Jun. 12, 2015 @ 10:55 AM

Public/Private vote set for July 16; TKA's district gets extra playoff spot

 The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association announced during a Legislative Council study session on Thursday that the vote to decide whether the organization will undergo a further split of public and private schools will tentatively be July 16.

Jun. 11, 2015 @ 06:48 PM

Bobby Norwood hired at TKA for a second time

Bobby Norwood sent a congratulatory text to The King's Academy's Marc Weekly after the Lions made the state softball tournament this spring.

Jun. 10, 2015 @ 05:09 PM

Photos: Boys of summer

Gatlinburg-Pittman High School baseball head coach Travis Hart instructs participants in the fine art of fielding at the Dirtbags Baseball Camp for ages 6 to 14.

Jun. 09, 2015 @ 05:33 PM

Photos: Camp on the court

Participants in the Seymour High School boys basketball camp play against each other in a team rotation exercise. The camp is for grades three through eight.

Jun. 08, 2015 @ 04:36 PM

Photos: Summer means softball camp

The King's Academy head softball coach Marc Weekly gives instruction as he walks down the batting cage during TKA softball camp. The camp runs through Wednesday, teaching general skills for girls age 8 and up.

Jun. 02, 2015 @ 04:56 PM

TKA's Zane Sutherland will play for UTC in the fall

Zane Sutherland’s football future was uncertain for most of the offseason.

Jun. 02, 2015 @ 02:56 PM

Sevier County's Chas Hadden commits to Belmont

The goal was always simple for Chas Hadden.

May. 30, 2015 @ 03:59 PM

Backfield could be a key for Pigeon Forge, G-P

Gatlinburg-Pittman and Pigeon Forge will meet in Week 1 to start the high school football season after traditionally playing each other in the final game of the regular season.

May. 29, 2015 @ 05:38 PM

Teams build depth in spring

August feels far away now but football season is rapidly approaching.

May. 27, 2015 @ 04:59 PM

Bailey Pierce earns 2-AAA MVP

A return to the state sectional playoffs earned Seymour plenty of postseason awards.

May. 27, 2015 @ 01:30 PM

Bill Moseley, Bryan Atchley earn Coach of the Year honors

A pair of region tournament trips meant big honors for two county soccer coaches.

May. 27, 2015 @ 11:31 AM

Devin Davenport's MVP season leads list of All-District honorees

A district championship meant a pair of superlatives for the Pigeon Forge baseball team.

May. 26, 2015 @ 11:54 PM

Your turn: Spring's best?

The King's Academy made history this spring — and we're not just talking about the softball team.

May. 26, 2015 @ 11:47 PM

Camps, tryouts and more

The Special Olympics golf program in Sevier County, sponsored by the Gifted Olympians Lifelong Friends League, holds practices at the Sevierville Golf Club on the first and third Tuesdays of the month and at The Track in Pigeon Forge on the second Tuesday of the month, June thru August.

May. 23, 2015 @ 02:53 AM

Sevier County's Hunter Miniard finishes runner-up in 300 hurdles

Hunter Miniard led early on Friday before Memphis Central’s Kristopher Butler just edged him out at the line to win the 300-meter hurdles state title.

May. 22, 2015 @ 10:51 PM

The King's Academy falls in epic state championship game

 Taylor Weekly paused.

May. 22, 2015 @ 01:36 PM

TKA falls for first time at state tournament

The King’s Academy’s fairy tale week reached an abrupt intermission on Friday morning.

May. 21, 2015 @ 08:25 PM

Niamh Schumacher wins state title in 3,200

Niamh Schumacher has a state title

May. 21, 2015 @ 07:37 PM

The King's Academy one win away from state championship

 Brianna Connatser had seen this movie before.

May. 20, 2015 @ 02:18 PM

The King's Academy walks off with first state tournament win

 Marc Weekly started the postgame huddle by asking his softball players if they were upset with their debut performance in Murfreesboro.

May. 19, 2015 @ 07:40 PM

Jeff Monckton leaves The King's Academy soccer teams for college job

Marc Weekly knew when he hired Jeff Monckton that the soccer coach wanted to get a next-level job.

May. 19, 2015 @ 07:01 PM

G-P's Austin Cline finishes ninth in state deacthlon

 It's one of the toughest challenges in sports.

May. 19, 2015 @ 08:03 PM

Seymour coaches Brandi Stallings, Alex Cate resign

Seymour Athletic Director Gary Householder was already in the midst of searching for a replacement for longtime baseball coach Scott Norman when two more resignations crossed his desk on Tuesday.

May. 18, 2015 @ 06:58 PM

Austin Cline in fifth early on first day of decathlon

 Austin Cline is right where his coach figured he’d be entering the second day of the state decathlon.

May. 16, 2015 @ 02:06 PM

Area athletes head to Spring Fling next week

Neka Knowles knew she had four attempts at the shot put during last week’s Division II East Sectional Championships.