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Seymour Residents Lose 1,000 Pounds in Competition

Seymour Residents Lose 1,000 Pounds in Competition

By Jay Miller, jay@heraldnewstn.com Get Fit Seymour participants rallied June 7 at the Seymour Middle School to celebrate the conclusion of the two month competition. Close to 200 people were in attendance for the closing ceremonies. During the ceremony each participant was asked to conduct a final weigh-in. Those people[Read More...]

July 22, 2014 Community, Events, News, Seymour, Sports
Irwin Sevier County Player of Year

Irwin Sevier County Player of Year

By: Lee Ramsey Seymour Places Six on All-County Team Lauren Irwin is Sevier County Prep Softball Player of the Year for 2014. The selection was really no surprise as she pretty much dominated the County, Region and State. She is also committed to play for the University of Tennessee next[Read More...]

July 17, 2014 News, Schools, Sevier County, Seymour, Sports
Bicycle Tour Cruises Through Seymour

Bicycle Tour Cruises Through Seymour

DeCycles, a bicycle group from Bloomington, IN, passed through Seymour July 9 on their way to Indiana from Key West, FL. The group pedaled their way from Asheville July 7 through the Great Smoky Smoky Mountains National Park into Gatlinburg July 8. They enjoyed an off day in Gatlinburg and[Read More...]

July 10, 2014 Community, Entertainment, News, Seymour, Sports, Travel
Open Quarry Excites Community

Open Quarry Excites Community

by Gerrod Moore; gerrod@heraldnewstn.com The summer heat has brought a lot of attention to a local quarry in South Knoxville. The Ijams Nature Center’s Mead’s Quarry Lake has become a summer hot spot for local families. The quarry located off of James White Parkway is now open to the public[Read More...]

Church Named Coach at Maryville College

Church Named Coach at Maryville College

By: Lee Ramsey Former Seymour Eagles baseball player Cody Church has been named head baseball coach for the Maryville College Fighting Scots. He replaces Paul Henry who led the Scots for the past three years. Henry left the program after going 51 and 65. Church becomes the twenty fifth head[Read More...]

July 10, 2014 News, Seymour, Sports
Lauderdale Inducted into AAU Hall of Fame

Lauderdale Inducted into AAU Hall of Fame

By: Lee Ramsey Coach Darrel Lauderdale was inducted into the AAU National Wrestling Hall of Fame in Lake Buena Vista, Florida last week. It was an honor well deserved by the Seymour coaching icon. The well spoken coach has grown the sport of wrestling more than any other individual in[Read More...]

July 3, 2014 Schools, Sports
Buell Holds First Eagle Basketball Camp

Buell Holds First Eagle Basketball Camp

By: Lee Ramsey First year Seymour High School Head Basketball Coach Tony Buell recently held his first summer basketball camp since coming to Seymour. Buell took the head job last year after resigning his job at Carter High School in Knoxville. The round ball coach had no problem attracting junior[Read More...]

June 26, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports
Snapp Signs with Carson-Newman

Snapp Signs with Carson-Newman

By: Lee Ramsey Cade Snapp, an outstanding catcher for the Seymour High School Eagles the past four years, has signed a letter-of-intent to play baseball for the Carson-Newman College Eagles. The schools will change but Snapp will still be an Eagle. “This is a really important day for me,” said[Read More...]

June 19, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports
C.R.O.S.S. Celebrates Successes at Annual Golf Tournament

C.R.O.S.S. Celebrates Successes at Annual Golf Tournament

C.R.O.S.S. Food Ministries generated an estimated $5,000 to assist families in the Seymour community at its 5th Annual Golf Tournament June 7. The tournament took place at Creekside Plantation Golf Course in Seymour. 48 golfers participated in the event. They were treated to a hearty breakfast served by C.R.O.S.S. volunteers[Read More...]

June 12, 2014 Community, Events, News, Seymour, Sports
New Coach Hopes to Change the Pace

New Coach Hopes to Change the Pace

by Gerrod Moore; gerrod@heraldnewstn.com South Doyle basketball is preparing to turn some heads in the upcoming season this fall. While South Doyle recently hasn’t been known for their basketball abilities, new Coach Brian Stewart is looking to change that image. Stewart previously coached at Anderson County High School before taking[Read More...]

June 12, 2014 Schools, South Knox, Sports