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Today's Sports

  • Oliver Springs plays district...

    The Oliver Springs basketball teams will have a busy weekend as they host Oneida tonight (Friday) and travel to Sunbright Saturday for a make-up game.

    Friday night will be the last home game for Lady Bobcat senior Lauren Morgan and Bobcat seniors Austin Seiber, Taylor Murray, David Edmundson, Lane Evans and Brandon Morgan.

    Also Friday night, the OSHS Sports Hall of Fame will have a reunion.

    Recognition of members and this year's inductees will take place during halftime of the boys game.

  • RHS baseball team to have alumni...

    The second annual Rockwood High School Baseball Alumni Day will be Sunday, Feb. 28, at 1:30 p.m. at the Mike "Brillo" Miller Complex.

    Registration will be from 1:30 to 2 p.m., with introduction of past players and coaches by Tiger head coach Jake Witter.

    atting practice will be from 2:20 to 3 p.m. Batting practice - one round of 10 swings/home run derby with baseballs - one round with 10 swings.

    There will be a cookout from 3-3:30 p.m.

    A five inning, alumni softball game will start at 3:30 p.m.

  • Kingston football players...

    The Kingston Yellow Jacket football team was honored with a banquet Jan. 30 at the First Baptist Church.

    "This season we re-established Kingston football identity," said Wade Creswell, master of ceremonies and member of the Century Club who hosted the banquet. "You fought through injury. You competed. You had the best team chemistry I've seen in the lockerroom in my lifetime."

    After his opening remarks, Coach Brian Pankey and members of his staff represented special awards to the players.

  • Season ends for HMS boys, OSMS...

    The 2015-16 season came to a disappointing end for the Oliver Springs Middle School Lady Bobcats and Harriman Middle School Blue Devils Friday night, as both would drop semifinal TMSSAA East Tennessee AA Sectional games at Pigeon Forge Middle School.

    The Lady ’Cats took the floor first and ran into a buzz saw, as eventual champion Holston won in dominating fashion, 37-12.

  • Kingston, Oliver Springs split...

    Another county rivalry series is over for the 2015-'16 season, as Kingston split a make-up game with Oliver Springs Monday night in a game postponed Jan. 21 due to snow.

    The Lady Jackets defeated the Lady Bobcats 61-41, while the Bobcats used a fourth-quarter rally to beat the Yellow Jackets 57-52.

    Kingston 61, Oliver Springs 41: Rachel Layne poured in 22 points with five rebounds, one assist and one steal to give her team its 19th victory of the season.

  • Kingston sweeps Scott in...

    The Kingston basketball teams wrapped the District 4AA season Friday night by sweeping a pair of games at Scott,  as the Lady Jackets won 49-41 and the Jackets were victorious 58-45.

    Kingston 49, Scott 41: Taylor Thurman and Abby Wilson tallied 15 and 10 points, respectively, to lead the Lady Jackets.

  • District-leading Meigs County...

    The Harriman basketball teams traveled to Meigs County Friday night to face District 3A leaders Meigs County, as the Lady Devils and Blue Devils seeking momentum to go into the district next week.

    Despite great efforts by both teams, the Lady Devils dropped their contest 46-38, while the Devils lost 65-55.

    Meigs County 46, Harriman 38: The Lady Devils proved they could play with the Lady Tigers and gave them all they could handle; however,  the high voltage offense of Meigs County pulled away for the victory.

  • Grace Christian sweeps Rockwood...

    By Michael Lindsay
    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    Rockwood hosted Grace Christian Monday night in a makeup doubleheader, as the Tigers lost a thriller in overtime 69-68, while the Lady Tigers were beaten 46-25.

    Grace Christian 69, Rockwood 68: The Tigers were within mere seconds from taking down Grace Christian Academy, but were unable to do so as they lost an overtime thriller by a score of 69-68.

  • Rockwood splits with Midway in...

    A near capacity crowd in the Dr. Tom Evans gymnasium at Rockwood High School Friday night witnessed the Tigers and Lady Tigers split a pair of District 3A games with the Midway basketball teams.

    The Tigers downed the Green Wave 69-38, while the Lady Waves 47-35.

    Rockwood 69, Midway 38: Matt Thompson, Austin Cooper and Case Miller led the Tigers with 17, 12 and 11 points, respectively,.

    Jake Woody led Midway with 11 points, as Coach Darrell Ruffner gave his entire team some quality time on the Tiger court.

  • Greenback at Rockwood games...

    The Greenback at Rockwood basketball games scheduled Tuesday night were postponed and reschedule for Thursday. The girls game will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by the boys game at 8 p.m.