Today's Sports

  • County teams return to region...

    Roane County football teams are entering week five, with four of the five teams in action and three of the five return to region play.
    Coach Travis Tapp's 4-0 Harriman Blue Devils have the week off, as they will prepare for next wee's trip south to Rockwood for their annual battle with Coach John Webb's 1-2 Tigers who host Lancaster Christian from Smyrna. Rockwood had an extra day off after their loss to Kingston last Thursday evening.

  • Kingston soccer team loses 5-3...

    The Kingston Lady Jacket soccer team split a pair of matches this week, losing 5-3 at CAK Monday and shutting out Clinton 13-0 Wednesday.
    "I was extremely happy with the girls play on Monday. They never let up on intensity, even when we were down 4-1 at halftime. The girls worked really hard to find one another on the field and make passes happen.

  • Kingston defeats Rockwood

    "We played hard. I thought Rockwood played hard. I am proud of the way we bounced back after last week's close loss. We have a tough region game coming up with CAK," said Kingston Yellow Jacket Coach Brian Pankey following his team's 35-14 victory over county rival Rockwood Thursday night.
    "I thought we played hard. We are still making some mistakes. We're getting closer and still trying to figure some things out. Take away five plays and a couple of penalties, the outcome would be better than it was," said Rockwood Coach John Webb.

  • Bobcats win catfight with Tigers

    Joe Tumminello rushed for 180 yards on 13 carries and scored four touchdowns to lead the Oliver Springs Bobcats to a 45-7 non-region win over the Sunbright Tigers.
    The Bobcats amassed 389 total yards, rushing for 377 on 44 carries and completing 1-of-3 passes for 12 yards and compiling 22 first downs, while their defense held the Tigers to minus 58 yards rushing on 19 carries and 167 yards passing on 13-of-37 tosses and seven first downs.

  • Harriman unbeaten at 4-0

    By Allen LaMountain
    Star Sports
    Accumlating 198 yards of total offense in the first half, the Harriman Blue Devils ran off to a 41-0 halftime lead on Friday night at Goddard Field. When the dust settled the Devils (4-0) had taken a 48-8 victory over the Unaka Rangers in a non-conference clash.
    Harriman scored the first two times it touched the ball with tailback T.J. Phipps scoring on a 58-yard run on first down.
    After forcing a Ranger punt, the Blue Devils took possession at the Unaka 46-yard line.

  • Green Wave drowns Yellow Jackets

    The Midway Green Waves needed a breather before a tough region game next Friday at Oneida and that is exactly what they got by romping past Lookout Valley 63-6 to pick up their first win of the year after two one touchdown losses to Rockwood and Coalfield.
    The Green Wave scored three touchdowns in the first 2:16 of the game and added three more scores in the first quarter to lead 42-6 by quarter's end.
    With almost all of the starters taking a break by the middle of the second quarter, Midway's bench scored three times for the 63-6 final.

  • Harriman Middle defeats Midway...

    The Harriman Middle School Blue Devils made short work of Midway Middle Thursday night at Wallace Black Field in Harriman. The Blue Devils evened their record at 2-2 and dropped Midway to 2-2 with a 38-0 win.
    Harriman built a 24-0 lead and coasted home to the 38-point win. They led 16-0 at the end of the first quarter scoring on the second play of the game on a 53-yard run by Dylan Kocka. Thomas Brown added the two-point run for the early 8-0 lead.
    Midway fumbled on the third play of their first possession with Jay Mason recovering for the Blue Devils.

  • Rockwood wins battle of Lady...

    The Rockwood Lady Tiger soccer team traveled to Sevier County Thursday night to face the Pigeon Forge Lady Tigers and came home with 5-1 victory to prepare for a lengthy home stand at Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex.
    A gritty Pigeon Forge team battled Rockwood early on by turning away several shots; however, Kaley Legg crossed the ball to Lexie Hill 12 minutes into the game for RHS' first goal.

  • It’s FOOTBALL TIME in Tennessee

    It is now "football time in Tennessee," especially in Roane County.
    Oliver Springs hosts Sunbright (0-1, 1-2), while Harriman (3-0, 1-0) travels to Unaka and Midway (0-1, 0-2) hosts Lookout Valley in non-region tonight.
    There is a log-jam at the top of Region 1-2A as Harriman is tied with Coalfield (1-0, 3-0) and Greenback (1-0, 3-0), followed by Jellico (0-0, 2-0), Oneida (0-1, 1-2), Sunbright (0-1, 1-2) and Midway (0-1, 0-2).

  • Kingston’s Ross teaches art of...

    To a devotee of fly fishing the graceful arc of the rod and the gentle roll out of the line across the water is poetry in motion.

    For Kingston Parks and Recreation Director Rick Ross fly-fishing is as much an art form as it is a sport.

    An accomplished angler with years of experience instructing others in how to fly fish, Ross recently taught a two-part class entitled “Fly Fishing An Introduction to the Art of Engaging Nature.”