High School Sports

Nov. 08, 2014 @ 06:58 PM

TKA wins record eighth game

 No one was supposed to be keeping score in the CAREacter Star Community Service Game at Grace Christian Academy on Saturday, but the 2014 football season ended on a positive note for The King’s Academy, which prevailed over Lenoir City, 38-30.

Nov. 07, 2014 @ 11:45 PM

Sevier County holds off Hardin Valley Academy, 28-20

 Seth Arwood has made some huge plays in his Sevier County football career.

Nov. 07, 2014 @ 11:08 PM

G-P scores 31 in the second to beat Sweetwater

 Gatlinburg-Pittman earned its first-ever victory against Sweetwater and kept its season alive for at least another week with a dominant 52-23 first-round playoff win Friday night at Hammonds Stadium.

Nov. 07, 2014 @ 10:20 PM

Pigeon Forge rolls into second round with 49-6 win

Pigeon Forge relied on a gritty defensive performance and a strong night running the football to beat West Greene, 49-6, in the first round of the class 3A playoffs on Friday.

Nov. 07, 2014 @ 04:10 PM

TSSAA projections have area teams looking east

Sevier County teams could be looking east in 2015.

Nov. 06, 2014 @ 05:38 PM

Sevier County wants to get back to being physical

Sevier County head coach Tony Linginfelter challenged his team to be more physical up front in the preseason.

Nov. 06, 2014 @ 04:53 PM

Pigeon Forge ready for second home playoff game in school history

 The Pigeon Forge football team is in a pretty special position: hosting a playoff game.

Nov. 06, 2014 @ 04:38 PM

Gatlinburg-Pittman seeks first win over Sweetwater

Benny Hammonds has accomplished plenty in a long career at Gatlinburg-Pittman High School.

Nov. 05, 2014 @ 06:44 PM

The King's Academy isn't finished yet

A historic season isn’t over for The King’s Academy.

Nov. 04, 2014 @ 06:57 PM

Ken Wright receives A.F. Bridges award

A spate of incidents this fall has thrust sportsmanship to the forefront in Tennessee.

Nov. 03, 2014 @ 03:23 PM

Sevier County, Pigeon Forge fall from poll

Sevier County and Pigeon Forge both exited the Associated Press High School Football Poll on Monday.

Nov. 01, 2014 @ 08:35 PM

Pigeon Forge wrestlers get 'priceless' experience at Super 32

Long before the meat of the high school season, Matthew Kieta and Gavin Hutchens are competing in one of their biggest tournaments of the year.

Nov. 01, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

TKA'S Niamh Schumacher finishes third at state cross country

 It’s the kind of jump that will raise an eyebrow.

Nov. 01, 2014 @ 01:43 PM

Three county teams earn home playoff games

Three county teams will get to stay home in the first game of the playoffs.

Nov. 01, 2014 @ 12:03 AM

TKA's season ends with loss to Webb

The Webb Spartans rushed for 190 yards and scored six times in the first half on Halloween night to eliminate any chance The King’s Academy had of securing a playoff spot this season.

Nov. 01, 2014 @ 12:42 AM

Seymour ends season with a victory

 The Seymour Eagles gridiron gang snapped an eight-game losing streak and finished the 2014 football season 26-14 winners over District 2-AAA rival Cherokee.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 11:56 PM

Michael Ross kicks G-P to 18-15 win over Pigeon Forge

Michael Ross hadn’t hit a field goal all season.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 11:54 PM

Brody Rollins, South-Doyle end Sevier County's district dominance

South-Doyle showed on Thursday it’s more than Jocquez Bruce.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 05:17 PM

Seymour aims to end season with a victory

Regardless of last week’s loss in Morristown, Seymour has a real chance of finishing its season on a high note with a long trip to Rogersville to take on district rival Cherokee (1-8, 0-6 District 2-AAA) in both teams’ season finale tonight.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 05:15 PM

Gatlinburg-Pittman, Pigeon Forge ready for showdown

 Two weeks ago, after a heartbreaking loss to Carter in the final minutes, Gatlinburg-Pittman head coach Benny Hammonds addressed his team.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

Lions need to more physical against Webb

 It was a lesson The King’s Academy took with them into the offseason.

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 06:39 PM

Sevier County, South-Doyle play for district championship

 It marks a fitting end to one of the greatest eras in Sevier County football history.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 06:27 PM

A baseball county?

When Casey Taylor first saw Austin Conner play baseball, the Sevier County coach wasn’t sure what the then-sophomore's future held.

Oct. 27, 2014 @ 04:55 PM

Pigeon Forge, Sevier County appear in rankings

Pigeon Forge is starting to get some attention.

Oct. 27, 2014 @ 01:22 PM

McCarter, Jinnette come up big for Pigeon Forge

 Pigeon Forge’s 45-point victory over Claiborne was comfortably secured Friday night when one of the officials astutely said that Jerrod Jinnette “was everywhere” after the senior blocked his second kick of the game.