Sure, Sevier County wouldn’t have minded a few more first-half points Friday night in a district game against visiting Morristown East on the freshly dedicated Hardin-Robertson Field, but the Smoky Bears took another step in establishing a new identity.
Scott Meadows called Pigeon Forge’s game against Carter last year the biggest in school history.
Sevier County followed a draining, five-set win over Morristown West earlier this week with a relatively easy, 25-8, 25-10, 25-17 sweep of Cherokee on Tuesday night.
This home opener feels a little different for Sevier County and not just because former head coach Steve Brewer won’t be pacing the sidelines.
Sometimes harnessing speed can be as tough as playing without it.
The Sevier County softball team is in need of some stability and athletic director Bryan Atchley said he believes Phlyscia Miller is the one to deliver that.
Seymour had plenty of opportunities but only Taylor Lane’s first-half strike beat Gatlinburg-Pittman goalkeeper Sydney Perry on Tuesday.
Sevier County is seventh in the first Associated Press Prep Football Poll of the season released Tuesday.
Debbie Rooney says her son’s biggest dream is to play college football.
The Gatlinburg-Pittman Highlanders were defeated in virtually every measurable way a football team can be defeated in a 34-21 loss to the Greenback Cherokees Friday night at Hammonds Field.
The Gatlinburg-Pittman Highlanders were surprised by visiting Greenback in the Blue-and-Gold home opener Friday night at Hammonds Field, dropping a 34-21 decision to the visiting Cherokees.
It doesn’t take long for things to get out of control.
The King’s Academy improved to 2-0 Friday night, riding a huge first-half offensive performance to a big win over the visiting Hancock County Indians (0-2), 49-14.
It was nearly as bad a situation as Spencer Cross could find himself in.
The The King’s Academy defense that held Sunbright to just two touchdowns in Week 0 is a scheme the Lions didn’t even use until midseason last year.
When Gary Householder coached football at Seymour, he said he liked to be up by three or four touchdowns at halftime.
A big tournament is always easier the second time around.
Benny Hammonds warned his team all summer that Cocke County wouldn’t be an easy opponent to start the season with.
It’s been a decade since the McNelly-Whaley Motor Company decided to start sponsoring the Sevier County high school golf tournament.
It was all about the Pigeon Forge Tigers’ success in a 71-0 season-opening trouncing of the Cosby Eagles on Friday night at Raymond Large Field.
Sevier County closed the Bearette Soccer Invitational on Saturday with a 5-2 win over William Blount.
A home-run offense and a defense that has grown up over the last year got The King’s Academy off to a strong start on Friday.
Among all the offseason changes at Sevier County — including the departure of long-time coach Steve Brewer and arrival of Division I quarterback recruit Deuce Wallace — the revamped defense may be the most overlooked.
Despite a performance plagued by penalties and injuries, Gatlinburg-Pittman rallied from two touchdowns down to beat Cocke County, 49-42, on Friday night.
Albert Werner put Gatlinburg-Pittman up by two scores late with a quarterback keeper and the Highlanders held on for a 49-42 victory over Cocke County on Friday.