Katie Parton yelled, “Shoot!” to her freshman guard.
The Sevier County Smoky Bears saved their best for last on Saturday, rallying in the fourth quarter to win the District 2-AAA tournament consolation game, 64-52, over Morristown East at South-Doyle High School. Sevier County trailed throughout the contest until grabbing the lead, 42-40, on a Justin Barnett 3-pointer as the final period opened. Barnett, who finished with 13 points, scored 10 in the quarter to put the Bears in front by nine, 53-44, with four minutes remaining.
Pigeon Forge's trophy case will need an expansion.
Pigeon Forge won’t have an individual repeat at the state championships.
Jefferson County raced out to an 18-point first-quarter lead over Sevier County in the District 2-AAA tournament boys basketball semifinals at South-Doyle on Friday night, and the Smoky Bears spent the remainder of the game trying to catch up.
The Cosby Eagles soared to a big early lead and managed to hold off a scrappy Northview Academy squad for a 62-54 victory in a District 2-A Tournament semifinal on Friday night.
Pigeon Forge should be in the District 3-AA semifinals on paper.
When Gatlinburg-Pittman got Pigeon Forge in a hole on Friday night, the Highlanders put their foot on the gas.
It’s no surprise Blake Jones calls driving at Daytona International Speedway a dream.
Schools can wallow for years in search of a region tournament berth.
Despite trailing since midway through the first quarter, Sevier County found themselves in a tie game with four minutes remaining in Thursday’s district 2AAA quarterfinal matchup against Cherokee.
It'll be a series of historic firsts for Genesis Tinoco at this weekend's state wrestling tournament.
This was supposed to be a special season for the Sevier County girls basketball team.
There wasn’t the normal barrage of 3-pointers from Semour in the first half on Tuesday night.
It would’ve been easy for the Seymour girls basketball team to pack things in at halftime on Monday night.
If this weekend’s weather wasn’t an indication of the impending arrival of spring, Monday certainly was.
Pigeon Forge just keeps finding new ways to outdo itself.
Luke Hochevar began stretching and warming up, going through his typical routine before a bullpen session.
Friday night was already guaranteed to be an emotional one.
When you have two girls standing 6-foot-2 under the hoop, it can be tough for anyone to score.
It’s a date that’s been on Hunter Thomas’ mind for weeks.
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.