High School Sports

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.

Feb. 14, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Cosby holds off Northview in 2-A semifinals

The Cosby Eagles soared to a big early lead and managed to hold off a scrappy Northview Academy squad for a 62-54 victory in a District 2-A Tournament semifinal on Friday night.

Feb. 14, 2015 @ 12:58 AM

Pigeon Forge girls reach region tournament with win over Carter

Pigeon Forge should be in the District 3-AA semifinals on paper.

Feb. 14, 2015 @ 12:55 AM

Big first half helps Gatlinburg-Pittman oust Pigeon Forge from district tournament

 When Gatlinburg-Pittman got Pigeon Forge in a hole on Friday night, the Highlanders put their foot on the gas.

Feb. 13, 2015 @ 06:58 PM

Sevierville's Blake Jones will start seventh at Daytona on Saturday

It’s no surprise Blake Jones calls driving at Daytona International Speedway a dream.