Sports

Lady Vols on Fire

No. 7/7 Tennessee (11-0) is in the midst of an eight-day West Coast trip, concluding it on Thursday evening vs. No. 18/24 Stanford (6-5) at Maples Pavilion. Tip time is 6 p.m. PT (9 ET). UT will be looking to snap a five-game venue losing streak at Maples, last winning[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 Sports
Seymour Defeats Cocke County

Seymour Defeats Cocke County

BY: LEE RAMSEY HERALD SPORTS [email protected] The Seymour Eagle basketball team got their first district win of the season last week after blowing out Cocke County 69-51 at Seymour. The Eagles took the lead early in the first quarter and never lost it the rest of the game. At one[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 Sports
Caldwell Signs with Carson-Newman

Caldwell Signs with Carson-Newman

BY: LEE RAMSEY HERALD SPORTS [email protected] Many times bad things happen to good people but recently a very good thing happened to a very good young man and it was well deserved. Chris Caldwell has signed a letter-of-intent to play baseball for the Carson-Newman Eagles in Jefferson City. When asked[Read More…]

Dec 18, 2017 Schools, Sports

Galyon Takes the Reigns at Seymour

It has been talked about for years but never quite worked out but now it has. Scott Galyon is now the football coach at Seymour Eagles High School. The former Seymour Eagles (1992 grad), University of Tennessee Volunteer and NFL football star is the talk of Seymour after being hired.[Read More…]

Dec 18, 2017 Sports
Patriots Shoot Down Eagles

Patriots Shoot Down Eagles

As was the case in earlier games the Seymour Eagle basketball team dug themselves a hole early that they couldn’t get out of. The Eagles were hosting the Jefferson County Patriots in a district contest. After an early double-digit deficit that they couldn’t overcome, Seymour eventually lost 62-40. The eagles[Read More…]

Dec 18, 2017 Schools, Sports

Pruitt Named Head Football Coach

University of Tennessee, Knoxville Chancellor Beverly Davenport and Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer introduced Jeremy Pruitt as the new head football coach of the Tennessee Volunteers on Thursday at the Peyton Manning Locker Room inside Neyland Stadium. The university and Pruitt have agreed to a six-year contract with annual compensation[Read More…]

Dec 18, 2017 Sports
Seven Lions Make All Region

Seven Lions Make All Region

The Kings Academy football team has placed seven on the 2017 Division II-A East Region squad. Senior linebacker Cole Lusby led honorees by being selected Region Defensive player of the Year. Lusby was joined on the All Region squad by running back Cody Wyllins, quarterback Brandon Burgess, defensive lineman Brandon[Read More…]

Dec 18, 2017 Schools, Sports
Lady Eagles Lose Defensive Contest

Lady Eagles Lose Defensive Contest

Defense wins championships but in some cases it takes offense to win a game. The Seymour defense did its job and carried out the game plan but somewhere along the way they couldn’t put the ball in the goal because of the tough Jefferson County Lady Patriot defense which held[Read More…]

Dec 18, 2017 Schools, 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