Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats shock Coalfield

    By Melissa Coley


    It was fundamental softball at its finest Thursday evening as Coalfield traveled to Oliver Springs to take on the Lady Bobcats and were defeated 3-2 in 7 innings.

    Desirae Davis was in the pitcher’s circle for the Lady Cats.

    Davis sat the Lady Jackets down in order in the first as her defense backed her up by getting a groundout and two fly balls to get out of the inning quickly.

    Ella Hampton provided the spark Oliver Springs needed.

  • Big 2nd propels Lady Waves

    By Jack Sims


    The Midway Lady Waves traveled to the dusty and windy home field of the Sunbright Lady Tigers and came away with a well-earned 4-1 victory.

    Pitching was the order of the evening by Midway hurler Aubrie May.

    May toed the rubber all seven innings allowing only one hit, one run, and throwing two strike outs.

    She ended the evening with a brilliant snag on a hard line drive hit directly at her and threw for the double play at first, ending the game.

  • Jackets and Devils meet in...

    The Harriman Blue Devils met the Kingston Yellow Jackets on the tennis court recently. The Harriman boys came out on top 8-1 thanks to six forfeits from the Jackets. The Lady Devils won as well with the final of 7-2.

  • Coaching legends named to hall...

    from Roane State

    for The Roane County News

    Fans are invited to celebrate the induction of coach Andy Landers, coach Jim Davis, and the 1984 national champion women’s basketball team as the first members of the new Roane State Community College Athletics Hall of Fame.

    The induction ceremony will be held on Friday, May 3 from 3:15-4:15 p.m. in the Raider Room at the main campus, 276 Patton Lane in Harriman. The Raider Room is located inside the Vann Student Center in the Dunbar Building.

  • 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.

  • Sweetwater uses 1st half to beat...

    By Melissa Coley


    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.

  • Midway sweeps Oakdale in season...

    By Jack Sims


    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.

  • Jackets swarm Scott for district...

    Tuesday night, The Roane County High School Yellow Jackets played host to Scott County in a soccer match at Dr. Nat Sugarman Field in Kingston.

    A quick start gave the Yellow Jackets the early momentum needed to pick up the 4-1 win.

    Head coach, Keaton Shillings was pleased with his team’s performance.

    “We performed really well in our third district game of the season,” Shillings.

    “It was a must-win situation for us to see a home district game, so I’m really proud of the effort the boys showed tonight.”

  • Midway Middle splits recent games

    Midway Middle’s Caiden Brewer closed out a recent 21-0 win against Norwood Middle. The Green Wave then faced Scott County Tuesday, losing a close 3-1 decision.

  • OS and Harriman middle square off

    Harriman’s Talan Moore (left) and Zach Armstrong (above) for Oliver Springs dueled one another from the pitcher’s mound in a recent middle baseball game at Papermaker Field. The Blue Devils won the double header 13-3 and 7-0.