Remembering the very first Black Walnut Bowl

This year marks an anniversary for the Black Walnut Bowl football game.

Elkins here for BWF Bowl

The 40th Black Walnut Bowl football game will feature two teams meeting for the first time.

Grizzlies send Raiders to second loss

An early turnaround helped Nicholas County to yet another football win over Roane County.

Roane goes 1-4 in recent stretch

A win in one of five recent matches dropped Roane County’s season volleyball record to 5-13.

Kick return sets tone in emotional victory

Bush dashes for 85-yard score in first play since death of teammate

It took all of 15 seconds to turn around two weeks of heartbreak for the Roane County Raiders.

A few random sports notes and some dry humor

Here are a few random notes from the local sports scene as we look at the forecast and try to remember what that rain stuff is the weather people are talking about…

The Old Perdictor

Every coon’s age or three, I likes to go to the li’l shack out back to do me some reel thinkin’.

Runner-up regional finish sends Roane to states

It’s back to the states for Roane County’s golf team.

Simon all-conference as Raiders finish fourth in LKC tourney

Garrett Simon earned all-conference honors as the Raiders finished fourth in the LKC tournament Monday at Mingo Bottom.

A special tribute to the missing man

When you think of the “missing man formation” it’s usually in terms of a military reference, with aircraft flying in a pattern to indicate that one element is not there.

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