Today's Sports

  • ACAC swimmers compete at home



    Special to the News

    Abigail King of the Atomic City Aquatics Club swept all of her individual swimming events at the ACAC Invitational Meet held at the Oak Ridge Civic Center.

  • Cherokee takes two from Blue...


    It may not have been the most high-scoring of affairs, but the Cherokee Middle School Lady Jackets picked up a 29-18 win over the Harriman Lady Blue Devils Monday evening. 

    Cherokee jumped out to the early 8-4 lead and expanded the lead to 15-8 at the half. 

  • Raiders drop conference opener,...


    The Roane State Raiders led for the majority of Saturday’s TJCAA opener against Walters State, but the Senators closed the game on a 10-0 run to escape Harriman with an 80-74 victory.

  • Rockwood falls at Silverdale

    There’s something about Chattanooga that doesn’t sit well with the Rockwood Tigers, as Friday night marked the third straight season and fourth in the past five years that the Tigers would see their season end in the city bordering Georgia.

    The first three trips were at Boyd-Buchanan in 2009, 2011 and 2012, while Silverdale Baptist Academy knocked the Tigers out of the TSSAA Class 2A playoffs Friday night, 34-18.

  • Midway rolls past Unaka in...

    The Midway Green Wave hosted their first playoff game since 2007 and the wait was worth it as Joe Campbell’s squad rolled past Unaka, 40-7.

    The Green Wave started this season red hot scoring no less than 28 points through the first five games. They had a little lull scoring wise in the next four games but seem to have picked up the pace a little in the last two games, scoring 38 at Greenback last week and 40 Friday night against the Rangers.

  • Harriman falls at Moore County,...

    The 2013 season ended on a sad note for the Harriman Blue Devils Friday night as Travis Tapp’s squad dropped a 20-7 decision at Moore County in the opening round of the TSSAA Class 1A playoffs.

    Harriman faced an uphill battle Friday, but stayed within striking distance until late in the contest. The Blue Devils were without about half of their starting lineup due to injuries, plus they had to deal with a long bus ride to Lynchburg to take on the Blue Raiders.

  • Muzzleloader season opens...


    Tennessee’s muzzleloader/archery season for deer opens on Saturday, Nov. 9 and continues through Friday, Nov. 22 in all three of Tennessee’s deer hunting units, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

  • OSMS rolls past Norwood


    Tuesday night, the Norwood Lady Jaguars found themselves running into a purple and gold juggernaut in the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats as the Lady ’Cats rocked and rolled to a 45-8 triumph.

    The Lady 'Cats used a 19-2 first period and a 9-1 second period to take a 28-3 halftime lead.

  • Coffey signs with Milligan...


    Roane County High School senior Rachel Coffey said she didn’t sleep much Monday night. That’s because she knew on Tuesday she was going to fulfill a lifelong dream by signing scholarship papers to play softball at Milligan College.

  • Playoffs being Friday night for...


    High school football’s second season kicks off Friday night as three Roane County teams open play in the TSSAA playoffs.

    Harriman, Rockwood and Midway all qualified for the playoffs. Two of the three, Harriman and Rockwood, will hit the road Friday night while Midway will be playing at home.