• Realignment Restarts Alcoa/WB Series

    Realignment Restarts Alcoa/WB Series

    ShareTornadoes, Governors planning Week 1 meeting in 2015 William Blount receiver Joel Graham gets low as a pair of Alcoa defenders approach during the 2013 jamboree. Photo by Jolanda Jansma By Stefan Cooper Editor Blount Press Row Next year’s change in the classifications for football means more to William Blount […]

  • Rest In Peace, Terry

    Rest In Peace, Terry

    ShareTSSAA credits former Tornado Whitted with state assists record By Stefan Cooper Editor Blount Press Row Terry Whitted spoke of it often in the last years of his life. The numbers were wrong. The plaque in the coach’s office in the school gymnasium was wrong. Blount County Circuit Court Judge […]

  • The Next Hurdle

    The Next Hurdle

    ShareOnly turnovers can prevent record-setting Mountaineer season Farragut running  back Tanner Thomas prepares to cut back on Heritage’s Issac Overbay. Photos by Jolanda Jansma By Stefan Cooper Editor Blount Press Row East Nashville Magnet has the best defense in the state. Prior to Friday, the Eagles shut out their first […]

  • Decker Delivers

    Decker Delivers

    ShareTornado junior’s pick puts the lid on a classic with Heritage Alcoa’s Caleb Woody grabs a jersey full of Heritage’s Zach Amburn on Friday. Photos by Brad Gardner Editor’s note: The first story a writer publishes is one they remember forever, so we made McKenzie wait. And wait. And wait. […]

  • Austin’s Audible

    Austin’s Audible

    ShareSophomore QB checks off for TD as part of dominant Rebel showing Smiling as he goes, Kelby Brock races 74 yards for a second-quarter Maryville touchdown on Friday. Photos by Brandon Shinn By Stefan Cooper Editor Blount Press Row With the defense they’ve got, Maryville principal Greg Roach could play […]

  • BPR’s Preseason All-County Team

    BPR’s Preseason All-County Team

    ShareMOC jamboree confirms our thoughts on some of the area’s best Heritage’s Orlando Bledsoe rumbles for a Mountaineer touchdown against Alcoa on Friday. Photos by Jolanda Jansma By Stefan Cooper Editor Blount Press Row The Maryville Orthopaedic Clinic Jamboree Friday night at William Blount confirmed quite a bit. We’re convinced […]

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Week ending Oct. 19

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  • Realignment Restarts Alcoa/WB Series

    Realignment Restarts Alcoa/WB Series

    Tornadoes, Governors planning Week 1 meeting in 2015 William Blount receiver Joel Graham gets low as a pair of Alcoa defenders approach during the 2013 jamboree. Photo by Jolanda Jansma By Stefan Cooper Editor Blount Press Row Next year’s change in the classifications for football means more to William Blount […]

     
  • Rest In Peace, Terry

    Rest In Peace, Terry

    Alcoa, Basketball, High School October 22, 2014 1:14 pm no comments

    TSSAA credits former Tornado Whitted with state assists record By Stefan Cooper Editor Blount Press Row Terry Whitted spoke of it often in the last years of his life. The numbers were wrong. The plaque in the coach’s office in the school gymnasium was wrong. Blount County Circuit Court Judge […]

     
  • Week ending Oct. 19

    Week ending Oct. 19

    Bledsoe run lifts 2014 Mountaineers into the record books Heritage fullback Orlando Bledsoe breaks into the clear against Lenoir City on Friday. Photo by Brad Gardner If you’re going to leave behind a legacy, breaking a 29-year-old school record on your way out the door is a pretty good one. […]

     
  • Week ending Oct. 12

    Week ending Oct. 12

    Ensley perfect again in repeat as player of week Maryville quarterback Austin Ensley (17) makes the give to Dylan Shinsky in the win over Sevier County. Photo by Brandon Shinn Forty-two points the first seven minutes of the game is just awesome. If you’re on the other team, that’s awesome. […]

     
  • Determined Young Man

    Determined Young Man

    Football, Heritage, High School, Photos October 11, 2014 8:20 pm no comments

    Heritage sophomore Zach Amburn never let up in a loss to Farragut on Friday. We thought you might enjoy a look at a not-to-be-denied run for a Mountaineer first down. Photos by Jolanda Jansma