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The Jellico High School boys basketball team defeated Rockwood 73-64 at home on Tuesday night.

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The Kingston Yellow Jackets welcomed the Harriman Blue Devils to Roane County High School’s gymnasium on Tuesday evening and emerged victorious in 2 contests with the Lady Jackets winning 47-28, while the Jackets got up early and cruised 80-47.

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The TSSAA Board of Control met in Murfreesboro on Thursday, November 17 to address numerous items on the agenda, including appeals submitted by member schools regarding their district/region placement for the upcoming classification cycle.

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The Roane County High’s Lady Jackets played their first game Thursday night, Nov. 17, against Carter High and they delivered an exciting performance. Braxton Fritz had a high scoring game, shooting for 16 of their 66 points, the most out of her teammates. She had two threes in the stat sheet…

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The season opener for both the Blue Devils and Lady Devils took place Thursday night in the Harriman High School Gymnasium as they hosted non-District Class 2A Meigs County Tigers and Lady Tigers. The Blue Devils are coached by Shay Shannon and the Lady Devils by Dallas Davis.

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Kingston’s Karli Pettit has overcome her share of adversity in her soccer career at Kingston with hard work and perseverance. That hard work paid off Friday afternoon when Pettit signed the dotted line to play soccer at Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City.

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The Oliver Springs Bobcats saw their postseason run come to an end at the hands of the Coalfield Yellow Jackets Friday night by a 56-0 margin.

Cherokee Middle continued to roll through the early basketball season, sweeping Oneida Middle Tuesday night in Kingston.

Despite having a size advantage along with aggressive play, turnovers and an 11-minute scoring drought in the second half led to the Rockwood Lady Tigers losing to Concord Christian, 44-32, Tuesday night at Dr. Tom Evans Gym in the season opener.

After last week’s disappointing showing in Athens, we all wondered how Tennessee would bounce back. The answer was quite simple: just break a school record for offensive yardage (724), a school record for most points scored against an SEC team (66), and let your Heisman candidate quarterback…

The 2022-23 High School Basketball Season was opened Tuesday night in Oliver Springs as the BobCats and Lady Cats hosted the Bears and Lady Bears from Tellico Plains at the Terry L. Hatcher Gymnasium. A good crowd was in attendance on a cold and wet fall night as the non-District foes took t…

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After a standout athletic career at Rockwood High School, senior Whitney Russell has made her decision and signed with Roane State Community College to keep playing golf and continue her education.

Kingston Lady Jacket softball standout Emily McDonald (seated, center) signed with Mars Hill Thursday afternoon.

Middle School madness went down at the Rockwood vs. Midway game on Monday evening at Midway. The Lady Waves holding the score for the first half of the game, there was a total of 21 points in the first half alone and it didn’t seem to slow down anytime soon. With the final score 34-10, The L…

The Harriman Middle School Lady Devils beat the Midway Middle Lady Waves, 35-26, Thursday night at Midway. The game kept a pretty close score with there being 1 or 2 points behind each other.

Oliver Springs softball standout Megan Armstrong (seated, center) was joined by friends, family and coaches Thursday morning at Oliver Springs High School as she signed with Johnson to continue her education and athletic career.

Each team has developed a characteristic or two that will tell their story for future years. For the 2022 Cloudland Highlanders (6-5) their quality according to Coach Zac Benfield has been the ability to overcome obstacles and challenges. From a shocking loss to the Happy Valley Warriors in …

It’s still early in this middle school basketball season and the Cherokee Jackets gave fans a reason to look forward to the rest of the it. They won both girls and boys games, running up the score against Norris with a good amount of scoring and steals for the Lady Jackets and Yellow Jackets.

The Cherokee Middle Yellow Jackets beat Norris by a slim margin Thursday night. Cherokee had 8 threes as a whole, which could have been the deciding factor as exactly half of their points came from beyond the arc. Cherokee’s Warren Brown had a great game, scoring 20 points, 2 of which came f…

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Tennessee’s 2022-23 statewide gun hunting season for deer opens Saturday, Nov. 19. The season traditionally opens each year on the Saturday prior to Thanksgiving. During gun season, sportsmen may also use muzzleloaders or archery equipment.

The middle school basketball season moved into it’s second week as the Tigers of RMC went north to face the Yellow Jackets of CMS in Coalfield. As expected at this time of the season all four teams are still working out their identities and finding their ways into the new season. This usuall…

The Oliver Springs Bobcats will make the long trek to Roan Mountain tonight to take on a foe familiar to Roane County fans during the playoffs, Cloudland.

The Middle School basketball season entered its second week Monday night at the Harriman Middle School Gymnasium as the Blue Devils and Lady Devils hosted the Oliver Springs Bobcats and Lady Cats.

Last week, the four loyal readers of this column got a heavy dose of hyperbole and metaphor. It was warranted, considering Tennessee’s first 8-0 start in 24 years and a fresh #1 ranking. It’s easy for this forlorn prognosticator to see the 2022 season as anything but “destiny” as Vol Nation …

The engines are set to roar along with rabid race fans once again at Wartburg Speedway for the 2023 race season with classes such as the Late Models, Sportsman, Street Stock, Modified Mini Stock, Pony Stock, Dwarfs, Thunder, and Front Wheel Drive class and occasional visits from multiple tou…

Most of us enjoy a great night of high school or middle school athletics. Many go to watch their own children, their grandchildren, their niece or nephew, or even students they teach in the classroom every day. We all know the great lessons of life that participation in sports can show our y…

Overshadowing the second NASCAR Cup Series title by Joey Logano in Phoenix this weekend was the highly unexpected passing of Coy Gibbs, son of Joe Gibbs and the father of NASCAR driver Ty Gibbs. While I was highly critical of blasphemous remarks made by Ty Gibbs last week, that doesn’t seem …

The Oliver Springs Bobcats kept their playoff run alive by beating a resilient Cosby Eagles, 35-21, Friday night at D.J. Brittain Field in the first round of the TSSAA Class A Playoffs.

The Rockwood Tigers quest for a Class AA championship ended Friday night in Greeneville, as they were defeated 34-16 by the South Greene Rebels to end the season with a 6-5 record in the fifth game of the playoff series between the two teams. South Greene now leads the series 3-2, extending …

At the 2022 International Isshin-ryu Karate Association tournament in Manchester, Tennessee, AJ Hill, Justin Edwards, and Parker Branam of the Roane School of Isshin-ryu Karate in Harriman completed the day with big tournament victories.

Three members of the Roane State volleyball team earned All-Region honors at this year’s TCCAA/NJCAA Region VII Volleyball Championship. The Raiders, last year’s regular season and Region VII Tournament champions, were shut out in the first round of this year’s tourney by Walters St. (25-22,…

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The Middle School Basketball Season began for the home standing Oliver Springs Bobcats and Lady Bobcats and the visiting Midway Green Wave and Lady Wave Thursday night at the Terry L. Hacker Gymnasium in Oliver Springs.

It may have taken 24 years, but the Tennessee Volunteers have reclaimed their rightful place among college football’s elite...for now.

The public is invited to help the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency select the winning photos for the 2023 Tennessee Wildlife Calendar contest and the collectible license hard cards. Votes can be submitted online at this website: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SXZTPXJ.

Coach John Webb’s Rockwood Tigers traveled to Jamestown Friday seeking second place in Region 2AA and a home berth in the playoffs this week, but York Institute had other ideas, as the Dragons shut out the Tigers 32-0.