Today's Sports

  • Midway hardwood play day
  • Senior bowlers putting up big...


    June 1

    1st High Game - Elke Hansard, Ken Altes 451

    2nd High Game - Faye Langley, Philip Pride 464

    3rd High Game - Faye Langley, Philip Pride 450

    High Scores today - Ken Altes 210 game

    High Series for today - Faye Langley, Philip Pride 1347

    High Series June - Faye Langley, Philip Pride 1347

    High Averages - Loretta Carrington 162, Rick Matthews 192

    Seniors bowl Fridays at 1 p.m. in the Oak Ridge Bowling Center. All Seniors age 50 and over are welcome. No Commitment.

  • Past and present, Lady Jackets
  • Lightning set to close big

    A football season can seem long and it almost always is rough.

    The Knoxville Lightning has had a year filled with ups and downs.

    After winning last week on the road against the Huntsville Tigers, 20-14, in overtime, the Lightning will return home as conquering heroes to close out the year’s campaign in the friendly confines of Midway’s high school field.

    “We ended up scoring on our drive,” team owner and player Lena Bennett said. “Lydia Qualls caught a pass from our quarterback Caroline Rose.

  • Roane athletes are good sports

    By Tony Clower

    for The Roane County News

    Nine years ago, the Roane County School System began recognizing middle and high school athletic programs within our county that completed an entire athletic year with zero reports of unsportsmanlike conduct. We made the decision to try to present these schools with a monetary award to show appreciation for their emphasis on sportsmanship throughout the school year.

  • Celebrate Memorial Day with some...

    The Knoxville Lightning women's semi-pro football team is gearing up to play a home game Saturday evening at Midway High School's football field. In honor of Memorial day, all veterans with a valid ID won't be charged for tickets to the game. Kids under 12 are free and adult tickets are $10. Come out and support the local ladies against the Columbus Vanguards as the season winds down.

  • Pigskin peek in spring time
  • Boat safety week set

    The 2018 National Safe Boating Week is May 19-25 and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating to promote the wear of life jackets as the summer boating season starts in full force.

    The Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day is Friday, May 18 with the goal of demonstrating how easy it is to wear a life jacket, even while at work.

  • TWRA asks to leave wildlife wild

    TWRA Release


    TWRA offices receive an increase in calls regarding abandoned wildlife each spring. Calls received are most often about typical wildlife behavior and not truly abandoned young. Following are a few tips to keep wildlife wild.

  • Payback for Kingston delayed

    Thursday night brought bad weather, and it brought a region championship game at Loudon High School as the Yellow Jackets from Roane County High School travelled to take on the Redskins in soccer action.

    The region championship game was a rematch of the district championship game that was played just one week earlier.

    With both the Redskins and the Yellow Jackets winning their contests on Tuesday night, it ensured that they both will advance to the sub state round along with being two of the final 16 teams left in the state in AA soccer.