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  • Randall Cobb named to AP and SI All-American teams Published 12/15/2010 at 3:28 p.m. 0 comments

    University of Kentucky junior receiver Randall Cobb was named to a pair of All-American teams on Tuesday. Cobb, a Mr. Football winner his senior year at Alcoa High School in 2007, was named to The Associated Press All-America first team ...

  • Let it snow Published 12/8/2010 at 4:47 p.m. 0 comments

    All that sweet-looking Nike gear can’t be that warm. The 2010 high school football season played to a frosty finale last Saturday night at Tennessee Tech’s Tucker Stadium. Amid cutting winds and freezing rain mixed with light snow, Maryville’s Rebels, ...

  • Tornadoes touch down at Neyland Published 12/1/2010 at 2:48 p.m. 0 comments

    JaRon Toney took special interest in how well Tennessee defended Kentucky All-Southeastern Conference receiver Randall Cobb last Saturday. Cobb, likely playing his final game at Neyland Stadium, finished with 13 catches for 116 yards as Tennessee extended its win streak ...

  • Warren, Sharp win Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards Published 11/29/2010 at 1:43 p.m. 0 comments

    Alcoa Tornado Darrell Warren has won the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Award for Division I, Class AA Lineman. Winner in the Division 1, Class AA Back went to William Carmichael of Greeneville. Alcoa's Vanderbilt Hambrick was a Mr. Football finalist ...

  • Alcoa, Maryville to open 2011 with rare doubleheader Published 11/24/2010 at 6:00 a.m. 0 comments

    It’s been 33 years since the last time they did this. The Alcoa and Maryville high school football teams will jumpstart the 2011 season with a rare doubleheader, the two state powers combining with Webb School of Knoxville and a ...

  • Friday Night Preview: Elizabethton at Alcoa Published 11/24/2010 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    The top-ranked Tornadoes displayed vast improvement in the defensive secondary in grounding Christian Academy of Knoxville’s high-scoring passing game last week. They might have to do it again to reach next week’s BlueCross Bowl at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville. Cyclones’ ...

  • Friday Night Preview: Oak Ridge at Maryville Published 11/24/2010 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    With due acknowledgement to PrepXtra for the handle, Rebel running back Shawn “Premo” is having himself one bang up freshman year. The Maryville burner, a.k.a. Shawn Prevo, torched Bearden for the second time this season last week, running for 180 ...

  • Friday Night Preview: CAK at Alcoa Published 11/18/2010 at 10:30 a.m. 0 comments

    Blount Today Sports Radio color analyst Joe Lambert cooed the following as top-ranked Alcoa began to pull well clear of Sweetwater in a Class 3A playoff opener two weeks ago: “They (the Wildcats) really need Rudy right now.” Christian Academy ...

  • Friday Night Preview: Bearden at Maryville Published 11/18/2010 at 10:29 a.m. 0 comments

    Everyone went to see Devrin Young last time, and Rebel freshman Shawn Prevo stole the show. Young, a Bulldog senior and University of Tennessee commitment, amassed 80 yards on 16 carries as the Rebel defense hounded his every step. Prevo ...

  • The Fab Four Published 11/10/2010 at 2:29 p.m. 0 comments

    Alcoa is sending a record three finalists to the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards later this month in Murfreesboro. You could make a case for four, finalist and Tornado junior Vanderbilt Hambrick said. A finalist for Class AA back of ...

  • Friday Night Preview: Farragut at Maryville Published 11/10/2010 at 2:23 p.m. 0 comments

    It was 10-10 at the half during a regular-season meeting at Shields Stadium in Week 8 before Maryville assumed control en route to a 24-17 win. Senior Preston Burnett returned an Admiral punt 66 yards for a touchdown on the ...

  • Friday Night Preview: Loudon at Alcoa Published 11/10/2010 at 2:22 p.m. 0 comments

    The Tornadoes recovered three Redskin fumbles and got a Lajuan Warfield interception returned 31 yards for a touchdown — all in the third quarter, all resulting in Alcoa scores — to blow out Loudon, 42-3, in a regular season meeting ...

  • Friday Night Preview: Science Hill at Maryville Published 11/4/2010 at 10:54 a.m. 0 comments

    The No. 1-ranked Rebels shook off a 35-31 loss to Alcoa in the opener and have been picking up speed ever since. Wins over West, 35-6, McMinn County, 41-0, and Heritage, 38-3, followed in rapid succession. Maryville then swept through ...

  • Friday Night Preview: Sweetwater at Alcoa Published 11/4/2010 at 10:53 a.m. 0 comments

    The No. 1-ranked Tornadoes have looked every bit the part of a six-time defending state champion as they begin the quest for No. 7. Middlesboro, Ky., was simply destroyed, 64-0, in the season opener, with a wild, 35-31 win over ...

  • Friday Night Preview: CAK at Alcoa Published 10/27/2010 at 3:39 p.m. 0 comments

    Both teams entered with unblemished records a year ago. Alcoa beat on the Christian Academy of Knoxville defense for 310 yards rushing in a 24-7 Tornado win in Knoxville. The Warriors were limited to 44 yards on the ground by ...

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