Alcoa, Gatlinburg-Pittman Take First Two Spots in Week 8 Top 10

BY: DANIEL SPARKMAN Alcoa, Gatlinburg-Pittman have proven their worth continually defeating strong opponents, so this week they take the first two spots in our Week 8 Top 10. Gatlinburg-Pittman jumps Maryville after their 48-40 victory over Hampton. Alcoa and Maryville both had byes in Week 8, along with Sevier County and Pigeon Forge. Jefferson County defeated Hardin Valley 17-7 on Friday night. Carter evened out their record to 4-4 after their win at Morristown West by a score of 13-7. Grainger drops after their 20-7 loss to Northview Academy. Finally, Cosby drops their game at Oakdale 50-12. Here is our Week …

Week 7 Leaves Three One-Loss Teams Remaining in Top 10

BY DANIEL SPARKMAN Alcoa, Gatlinburg-Pittman and Sevier County are our only remaining teams with just one loss. Morristown West and Jefferson County each have two. This week Heritage drops out of the Top 10 after a 41-0 loss to still undefeated West. And for the first time this season, Lakeway Christian drops from the Top 10 after losing their last four games and dropping to 3-4 on the season. This team has already amassed more on the field wins than in their previous two seasons combined. This week Pigeon Forge hops back in at #9 after a 21-20 victory over …

Another Newcomer Joins This Week’s Top 10

BY DANIEL SPARKMAN Another week, another undefeated goes down. Sevier County takes a 49-0 loss to West and drops to #5 in our rankings. Falling out of the Top 10 were Northview Academy which suffered a six point loss to Austin-East and Heritage which fell to region rival Knoxville Central 32-28. Saying hello again is Seymour which defeated Sullivan East and we are joined for the first time this season by Cosby which had a Bye. Cosby went just 1-8 last season, this year they have already brought home wins against Sunbright and Jellico. Here is our Week 5 Top …

Two-A-Days: Cosby looking for first playoff berth since 2011

BY BRIAN HAMILTON Cosby is coming off a disappointing season, which saw the Eagles finish 1-8 and having to defeat Hancock County in the season finale for their lone win of the season. The Eagles’ last trip to the playoffs was in 2011 — head coach Kevin Hall’s first season — which was a 45-6 loss at Oneida. Hall, however, is optimistic about the 2022 season, partly because Cosby returns key playmakers in quarterback Tyler Turner and receiver Hayden Green. “Tyler throws a really good deep ball and Hayden is going to be really explosive with the ball in his …

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Cosby rallies from 13 down in fourth quarter to defeat Seymour

BY BRIAN HAMILTON COSBY – Both Cosby and Seymour entered Thursday night’s contest with just two wins on the season. Seymour looked as if it would leave Cosby on a snowy night with their third victory of the season, as the Eagles led for the majority of the game and held a 13-point advantage in the fourth quarter. Cosby would not go quietly into the night, however, as the home Eagles went on a furious rally within the span of three minutes to get back in the game and pull out a 65-59 win. “We beat Seymour by 20 over …