Today's News

  • Lady Waves clobber Loudon, 10-0


    The Midway Lady Green Waves pounded Loudon 10-0 Monday in a non district game played at Midway.

  • Hashmi’s header gives Tigers 1-0 win

     For 79 minutes, the best offense for both the Rockwood Tigers and the Stone Memorial Panthers was their suffocating defense in a match played at Rockwood’s Mike “Brillo” Miller Sports Complex. 

  • Late goals lead Falcons past Devils, 2-0



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  • Late goals lead Falcons past Devils, 2-0



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  • Big third inning leads Tigers past ’Cats


    It was a battle of Roane County’s cats Tuesday evening at Rockwood’s Mike “Brillo” Miller Sports Complex, and the battle would be won by the home team as Jake Witter’s Rockwood Tigers downed Oliver Springs in five innings, 13-2.

  • Roane State splits doubleheader with Chattanooga State

    After missing games over the weekend due to weather, the Roane State Raiders finally completed its three-game series at Chattanooga State Monday afternoon with a doubleheader.

    The day started great for the Raiders as they downed the Tigers 7-4 in the first game of the day. The second game also started well as Roane State jumped out to a 7-1 lead, but Chattanooga State came back with nine unanswered runs on its way to a 10-8 victory.

    Game 1

  • Midway pummels Tellico Plains, 13-2

    The weather outside has been heating up over the last week and so have the bats at Midway High School.

    Entering last Thursday, the Green Wave baseball team had a record of 3-5, but now the Green Wave have won four straight games while scoring 56 runs in the process. The latest victory came Tuesday when they traveled to Tellico Plains and knocked off the Bears, 13-2.

  • Lady Rams down Harriman, 6-1

    The Harriman Lady Blue Devils were hoping for a sweep of Grace Christian Academy when the Lady Rams invaded Flour Mill Flats Tuesday evening, but Travis Langley’s squad had to settle for a split as Grace Christian left Roane County with a 6-1 victory.

    Harriman had defeated the Lady Rams last week in extra innings, 7-4.

  • Pre-April Showers for May Flowers

    “April showers bring May flowers,” the springtime rhyme says, but what happens when the rain starts early? A rain-drenched Zoe Abernathy peeks out from her hooded sunflower rain jacket as she walks down the cherry-blossom-lined sidewalk at Southwest Point. A rainy Saturday made for a soggy Home and Garden Show at the park and a wet Power of Purple 5K run for Relay for Life. Both events, however, went on as scheduled.


    A teen with Down syndrome who lost his beloved extensive CD collection now has even more music to fill his heart.

    Christopher Forrester’s heart was broken when he lost around 150 CDs. But fellow music lovers have done more than make sure the distraught 16-year-old got his collection back.

    “I’m excited,” said Forrester’s mother, Sarah Brown. “I’ve had people bringing CDs to my job and everything.”