Sports

Seymour Hoops Club Seeks Coaches

Seymour Hoops Club Seeks Coaches

By Meredith Cordle The Seymour Hoops Club, a part of Sevierville Junior Basketball League, is looking for coaches to donate their time and skills to 3rd and 4th grade boys and girls basketball teams. Dean Cruise, of the Seymour Hoops Club, said that it’s sometimes difficult to find enough coaches[Read More…]

June 25, 2015 Community, News, Seymour, Sports
Amy Carlyle-James Hired at Seymour

Amy Carlyle-James Hired at Seymour

By: Lee Ramsey The Seymour Lady Eagles high school basketball team has a new head coach.  Amy Carlyle-James will replace Brandi Stallings as Seymour’s girls’ basketball coach after Stallings resigned earlier this spring. James is a KIL Hall of Fame coach who spent ten years at Knox Central and Karns[Read More…]

June 25, 2015 Schools, Seymour, Sports
TSSAA Decides Public, Private Split

TSSAA Decides Public, Private Split

By: Lee Ramsey Decision affects TKA Football The date has finally been set for the TSSAA Legislative Council to vote on whether or not to place public vs. private schools into separate classifications to divide athletic competition.  The vote has tentatively been set for July 16 which will be a[Read More…]

June 25, 2015 Schools, Seymour, Sports
Lions Finish Spring Practice

Lions Finish Spring Practice

By: Lee Ramsey The King’s Academy Lions recently finished their annual spring football practice under third year head coach Matt Lowe.  The coach has enjoyed tremendous success since arriving at TKA and spring practice was no exception. According to Lowe, his main priority going into spring practice was to find[Read More…]

June 18, 2015 Schools, Seymour, Sports
Seymour Baseball Keeps It in Family

Seymour Baseball Keeps It in Family

By: Lee Ramsey Koeneman Takes Over for Norman Former Eagles baseball star Kyle Koeneman is now the head baseball coach at Seymour High School taking over for long time coach Scott Norman after he retired last month. Koeneman is the all time home run leader for the Eagles and a[Read More…]

June 18, 2015 Schools, Seymour, Sports
Eagles Enjoy Productive Spring Practice

Eagles Enjoy Productive Spring Practice

The Seymour High School football team under the leadership of Coach Jerry Cooper has moved into the second phase of reconstruction. Cooper is in his second year as head football coach at Seymour.  The coach brought a different system with him from Ohio.  Sometimes change is good and necessary but[Read More…]

June 11, 2015 Schools, Seymour, Sports
Seymour, TKA Players Earn Honors

Seymour, TKA Players Earn Honors

Awards are flowing in for area high school softball players lately with post season achievements being a big contributing factor. The Seymour Lady Eagles dominated the District 2-AAA with seven players receiving All-District honors including MVP Bailey Pierce. Reid Ballard was Defensive Player of the Year while Vic Porter was[Read More…]

June 11, 2015 Community, Schools, Seymour, Sports
TKA Softball Runner-Up in State

TKA Softball Runner-Up in State

By: Lee Ramsey The King’s Academy Lady Lions softball team still hurts after coming so close to winning it all last week in Murfreesboro. Though finishing the runner-up in TSSAA Division II-A softball is a fantastic accomplishment. “We were very blessed to take this journey together as a team and[Read More…]

May 28, 2015 Schools, Seymour, Sports
WBHOF Names South Rotunda

WBHOF Names South Rotunda

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame will be naming the South Rotunda on June 12, 2015 after one of the most decorated coaches in women’s basketball history and a Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame founding member and inductee, Pat Summitt. The naming ceremony will be held from 3:30pm to 4:30pm[Read More…]

TKA Softball Going to State

TKA Softball Going to State

By: Lee Ramsey The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree and so it is with Coach Marc Weekly who is building a softball program at the King’s Academy the same way his parents Karen and Ralph Weekly have done with the University of Tennessee softball team. For the first[Read More…]

May 21, 2015 Schools, Seymour, Sports