Sports

Fulmer Named Athletic Director

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Chancellor Beverly Davenport announced the appointment of Phillip Fulmer as director of athletics on Friday. “Phillip Fulmer will begin serving as athletic director effective immediately,” Davenport said. “I have taken these steps in the best interest of the university.” “I am confident that Phillip understands the[Read More…]

Dec 11, 2017 Sports
Seymour Loses District Opener

Seymour Loses District Opener

The Seymour Eagle basketball team opened up their District 2-3A season on Tuesday with a loss by a score of 64-42 as they hosted the Morristown-East Hurricanes. The loss gives the Eagles a 3-4 overall record and 0-1 in the district. Morristown-East is 5-2 overall and 1-0 in the district.[Read More…]

Dec 11, 2017 Schools, Sports
Kallyn Newport signs with Walters State. (L-R front) Lisa Newport (mother), Kallyn, Walters State softball coach Sauceman and Doug Newport (Dad).  (L-R back) Seymour softball coach and brother Keegan Newport and Todd Ogle.

Newport Signs with Walters State

BY: LEE RAMSEY HERALD SPORTS [email protected] It was a dream come true for Kallyn Newport as the Seymour senior signed a letter-of-intent to play softball for Walters State College. The ceremony was held in the Seymour High School library last week. Family, friends and coaches surrounded Newport. “That day has[Read More…]

Dec 11, 2017 Schools, Sports
Lady Eagles Lose to Morristown East

Lady Eagles Lose to Morristown East

The Seymour Lady Eagle basketball team dropped their opening District 2-3A game to the Morristown-East Lady Hurricanes by a score of 65-53 at Seymour. The loss gives the young Lady Eagles a 2-4 record overall and 0-1 in the district while Morristown-East is 4-3 and 1-0. The Lady Hurricanes got[Read More…]

Dec 11, 2017 Schools, Sports

Politicians Speak Out About Schiano Following Failed UT Football Deal

As students and Knoxville natives alike took to the streets Sunday night to protest the hire of Ohio State Defensive Coordinator Greg Schiano, Tennessee’s politicians were taking to social media to express their own dissatisfaction. State Representative Eddie Smith, whose neighboring district includes much of John Sevier Highway, wrote on[Read More…]

Dec 7, 2017 Sports
Photo by Lee Ramsey

Seymour Lady Eagles Lose to G-P

Although they started well, the Seymour Lady Eagles basketball team faltered later on in the game and lost to the Gatlinburg-Pittman Lady Highlanders by a score of 53-37 at Seymour. Even though it was a non-district game, the contest is still a long time heated Sevier County rivalry. Seymour is[Read More…]

Dec 7, 2017 Sports
Photo by Lee Ramsey

Seymour Loses First Game of the Season

BY: LEE RAMSEY HERALD SPORTS [email protected] The Seymour Eagle basketball team lost their first game of the season last week to county rival the Gatlinburg-Pittman Highlanders by a score of 70-63 at Seymour. A huge reason for that win was G-P’s Jalyn Hickman who scored 30 points for the Highlanders[Read More…]

Dec 7, 2017 Sports

Seymour High School Finds Coach

Seymour High School announced Wednesday that a new coach has been hired after the resignation of Jerry Cooper. Superintendent Jack Parton along with SHS principals sat down with Seymour native and former Tennessee Volunteer Scott Galyon last Friday to offer him the head coach position. Galyon has been offered this[Read More…]

Dec 7, 2017 Featured, Schools, Seymour, Sports
Eagles Off to a Fast Beginning

Eagles Off to a Fast Beginning

What a difference a season makes. The Seymour Eagle basketball team has already won two games, which was their total number of wins for the entire season last year. This Seymour team has an entirely different look so far under the guidance of fifth year head coach Tony Buell. The[Read More…]

Nov 22, 2017 Sports

Vols Fall to LSU

Tennessee out-gained 20th-ranked LSU, 287-281, but a pair of Vol turnovers and the Tigers’ strong rushing attack proved to be the difference in a 30-10 win for LSU on a damp Saturday night at Neyland Stadium. With an announced crowd of 96,888 on hand despite gusting winds and heavy rain[Read More…]

Nov 22, 2017 Sports