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Today's Sports

  • Kingston shuts out Panthers

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets shutout the visiting Lenoir City Panthers, 4-0, Thursday evening the second of a three-game home series to start the season.

    After holding the Panthers scoreless in the top of the first, Kingston struck.

    Yellow Jacket pitcher Kain Collins led off the game with a single.

    Jesse Griffey followed with a base on balls.

    With two runners on base with no one out, Lenoir City pitcher Jamie Gutterman could feel the pressure.

  • Lady Devils’ onslaught beats...

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    For the second time in a week, the Midway Lady Green Waves and the Harriman Lady Devils played in district softball action Thursday and for the second time, the Lady Devils won, this time 14-2 in Harriman.

    Harriman ace Autumn Phillips started the game with a strikeout, but Macy Young hit a ground rule double then stole third and scored on a throwing error to make it 1-0.

    Rilea Ellison was on the mound for the Lady Waves and gave up a couple of walks but got out of the first inning unscathed.

  • Veteran coaches receive honors
  • Lady Knights can’t hold off...

    The Roane County Lady Knights lacrosse team travelled to face Seymour Thursday evening. Seymour’s scoring rampage proved to be too much for the Lady Knights as they lost, 18-1.

  • Blue Devils edge Tigers late

    The Harriman Blue Devils relied on dominant pitching and heads up base running to edge the Rockwood Tigers, 3-2, Tuesday evening at Harriman’s Papermaker Field.

    The normally dangerous Tiger bats were quiet throughout the first four innings due in no small part to Blue Devil ace Brandon Turpin on the mound.

    Turpin kept Rockwood off the bases, racking up eight of his game-high 13 strikeouts during this period.

    “Turpin pitched a heck of game,” Harriman Coach Andy Adcox said.

  • Yellow Jackets drop opener

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets couldn’t get the bats going Wednesday evening against the Gibbs Eagles and lost the baseball season opener, 11-2, at Legion Field at Fort Southwest Point.

    The first two innings were scoreless and uneventful as it appeared the game was set to be a duel between Kingston pitcher Trey Schulz and Gibbs hurler Ayden Hutchinson.

    The wind at Fort Southwest Point other plans.

    When the bottom of the Gibbs lineup came to the plate in the third inning, things had gotten gusty.

  • Harriman blasts Lady Indians

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    For the second night in a row, the Harriman Lady Devils dominated to pick up another district win over the traveling Oneida Lady Indians by a final score of 12-2.

    Autumn Phillips was in the circle for Harriman and struck out the side in the first, but not before Oneida put one up on the board to take the lead.

    Aleena Goldston and Micaela Goins walked in the bottom half of the inning followed by an RBI single off the bat of Abbie Bullard to tie things up after one.

  • Lady Cats de-claw Lady Tigers

    By Jack Sims

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats took home a 4-2 victory against the Rockwood Lady Tigers Tuesday evening at Arrowhead Park.

    The first inning, as in most games, was a period of feeling out the other team, getting over early game jitters. The Lady Cats behind the pitching of Savannah Ray was able to hold the Lady Tigers to one run.

    OS’s time on the field was highlighted by catcher Ella Hampton with a quick throw to Mable Johnson at third to pickoff a Lady Tiger runner.

  • Lady Knights can’t withstand...

    The Roane County Lady Knights played host to the Cookville Lady Cavaliers Tuesday night at Midway. Cookville won 21-5.

  • Kingston blanks Devils’ in opener

    Monday night saw the Kingston Yellow Jackets spoil the soccer season opener for the Harriman Blue Devils, 4-0, in Kingston.

    A good defensive first half from both teams ended with the Yellow Jackets scoring a goal off the foot of Isaac Pettit with under five minutes left in the first half, and the Yellow Jackets never looked back as they went on to score three goals in the second half to seal the victory.

    Harriman head coach Christina Van Meter was pleased with her team’s effort on the field Monday night.