• Nice Shootin’, Leah

    Nice Shootin’, Leah

    ShareThomas becomes latest member of Heritage 1,000-point club Heritage senior Leah Thomas receives a commemorative plaque for joining the 1,000-point club from Lady Mountaineer coach Rick Howard prior to Tuesday’s game. Photos by Jennifer Hutsell By Stefan Cooper Editor Blount Press Row Defense, rebounding, both things can really get a […]

  • Uncle Bob’s Bike

    Uncle Bob’s Bike

    ShareRiceville’s Wooldridge honors America’s veterans with every ride Todd Wooldridge stands next to his uncle Bob’s Harley-Davidson motorcycle at Green Meadow Country Club this summer. To honor his late uncle, a Vietnam veteran, Wooldridge turned the bike into a rolling tribute to America’s service members. Photos by Jolanda Jansma By […]

  • Ranking Rankin

    Ranking Rankin

    ShareTornado coach nears state record with grace Alcoa starters celebrate Friday’s first round playoff win over Johnson County. Photos by Jolanda Jansma By Stefan Cooper Editor Blount Press Row A kinder, gentler Gary Rankin just isn’t going to happen, but he smiles more now. It’s not so much some of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 Nov. 16

Week ending Nov. 16

Brock blisters Sevier County with lethal performance Maryville junior Kelby Brock makes one...

 

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  • Nice Shootin’, Leah

    Nice Shootin’, Leah

    Basketball, Heritage, High School November 19, 2014 4:35 pm no comments

    Thomas becomes latest member of Heritage 1,000-point club Heritage senior Leah Thomas receives a commemorative plaque for joining the 1,000-point club from Lady Mountaineer coach Rick Howard prior to Tuesday’s game. Photos by Jennifer Hutsell By Stefan Cooper Editor Blount Press Row Defense, rebounding, both things can really get a […]

     
  • Week ending Nov. 16

    Week ending Nov. 16

    Brock blisters Sevier County with lethal performance Maryville junior Kelby Brock makes one of his five grabs against Sevier County on Friday. Photo by Jolanda Jansma Kelby Brock cemented his place as the county’s top receiving threat last Friday. The Maryville High School junior, the Barley’s/Blount Press Row Player of […]

     
  • Uncle Bob’s Bike

    Uncle Bob’s Bike

    Special November 12, 2014 5:40 pm 1 comment

    Riceville’s Wooldridge honors America’s veterans with every ride Todd Wooldridge stands next to his uncle Bob’s Harley-Davidson motorcycle at Green Meadow Country Club this summer. To honor his late uncle, a Vietnam veteran, Wooldridge turned the bike into a rolling tribute to America’s service members. Photos by Jolanda Jansma By […]

     
  • Week ending Nov. 9

    Week ending Nov. 9

    Vaught gives Air Force Academy preview; Rebels move to 16th in USA Today poll Maryville quarterback Tyler Vaught turns a bad snap into a big play in this memorable escape against Alcoa. Photo by Jolanda Jansma Tyler Vaught looks like he’ll be right at home at the Air Force Academy […]

     
  • AHS vs. Johnson Co.

    AHS vs. Johnson Co.

    Alcoa, Football, High School, Photos November 8, 2014 5:21 pm no comments

    To view/purchase more photos from this photographer, click the highlight link at right. Photos by Jolanda Jansma