According to Seymour Eagles baseball coach Scott Norman, it’s all about hard work and extra effort.
And that’s exactly why Seymour senior second baseman Nick Walker signed paperwork to continue his baseball career at Milligan College Thursday afternoon.
After four years of hard work, PFHS senior Alex Delozier will be playing tennis as a Milligan Buffalo next year.
As tennis season starts up next week, teams across the county are starting with a clean slate and dreams of district titles.
The last Sevier County basketball team standing finally took a seat one game shy of the state tournament.
The Sevier County High School Smoky Bears (28-6) briefly entertained ideas of a Class AAA sectional upset at Oak Ridge (28-5) on Monday night, but the homestanding Wildcats woke up in the second quarter and went on to dominate most of the night en route to a big 61-45 win.
The Science Hill Hilltoppers snapped Sevier County High School’s four-game winning streak with a 70-48 win in the Region 1-AAA championship Thursday night at Daniel Boone High School.
Without their top player, many had written off the Bears' postseason hopes. As it turned out, the Purple and White could handle themselves quite well despite being short their leader in scoring, rebounding, steals and blocked shots.
And just like that it was over.
The Gatlinburg-Pittman Lady Highlanders (25-7) had their state tournament dreams crushed by an Alcoa Lady Tornadoes freshman with a late overtime shot in a 66-65 shocker during the do-or-die region tournament semifinals Monday night at Carter High School.
A successful string of steals early, coupled with a sweet run during the home stretch, kept the Sevier County Smoky Bears season alive Satuday night, with a 67-61 win over Sullivan South in the first round of the Region 1-AAA tournament .
The Lady Highlanders of Gatlinburg-Pittman extended their hoops season for another game with a 66-51 first-round region tournament win over the visiting Stone Memorial Lady Panthers on Friday night at Jack A. Parton Gymnasium.
The Pigeon Forge Lady Tigers’ season came to an end Friday night in the first round of the Region 2-AA tournament with a 53-37 loss to the District 4-AA champion Christian Academy of Knoxville Lady Warriors.
JOHNSON CITY — With his team’s season on the line, Sevier County coach Stacy Marine made the trip up Interstate 81 with a game plan in mind to try and contain the Science Hill juggernaut.
Three local high school prep basketball teams are playing for their postseason lives tonight in region tournament action.
The win couldn’t have been much more perfect.
Hosting the district tournament for the first time in a spanking new gymnasium, the Gatlinburg-Pittman Lady Highlanders earned their first District 3-AA title Monday night with a 46-44 win over rival Fulton.
For the first time in seven meetings, the Austin-East Lady Roadrunners got the best of the Pigeon Forge Lady Tigers.
The No.1-seeded Gatlinburg-Pittman Lady Highlanders will shoot for their first district title since making the move to District 3-AA at 7:30 tonight when they host the No. 2-seeded Fulton Lady Falcons.
After winning a thrilling District 2-AAA championship game Saturday night, the Sevier County Smoky Bears now play a waiting game.
Coach Ken Wright’s boys in purple and white (26-4 overall) won’t know until tonight who they’ll face in the first round of the Region 1-AAA tournament. And even after they know, it’ll be a long wait until Saturday to actually play — which will be on the Bears’ home court.
For the second year in a row and third in the last four, the Sevier County Smoky Bears are District 2-AAA Champions.
SCHS (26-4 overall) won this year's title Saturday night with an amazing 60-58 victory over rival Jefferson County (22-9), and a team of Patriots that just would not quit.
The No.1-seeded Gatlinburg-Pittman Lady Highlanders left no doubt in a big 68-48 District 3-AA Tournament semi-finals victory over the No.4 Austin-East Lady Roadrunners on Saturday night at Jack A. Parton Gymnasium.
Their season isn’t over yet, but the No. 3-seeded Pigeon Forge Lady Tigers might have felt that way after taking a 60-42 District 3-AA Tournament semifinals walloping from the No. 2 Fulton Lady Falcons on Saturday afternoon at Jack A. Parton Gymnasium in Gatlinburg.
Offensive struggles doomed Sevier County High’s Bearettes Saturday afternoon, as they dropped the consolation game of the District 2-AAA Tournament to the Morristown East Lady Hurricanes 48-38.
In the first first 10 minutes of Friday night’s District 2-AAA semifinal matchup between Sevier County and South-Doyle, Devin Schmidt made his best case for league MVP.
The SCHS senior had scored 22 points by the 5:07 mark of the second quarter on 9-of-10 shooting, to push the Bears (25-4 overall) out to a 19-point lead en route to their 68-55 win.
The No. 3-seeded Pigeon Forge Lady Tigers kept their season alive for at least another week with a dominant 63-37 first-round District 3-AA Tournament win over the No. 6 Union County Lady Patriots on Friday afternoon at Jack A. Parton Gymnasium in Gatlinburg.
The Sevier County Bearettes District 2-AAA run derailed Friday night in the tournament’s semifinal round, with a 49-43 loss to Cocke County.