High School Sports

Feb. 06, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Highlanders hold off Sevier County

When you have two girls standing 6-foot-2 under the hoop, it can be tough for anyone to score.

Feb. 05, 2015 @ 05:42 PM

Pigeon Forge's Hunter Thomas gets a chance to play

 It’s a date that’s been on Hunter Thomas’ mind for weeks.

Feb. 05, 2015 @ 05:09 PM

Edward Holland tries to mold Sevier County wrestling into a winner

When he wrestled at Pigeon Forge High School, Edward Holland underwent a transformation.

Feb. 04, 2015 @ 05:55 PM

Four local players sign with Tusculum

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.

Feb. 04, 2015 @ 05:51 PM

TKA's Jason Maduafokwa and Seymour's JJ Jerman join plenty of local talent in Johnson City

 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.

Feb. 04, 2015 @ 05:50 PM

Sevier County's Rice signs with Jacksonville State

 Sept. 19 will be a day Sevier County football fans can circle on their calendar.

Feb. 05, 2015 @ 11:04 AM

Jake Blaylock helps Seymour hold off Morristown West, 50-49

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.

Feb. 03, 2015 @ 04:54 PM

Signing Day a busy one in Sevier County

For college football fans, Wednesday is one of the biggest days of the year.

Jan. 31, 2015 @ 11:05 PM

Pigeon Forge wins second straight state championship

 Christian Sisto didn’t need to win.

Jan. 31, 2015 @ 07:27 PM

Pigeon Forge plays the waiting game before championship match

The first year Pigeon Forge wrestling team made it to the dual state championships, the Tigers were quickly sent to the consolation bracket.

Jan. 30, 2015 @ 11:41 PM

G-P sweeps Fulton, clinches top seed

 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.

Jan. 30, 2015 @ 11:37 PM

Sevier County sweeps Seymour

 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.

Jan. 30, 2015 @ 10:49 PM

Pigeon Forge reaches state final for fifth straight year

 Pigeon Forge’s wrestling team is right back in its familiar perch.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 09:33 PM

Pigeon Forge seeks championship repeat at state duals

Things are different inside Pigeon Forge’s wrestling building.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 09:35 PM

Sevier County's Deuce Wallace picks up an offer from Temple

Eight throws.

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 10:06 PM

Pigeon Forge can't score down the stretch in loss to Fulton

It had the potential to be a signature win for Pigeon Forge.

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 04:40 PM

Cooper Flynn invited to tour the country with all-star wrestling team

 It took Cooper Flynn a little while to find the sport he loves.

Jan. 26, 2015 @ 11:54 AM

Notebook: Ben Sexton is second Lion to make college commitment

Matt Lowe knew his football team at The King’s Academy had plenty of talent this fall.

Jan. 24, 2015 @ 10:44 PM

Seymour can't slow G-P's Gabe Hinton in loss

 Gabe Hinton’s transformation began in the fall.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 12:29 AM

Highlanders rally past Seymour

 Playing without their first two point guards, Gatlinburg-Pittman’s girls basketball team needed a lift.

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 11:59 PM

Sevier County bowlers fall in state semis

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.

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 05:24 PM

Shaffer finishes fourth at state

 It came down to one frame for McKenna Shaffer.

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 05:08 PM

Michael Muszik heads to Tennessee

Michael Muszik found himself in a unique position.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 11:17 PM

Sevier County's Dalen Dockery named Mr. Bowling

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.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 09:30 PM

Injury default helps William Blount snatch state berth from Seymour

This will be a tough one for the Seymour wrestling team to get over.