Lady Vol trainer offers perspective on life

Lady Vol trainer offers perspective on life

By Joe Rector If the old adage that “experience is the best teacher” is true, then Jenny Moshak, trainer for the Lady Vol basketball and volleyball teams, is an honor student of athletics. She shares her stories and the lessons learned in her book “Ice ‘n Go” (UT Press, 2013, $29.95). The title comes from […]

Scary good running backs lead Central Bobcats’ hopes

Scary good running backs lead Central Bobcats’ hopes

By Steve Williams If Joe Hassell was a mad scientist trying to build the ultimate running back, his creation at times could be explosive and fast, and at other times powerful and swift or shifty with great vision. He might refer to it as a three-headed monster. Hassell, however, is Central High School’s head football […]

Knoxville Focus for June 17, 2013

Knoxville Focus for June 17, 2013

Click here to read this week’s Focus. Flag Day celebrated in Corryton The Knox County Corryton Senior Center and Rural/Metro Fire Station 33, co-located on Davis Drive, hosted a Flag Day ceremony and barbeque luncheon to honor veterans and to ceremonially retire American flags at the senior center on Friday, June 14. Knox County Mayor […]

Knoxville to host 2013 Checkpoint Tracker Championship

Knoxville to host 2013 Checkpoint Tracker Championship

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com “Bringing the 2013 Checkpoint Tracker Championship to Knoxville is a big win for our area,” said Carol Evans, executive director of Legacy Parks Foundation. “Through this event, we’ll reach some of the world’s premier adventure racers thus enabling them to experience the uniqueness of Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness and beyond.” Local officials […]

The 1938 Senate Primary in Tennessee,IV

The 1938 Senate Primary in Tennessee,IV

By Ray Hill Following the demise of Governor Gordon Browning’s plan to emasculate the Shelby County political machine headed by E. H. Crump, Tennessee Democrats were deeply divided.  Governor Browning watched with dismay as his appointee to the United States Senate, George L. Berry, continued his feud with the Tennessee Valley Authority.  Berry wanted significant […]

Hardin Valley Academy tracks down KIL titles

Hardin Valley Academy tracks down KIL titles

By Steve Williams Hardin Valley Academy’s battle cry in last week’s Knoxville Interscholastic League track and field meet could have been “Going the Distance.” When the dust left behind by their strong distance runners had settled, HVA’s boys and girls teams could be seen celebrating KIL championships on the Hardin Valley track infield. Aaron Templeton, […]