• The Good News Bears

    The Good News Bears

    ShareKAHA team nets USA Hockey youth national title; Liner scores twice in final Jr. Ice Bears forward Gage Despins gets in on some rough and tumble in front of goal. Photos by Jolanda Jansma By Stefan Cooper Editor Blount Press Row When Robert Despins informed his triplet sons four years […]

  • Liner Notes

    Liner Notes

    ShareAlcoa senior, U18 Ice Bears, make youth hockey nationals Aaron Liner will captain the junior Ice Bears at the USA Hockey Youth championships this week at Wayne, N.J. Photos and illustration by Jolanda Jansma By Stefan Cooper Editor Blount Press Row Look out, Canada. Few more grandfathers like this, and […]

  • Soup’s On!

    Soup’s On!

    ShareCampbell game-winner wins back Lady Tornado No. 1 ranking Lady Tornado catcher Hattie Campbell looks to cut off the runner on Thursday at Alcoa. Photos by Jolanda Jansma By Stefan Cooper Editor Blount Press Row Like the soup company, when Alcoa had to have it in the bottom of the […]

  • Curl Twirls a Gem

    Curl Twirls a Gem

    ShareColleges, pros showing interest in Maryville lefty Rebel junior Alex Curl delivers to the plate on Monday. Photos by Jolanda Jansma By Stefan Cooper Editor Blount Press Row The guy with the radar gun left too early. Alex Curl was really pumping them in there by the fifth inning. Heritage […]

  • Dance Like No One’s Watching

    Dance Like No One’s Watching

    ShareAbbie Jane Harper went in search of her own answers … and found them By Stefan Cooper Editor Blount Press Row She’d seen many things she found disturbing. Most unsettling to Abbie Jane Harper was a question she put to herself: When she got home, when she returned to school, […]

  • Abbie Jane Harper

    Abbie Jane Harper

    ShareCelebrating the life of an angel gone home Former Maryville High School three-sport athlete Abbie Harper skydives for the first time on a summer internship in South Africa in 2013. Editor’s note: Words can’t express the sadness we felt upon learning of the death of Abbie Harper last November. When […]

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  • Week of April 15-20

    Week of April 15-20

    Sports Schedules April 14, 2014 6:37 pm no comments

    Area high school, middle, elementary, Little League and club coaches are asked to send season schedules to: stefancooper60@gmail.com. Photo by Jolanda Jansma Tuesday High School Baseball Alcoa at William Blount, 6 p.m. High School Softball Alcoa at Kingston, 5:30 p.m. Lenoir City at Maryville, 5:30 p.m. Heritage at Hardin Valley, […]

     
  • The Good News Bears

    The Good News Bears

    Alcoa, High School April 7, 2014 6:19 pm no comments

    KAHA team nets USA Hockey youth national title; Liner scores twice in final Jr. Ice Bears forward Gage Despins gets in on some rough and tumble in front of goal. Photos by Jolanda Jansma By Stefan Cooper Editor Blount Press Row When Robert Despins informed his triplet sons four years […]

     
  • Week of April 7-13

    Week of April 7-13

    Sports Schedules April 6, 2014 9:46 pm no comments

    Area high school, middle, elementary, Little League and club coaches are asked to send season schedules to: stefancooper60@gmail.com. Photo by Jolanda Jansma Monday High School Baseball Kingston at Alcoa, 5:30 p.m. Bearden at Heritage, 6:30 p.m. Maryville at Lenoir City, 6 p.m. High School Softball Oliver Springs at Alcoa, 5:30 […]

     
  • Title Shot

    Title Shot

    Alcoa, High School, Recreational April 5, 2014 9:15 pm no comments

    Jr. Ice Bears roar into USA Hockey youth championship game Alcoa High School senior Aaron Liner checks an opponent into the boards during a game with the KAHA junior Ice Bears earlier this season. Photos by Jolanda Jansma By Stefan Cooper Editor Blount Press Row The puck drops at 8 […]

     
  • Junior Ice Bears in national semis

    Junior Ice Bears in national semis

    Alcoa, High School, Recreational April 5, 2014 2:29 pm no comments

    Alcoa’s Liner nets another goal; KAHA vies for title shot By Stefan Cooper Editor Blount Press Row This is starting to get pretty good. The Knoxville Amateur Hockey Association 18U Ice Bears meet the Utah Golden Eagles in a USA Hockey Youth National Championships semifinal this afternoon in Wayne, N.J., […]