South-Doyle Eyes Big 2019 Season

By Alex Norman Sixteen years ago, long time Powell head football coach Clark Duncan made the move to South-Doyle High School, where he took the athletics director role.   He fully believed that his coaching days were done as he was moving into an administrator’s role. But that wasn’t what fate had in store.  Instead, he […]

Catching up with the Knoxville Central Bobcats

By Alex Norman A whole lot has changed for the Knoxville Central Bobcats since winning their first state championship in football five months ago. “The excitement from the community for sure,” said Central head coach Bryson Rosser, now in his sixth year running the Bobcats program.  “Our kids… our new group have been humble and […]

The Importance of Keeping Rick Barnes

By Alex Norman In recent years, Tennessee has not been a “destination” job when it mattered most.  In football, Lane Kiffin memorably bolted for his “dream job” at Southern California in 2010.  In men’s basketball, Cuonzo Martin, who many fans were happy to see leave, departed for what could only be seen as a less […]

Rick Barnes Stays at Tennessee

By Alex Norman Well, that was interesting… but if we have discovered anything over the past decade, it is that Tennessee fans should expect the unexpected, and fear the worst. Despite losing in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament, the future for Tennessee’s men’s basketball program is bright. Yes, Admiral Schofield and Kyle Alexander […]

Jim Chaney’s Return

By Alex Norman You can be excused if you feel like Jarrett Guarantano has been on campus for a decade.  In fact, this will only be the fourth season for the redshirt junior quarterback. But Guarantano has not had an easy go of it.  He’s played in two seasons, while sitting out 2016 as a […]

Holly Warlick Had An Impossible Task

  By Alex Norman On Wednesday, March 27, the University of Tennessee announced that Holly Warlick was relieved of her duties as Lady Vols basketball coach. “Holly and I met this afternoon, and I informed her of the decision to change leadership within the program,” said Tennessee athletics director Phillip Fulmer in a statement released […]

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

  By Alex  Norman I love Christmas… you love Christmas… but with all due respect to the Christmas season, the next two weeks are the most wonderful time of the year. For all the issues currently plaguing collegiate athletics, the NCAA tournament is something that they haven’t figured out how to screw up… yet. The […]

Thank you, Admiral Schofield

By Alex Norman Back in 2015, Tennessee’s men’s basketball program was in shambles. They had just completed a mediocre 16-16 season, including a putrid 7-11 mark in SEC play. Their head coach, Donnie Tyndall was fired after only one season due to NCAA violations that were committed during his time at Southern Miss.  Tyndall already […]

Will Tennessee Get To The Final Four?

  By Alex Norman College basketball is tricky come tournament time.  It’s all about getting the right matchups at the right time.  Amongst the programs that have never been to a Final Four, Tennessee is one of the winningest programs out there. But this year seems to be their best shot at finally cracking that […]

Jordan Bone Getting Much Deserved Attention

  By Alex Norman The Tennessee Volunteers are a team with lots of star power. Junior forward Grant Williams likely will win the SEC player of the year award for the second year in a row. Admiral Schofield has become a potential first round NBA draft pick in this, his senior season. But Jordan Bone […]