Catholic loads up for another run at a state track title

The 4x200 relay team, all sophomores, helped Austin-East get off to a fast start in the East Sectional meet at CAK Thursday. The Roadrunners (from left) are Jahson Jackson, KaJuan Hale, Martest Forbes and Coby Colquitt. Photo by Steve Williams.

Catholic loads up for another run at a state track title

By Steve Williams Knoxville Catholic started the 2015-16 school year with a state championship in cross country last fall. The Irishmen would like to end it with a Class A-AA title in outdoor track and field this week at the TSSAA Spring Fling in Murfreesboro. After state qualifying was completed in the East sectional meet […]

Powell High field first to get new turf

Powell High field first to get new turf

By Steve Williams The Jungle never looked better. That’s where the Powell Panthers play and their new artificial turf is ready for use. Powell is the first of 13 Knox County high schools getting artificial turf over a three-year period, thanks to a $10 million gift from the Haslam family, Pilot and Pilot Flying J. […]

Farragut blows past Hurricanes 13-0 to reach state tourney

Farragut senior Dylan Pacifico threw two shutouts last week to propel the Admirals to the State Tournament last week. He tossed a complete game against Karns in the region semifinals and combined with John Painter for a one-hitter against Morristown East Friday. Photo by Dan Andrews.

Farragut blows past Hurricanes 13-0 to reach state tourney

By Ken Lay For much of the 2016 postseason the Farragut High School baseball team has endured its share of offensive struggles. But the Admirals (37-6) saw their bats awaken a bit in a comeback win against Powell in the Region 2-AAA Championship Game. There, Farragut scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh […]

Farragut comes alive late to win region

Farragut High School's baseball team celebrates a regional championship Wednesday night. The Admirals notched a 6-5 win over Powell when they scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning. Photo by Dan Andrews.

Farragut comes alive late to win region

By Ken Lay Farragut High School baseball coach Matt Buckner watched his team struggle for six innings in the Region 2-AAA Championship game Wednesday night while Powell High saw things fall perfectly into place. But the bottom of the seventh was a different story as the Admirals overcame a 5-1 deficit to nab a comeback […]

City Council may change meeting times

City Council may change meeting times

By Mike Steely One of the things to come out of the recent retreat of members of the Knoxville City Council members is the idea of meeting earlier than the current 7 p.m. sessions. The council meets twice each month and the idea appears to be aimed at drawing more citizens. Councilman Mark Campen told […]

Tennessee State Parks Asks Public Not to Move Firewood

Tennessee State Parks Asks Public Not to Move Firewood

Use heat-treated wood or collect on-site to protect forests   Tennessee State Parks, in partnership with the Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry and The Nature Conservancy, is advising the public of a new policy regarding bringing firewood into parks.   Beginning June 1, Tennessee State Parks will advise visitors to use certified heat-treated wood. […]

Big BBQ Bash draws tasty talent to East Tennessee

The 2015 Big BBQ Bash is set for June 24 and 25 at Founder’s Square in historic downtown Maryville, TN, located at the scenic foothills of the Smoky Mountains.  The event is a professional barbecue cook-off and fundraiser for the Helen Ross McNabb Center, created as a legacy project by the Leadership Blount Class of […]

Humane Society Invites Knoxville to 22nd Annual Bark in the Park

Humane Society Invites Knoxville to 22nd Annual Bark in the Park

  The Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley’s (HSTV) 22nd annual Bark in the Park is just around the corner. Knoxville’s biggest celebration for dogs and people will be held at the World’s Fair Park Festival Lawn on Saturday, June 11th. Gates will open at 3 pm with a five-dollar entry donation. The festival will […]

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