Warriors, Admirals prevail in hockey openers

Warriors, Admirals prevail in hockey openers

By Ken Lay The Knoxville Amateur Hockey Association’s high school season began with a thriller between the Bearden/Karns Ice Dawgs and the Knoxville Warriors Thursday night at the Icearium. The Warriors, comprised of players from Webb, Catholic and Christian Academy of Knoxville, came away with a 4-3 victory. But the win didn’t come easily but […]

Grace wins big but has some tweaking to do

Grace wins big but has some tweaking to do

By Steve Williams Grace Christian Academy’s No. 1 ranked and unbeaten football team posted a big playoff win Friday night, but Coach Randy McKamey came away with some concerns. “I thought we did a great job and never were in jeopardy, but at times we played a little sloppy on both sides of the ball,” […]

The Tell

By Dr. Jim Ferguson As I entered the exam room I knew something was up.  It was the first time my patient was accompanied by his wife.  I’ve seen this before when families come with their loved ones who are having tough times or receiving bad news.  In poker it’s called a “tell” and occurs […]

These Falcons on track to become Knoxville’s best ever

By Steve Williams Are these Fulton Falcons the greatest Knoxville high school football team of all time? Answer: Yes, if. To earn such a great distinction, Fulton must win the state championship. One slip-up, and the Falcons’ argument for “best ever” wouldn’t hold up against five former Knoxville teams that finished undefeated with a state […]

Focus on the Law: Genetic information discrimination

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law With the tremendous advances we have seen in medicine, and particularly in genetic research, the law has to try to anticipate problems resulting from these advances.  One area that I want to focus on today is laws relating to genetic information discrimination in employment and health insurance. “Genetic information” […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 11

Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 11

  Click here to view this week’s Focus. Teachers vent at school board meeting By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Teachers and supporters voiced their frustration with the current state-required teaching method and attacked School Superintendent James McIntyre and the Central Office at a teacher-packed City County Building where the Board of Education meeting was held last […]

New downtown sports complex will serve Knoxville’s urban youth

New downtown sports complex will serve Knoxville’s urban youth

The H.T. Hackney Company employees and The Sansom Family will develop a downtown sports complex to serve thousands of inner city young people and bring investment to the City of Knoxville’s Downtown North Redevelopment area. Emerald Youth Foundation will oversee and operate the sports complex, to be on a 14-acre parcel of property near World’s […]