Sports

May. 04, 2014 @ 02:17 PM

Byrd wins district tennis title; Tiger baseball falls to Carter

 Two Pigeon Forge boys proved they’re the dominant force in District 3-A/AA singles tennis.


May. 04, 2014 @ 10:38 AM

Bryant hits sixth homer as Smokies win sixth straight

Charlie Cutler was 3-for-5 with a season high four runs batted in, Kris Bryant hit his sixth home run of the season and Pierce Johnson earned his first Southern League victory as the Smokies won their sixth straight game 8-4 versus the Lookouts in Chattanooga on Saturday night.


May. 03, 2014 @ 03:12 PM

Devante Matthews, Sevier County stop Seymour rally in district tournament

It was the definition of a marquee matchup.


May. 03, 2014 @ 09:28 AM

Pigeon Forge faces test in tournament opener

Pigeon Forge got a reminder on Thursday of just how tough it is to win in May.


May. 03, 2014 @ 09:24 AM

Sevier County holds off Morristown East

 Sevier County cruised to an 11-6 victory over Morristown-East in a District 2-AAA tournament opener at Cliff Davis Field on Friday night.


May. 03, 2014 @ 09:24 AM

Seymour beats Cherokee in opener

 Seymour survived a shaky fourth inning in an otherwise dominant 8-2 first-round District 2-AAA tournament win over the Cherokee Chiefs at Cliff Davis Field on Friday night.


May. 03, 2014 @ 12:56 AM

Smokies stay hot, win fifth straight

Anthony Giansanti drove in two with a pinch-hit single and Stephen Bruno drove in two more with a two-run double in a six run sixth for the Smokies as they rallied back from a three run deficit to defeat the Lookouts 8-7 at AT&T Field in Chattanooga on Friday night.


May. 03, 2014 @ 11:20 AM

Seymour wins first 2-AAA boys tennis title

Dylan Cox already let one chance to clinch Seymour’s first District 2-AAA boys tennis title slip away on Friday.


May. 02, 2014 @ 12:05 AM

Smokies win fourth straight

Rafael Lopez was 3 for 4 with a RBI double in the first,  Stephen Bruno had a two-run pinch hit double during a five run ninth and Matt Loosen struck out a season high eight while allowing just one run over five innings as the Smokies defeated the Lookouts 7-2 at AT&T Field in Chattanooga on Thursday night.


May. 02, 2014 @ 10:19 AM

Pigeon Forge pulls away late to beat Fulton, 10-4

Fulton gave defending state champion Pigeon Forge a scare but the Tigers scored six runs over their last nine outs to put away the Falcons, 10-4, in the District 3-AA tournament opener for both teams.


May. 01, 2014 @ 04:01 PM

Road to Spring Fling begins for Division I athletes

The last two months have all built up to this.


May. 01, 2014 @ 01:07 AM

Smokies beat Kershaw, Lookouts

Dustin Geiger was 2-for-2 with two runs batted in, John Andreoli was 2-for-4 with three runs and Rafael Lopez hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh as the Smokies defeated the Lookouts, 4-3, in the first game of a five game series at AT&T Field on Wednesday night.


Apr. 29, 2014 @ 06:11 PM

Kathie O'Neill: From missing in action to Division I

 Eddie McCandless figured Kathie O’Neill had quit.


Apr. 28, 2014 @ 10:05 PM

Kris Bryant helps Smokies inch closer to .500

Smokies third baseman Kris Bryant slapped a run-scoring double down the left field line to extend his on-base streak to 24 as part of a four-run sixth inning, while starter Corey Black allowed a lone earned run in six solid innings to lead Tennessee to a 4-1 victory over the Huntsville Stars Monday evening at Smokies Stadium.


Apr. 28, 2014 @ 08:05 PM

Jessie Sharp is Pigeon Forge's 'energy pack'

Mired in a tight district battle with Fulton, Pigeon Forge pitcher Jessie Sharp ran to the dugout ready to fire up her teammates.


Apr. 28, 2014 @ 07:54 PM

Seymour sweeps county track and field titles

 Victoria Nelson spent her Sunday riding 12 hours in a car back from the beach. A day later, the Seymour junior won four events at the county track and field championships.


Apr. 25, 2014 @ 08:57 AM

Six-run inning powers Pigeon Forge to victory

This wasn’t looking good for the Pigeon Forge softball team.


Apr. 23, 2014 @ 10:07 PM

Losses don't keep Sevier County down for long

 There have been a couple times this spring that the Sevier County baseball team could’ve let its season get out of hand.


Apr. 23, 2014 @ 10:01 PM

Smokies win series behind Black's pitching, first-inning explosion

 The Smokies scored eight runs on five hits in the first to give starter Corey Black a comfortable cushion en route to a 9-1 victory over the Barons at Regions Field on Wednesday afternoon. Tennessee leaves Birmingham with a 3-2 series victory


Apr. 22, 2014 @ 09:18 PM

Gatlinburg-Pittman falls to Halls, 5-0

Some costly mistakes and timely hitting from Halls doomed Gatlinburg-Pittman’s baseball team on Tuesday.


Apr. 21, 2014 @ 11:13 PM

Devante Matthews powers Sevier County past Seymour, 6-1

Seymour baseball coach Scott Norman said rival Sevier County simply won all the big battles with runners in scoring position.


Apr. 21, 2014 @ 02:58 PM

Hood finishes marathon under three hours

This felt more like the Boston Marathons Dr. John Hood fondly remembers.


Apr. 20, 2014 @ 10:35 PM

Kris Bryant, Rubi Silva power Smokies to 8-3 victory

Kris Bryant was 2-for-4 with three runs batted in, Rubi Silva drove in two and recorded his first multi hit game of the season and C.J. Edwards allowed just two runs over six innings pitched as the Smokies defeated the Barons 8-3 at Regions Field on Sunday evening.

Apr. 20, 2014 @ 08:39 PM

Seymour sophomores get comfortable in the circle

 How does Miranda Duncan stay so stoic in the circle?


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 08:25 PM

Pigeon Forge edges Carter in eighth, 2-1

Koleman Roach’s lead-off homer in the top of the eighth lifted Pigeon Forge to a 2-1 victory over district rival Carter on Friday.