High School Sports

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. 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. 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. 23, 2015 @ 02:53 AM

Sevier County's Hunter Miniard finishes runner-up in 300 hurdles

Hunter Miniard led early on Friday before Memphis Central’s Kristopher Butler just edged him out at the line to win the 300-meter hurdles state title.

May. 22, 2015 @ 10:51 PM

The King's Academy falls in epic state championship game

 Taylor Weekly paused.

May. 22, 2015 @ 01:36 PM

TKA falls for first time at state tournament

The King’s Academy’s fairy tale week reached an abrupt intermission on Friday morning.

May. 21, 2015 @ 08:25 PM

Niamh Schumacher wins state title in 3,200

Niamh Schumacher has a state title

May. 21, 2015 @ 07:37 PM

The King's Academy one win away from state championship

 Brianna Connatser had seen this movie before.

May. 20, 2015 @ 02:18 PM

The King's Academy walks off with first state tournament win

 Marc Weekly started the postgame huddle by asking his softball players if they were upset with their debut performance in Murfreesboro.

May. 19, 2015 @ 07:40 PM

Jeff Monckton leaves The King's Academy soccer teams for college job

Marc Weekly knew when he hired Jeff Monckton that the soccer coach wanted to get a next-level job.