Morristown West’s football theme this season is “fortitude,” and the team could not have found a better speaker for their annual Trojan Kickoff Classic banquet who exemplifies the definition of that word.
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Desegregation of public schools across the South divided some communities and caused turmoil, but according to former Morristown East standout Walt Bragg, he and his teammates put all of those types of distractions aside and came together to deliver to Morristown its only football state cham…
New Morristown East coach Caleb Slover saw improvement, especially on the defensive side as the Hurricanes went through their second preseason scrimmage Friday night at Burke-Toney Stadium.
KNOXVILLE — Morristown West eventually had no choice but to simply keep the ball away from Cooper Riggs with a long drive.
Coming off a 1,000-yard season after taking over the starting quarterback job midseason for the second year in a row, Morristown East junior Cole Henson will be the starter from day one for the Hurricanes this season for the first time.
After consecutive 3-7 seasons, nothing can cure a team’s morale more than a bonding experience.
To think, Jacob Gossett and C.J. Livesay once played on rival teams. Still, they claim no rivalry ever existed between them. There certainly isn’t one now.
A four-time Super Bowl participant and Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver is coming to Morristown.
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The Morristown West girls and boys basketball teams hosted their annual golf tournament at Millstone Golf Club. From left are West boys basketball head coach Jonathan Smith, the winning team of Jeff Cranford, Charles Hopson, Greg Steisslinger and Eli Steisslinger with an 18-under-par 54, Wes…
For a program that has just six wins in the last two seasons, Morristown East sure doesn’t carry itself like a team needing to rebound.
CHURCH HILL — If Landon Patterson was nervous about running the Grainger Grizzlies’ offense, he sure didn’t show it in Friday’s jamboree at Volunteer High School.
When adversity strikes, don’t expect Zach Christensen to back down.
All four schools which were represented in the Inter Mountain Conference Football Jamboree racked up a victory Friday night at Burke-Toney Stadium.
Spencer Riley had one goal in Friday night’s jamboree at Burke-Toney Stadium, to get through it healthy. In that, he succeeded, but the Jefferson County High School football team also managed to look pretty good, and deep, in the process.
Scotty Dykes didn’t know what he was getting into when he took over a resurgent Cocke County High School football program. The former offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach for Hardin Valley and Austin-East had never been in charge of a team before, but luckily he was being tossed th…