Sports

Jul. 06, 2015 @ 11:58 AM

Devin Davenport earns Player of the Year in first year with Pigeon Forge

Take a glance at Devin Davenport’s junior season and it’s easy to see why District 3-AA’s coaches voted him the best player in the district. The junior hit nearly .400, had a hand in scoring 74 runs and showed speed in stealing 15 bases.


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 03:49 PM

Rocky Top a 'fun' way for Pigeon Forge's Andy Barnett to improve

Finding himself trying to box out players like NBA star Michael Beasley reminded Andy Barnett he isn’t in Pigeon Forge anymore.


Jun. 30, 2015 @ 04:46 PM

Sevier County graduate Devin Schmidt returns to Rocky Top League

 Things are a bit different for Devin Schmidt now.


Jun. 28, 2015 @ 03:43 PM

Mental focus propels TKA’s Haven Taylor forward

 If Marc Weekly wasn’t calling every pitch, it’d be hard for him to tell if Haven Taylor was up, down or somewhere in between.


Jun. 24, 2015 @ 06:30 PM

Jessica Henry steps down at Pigeon Forge

It’s been a long time since Jessica Henry wasn’t involved in sports.


Jun. 23, 2015 @ 06:40 PM

J.D. Griffin's work in the weight room paying off

J.D. Griffin was a middle school linebacker until he got to high school and was judged to be a little undersized.


Jun. 20, 2015 @ 05:06 PM

Dead period forces athletes, coaches to take a break

High school sports are a 12-month thing for Kelsey Henry.


Jun. 16, 2015 @ 06:00 PM

Sevier County's Dexter Robbins earns full scholarship at Liberty

Dexter Robbins was hustling to get back in touch with Turner Gill.


Jun. 16, 2015 @ 05:51 PM

Former Bear Austin Pope commits to Tennessee

It’s been a wild year for Austin Pope.


Jun. 13, 2015 @ 07:56 PM

Jones unlucky in third ARCA start

Blake Jones had a tough Friday night in Michigan.


Jun. 12, 2015 @ 05:47 PM

Sevier County assistant Andy Hill hired at Carter

Andy Hill came to Sevierville last season for his first high school coaching job under veteran Ken Wright.


Jun. 12, 2015 @ 10:55 AM

Public/Private vote set for July 16; TKA's district gets extra playoff spot

 The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association announced during a Legislative Council study session on Thursday that the vote to decide whether the organization will undergo a further split of public and private schools will tentatively be July 16.


Jun. 11, 2015 @ 06:48 PM

Bobby Norwood hired at TKA for a second time

Bobby Norwood sent a congratulatory text to The King's Academy's Marc Weekly after the Lions made the state softball tournament this spring.


Jun. 10, 2015 @ 05:09 PM

Photos: Boys of summer

Gatlinburg-Pittman High School baseball head coach Travis Hart instructs participants in the fine art of fielding at the Dirtbags Baseball Camp for ages 6 to 14.

Jun. 09, 2015 @ 05:33 PM

Photos: Camp on the court

Participants in the Seymour High School boys basketball camp play against each other in a team rotation exercise. The camp is for grades three through eight.

Jun. 08, 2015 @ 04:36 PM

Photos: Summer means softball camp

The King's Academy head softball coach Marc Weekly gives instruction as he walks down the batting cage during TKA softball camp. The camp runs through Wednesday, teaching general skills for girls age 8 and up.

Jun. 02, 2015 @ 04:56 PM

TKA's Zane Sutherland will play for UTC in the fall

Zane Sutherland’s football future was uncertain for most of the offseason.


Jun. 02, 2015 @ 02:56 PM

Sevier County's Chas Hadden commits to Belmont

The goal was always simple for Chas Hadden.


May. 30, 2015 @ 03:59 PM

Backfield could be a key for Pigeon Forge, G-P

Gatlinburg-Pittman and Pigeon Forge will meet in Week 1 to start the high school football season after traditionally playing each other in the final game of the regular season.


May. 29, 2015 @ 05:38 PM

Teams build depth in spring

August feels far away now but football season is rapidly approaching.


May. 27, 2015 @ 04:59 PM

Bailey Pierce earns 2-AAA MVP

A return to the state sectional playoffs earned Seymour plenty of postseason awards.


May. 27, 2015 @ 01:30 PM

Bill Moseley, Bryan Atchley earn Coach of the Year honors

A pair of region tournament trips meant big honors for two county soccer coaches.


May. 27, 2015 @ 11:31 AM

Devin Davenport's MVP season leads list of All-District honorees

A district championship meant a pair of superlatives for the Pigeon Forge baseball team.


May. 26, 2015 @ 11:54 PM

Your turn: Spring's best?

The King's Academy made history this spring — and we're not just talking about the softball team.


May. 26, 2015 @ 11:47 PM

Camps, tryouts and more

The Special Olympics golf program in Sevier County, sponsored by the Gifted Olympians Lifelong Friends League, holds practices at the Sevierville Golf Club on the first and third Tuesdays of the month and at The Track in Pigeon Forge on the second Tuesday of the month, June thru August.