Pigeon Forge-Gatlinburg girls

Lady Highlanders weather slow start to defeat Pigeon Forge 61-21

BY BRIAN HAMILTON PIGEON FORGE – Gatlinburg-Pittman had trouble getting shots to fall early on, as senior Maddy Newman started the game on the bench. Pigeon Forge was able to stay within striking distance in the first quarter, trailing only 8-4, but Newman began to make her presence felt once she entered the game, as the Lady Highlanders cruised to a 61-21 win in the ‘Battle of the Tunnel’ on Tuesday night. “She missed shootaround and didn’t go to the game Friday (at Oneida) because she was sick,” Gatlinburg-Pittman coach Katie Moore said of Newman coming off the bench. Makaylee …

Pigeon Forge-Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg-Pittman routes Pigeon Forge in Battle of the Tunnel

BY BRIAN HAMILTON PIGEON FORGE – In the last edition of the ‘The Battle of the Tunnel’, Ty Glasper scored 60 points in three quarters of play, as Gatlinburg-Pittman defeated Pigeon Forge 92-45 on December 5. The junior point guard was more reserved on Tuesday night, going for almost half that total (28) in an 82-40 win over the Tigers, as the Highlanders started the game on a 24-0 run. “Since we had such a big letdown on Friday (66-61 loss to Oneida), we had to go back to the basics,” Gatlinburg-Pittman coach Rashid Moore said after the game. “We …

Heritage Northview

Smoky Mountain Sports Girl’s Top-10 (11/26)

Week 2 Top-10 Rankings Gatlinburg-Pittman (5-0) (11) Bearden (4-0) (8) Heritage (5-0) (1) Sevier County (4-1) Northview Academy (4-1) Seymour (3-1) The King’s Academy (2-2) Farragut (4-2) Morristown East (4-1) Pigeon Forge (3-0)

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 …