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  • Scots reach midterm exam badly in need of win Published 10/5/2011 at 3:22 p.m. 0 comments

    The numbers are sobering. Through four games, the Maryville College football team has yet to produce a 100-yard rusher. That’s 100 yards over the four games combined. Sophomore Chad Brooks leads with 85 yards on 38 carries. Fifth-year redshirt senior ...

  • Scots volleyball making music all its own Published 10/5/2011 at 3:21 p.m. 0 comments

    The dates for this weekend’s matches at Emory University in Atlanta finally hit home for Kandis Schram earlier this week, and the Maryville College women’s volleyball coach is having some issues with the schedule maker. The Scots (13-5) will face ...

  • Ranked Scots proving exceedingly versatile Published 10/5/2011 at 3:20 p.m. 0 comments

    He doesn’t bend it like the other guy, but he’s a Beckham. He even wears No. 23. Maryville College junior Brian Beckham is also one of nine Scots to tally at least a goal this season for one of the ...

  • Unbeaten Alcoa Middle sports super-sized roster Published 9/28/2011 at 3:02 p.m. 0 comments

    Breakfast must be awesome. At 6-foot-2, 280 pounds, Jeremiah Scott isn’t just big. The Alcoa Middle School eighth-grader is bigger than any defensive tackle at Maryville College. He’s bigger than any defensive lineman on the whole Maryville team. “He’s a ...

  • 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 ...

  • Schram’s legacy far greater than 600 volleyball wins Published 9/21/2011 at 12:44 p.m. 0 comments

    Just as the magnitude of last Wednesday night was finally sinking in, Kandis Schram checked her Facebook page. The winningest coach in Maryville College history in any sport, Schram collected her 600th win as the school’s volleyball coach when the ...

  • Pride of the Southside Published 9/14/2011 at 4:20 p.m. 0 comments

    It just may be the best kept secret in town. They’re no threat to famed local eatery Aubrey’s just yet, but Teresa Prestridge, Heather Breazeale and Brandi Denman are just getting started. Fundraising is vital for youth football programs like ...

  • 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 ...

  • Scots hope clash with Eagles stepping stone to title Published 9/7/2011 at 1:50 p.m. 0 comments

    Next year, Alabama. The odds of a Maryville College victory Thursday night in Cookeville are playing out along those lines as the Scots renew acquaintances with Tennessee Tech after a 63-year break. The Golden Eagles are bigger. They’re faster. Division ...

  • Where Are They Now: Paul Tilson Published 9/7/2011 at 1:46 p.m. 0 comments

    Almost fifty years ago, Paul Tilson, a former Everett Bulldog, was elected co-captain of the 1962 University of Tennessee Volunteers football squad. “That decision was strictly a players’ vote, and it was an honor to be selected by my peers,” ...

  • 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, ...

  • Clifton, Team USA win gold at world championships Published 9/1/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    The Chicago Cubs have called. The St. Louis Cardinals have let Heritage High School junior Trevor Clifton know they’ll be tracking his progress this season and next as well. Clifton touched down at McGhee Tyson Airport on Monday a young ...

  • Warren to start at fullback for Cats Published 9/1/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Darrell Warren makes three. The University of Kentucky freshman and former Alcoa High School star was informed earlier this week he’ll start at fullback when the Wildcats open the season against Western Kentucky on Thursday night at L.P. Field in ...

  • Conner overcomes fluke injury to return for MC opener Published 8/31/2011 at 3:58 p.m. 0 comments

    Coming off a stellar 2009, Tim Conner looked ready to lead Maryville College to a big year in his final season in 2011. It proved to be a year that would never begin. In 2009, the 6-foot-2 Tavares, Fla., native ...

  • Where Are They Now: Tyler Robinson Published 8/31/2011 at 3:56 p.m. 0 comments

    Slipping past the linebackers and fading toward the back pylon former Alcoa tight end Tyler Robinson was overlooked by the Tennessee secondary and caught his first touchdown as a Kentucky Wildcat. It was not the first time the Big Orange ...

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