High School Sports

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:26 PM

Sevier County's Dorian Banks selected to All-American Bowl

 It’s hard for Dorian Banks to believe his high school career is winding down.

 

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:20 PM

Spencer Cross tied for seventh at Stallings

 Spencer Cross shot a 2-under-par 70 to stay in contention after the second day of the Under Armour Scott Stallings Championship on Wednesday.


Jul. 28, 2015 @ 09:18 PM

Spencer Cross tied for 11th at Stallings tournament

 Spencer Cross had a fantastic opening day at the Scott Stallings Under Armour Championship, eagling the fifth hole and coming within two shots of the lead.


Jul. 27, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

Spencer Cross preparing for Stallings Championship

A year ago, Spencer Cross tried to play his way into the Under Armour Scott Stallings Championship.

 

Jul. 26, 2015 @ 12:26 PM

Northview Academy eagerly awaits its first varsity football game

 The dress rehearsals are almost over for the Northview Academy football team.

 

Jul. 23, 2015 @ 01:42 PM

TKA's Gavin Thompson picks up New Mexico offer

Justin Zachary hasn’t spent a ton of time around Gavin Thompson yet.


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 06:27 PM

Teams deal with heat before moving into full pads next week

While mid-day temperatures creeped toward 90 degrees, Scott Meadows stood near the sideline of Jim Whaley Field.


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 07:21 PM

Gatlinburg-Pittman names Mike Cox softball coach

When it comes to coaching hires, you can’t get much splashier than a 400-game winner.


Jul. 20, 2015 @ 05:57 PM

Pigeon Forge hires Danny Rucker as softball coach

Emory Cain told Danny Rucker that Pigeon Forge was the place to be.


Jul. 17, 2015 @ 10:13 AM

Blake Jones back in ARCA with new team

Blake Jones will get his fourth start in the ARCA Racing Series with a new team.


Jul. 17, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Proposed split of public, private schools doesn’t pass

The debate over where private schools belong in high school athletics will rage on.


Jul. 16, 2015 @ 10:06 AM

Meeting could see split of public, private schools in Tennessee

When Benny Hammonds started his head coaching career at Cocke County in the 60s, he was a big proponent of the newly introduced high school football playoffs.


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. 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.