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  • Captain’s gesture sparks Lady Rebel title run Published 9/21/2011 at 12:44 p.m. 0 comments

    Caroline Jenkins lit up when the public address announcer at William Blount High School announced her name as the most valuable player of the 2011 Blount County volleyball tournament Monday night. Couldn’t have happened to a more deserving player, her ...

  • TSSAA rules WB’s Fuller ineligible Published 9/9/2011 at 8:16 a.m. 0 comments

    William Blount High School was notified by the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association earlier this week that junior linebacker Trace Fuller is no longer eligible to play for the Governors football team and the school must vacate its win over ...

  • Heritage’s Barnes again setting tempo for area runners Published 9/7/2011 at 1:45 p.m. 0 comments

    Heritage kicked off the 2011 cross country season in a fashionable manner at the Cherokee Classic 5K last Saturday. On the Lady Mountaineers side, veteran anchors Lauren Barnes (21:14.40) and Joy Elfstrom (23:06.70) both performed admirably, finishing 17th and 48th, ...

  • Youth dominant theme among area harriers Published 8/31/2011 at 3:54 p.m. 0 comments

    They don’t have a specific night dedicated to their sport. They don’t have students decked out in body paint, cheering them across the finish line. They don’t have thousands of rowdy fans attending their events. They’re awfully good at what ...

  • Trevor Clifton named to U.S.A. Baseball 16-under junior national team Updated 8/13/2011 at 1:53 p.m. 1 comment

    Heritage junior Trevor Clifton is one of 17 top high school prospects named to the USA Baseball 16-under junior national team late Friday night in Cary, N.C.

  • Russell ready to run with Lady Buffaloes Published 8/3/2011 at 2:38 p.m. 0 comments

    Kingston decided not to guard her; So Kylie Russell torched the place. The former Alcoa guard’s seven 3-pointers in a district-tournament win over the Yellow Jackets two years ago remains one of the top five shooting performances of the last ...

  • Sherman named to Diamonds Showcase Published 7/20/2011 at 12:29 p.m. 0 comments

    McKenzie Sherman cemented her place as one of the area’s top receivers this spring. With selection to the exclusive Queen of Diamonds Showcase South in September, the Heritage High School junior is about to go regional.

  • Rebels’ Rouse, Bowerman ready for life in opposing dugouts Published 7/6/2011 at 4:02 p.m. 0 comments

    Ever since their acquaintance in the first grade halls of Foothills Elementary School some 11 years ago, Maryville’s Andrew Rouse and Andrew Bowerman have always been linked together. Same first name, same love of the game of baseball and, most ...

  • Alcoa hires former Vols assistant Jones as new coach Published 7/6/2011 at 9:31 a.m. 1 comment

    Dr. Brian Bell’s first hire as Director of Schools for the City of Alcoa is a doozy. Bell confirmed Wednesday morning that former University of Tennessee assistant head coach Tony Jones Jr. has been hired as the new boys basketball ...

  • Wesleyan signee Inman delivers senior year for the ages Published 6/29/2011 at 5:08 p.m. 0 comments

    As a junior at Heritage High School two years ago, Kathryn Inman played in four games, made three of eight field goals attempted, was 0-for-2 from 3-point range and went 5-of-6 from the free-throw line to finish with a season ...

  • First-hand account reveals true story behind 2011 Rebel season Published 6/22/2011 at 4:00 p.m. 0 comments

    As I sit here today at the 2011 Maryville High School baseball banquet, I cannot help my emotions. A gigantic smile comes to my face when reminiscing about the last three months of my baseball career. I remember the emotional ...

  • Fernandez commits to join father at Maryville College Published 6/15/2011 at 3:05 p.m. 0 comments

    It takes a special kid to play for his father, the other side of the coin little different. In Maryville College’s Marc and Pepe Fernandez, the Scots could hardly have gotten it more right. Marc Fernandez committed last month to ...

  • Lethco to continue soccer career with Scots Published 6/15/2011 at 3:04 p.m. 0 comments

    There’s little David Lethco didn’t accomplish on a soccer field the last four seasons at Maryville College. Come this fall, the Rebel All-State forward is looking to do much the same at Maryville College.

  • Net Gains: Area athletes take bitter with sweet at BlueCross Spring Fling Published 6/3/2011 at 12:23 p.m. 0 comments

    Blount teams take bitter with sweet in Murfreesboro for the state championships.

  • BlueCross Spring Fling heats up for area teams Published 5/25/2011 at 4:47 p.m. 0 comments

    The 2011 BlueCross Spring Fling didn’t play to the opening Blount County would have hoped Tuesday afternoon. The Maryville High School baseball and softball teams both fell in openers of their respective state tournaments. The Lady Rebels, who fell, 6-1, ...

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