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Today's Sports

  • Senior bowler standouts

    Aryn Milhollon and Donna Wright, Senior Bowlers were recently recognized for bowling the highest score of 1374 during the month of October. Seniors bowl every Friday at 1 PM at Oak Ridge Bowling Center.

  • Powder puffs ain’t no pushovers

    Kingston’s senior and junior girls played the annual powder puff football game Wednesday. The seniors were able to squeeze out a narrow 16-14 victory. Above: Senior speedster Amadea Pankey swerves to avoid the defense of junior Emily Thompson.

  • Jackets set to continue their run

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets are riding the crest of momentum generated from beating Gatlinburg-Pittman last week to punch their ticket into the playoffs. The impetus gained from last week’s win along with the one from two weeks before will serve Kingston well tonight at Unicoi County.

  • Tigers and Bulldogs set to...

    The Rockwood Tigers will kickoff the TSSAA Class 2A playoffs with a road trip to Hampton. The Tigers will be looking to continue their recent trend of explosive offense against the 5-5 Bulldogs.

  • Green Wave looking for payback

    The Midway Green Wave will be looking to snap their two-game losing streak in a big win tonight when they travel to face Cloudland. In addition to this being a first round Class 1A plaoff game, the contest will be a rematch from the first round of last season’s playoffs when Midway went into the fourth quarter down only nine points and went on to lose 50-13.

  • Oliver Springs set for climbing

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats will have to climb the mountain tonight to face the Hancock County Indians in the first round of the TSSAA 1A playoffs. The Bobcats are coming off a 33-20 victory against county rival Midway and are looking to continue deep into the playoffs. The game is set to be played at Sneedville and will kickoff at 7 PM.

  • TSSAA football playoffs kickoff

    Four Roane County teams kickoff the TSSAA football playoffs tonight.

    Oliver Springs, Midway, Rockwood, and Kingston all face long road trips in the opening round of the playoffs.

    All games have a scheduled 7 pm kickoff.

    Oliver Springs (8-2) @

    Hancock County (3-7)

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats have markedly improved over their 3-7 finish from a year ago.

    A strong running game led by Mason Hill behind an intimidating offensive line will likely be the key in the contest.

  • Football, flagged for the future

    The future gridiron stars of Roane County showed up in force this week end to square off in the weekly flag football league at the Kingston Parks and Recreation flag football games at Fort Southwest Point.

  • Topwater Time on the Tennessee

    TVA report

    for The Roane County News

    Chilly autumn mornings and vibrant foliage mark a magical season for sports enthusiasts across the Valley. And for a Tennessee River angler, a school of shallow-running shad can be as exhilarating as a throwing a Hail Mary pass into an end zone. In each case, there’s a potential for a big score.

    Yes, it’s topwater time on the Tennessee—the wonderful fish-slamming window where amateur and professional anglers can dance topwater lures across the surface to take advantage of bass feeding frenzies.

  • Muzzleloader deer season coming

    TWRA Report

    for The Roane County News

    The 2018 muzzleloader/archery season for deer opens in Tennessee on Saturday, Nov. 3 and continues through Friday, Nov. 16 in all of Tennessee’s deer hunting units, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

    The opening of muzzleloader season in the state has a permanent opening date of the third Saturday before Thanksgiving.