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Today's Sports

  • One away from century mark

    The Rockwood Tigers will host the Harriman Blue Devils tonight at Civitan Field.

    This will mark the 99th meeting of the the football programs.

    The Rockwood and Harriman gridiron rivalry is recognized as the longest running in the state.

    “This is big rivalry game,” Harriman Coach Travis Tapp said. “Both communities will be excited for the game.

    “They’ll be a big turnout and it’s always good for the kids, the fans and everyone involved.”

  • Big games all over tonight

    Although the 99th meeting of Rockwood and Harriman tops the slate of Roane County football games, that doesn’t mean the other are any less important.

    Oliver Springs, Kingston, and Midway will all all face non-district teams tonight before the meat of the district schedule goes fully underway next week.

    Claiborne (1-4) @

    Oliver Springs (3-1)

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats will coming into their second home game in as many weeks after starting the season 3-0 on the road.

  • Devils sweep doubleheader

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The middle school district tournaments will begin this week at Midway but Harriman and Cherokee were forced to make up both their season games that were rained out with a double header on Wednesday evening with the Lady Devils taking both games by scores of 12-1 and 11-0.

  • Lady Devils strong in defeat

    By Jack Sims

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The Harriman Lady Blue Devils fell to the Sweetwater Lady Wildcats in women‘s soccer Tuesday evening by a score of 7-1.

    The score does not convey the whole story, however.

    The continued improvement in play, communication and ball control in both offense and defense by the Lady Blue Devils was obvious in this game.

  • Midway Middle edges Lady Devils

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    Basic fundamental softball describes the Midway middle school softball team.

    After a solid performance against district and county rival Harriman, the Lady Waves put themselves back in contention for the highly coveted championship title by defeating the Lady Devils by a final score of 4-3.

    “I am very proud of the overall team effort tonight, we put the ball in play with hard hits and was patient at the plate”, stated Midway coach Megan Arndts.

  • Lady Jackets can’t get going

    Tuesday evening didn’t end well for the Kingston Lady Jackets on the pitch. The Lady Jackets couldn’t withstand Anderson County, losing the soccer game, 4-0 at For South West Point.

  • Big bang for CMS 8th grade

    The Cherokee Middle School softball team honored its 8th-graders on 8th-grade night with a big win against Scott County. The game was called in the second inning after the Lady Jackets broke out the whupping stick on the way to a 32-2 win Tuesda evening.

  • Flo wins softball easily

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    Wartburg and Midway are not district rivals but will probably see each other in the state sectionals in a couple of weeks so the significance of this game was basically to see what each team would be up against.

  • Gators are coming to town

    By Ben Briley

    bbriley@roanecounty.com

    Tennessee had 512 yards of total offense in Saturday’s shutout 24-0 victory over UTEP.

    158 of those yards were courtesy of a freshly concussed Ty Chandler.

    These offensive numbers have been few and far between in recent years.

    The defense allowed zero redzone appearances, zero points and 134 yards of total offense.

    Jarrett Guarantano finally got his highly anticipated wheels moving.

    Jauan Jennings found the endzone for the first time in 3 seasons.

  • Jackets can’t stop rolling Stone

    The Kingston Lady Jackets couldn’t find an answer for Stone Memorial on the volleyball court Monday evening. In the junior varsity contest Stone beat Kingston in two straight sets. The varsity ladies put up a fight, but ultimately couldn’t hang on, losing 3-2. Top left: Autumn Davis digs in to pop the ball back into the air. Above: Emily Shelley goes for the kill on the front line. left: Hannah Bailey shows some acrobat ability as she flies into the air for a jumping serve.