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Today's News

  • Sweetwater uses 1st half to beat Devils

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    After a brutal 100 plus minute game on Friday night, the Harriman Blue Devils came out Tuesday evening a little flat and allowed three goals in the first half against Sweetwater, losing 3-1.

    “Our heads were not in the game during the first half and even though defensively we have been pretty stout this year, we had some key positions that required adjustments tonight”, stated Harriman coach Marc Cataldi.

  • Trading leads, OS on top in final

    It was a game of come backs.

    In the end it was the five run seventh inning from the Oliver Springs Bobcats that decided the 8-4 victory against the Harriman Blue Devils Tuesday night at Papermaker Field.

    The Bobcats took an early 2-0 lead thanks to runs from Blake Crass and Trey Boswell in the top of the first.

    Harriman finally answered in the third when Marcus Nelson brought Brady Stubbs around to score on a sacrifice fly deep into the outfield.

  • Midway sweeps Oakdale in season series

    By Jack Sims

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The Midway Green Wave the season district season series with the Oakdale Eagles Tuesday evening at Midway with a 12-1 win and 29-3 win Monday in Oakdale.

    The Eagles took an early lead with the single run, but after that it was all Green Wave.

    Midway scored two runs in the first, four runs in the second, and another two in the third, one in the fourth, and a final three in the fifth.

    Toeing up on the rubber at the start of the game for Midway was Brendan Burnam, pitching two innings.

  • Going With the Flo: Our nation should listen to the messages from God

    By Flo Charles

    Absolutely breathtaking – a brilliant cross still standing after the recent fire of fire of Paris’ Norte Dame’s Cathedral!

    Do you remember that out of the rubble of 9/11, when the Muslims hit our World Trade Towers, a cross appeared?

    Could it be that God is trying to get the world’s attention? America – then Paris – worldwide alarm, especially during this holy week - the celebration of our Savior’s resurrection?

  • A View From Lick Skillet: Success stories of two Harriman men, born & bred
  • Cherokee beats Midway Middle

    In a recent middle school baseball matchup, the Cherokee Yellow Jackets blanked the Midway Middle Green Wave, 11-0.

  • Lady Waves hang tough with Meigs

    By Jack Sims

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    A strong defensive effort by the Midway Lady Waves wasn’t enough for the win. The Meigs County Lady Tigers took the win 5-1 with a single hot inning in the bottom of the sixth.

    The Lady Waves were quickly shut out in the top of the first with three quick outs. The Lady Tigers got on the scoreboard first during a pop fly that was mishandled by the Midway shortstop allowing the run across the bag at home.

  • Honors abound in Harriman

    The Harriman Middle School Lady Blue Devils joined Harriman city officials and Dixie Youth to throw out the first pitch at Drack’s Track as part of the opening day ceremonies for Dixie Youth recently.

  • Devils take Panthers into triple OT

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    A full 80-minute regulation game plus two 10-minute overtime periods was not enough time to decide the winner of the Cumberland Gap versus Harriman soccer game.

    It was decided by a shoot-out that involved five players from each team taking turns with a penalty kick that resulted in the Panthers defeating the Blue Devils by a final score of 4-3.

    “Friday night’s game was a hard fought 100-minute competition that resulted in heartbreak,” stated Harriman Coach Marc Cataldi.

  • Tigers washout Green Wave in two

    The Rockwood Tigers swept a double header with the Midway Green Wave, 8-5 and 11-4, Friday evening at Brillo Miller Park.

    The first saw the Tigers weather a push by Midway in the fourth inning where Rockwood coughed up three runs, still won 8-5.

    Midway’s big inning was driven by a walk by Connor Johnson, by Ethan Melton, and an error on a ball put in play by Brendan Burnum.

    The Tigers got on the board in the first inning when Gavin Evans singled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs.