High School Sports

Feb. 19, 2014 @ 12:04 AM

Sevier County offense struggles in district final loss

Solid defense wasn’t enough to overcome a lack of offensive production in Sevier County’s 51-36 loss to Jefferson County in the District 2-AAA championship game on Tuesday.

Feb. 18, 2014 @ 10:58 PM

Gatlinburg-Pittman girls come painfully close to district title

 Haris Price thought she'd won it.

Feb. 18, 2014 @ 12:08 AM

Gatlinburg-Pittman girls cruise to district title game after slow start against Union County

 Coach Katie Parton and her Gatlinburg-Pittman girls basketball team had to sit through a couple of upsets on Monday at Union County High School.

Feb. 17, 2014 @ 11:12 PM

Gatlinburg-Pittman upsets Austin-East to reach third district title game in 12 years

 Eliminating your rivals on a buzzer beater is a big deal.

Feb. 17, 2014 @ 10:30 PM

Seymour girls fall to Morristown East in consolation game

Surprising Morristown East blew the doors off the gym with an 82-64 win over the Seymour Lady Eagles in an IMAC tourney consolation contest at Jefferson County High School on Mondaynight.

Feb. 17, 2014 @ 12:41 PM

Sevier County freshmen making a splash in college

It continues to be a breakout year for Sevier County athletes in college.

Feb. 15, 2014 @ 10:55 PM

Defense powers Sevier County to 2-AAA final

 Behind a strong defensive performance in the second half, Sevier County beat Cocke County, 64-59, to advance to the District 2-AAA championship game on Saturday.

Feb. 15, 2014 @ 10:54 PM

Hutchens wins individual title at state wrestling tournament

Add another state title for the Pigeon Forge wrestling team.

Feb. 15, 2014 @ 09:08 PM

Mackey's shot powers Gatlinburg-Pittman over Pigeon Forge

 Gatlinburg-Pittman’s charmed season started unraveling weeks ago.

Feb. 15, 2014 @ 09:57 AM

Sevier County's season ends in loss to Morristown East

 The Sevier County Bearettes basketball squad suffered a 63-44 season-ending Valentine’s Day heartbreaker in an IMAC Conference tournament loss to Morristown East at Jefferson County High School on Friday night.

Feb. 14, 2014 @ 10:02 PM

Two county wrestlers in hunt for wrestling titles

 A state wrestling championship is still proving to be an elusive goal.

Feb. 15, 2014 @ 02:38 PM

Eagles hold on to beat Cocke County, reach region tournament

 Seymour is back in the Region 1-AAA tournament.

Feb. 13, 2014 @ 01:45 PM

Injuries force Pigeon Forge to find new scorers

It was a loss, but Paul Reagan said he’s rarely been prouder of a group of girls.

Feb. 12, 2014 @ 02:56 PM

County wrestlers prepare for state

 It’s a scene you wouldn’t see in many other sports.

Feb. 10, 2014 @ 10:04 PM

South-Doyle ends Seymour's season

Even after one of its worst offensive starts of the year, Seymour still was in it against South-Doyle.

Feb. 10, 2014 @ 12:06 PM

Marc Weekly leaving Tennessee softball to coach The King's Academy

Marc Weekly is taking a step back so he can take a step forward.

Feb. 08, 2014 @ 09:58 PM

27 county wrestlers advance to state tournament

 Grant Gallaspy kept pinching his leg.

Feb. 07, 2014 @ 11:39 PM

Seymour girls keep pressure on Sevier County in victory

 Seymour had the lead and the crowd.

Feb. 07, 2014 @ 03:41 PM

Lions get first playoff win in years

It took a little extra grit, but Adam Deatherage and Jeremy Weech finally delivered the first postseason win of their high school careers.

Feb. 06, 2014 @ 11:04 PM

Sophomore Dorian Banks commits to Tennessee

Sevier County sophomore Dorian Banks announced he is committed to playing college football at Tennessee on MyVLT’s High School Heroes on Thursday evening.

Feb. 06, 2014 @ 02:28 PM

Splitting wrestling tournament into two classes offers opportunities

 There’s a couple ways to look at the brave new world of Tennessee high school wrestling.

Feb. 05, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

Signing Day in Sevier County

Seven Sevier County athletes celebrated signing athletic scholarships on Wednesday.

Feb. 05, 2014 @ 06:34 PM

Spencer Brien, Nick Sexton excited to help relaunch ETSU football

The Bucs are back.

Feb. 05, 2014 @ 06:30 PM

Luke Manning signs with Tusculum College

 Luke Manning has been to signing ceremonies before.

Feb. 04, 2014 @ 09:55 PM

Kingery's 29 leads Pigeon Forge to rout of Claiborne

It’s tough to surprise a team you’ve already played twice.