Webb’s Harrison will now take her volleyball to the beach

Webb’s Harrison will now take her volleyball to the beach

By Steve Williams There will be a lot of sunshine in Frances Harrison’s future. Webb School’s female Student-Athlete of the Year for 2015-16 signed scholarship papers last November to play beach volleyball at the University of South Carolina. In Harrison the Gamecocks are getting a 5-foot-10 outside hitter who was a record-setting player in her […]

Yankees Crowned 8-10 CBFO Tournament Champions!

Yankees Crowned 8-10 CBFO Tournament Champions!

By Alex Norman The Yankees started the CBFO 8-10 softball season on a high note with a win against the Blue Jays, but things went sideways after that initial victory as they lost their next 5 games.  But the Yankees never gave in, and all of their hard work finally paid off one Saturday afternoon, […]

The Knoxville Focus for June 20, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for June 20, 2016

Summer Concert Series Kicked Off at New Harvest On June 16, Knox County launched a new summer concert series, Third Thursday Concerts at New Harvest Park, with world-renowned dobro player Phil Leadbetter and Friends (pictured right). The free concerts, held June through August on the third Thursday of each month, take place immediately following the […]

Knoxville opens Devil’s Racetrack Bike Trail

Knoxville opens Devil’s Racetrack Bike Trail

By Ken Lay Knoxville’s newest bike trail was officially opened in a groundbreaking ceremony Friday morning. The city, along with Knox County and the Legacy Parks Foundation, celebrated the grand opening of the Devil’s Racetrack Downhill Trail and two other trails on the bright and humid day. The Devil’s Racetrack is located at 3700 Lancaster […]

First Methodist to celebrate 150 years

First Methodist to celebrate 150 years

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com How do you celebrate 150 years of church history? Founded the year following the end of the Civil War the First United Methodist Church of Knoxville has a long and proud history. During the years the congregation has had many notable pastors and has worshiped at three different locations, now located […]

Tarwater returns home to play in summer hoops league

Tarwater returns home to play in summer hoops league

By Ken Lay Dwight Tarwater enjoyed a homecoming of sorts when he suited up for H3 Sports in its season opener in the Pilot Rocky Top League opener Wednesday night at Catholic High School. Tarwater, a 2010 Webb School of Knoxville graduate, last played in his hometown shortly after his high school graduation. That was […]