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Today's Sports

  • One away from century mark

    The Rockwood Tigers will host the Harriman Blue Devils tonight at Civitan Field.

    This will mark the 99th meeting of the the football programs.

    The Rockwood and Harriman gridiron rivalry is recognized as the longest running in the state.

    “This is big rivalry game,” Harriman Coach Travis Tapp said. “Both communities will be excited for the game.

    “They’ll be a big turnout and it’s always good for the kids, the fans and everyone involved.”

  • Senior bowlers putting up big...

    SENIOR BOWLERS
    September 14

    1st High Game - Joyce Fain, Harold Zeilman 449
    2nd High Game - Beverly Zeilman, Paul Alexander 449
    3rd High Game - Diane Moore, Aryn Milhollon 468
    High Scores today - Rick Matthews 224,game, Wayne Croy 203
    High Series for today - Diane Moore, Aryn Milhollon 1305
    High Series September - Diane Moore, Aryn Milhollom 1305
    High Averages -  Connie Milhollon 166, Rick Matthews 187

  • Youth Deer Hunt drawing from TWRA

    Youth between the ages of 10-16, who are hunter safety certified and who have never harvested a deer, are eligible to win a spot in what has become an annual special hunt.

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will host the hunt in conjunction with the opening day of the 2018 Tennessee Young Sportsman Deer Hunt on Saturday, Oct. 27.

    Youth from various regions from across the state have participated in the event held at Buffalo Ridge Refuge in Humphreys County. Last year, 16 young hunters had their first deer harvests.

  • Deer archery season set to begin

    The 2018 deer archery-only hunting season opens statewide in Tennessee on Saturday, Sept. 22. The archery season dates in all five of the state’s deer hunting units are the same. The dates are Sept. 22-Oct. 26 and Oct. 29-Nov. 2.

    Tennessee is divided into five deer units for better management, A, B, C, D, and L. The antlerless deer bag limits are four in Units A-D management areas and three per day in Unit L areas. The antlered deer bag limit is a total of two for the entire deer season.

  • Kingston fisher’s winning tale

    Boater Chase Henley of Kingston won the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Volunteer Division tournament on Watts Bar Lake Sunday with a two-day cumulative catch of 10 bass weighing 32 pounds, 15 ounces. For his win, Henley earned $5,126.

    “On Saturday I caught them around the Kingston area of the lake. I caught them as the water was falling – I kind of moved out with the fish,” said Henley, who earned his first career win FLW competition. “I probably had four areas and fished laydowns and seawalls with a jig and buzzbait.”

  • Kingston blanks Rockwood

    Despite the rainy and sloppy weather Monday evening, the Kingston Lady Jackets were able to pile on the goals against Rockwood, winning 7-0 at the Rockwood Sports Complex. The Lady Tigers couldn’t stop the scoring onslaught. Mackenzie Bunch scored three goals for the hat trick. Demi Shirran finished with two scores, and Jordan Ross chipped in with one goal as well as Rockwood scoring an own goal coming off a corner kick.

  • Jackets can’t stop rolling Stone

    The Kingston Lady Jackets couldn’t find an answer for Stone Memorial on the volleyball court Monday evening. In the junior varsity contest Stone beat Kingston in two straight sets. The varsity ladies put up a fight, but ultimately couldn’t hang on, losing 3-2. Top left: Autumn Davis digs in to pop the ball back into the air. Above: Emily Shelley goes for the kill on the front line. left: Hannah Bailey shows some acrobat ability as she flies into the air for a jumping serve.

  • Gators are coming to town

    By Ben Briley

    bbriley@roanecounty.com

    Tennessee had 512 yards of total offense in Saturday’s shutout 24-0 victory over UTEP.

    158 of those yards were courtesy of a freshly concussed Ty Chandler.

    These offensive numbers have been few and far between in recent years.

    The defense allowed zero redzone appearances, zero points and 134 yards of total offense.

    Jarrett Guarantano finally got his highly anticipated wheels moving.

    Jauan Jennings found the endzone for the first time in 3 seasons.

  • Flo wins softball easily

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    Wartburg and Midway are not district rivals but will probably see each other in the state sectionals in a couple of weeks so the significance of this game was basically to see what each team would be up against.

  • Harriman beats Oakdale in...

    Thursday night saw the Lady Blue Devils of Harriman High School travel the short trip up the road to Oakdale High School to face the Lady Eagles in a volleyball match.

    Despite a valiant effort by the Lady Eagles, the Lady Blue Devils were able to win the match on the strength of taking three straight sets.

    “They are really coming together,” said Harriman head coach Ashley Kemp. “Their teamwork continues to improve each and every match as they are working together more and more,”