Schools

Cooper Era Begins with 34-7 Win

Cooper Era Begins with 34-7 Win

By: Lee Ramsey What a way to start a coaching debut. Seymour’s new head coach Jerry Cooper couldn’t have asked for a more perfect evening to open his era as the Coach of the Seymour Eagle football team. It took the Eagles only 18 seconds to light up the scoreboard[Read More...]

August 28, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports
Lady Eagles Volleyball Begins Title Defense

Lady Eagles Volleyball Begins Title Defense

By: Lee Ramsey The first week of the Lady Eagles volleyball title defense was bitter sweet as Seymour opened the season at home with a narrow loss to Morristown West. It was nip and tuck all the way as it took five games for the Lady Hurricanes to edge past[Read More...]

August 28, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports
Seymour Golf Winning Tradition Continues

Seymour Golf Winning Tradition Continues

By: Lee Ramsey Like the Energizer Bunny, Seymour golf just keeps on winning and winning and winning. The Seymour High School golf program has a rich tradition of excellence dating back over several years under the leadership of Coach Gary Householder and it continues to this day as both the[Read More...]

August 28, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports
TKA Dominates Sunbright in Opener

TKA Dominates Sunbright in Opener

By: Lee Ramsey The King’s Academy Lions has opened their season with a bang as they blew out Sunbright 41-14. Second year head coach Matt Lowe seems to have the Lions on the right track. Sunbright has the series edge winning the past six in a row over the Lions.[Read More...]

August 28, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports
Food City Kicks Off Annual School Bucks Program

Food City Kicks Off Annual School Bucks Program

As students in Seymour, TN head back to school, Food City is gearing up for the kick-off of their 2014-2015 School Bucks Program. “We’re committed to giving back to the communities we operate in and we take the education of our youth very seriously,” said Steven C. Smith, Food City[Read More...]

August 21, 2014 Business, Schools
Football Jamboree Leaves Questions with Eagles

Football Jamboree Leaves Questions with Eagles

By: Lee Ramsey The 2014 Sevier County Football Jamboree was an overall success as usual. It’s football’s version of a three ring circus with multiple 15 minutes games which include freshman, junior varsity and varsity games. The jamboree includes most of the high schools in Sevier County: Seymour, Sevier County,[Read More...]

August 21, 2014 Schools, Sevier County, Sevierville, Seymour, Sports
Lady Eagle Volleyball Readies for Opener

Lady Eagle Volleyball Readies for Opener

By: Lee Ramsey The Seymour Lady Eagles volleyball team has finished their preseason scrimmages and jamboree and is ready to start their season. It will be head coach Erin Biddle’s third season at Seymour. The Lady Eagles will be defending their district championship title which they have owned the last[Read More...]

August 21, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports
Seymour Golf Gets Double Win

Seymour Golf Gets Double Win

By: Lee Ramsey The Seymour Eagles and Lady Eagles picked up double wins in a golf match played at Egwani Farms Golf Course in Alcoa. The boys defeated Sevier County and South-Doyle with a team total of 156. Sevier County had a 160 and the South-Doyle score was incomplete due[Read More...]

August 21, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports
TSSAA Changes Football Playoff System

TSSAA Changes Football Playoff System

By: Lee Ramsey It took five years to do it, but the very unpopular TSSAA playoff plan, the Z plan, is finally no more. The new five-class with the Super 32 system will start in 2015-16. The executive director of the TSSAA, Bernard Childress, left the Board of Control meeting[Read More...]

August 21, 2014 Schools, Sports
South Knox Students Offered Free Meals at School

South Knox Students Offered Free Meals at School

This school year, all students in 52 Knox County schools will benefit from breakfast and lunch at no charge through the Community Eligibility Provision, a nationwide program funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture . Through the CEP program, all students enrolled at the qualifying schools receive meals free of[Read More...]