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Today's Sports

  • A little rain for Ozone

    Rainy weather caused the Dixie Youth OZONE tournament in Rockwood to be postponed Friday evening, as a result the tournament was played Saturday, Sunday, and Tuesday night. Sunday saw Harriman beat Spring City 12-9 and Kingston downed Campbell County 4-2.

  • Dixie Youth youngsters get in on...

    The Kingston all-stars went unbeaten on the way to winning the two-day tournament, beating Campbell County 25-10 in the title game. The scores for the tournament are as follows: Campbell county beat Rockwood 24-14, Kingston beat Harriman 17-1, Rockwood beat Harriman 22-18, Kingston beat Campbell County 20-8 and Campbell County downed Rockwood 24-16.

  • Raider standout signs

    By Bob Fowler
    for the Roane County News
    He’s gone from being mainly a reserve for a Georgia college’s basketball squad to starting forward for the Roane State Raiders.
    Now, Jeremy Joyner is taking the next step, and it’s a big one. The 6-9 Joyner has accepted a full scholarship to play for University of Tennessee-Martin. Joyner said coaches at UT-Martin recruited him after watching him in tournament play.

  • Raider anglers have big spring

    When people think about college sports at Roane State, normally the first thing that comes to mind is the men’s and women’s basketball teams along with the baseball and softball Raiders and Lady Raiders.

    The newly formed golf team is also another sport that Roane State has to offer.

    However, there is a sport that Roane State has that is a little more unique than your traditional college sports.

    The Roane State fishing club competed in two tournaments this spring in the Yeti FLW College Fishing Series.

  • Tribute to a Tennessee legend

    by Ben Briley

  • Dixie Youth 7-8 tourney recap

    The Dixie Youth post season kicked off this past weekend.

    The 7-8 year old tournament double elimination tournament at Cherokee Middle School saw the all-star teams from Rockwood, Kingston, Harriman, and Campbell squared off for a berth in the state tournament in Fairview.

    The Kingston All-Stars emerged as champions this past week with a perfect record in the tournament.

    “The boys came out and they were ready,” Kingston Coach Anthony Lane said.

    Kingston 13, Campbell County 0

  • Jackets upend the Bulldogs
  • Roane State hosts bball play days

    Roane State hosted girls middle school play days earlier in the week. Harriman, Cherokee and Oliver Springs represented Roane County with their presence and their play during the event.

  • Pack joins the Lady Raiders
  • Last hurrah for Lightning

    The Knoxville Lightning closed out the season with a 54-14 loss to the Mississippi Royalty Saturday at Midway High School.