Sports

Apr. 24, 2015 @ 11:24 PM

Roundup: Second-half breakthroughs lead Sevier County past Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge packed it in on defense on Friday night.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 10:52 PM

Devin Davenport's homer in the seventh lifts Pigeon Forge past Sevier County

Strong pitching and one swing of the bat was the formula for a 1-0 Pigeon Forge win over rival Sevier County in a throwback contest Friday night at Fisher Field.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 09:36 PM

Pigeon Forge calmly dispatches Unicoi County

From start to finish, Pigeon Forge was cool and efficient on Thursday night.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 05:54 PM

Pigeon Forge hires G-P assistant Brian Jessie

Brian Jessie is a head coach again.


Apr. 22, 2015 @ 06:18 PM

Austin Byrd struggles in the afternoon, shines in the evening

 Austin Byrd's Tuesday began with a start against Union County where the Gatlinburg-Pittman pitcher couldn't get past the first inning.


Apr. 22, 2015 @ 05:40 PM

Eagles edge Sevier County, 10-8

 One night after Seymour fell to Sevier County in 11 innings, the Eagles scored six runs in the first before bringing in Douglas Maples in relief to preserve a 10-8 victory.


Apr. 21, 2015 @ 12:36 AM

Alan Silva's homer in the 11th finally lifts Sevier County to win over Seymour

When Sevier County went into the bottom of the seventh with a three-run lead over rival Seymour, it seemed like the game was over.


Apr. 20, 2015 @ 04:22 PM

John Hood runs Boston Marathon for 10th time

 It was a tough day to run in Boston on Monday.


Apr. 20, 2015 @ 06:16 PM

Deuce Wallace changes his commitment to Vanderbilt

Deuce Wallace couldn't sleep for four straight days.


Apr. 18, 2015 @ 05:07 PM

Player of the Year Drew Fugate shows poise in the clutch

Drew Fugate learned a lesson the very first day of practice.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 10:33 PM

Gatlinburg-Pittman rallies for draw after falling behind early

Zach Schrandt pulled his entire starting lineup — save for keeper Gabe Hinton — off the field early in Friday night’s matchup with Concord Christian.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 09:07 PM

Dannie Luczak makes big strides during senior season

 Dannie Luczak was already a starter as a freshman at Jefferson County before she transferred to Gatlinburg-Pittman.


Apr. 16, 2015 @ 11:41 PM

Roundup: Christian Cope goal keeps Smoky Bears perfect

The Sevier County boys soccer team found its unbeaten record on the line again on Thursday night.


Apr. 15, 2015 @ 06:20 PM

Beal ready to join Mocs

 Ryan Beal’s future as a Division I basketball player may be finally sinking in.


Apr. 14, 2015 @ 10:52 PM

Roundup: Seymour limits Morristown West in loss

Drew Payne knew if his Seymour boys soccer team opened up the field on Tuesday, Morristown West’s talent would overwhelm the Eagles.


Apr. 14, 2015 @ 05:28 PM

Smokies happy to be back home

 Buddy Bailey called the bus ride “hellacious.”


Apr. 14, 2015 @ 02:38 PM

Pigeon Forge's Wil Crowe will miss rest of 2015 season at South Carolina

 Wil Crowe, who led Pigeon Forge to the 2013 AA state baseball championship, will miss the rest of the season at South Carolina with a right elbow injury.


Apr. 14, 2015 @ 03:05 PM

Roundup: Will Heflin, Morristown West too much for Sevier County

Sterling record or not, Sevier County baseball coach Casey Taylor knew his team would have its hands full against Morristown West ace Will Heflin on Monday night.


Apr. 11, 2015 @ 07:06 PM

Sevier County goes 4-0 for the weekend

 Charlie Brown’s walk-off grand slam in the eighth inning against Blackman capped a huge weekend for the Sevier County baseball team on Saturday afternoon.


Apr. 11, 2015 @ 07:05 PM

Niamh Schumacher continues rapid rise

Niamh Schumacher began 2015 with a modest goal in the mile.


Apr. 10, 2015 @ 08:16 PM

Niamh Schumacher smashes personal best at Tennessee Relays

Niamh Schumacher may not have been able to catch Peighton Meske on Friday night but shaving 30 seconds off her goal wasn’ta bad consolation.


Apr. 09, 2015 @ 09:41 PM

Seymour puts together big sixth to beat Jefferson County, 3-1

It took six innings, but Bailey Pierce finally got some dirt on third base.


Apr. 09, 2015 @ 04:39 PM

Pigeon Forge's Ryan Beal facing coaching change at UTC

Ryan Beal still plans on heading to Chattanooga to play college basketball but he doesn't know who his coach will be.


Apr. 08, 2015 @ 09:32 PM

Pigeon Forge, Sevier County sit in TBCA top 5

Two county baseball teams are ranked among the top five in the state in class AAA and AA according to the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association.


Apr. 06, 2015 @ 11:46 PM

Schmidt shined for Statesmen

It was a different kind of season for Devin Schmidt.

The Sevier County graduate’s second year at Delta State University saw the sophomore become the go-to guy for the Statesmen. It was an adjustment.