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Preseason Player of the Year: Joe Anderson

Rebel sophomore received first offer as a freshman last season

Maryville sophomore Joe Anderson achieved what few, if any, players in Blount County history have ever done when the Rebel point guard received an offer from East Tennessee State University following his 2016-17 freshman season. Photo by Wallace Bowden

By Stefan Cooper
Blount Press Row

It takes a while for a freshman to acclimate to the high school game. Most of the time.

Maryville sophomore Joe Anderson, the 2017-18 Barley’s/Blount Press Row Preseason Player of the Year, hit the ground running at a sprint for the Rebels last season.

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