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Today's News

  • Throwing for Dough

    Student Caleb Wright (center) was the latest contestant in Kingston’s Throw for Dough event. Wright is joined by Kingston Athletic Director Colt Narramore and Megan Dagley from Lakeview Dental Arts who sponsors the event.

  • Lady Tigers roar to victory

    By Jack Sims

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    Rockwood Lady Tigers Soccer Team roared to a 9-0 win against Harriman Thursday at the Rockwood Sports Complex.

    In the early goings, theplay on the field was tentative as each team worked to figure one another out.

    With 31:35 left in the first period the Lady Tigers grabbed the handle and never let go.

    A successful push downfield netted the Tigers a goal and the score was 1-0.

    A few minutes later another run at the goal was blunted when the Tigers received an offside penalty.

  • Midway rushes past Blue Devils

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The Midway Middle School Green Wave rode the legs of their running backs to a 16-6 homecoming victory against Jellico Thursday night.

    Midway took the opening kickoff in Thursday evening’s game against Jellico and for the first two possessions looked to be driving down the field with big gains by Isaiah Stone and Chase Letner.

    The next play ended in a lost fumble and Jellico took over on the Midway 47-yard line.

  • Tigers answer “Where’s Waldo?”

    Eighth-Grader Dakota Waldo led Rockwood Middle to a 26-0 win against Cherokee Thursday evening at Dr. Nat Sugarman Field.

    Waldo finished the game with 305 yards yards rushing on 12 carries and accounted for all of the Tigers touchdowns in the contest.

    “Dakota is our team leader,” Tiger coach Bryon Harvey said. “He doesn’t say much but he is getting better at using his words to help motivate the other players on the team.

  • Yellow Jackets get swatted

    By Jack Sims

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    In a game full of mistakes and penalties on both sides, the Northview Academy Cougars defeated the Kingston Yellow Jackets 21-17 Friday night in Kodak.

    The teams exchanged a series of possessions before Northview was able to make positive gains and an 11 yard pass from the Cougar quarterback rolling out right led to the first score of the evening.

    Kingston returned the favor and with some strong running moved the ball in big gains up field and was able to put up a score.

  • Rockwood can’t repeat feat

    By David W. Doonan

    ddoonan@roanecounty.com

    The Rockwood Tigers traveled to Meigs County Friday hoping to capture lightning in a bottle for a second time.

    Unfortunately they came up short.

    The Rockwood Tigers lost to Meigs County 46-6 in a rematch from last year’s playoff game where the tables were turned and Rockwood won 9-8.

    Rockwood never seemed to get started in it’s running game as they were stopped By Miegs cold at the line of scrimmage on their first two run plays.

  • OS can’t knock out champ

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats took an early lead on Class 1A No. 1 and defending state champ Greenback, but couldn’t hold it, losing 28-18 Friday night at D.J. Brittan Field.

    “I’m proud of our guys, they gave a great effort,” Oliver Springs coach Larry Green said.

    In what could only be described as a slugfest between two evenly matched teams, whoever gained and maintained the upper hand would win.

    The Bobcats fought and clawed there way to an 18-10 halftime lead thanks to their intensity on offense and defense.

  • Blue Devils tame Tigers

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    A big offensive second half for the Blue Devils proved to be too much for Sunbright as Harriman defeated the Tigers by a final score of 49-6 on Friday evening in district 2A football.

    Sunbright took the opening kickoff and marched 65 yards downfield on 11 plays. Harriman was plagued with four penalties as the defense seemed to shoot themselves in the foot every time they had an opportunity to stop the Tigers offense.

  • Harriman set to tame the Tigers

    The one-two punch of Bradly Frost (8) and Kylann Love (7) just may prove to be too much for Sunbright to handle Friday night as the Roane County team and Morgan County team meet in a district football match-up.

  • Kingston riding momentum wave

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets will be looking to add another win to their total tonight when they travel to face Northview Academy. Kingston is stil riding high on the crest of momentum generated from their come from behind victory against Rockwood last week.