High School Sports

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 09:20 PM

Cooper trying to construct a winner with Seymour football team

 When the polar vortex hit Ohio this winter, Jerry Cooper had some time off.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 09:16 PM

Are changes at The King's Academy enough to make the postseason?

 It’s impossible to miss the football makeover at The King’s Academy.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 09:10 PM

Seymour wins rematch of district volleyball final against Sevier County

In a rematch of last year’s district championship, Seymour still had too many weapons for Sevier County.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 03:19 PM

Nerves, excitment abound on opening night

 Just being on the sidelines and basking in the glow of lights on Friday nights has been enough to get Clayton Ogle fired up.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 10:23 AM

Success starts on the line for Gatlinburg-Pittman football team

 It all starts up front for Gatlinburg-Pittman.

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 04:17 PM

Four county teams look to sharpen skills at soccer tournament

 The teams taking the field this weekend at the Sevier County soccer complex may not resemble their final products in October.

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 09:03 AM

Roundup: TKA golf beats Gatlinburg-Pittman

 Gatlinburg-Pittman’s Andrew Fugate shot 39 but The King’s Academy got four scores in the 40s to beat the Highlanders, 183-191, at Gatlinburg Golf Course on Tuesday.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 10:14 PM

Roundup: Seymour golfers find consistency in first home match

Gary Householder is fond of saying it’s crucial to get every member of his Seymour golf team playing well on the same day.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 02:19 PM

Sevier County, Pigeon Forge baseball players have good summer

Sometimes the toughest part of getting to the next level is making sure college coaches and recruiters see you.

Aug. 16, 2014 @ 05:39 PM

Brewer takes in jamboree

 Steve Brewer was back at Sevier County High School on Friday night.

Aug. 15, 2014 @ 11:53 PM

Turn on the lights: Sevier County teams prep for season in jamboree

 Deuce Wallace paced back and forth, waiting for his first taste of Tennessee high school football.

Aug. 14, 2014 @ 09:58 PM

The King's Academy rolls in jamboree

It’s always hard to tell what a jamboree victory really means, especially during a quarter of eight-man football.

Aug. 14, 2014 @ 03:46 PM

Football season kicks off with scrimmages

Jamborees are always a sign football is back.

Aug. 07, 2014 @ 11:40 PM

Sevier County's Bentley Manning excels on the water

Bentley Manning figured he’d end up playing a more traditional sport — maybe basketball or football — when he made it to college.

Aug. 02, 2014 @ 05:57 PM

Opening scrimmages highlight weaknesses

 This is why you practice.

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 06:29 PM

Raising the intensity: Football teams hit the turf in full pads

Quarterbacks and wide receivers get to have all the fun in the summer.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 04:32 PM

Golfers work on putting

 Spencer Cross and Tyler Bohanan spent hour practicing putting this summer.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 08:17 PM

Late-arriving Spencer Cross helps Sevier County to victory

Spencer Cross went from the final round of a three-day tournament in a steady rain on Thursday morning to his sophomore debut for Sevier County in steamy conditions in the afternoon.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

High School golf begins after months of warm-ups

 The high school golf season tees off this week but some of the area’s golfers are already in midseason form.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 05:52 PM

Seymour kicker JJ Jerman commits to Campbell University

 JJ Jerman had never heard a coach sound so excited about his left foot.

Jul. 16, 2014 @ 12:35 PM

Gatlinburg-Pittman finds new quarterback

Albert Werner is getting used to pressure-packed moments on the football field.

Jul. 11, 2014 @ 12:52 PM

Ben Huskey, Spencer Cross finish Junior Amateur strong

This was more the way they imagined it.

Jul. 09, 2014 @ 08:23 PM

Scores improve on second day of Tennessee Junior Amateur

 The beauty of a three-day tournament is the opportunity to make amends.

Jul. 08, 2014 @ 10:02 PM

River Course proves a challenge for golfers at Junior Amateur

 The two competitors who know Sevierville Golf Club the best warned that the River Course was one of the toughest in the region.

Jul. 07, 2014 @ 05:45 PM

Junior Amateur comes to Sevierville

 One of the biggest tournaments of the year was coming to Spencer Cross’ home course and his chance to play in it was slipping away.