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Today's Sports

  • Deer archery season set to begin

    The 2018 deer archery-only hunting season opens statewide in Tennessee on Saturday, Sept. 22. The archery season dates in all five of the state’s deer hunting units are the same. The dates are Sept. 22-Oct. 26 and Oct. 29-Nov. 2.

    Tennessee is divided into five deer units for better management, A, B, C, D, and L. The antlerless deer bag limits are four in Units A-D management areas and three per day in Unit L areas. The antlered deer bag limit is a total of two for the entire deer season.

  • Senior bowlers putting up big...

    SENIOR BOWLERS
    September 14

    1st High Game - Joyce Fain, Harold Zeilman 449
    2nd High Game - Beverly Zeilman, Paul Alexander 449
    3rd High Game - Diane Moore, Aryn Milhollon 468
    High Scores today - Rick Matthews 224,game, Wayne Croy 203
    High Series for today - Diane Moore, Aryn Milhollon 1305
    High Series September - Diane Moore, Aryn Milhollom 1305
    High Averages -  Connie Milhollon 166, Rick Matthews 187

  • Youth Deer Hunt drawing from TWRA

    Youth between the ages of 10-16, who are hunter safety certified and who have never harvested a deer, are eligible to win a spot in what has become an annual special hunt.

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will host the hunt in conjunction with the opening day of the 2018 Tennessee Young Sportsman Deer Hunt on Saturday, Oct. 27.

    Youth from various regions from across the state have participated in the event held at Buffalo Ridge Refuge in Humphreys County. Last year, 16 young hunters had their first deer harvests.

  • Harriman beats Oakdale in...

    Thursday night saw the Lady Blue Devils of Harriman High School travel the short trip up the road to Oakdale High School to face the Lady Eagles in a volleyball match.

    Despite a valiant effort by the Lady Eagles, the Lady Blue Devils were able to win the match on the strength of taking three straight sets.

    “They are really coming together,” said Harriman head coach Ashley Kemp. “Their teamwork continues to improve each and every match as they are working together more and more,”

  • Throwing for Dough

    Student Caleb Wright (center) was the latest contestant in Kingston’s Throw for Dough event. Wright is joined by Kingston Athletic Director Colt Narramore and Megan Dagley from Lakeview Dental Arts who sponsors the event.

  • Lady Tigers roar to victory

    By Jack Sims

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    Rockwood Lady Tigers Soccer Team roared to a 9-0 win against Harriman Thursday at the Rockwood Sports Complex.

    In the early goings, theplay on the field was tentative as each team worked to figure one another out.

    With 31:35 left in the first period the Lady Tigers grabbed the handle and never let go.

    A successful push downfield netted the Tigers a goal and the score was 1-0.

    A few minutes later another run at the goal was blunted when the Tigers received an offside penalty.

  • Midway rushes past Blue Devils

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The Midway Middle School Green Wave rode the legs of their running backs to a 16-6 homecoming victory against Jellico Thursday night.

    Midway took the opening kickoff in Thursday evening’s game against Jellico and for the first two possessions looked to be driving down the field with big gains by Isaiah Stone and Chase Letner.

    The next play ended in a lost fumble and Jellico took over on the Midway 47-yard line.

  • Tigers answer “Where’s Waldo?”

    Eighth-Grader Dakota Waldo led Rockwood Middle to a 26-0 win against Cherokee Thursday evening at Dr. Nat Sugarman Field.

    Waldo finished the game with 305 yards yards rushing on 12 carries and accounted for all of the Tigers touchdowns in the contest.

    “Dakota is our team leader,” Tiger coach Bryon Harvey said. “He doesn’t say much but he is getting better at using his words to help motivate the other players on the team.

  • Yellow Jackets get swatted

    By Jack Sims

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    In a game full of mistakes and penalties on both sides, the Northview Academy Cougars defeated the Kingston Yellow Jackets 21-17 Friday night in Kodak.

    The teams exchanged a series of possessions before Northview was able to make positive gains and an 11 yard pass from the Cougar quarterback rolling out right led to the first score of the evening.

    Kingston returned the favor and with some strong running moved the ball in big gains up field and was able to put up a score.

  • Rockwood can’t repeat feat

    By David W. Doonan

    ddoonan@roanecounty.com

    The Rockwood Tigers traveled to Meigs County Friday hoping to capture lightning in a bottle for a second time.

    Unfortunately they came up short.

    The Rockwood Tigers lost to Meigs County 46-6 in a rematch from last year’s playoff game where the tables were turned and Rockwood won 9-8.

    Rockwood never seemed to get started in it’s running game as they were stopped By Miegs cold at the line of scrimmage on their first two run plays.