 2-1 lead in the top of the third inning on Megan Monday's RBI single.

  • Tiger baseball team suffers...

    The Rockwood baseball team was defeated 2-1 by Greenback Tuesday night for their eighth straight loss and fourth loss in District 3A play to fall to 5-9 overall.

    Greenback scored their first run in the top of the second inning and added a second run in the top of the sixth inning.
    Rockwood scored their run in the bottom of the sixth.

  • Sweet 16 was unsweet to six top...

    "March Madness" was true to its name, as six of the number one seeds — three each from the women's and men's tournaments — were eliminated during the Sweet 16 round last weekend.

    On the women's side, the UConn Huskies moved into the final four after defeating  Mississippi State and Texas, and will face Oregon State who eliminated top seed Baylor and DePaul in the round of the 16. Baylor defeated Florida State.

  • Meigs County defeats Harriman 13...

    The Meigs County Tigers travelled to Harriman to finish their season series with the Blue Devils on Tuesday on a perfect day for baseball at Papermaker Ball Park.  Harriman dropped their first game 7-0 on Monday and the outcome being the same Tuesday, a 13-1 setback to their District 3A foe. Harriman won't get a chance at the Tigers again unless they meet in the district or region tournament.

  • Kingston, Knox Catholic divide...

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets opened their District 4AA baseball slate by splitting a pair of games with Knox Catholic, losing 9-6 Monday in Knoxville and winning 4-2 at Legion Field Tuesday.

    Catholic 9, Kingston 6: Catholic took a 1-0 first inning lead in game one on two singles and a stolen base, but the Yellow Jackets took a 4-1 lead in the top of the fourth inning sparked by Cody Mitchell's triple.