Sports

Feb. 28, 2015 @ 10:06 PM

Fulton denies Gatlinburg-Pittman another title

 John Fisher gestured toward the nearby marker board, right above where the newly won Region 2-AA championship plaque rested.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 11:49 PM

Northview season ends in loss to Hampton

It didn’t take long for Northview Academy to figure out just how tough an opponent they’d drawn in the Region 1-A quarterfinals on Friday night.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 10:11 PM

Sevier County sees season end in Region 1-AAA loss

There was a 10-1 start, a rare win over Maryville and two come-from-behind victories in the district tournament.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 09:10 PM

Highlanders shed the curse, reach sectional playoffs

 For the third straight year the Highlanders found themselves just one game away from reaching the sectional round of the playoffs.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 08:37 PM

Deuce Wallace gets first SEC offer from Vanderbilt

Sevier County quarterback Deuce Wallace announced on Twitter Thursday night he’d received his first Southeastern Conference offer from Vanderbilt.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 05:14 PM

Region basketball postponed again

A trio of postseason basketball games will try to play for the fourth straight day today.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 04:08 PM

Snow hampers preparations for spring sports

Seymour High School’s softball players have done their best to cheer up coach Jess Sterling this week.


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 08:06 PM

Highlanders can't complete comeback in region quarterfinals

 Drew Fugate watched his shot hit the rim and bounce away before pulling his jersey over his face.


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 03:46 PM

TSSAA delays sectional games

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association's Board of Control has decided to move basketball sectional playoff games to early next week.


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 07:31 PM

Region tournament games postponed

The never-ending cavalcade of winter weather claimed a trio of high school basketball games on Tuesday.


Feb. 23, 2015 @ 10:37 PM

Pigeon Forge falls to CAK in region quarterfinals

 After an hour’s delay due to a power outage at Christian Academy of Knoxville, the Pigeon Forge girls basketball team saw its season come to a close with a 70-46 loss in the Region 2-AA quarterfinals on Monday night.


Feb. 23, 2015 @ 10:23 PM

Cloudland's run rips Cougars' hearts out

Northview Academy never looked in over its head in the first two 1/2 quarters on Monday night.


Feb. 23, 2015 @ 09:54 PM

Gatlinburg-Pittman returns to region semifinals

 In a battle of Highlanders, the Gatlinburg-Pittman version cruising to a big 95-66 first-round region tournament victory over visiting Scott High School at Jack A. Parton Gymnasium on Monday night.


Feb. 23, 2015 @ 04:45 PM

Sevier County ready to face Tennessee High after long layoff

 It’s been more than a week since the Sevier County boys basketball team played a game.


Feb. 21, 2015 @ 01:02 PM

District 3-AA tournament abandoned due to weather

It’s on to the region tournament for District 3-AA.


Feb. 20, 2015 @ 08:47 PM

Northview sputters against Cosby in district final

Northview Academy’s first season in District 2-A has been about an offense that scores in bunches.


Feb. 18, 2015 @ 03:35 PM

Postponements continue for district basketball

Another day brought another round of winter weather and postponements on Wednesday.


Feb. 17, 2015 @ 02:52 PM

District tournaments postponed for second straight day

It’ll be at least another day of waiting for Sevier County basketball teams.


Feb. 16, 2015 @ 02:21 PM

Weather forces schedule changes

A patch of winter weather on Monday forced the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association to modify the basketball region tournament schedule.


Feb. 14, 2015 @ 11:53 PM

G-P can't recover after Carter's second-quarter blitz

It wasn’t the start Gatlinburg-Pittman needed on Saturday night.


Feb. 14, 2015 @ 10:49 PM

G-P girls return to district title game

 Katie Parton yelled, “Shoot!” to her freshman guard.


Feb. 14, 2015 @ 10:47 PM

Sevier County finishes third in 2-AAA tournament

The Sevier County Smoky Bears saved their best for last on Saturday, rallying in the fourth quarter to win the District 2-AAA tournament consolation game, 64-52, over Morristown East at South-Doyle High School. Sevier County trailed throughout the contest until grabbing the lead, 42-40, on a Justin Barnett 3-pointer as the final period opened. Barnett, who finished with 13 points, scored 10 in the quarter to put the Bears in front by nine, 53-44, with four minutes remaining.


Feb. 14, 2015 @ 09:51 PM

Pigeon Forge wins team wrestling state title

 Pigeon Forge's trophy case will need an expansion.


Feb. 14, 2015 @ 01:03 AM

Four Pigeon Forge wrestlers still chasing state titles

 Pigeon Forge won’t have an individual repeat at the state championships.


Feb. 14, 2015 @ 01:01 AM

Smoky Bears fall to Jefferson County in district semifinals

 Jefferson County raced out to an 18-point first-quarter lead over Sevier County in the District 2-AAA tournament boys basketball semifinals at South-Doyle on Friday night, and the Smoky Bears spent the remainder of the game trying to catch up.