When he wrestled at Pigeon Forge High School, Edward Holland underwent a transformation.
It’s gone from having one player from Sevier County to being one of the most popular destinations for the county’s football players. Tusculum College made a splash on National Signing Day, locking up National Letters of Intent from four athletes at three different schools in Sevier County. That included two teammates at Pigeon Forge in Christian Sisto and Jerrod Jinnette who were recruited early by the Division II Pioneers.
They never faced each other on the field, but Jason Maduafokwa and JJ Jerman built standout high school football careers across the street from each other.
Sept. 19 will be a day Sevier County football fans can circle on their calendar.
There were plenty of miscues late on Tuesday night, but somehow, Seymour found a way to gut out a 50-49 victory over Morristown West.
For college football fans, Wednesday is one of the biggest days of the year.
Christian Sisto didn’t need to win.
The first year Pigeon Forge wrestling team made it to the dual state championships, the Tigers were quickly sent to the consolation bracket.
Haris Price scored 12 of her game-high 25 points in the fourth quarter on Friday to lead Gatlinburg-Pittman to a 59-52 victory at Fulton.
Before a packed house, Sevier County celebrated basketball senior night with a doubleheader victory over county rival and District 2-AAA foe Seymour on Friday.
Pigeon Forge’s wrestling team is right back in its familiar perch.
Things are different inside Pigeon Forge’s wrestling building.
It had the potential to be a signature win for Pigeon Forge.
It took Cooper Flynn a little while to find the sport he loves.
Matt Lowe knew his football team at The King’s Academy had plenty of talent this fall.
Gabe Hinton’s transformation began in the fall.
Playing without their first two point guards, Gatlinburg-Pittman’s girls basketball team needed a lift.
Dalen Dockery and McKenna Shaffer, stalwarts for Sevier County’s boys bowling team all season, both found a way to roll 200 games on Friday.
It came down to one frame for McKenna Shaffer.
Michael Muszik found himself in a unique position.
Dalen Dockery had the fourth-best bowling average in Tennessee this year but the Sevier County senior wasn’t just recognized for those skills on Thursday.
This will be a tough one for the Seymour wrestling team to get over.
McKenna Shaffer will get another shot at winning a state title.
It’s back to Smyrna for Sevier County.