Sports

Eagles Football Pre-Season Going Well

Eagles Football Pre-Season Going Well

By: Lee Ramsey You could feel the excitement around the Seymour Eagles football team on picture day last week. The mood was upbeat among players, coaches and staff but discipline and attention to detail was very evident. Coaches made sure every player was on time with their jerseys tucked in[Read More...]

August 14, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports
Seymour Golf Competes in MI

Seymour Golf Competes in MI

By: Lee Ramsey The Seymour Eagles golf team recently competed in the Morristown Invitational Golf Tournament at The Country Club of Morristown. The boys team placed ahead of half the field while finishing behind the other half. The girls team learned a hard lesson on what might have been instead[Read More...]

August 14, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports
Back to School for Area Students

Back to School for Area Students

August in East Tennessee signals the encroachment of fall, the beginning of football season, and the inevitable and unavoidable first day of school. In Blount County, summer vacation has ended and students have already returned to classes for the academic year, their first day being August 4. Seymour and all[Read More...]

Eagles Football Open Practice with New Coach

Eagles Football Open Practice with New Coach

By: Lee Ramsey How would Seymour football fans react if they were told that the next football coach at Seymour would be George Quarles of Maryville? Quarles is arguably one of if not the best high school football coach in the state of Tennessee. The answer is “ecstatic”. Well, that[Read More...]

August 7, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports
Seymour Golf Takes Second in Smoky Tournament

Seymour Golf Takes Second in Smoky Tournament

By: Lee Ramsey For the second straight week, the Seymour golf team had to deal with an unfamiliar course and a difficult one at that. The Seymour boys and girls teams took second place in the Smoky Mountain Tournament at Smoky Mountain Country Club in Newport. Cocke County boys won[Read More...]

August 7, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports
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