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  1. Soccer: Morristown West advances in regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Matt Sawyer scored two goals as the Trojans raced to a four-goal lead before holding off host Dobyns-Bennett 4-3 in Tuesday's elimination soccer semifinal. "We possessed the ball really well in the beginning," Morristown West coach Todd Bradley said.

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  2. Catholic ousts Pigeon Forge in baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Pigeon Forge High kept Catholic off the scoreboard for the first inning, but never managed it again. The Fighting Irish ended the Tigers' postseason run with a 13-2 run-rule shortened victory in the Region 2-AA tournament at Jack A. Parton Field Monday.

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  3. Creel's two goals spark CAK's 5-1 victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Photos by WADE PAYNE/SPECIAL TO THE NEWS SENTINEL CAK's Jon Creel attempts to control the ball during the Warriors' match against Catholic on Thursday at Christian Academy of Knoxville. Creel scored the first two goals in CAK's 5-1 victory.

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  4. Hutchens suspended from competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Gavin Hutchens, a state champion wrestler from Pigeon Forge High School, and his father Chris, a non-faculty assistant, have been suspended from competition for one year following an investigation by the TSSAA and the school into allegations of unsportsmanlike behavior during February's Class A/AA state wrestling tournament, including improper contact with an official. The punishments, which include a $250 fine to the wrestling program, were recommended by Pigeon Forge, and revealed in a letter that TSSAA executive director Bernard Childress sent to school principal Ben Clabo on March 24. "I really, of course, when we're talking about an individual student and discipline, there's not much that I can say," Clabo said.

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  5. Jessie's hopes materialized at Pigeon ForgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Brian Jessie figured he would lead another boys basketball program after resigning from Seymour High School in 2013 to spend more time with his family. "I knew I would be a head coach again," said Jessie, who served as an assistant on A.J. Bennett's Gatlinburg-Pittman staff the past two seasons.

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  6. Jessie hired as Pigeon Forge basketball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    School athletic director Jim Lethco told the News Sentinel on Thursday. Jessie replaces John Kucela, who resigned in March after two seasons.

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  7. Strange: Vols sppreciate students at practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    UT freshman, Anna Grace, takes a selfie with Tennessee coach Butch Jones during TennesseeA a a s student appreciation day practice on Saturday, April 18 2015 at Neyland Stadium. The pass left the quarterback's hand Saturday at Neyland Stadium and wobbled comically before falling far short of its target.

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  8. John Kucela resigned as Pigeon Forge boys basketball coach after two seasons on Monday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Kucela, who compiled an 18-39 record during his latest stint in Sevier County, made his decision official on Monday, citing distance from his wife and child, who still live near Augusta, Ga. "This is my second year up here," Kucela said on Tuesday.

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  9. CAK girls find plenty of power after delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Winter Storm Warning issued February 23 at 9:55PM EST expiring February 24 at 4:00PM EST in effect for: Blount, Cocke, Greene, Monroe, Sevier Winter Weather Advisory issued February 23 at 9:55PM EST expiring February 24 at 4:00PM EST in effect for: Anderson, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Monroe, Polk, Roane, Sevier, Sullivan, Union, Washington Winter Weather Advisory issued February 23 at 3:11PM EST expiring February 24 at 4:00PM EST in effect for: Blount, Carter, Cocke, Greene, Johnson, Monroe, Polk, Sevier, Unicoi Cheyenne Hooper scored 18 points, Bethany Meadows added 13 and the Lady Warriors rolled past Pigeon Forge 71-46 to fend off elimination at home.

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  10. Special night on tap for Pigeon Forge's ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    When Pigeon Forge High School senior Jerry "Hunter" Thomas starts Friday in a boys basketball game against Seymour, he likely will receive plenty of cheers by players and supporters of both teams. It will not be because of all the points he has scored in games, as he has not played a single minute this year.

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  11. The Tigers won for the second year in a row, beating Hixson 36-23 in the championship.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Gavin Hutchens' pin 1:06 into the last match was the perfect finishing touch for the Tigers' 36-23 win over Hixson in the Class A/AA Duals final Saturday night, giving Pigeon Forge back-to-back state titles for the first time. "What it solidifies in everybody's mind is that last year was not just a fluke," coach Greg Foreman said.

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  12. Pigeon Forge wrestlers handle pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Pigeon Forge High School got on a major roll Friday in the TSSAA Class A/AA State Dual Wrestling Championships at the Williamson County Ag Expo Center, setting up a chance for the Tigers to defend their state title on Saturday against Hixson. After steamrolling Martin Luther King Magnet 83-0 in the opener, Pigeon Forge coach Greg Foreman talked about the pressure of repeating as champion.

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  13. Thomas, McKinney are players of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    But it's just the role the 6-foot-1 junior wing has to play for the Gibbs High School basketball team to be successful. That was the case last week, when Thomas totaled 51 points with a combination of inside and outside scoring in wins over Clinton and Powell, including a career-high 32 against the Dragons.

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  14. Court records unsealed in gambling caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Robert Ed Cummings, then a University of Tennessee Police Department officer, and David Joyner, a current Pigeon Forge Police Department investigator, used their badges and service weapons to protect a $100,000 poker game in Gatlinburg in August 2009, according to a plea agreement filed in U.S. District Court Friday. Cummings and former Tennessee Valley Authority Officer Benito Lopez pleaded guilty Friday morning before U.S. District Judge Pamela Reeves to conspiracy to commit extortion and attempted extortion.

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  15. Smith delivers for CAK in first quarter, 26-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Christian Academy of Knoxville's Cole Smith had the kind of quarter that high school quarterbacks dream about. For Pigeon Forge, it turned out to be a nightmare in the Class 3A second round playoff match-up.

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  16. Ripken adds experience to facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    The Ripken Experience Pigeon Forge complex that was officially launched Thursday will have fields patterned after minor and major league ballparks to give youth tournament players a feel for climbing up the baseball ranks. Former baseball star Cal Ripken Jr. can relate to that, as his climb through the lower levels of pro baseball brought him to East Tennessee more than 30 years ago.

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  17. Players of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Carter linebacker Austin Howard was the defensive pros pick. The junior posted 12 tackles, including four for loss, and had an interception return for a touchdown that sealed a 35-28 comeback victory over Gatlinburg-Pittman.

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  18. It's the first time in school history the Tigers have been perfect at home.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    After notching the first playoff win in school history last year, the Tigers reached another milestone on Friday with a 28-6 victory over Austin-East to finish undefeated at home during the regular season for the first time in school history. The District 3-AA victory also puts Pigeon Forge in a strong position to make the playoffs.

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  19. G-P, A-E placed on probation after altercationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    The football programs at Austin-East and Gatlinburg-Pittman high schools have been placed on a 1-year probation following a postgame altercation that was sparked by the use of "racial epithets." The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association announced the penalties in a pair of reports that were emailed to the News Sentinel.

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