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Today's Sports

  • Seniors rolling for big scores

    SENIOR BOWLERS

    September 28

    1st High Game - Donna Wright, Harold Zeilman 421

    2nd High Game - Donna Wright, Harold Zeilman 444

    3rd High Game - Paula Murphy, Beverly Zeilman 463

    High Scores today - Rick Alderfer-216 game, Rick Matthews 200 game

    High Series for today - Paula Murphy, Beverly Zeilman 1291

    High Series September - Beverly Zeilman, Paul Alexander 1309

    High Averages - Connie Milhollon 167, Rick Matthews 187

  • A Tiger roams the golf links

    Rockwood’s Eli Everhart won the boys’ district golf championship recently in Lenoir City.

  • Lakers wash over Blue Devils

    By Jack Sims

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    Middle school action Saturday saw the Lake City Lakers wash over the Harriman Blue Devils in a 30 – 8 victory. The Lakers brought physical size and a passing game that kept the Blue Devils on their heels the entire game.

  • The Question of a Good Football...

    By Ben Briley

    bbriley@roanecounty.com

    How does that old saying go... “You’re never good until you’re good”?

    Tennessee got a lesson in that phrase this week after a 38-12 loss at Georgia.

    The Bulldogs are a good football team. Edge contain, solid corner play, 5 star recruits all over the field, and a coaching staff who went to the title game in year two.

    Tennessee, however, is not a good football team. Not yet.

  • Jackets ruin OS 8th-grade night

    The Cherokee Middle School Yellow Jackets spoiled Oliver Springs’ eighth-grade night celebration with a 44-8 win Monday.

    “It’s always a big game and a big win against any county team,” Cherokee Coach Brent Kelley said. “Oliver Springs Coach Tyler Harper and Wendell Jones do a great job.

    “We’re starting to turn it on now. We had a rough stretch between Maryville and Rockwood, against some good teams and we didn’t play very well.”

  • Devils edged by Wartburg

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The high school volleyball district tournaments are in full swing and in first round action, the Harriman Lady Blue Devils traveled to Wartburg to take on the Lady Dogs in a fourth vs fifth matchup. It took all five sets for the hosting team to advance to play top seed Van Buren County on Tuesday night in Clarkrange as Wartburg won the first two sets with scores of 25-19 and 25-22 and took the final match by a score of 15-5 as they defeated Harriman 3-2.

  • Devils can’t stop Buffalo...

    By Jack Sims

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    The Clarkrange Lady Buffalos took the night against the Harriman Lady Blue Devils in women’s volleyball winning 3 games to one in a best of 5 series.

    Playing on the Harriman home court, the series opened with even play throughout the first game.

    The lead was handed back and forth several times till finally the Lady Blue Devils were able to pull ahead with the required two-point spread and take the win with a first game final score of 26 to 24.

  • Dynamic Kingston duo place 16th

    Members of the Kingston fishing team, Riley Brown and Logan East had a good showing at a recent tournament at Nickajack Lake, placing 16th with a little over eight total pounds caught. In addition to the 16th place finish out of 220 boats, the pair also won $175 and points that could qualify them to participate in the Regional and State tournaments later in the year.

  • Kingston easily handles Loudon

    The Kingston Lady Jackets played host to Loudon in volleyball action this week. Both the junior varsity and varsity players squared off. Kingston came out on top in the j.v. contest winning 2-1 with scores of 25-21, 25-22, and 15-7. The varsity won its game, 3-1, with score of 25-23, 25-16, 25-20, 28-26. Above left: Hannah Bailey pops the ball into the air to set up her teammates. Above: Bailey rises high into the air as she goes for a kill in the game.

  • Lady Devils blank Wartburg

    By Taylor Crombie

    for The Roane County News

    The Harriman Lady Devils ended the regular season on a high note Thursday night by spoiling Wartburg’s senior night and defeating the Lady Bulldogs in straight sets.

    “They were in their groove tonight,” Harriman coach Ashley Kemp said. “We aren’t always, but tonight we were. They were getting their serves over, they were covering the holes when we go up on the net, they were covering everything they needed to do tonight.”