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Today's Sports

  • TWRA makes new duck stamp...

    Orders are being taken for the collectible state waterfowl stamp that is produced annually and sold for conservation education through the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

  • Lady Knights score goals but not...

    The Roane County Lady Knight lacrosse team faced Ooltewah this past weekend. The Lady Knights lost, 17-7.

  • Easter tournament scores and...

    County and area softball teams gathered at the Brillo Miller Sports Complex in Rockwood Friday and Saturday for the annual Rockwood Invitational Easter Tournament.

    All five Roane County teams participated in the event with each team having different degrees of success.

    It was the Kingston Lady Jackets who ended up winning it all.

    After going a perfect 7-0 throughout the tournament and knocking off Coalfield, 10-5, in the semi-finals, Kingston had an uphill battle against Union County in the title game.

  • Bobcats split in tournament

    The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats took the field on Saturday in the Rockwood softball tournament at Brillo Miller Sports Complex to finish out the tournament with three ball games the day before Easter.

    “It’s a great tournament, we have been in it numerous years,” said Oliver Springs head coach Matt Headden. “They do a real good job down here bringing in very good competition.

  • Harriman holds on to beat Tigers

    On Monday, the Rockwood Tigers travelled the short trip down the road to Harriman to face off against the Blue Devils of Harriman in a little baseball action.

    The teams squared off in game 1 of their 2 games regular season series.

    A very closely contested game ended with the Devils of Harriman picking up the 5-4 win.

    Hunter Webb took the hill for Harriman in game one of the two game series. Webb tossed a complete game for Harriman picking up the W on the hill.

  • Kingston wins Easter Tourney
  • Rockwood can’t hold off onslaught

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    Mikayla Heidel opened up a 5-run inning with a double followed with singles by Malachi Armes, Anna Smith, Carlee Kees and Breanna Rich as the high powered Coalfield offense came to life early and never looked back, shutting out the Lady Tigers, 18-0, from Rockwood Monday evening in the first night of a two game series in district play softball.

  • Tigers overcome slow start

    By Melissa Coley

    newsroom@roanecounty.com

    After a sloppy first half of an inning, Rockwood bounced back to defeat the Coalfield Yellow Jackets by a final score of 18-4.

    Nathan Harvey opened the game by smacking a fastball down the middle to right field and advanced to third as Aston Jones was hit by a pitch and Tyler Keathley walked to load the bases. Jake Kilby’s 2 RBI single scored Harvey and Jones and Keathley scored on a passed ball to give the Jackets a 3-0 lead going to the bottom of the first.

  • Sports and the new school

    I know I’m not from around here originally.

    The end of May will mark one year of me relocating to Tennessee and to Roane County. I can tell you, it was the best decision of my life. I feel like I have lived here forever and I love it.

  • Lady Tigers can’t top Jackets

    By Taylor Crombie

    for the Roane County News

    After getting shut out 18-0 at home Monday night, the Rockwood Lady Tigers traveled to Coalfield on Tuesday for the second game of the series. The Lady Tigers were unable to avoid the sweep, but put up much more of fight in their 6-1 loss to the Lady Jackets.