News HeadlinesKnoxville High News

Knoxville High School News Submitted by Alumni

Knoxville High School News From Around The Web

Knoxville-area high school football scoreboard, Week 11  Knoxville News Sentinel

A look at the Knoxville-area high school football scores for Week 11 with games played Oct. 25-26.

85-year-old becomes first Knoxville High graduate to live in her old high school  Knoxville News Sentinel

On Monday, Jo Ann Humphrey, a 1950 graduate of Knoxville High, returned to her alma mater to live.

Knoxville-area Class 3A high school football preview  Knoxville News Sentinel

Who are the top teams and the top players in Knoxville high school football this season in Class 3A? Here's a look at some of the key 2018 storylines.

Knoxville area high school football rankings  Knoxville News Sentinel

Here are the top high school football teams in the Knoxville area entering the final week of the regular season. 1.Alcoa (9-0) — The Tornadoes enter their final ...

Top football teams in the Knoxville area after Week 3  Knoxville News Sentinel

1. Maryville (3-0) — The Rebels rolled past McMinn County in Week 3. Braden Carnes took most of the snaps, but Cade Chambers hit a few big pass plays for ...

2018 Knoxville-area high school football schedules  Knoxville News Sentinel

All the regular-season schedules for Knoxville area football teams.

Knoxville-area Class 5A high school football preview  Knoxville News Sentinel

Who are the top teams and the top players in Knoxville high school football this season in Class 5A? Here's a look at some of the key 2018 story lines.

Knoxville football: Who were the Week 2 top performers?  Knoxville News Sentinel

Grace Christian's Luke Kirby, Halls' Ty Humphrey and Midway's Jason Taylor were among the standout performances this week.

Bearden, Caleb Wilkins hand Farragut first loss of high school football season  Knoxville News Sentinel

Caleb Wilkins rushed for 147 yards on 17 carries to lead Bearden to a 17-13 win over previously undefeated Farragut.

Top Knoxville area high school football games for Week 9  Knoxville News Sentinel

It's rivalry week in Knoxville with Farragut playing at Bearden on Thursday in the game of the week.

Looking back: Knoxville vs. Central football rivalry brought 20,000 fans to Shields-Watkins Field  Knoxville News Sentinel

The high school football rivalry lasted 45 years and was so popular the game had to be played at Shields-Watkins Field to accommodate 20-30K fans.

Karns High students petition to stop elimination of Latin classes  Knoxville News Sentinel

An online petition urging Karns High School to continue offering Latin classes next year has generated more than 140 signatures of support toward its goal of ...

2018 Knox County Band Exhibition highlights all 13 Knoxville bands  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Farragut High School Marching Band performs at the Knox County Band Exhibition at Hardin Valley High School in Knoxville, Tennessee on Monday, ...

Revamped, 'authentic' Knoxville High Independent Senior Living opening this week  Knoxville News Sentinel

The 80-unit Knoxville High Independent Senior Living building grand opening is Tuesday.

Top 10 high school football games around Knoxville in Week 1  Knoxville News Sentinel

Looking for a good Knoxville area high school football game in Week 1? Check out our list of the top games.

Live updates: East Tennessee high school football scores, Week 4  Knoxville News Sentinel

Week 4 pushes high school football into September and into the middle of the season. Follow along with updates and live scores from East Tennessee and ...

Powell football must forfeit six wins due to ineligible player  Knoxville News Sentinel

Powell football has to forfeit its six wins so far this season due to an ineligible player, according to a ruling from the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic ...

Knoxville High Independent Senior Living hosts tour for school alumni  Knoxville News Sentinel

Alumni of the former Knoxville High toured the facility, which is now an independent senior living center, Tuesday afternoon.

East Tennessee high school football: Week 7 roundup  Knoxville News Sentinel

Both Farragut and Bearden came back from being behind late.

Knoxville high school football's top 10 games of Week 4  Knoxville News Sentinel

If you're looking for a game for Week 4, check out our list.

Big Brothers Big Sisters mentor program at Knoxville high school one of 44 in nation  Knoxville News Sentinel

Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee is working with South-Doyle High School students in a nationwide program that pairs mentors from various ...

Knoxville High alumni tour historic school, now a senior living center  WATE 6 On Your Side

Historic Knoxville High School has a new lease on life with the opening of a senior living facility and KHS alum got the chance to walk their halls, one last time.

Powell football gets letter from TSSAA about possible ineligible player  Knoxville News Sentinel

TSSAA has issued Powell football a disciplinary letter concerning a possible ineligible player.

Central football: Demetrien Johnson makes most of few chances with 2 TD catches vs Halls  Knoxville News Sentinel

When Knoxville Central's Demetrien Johnson finally has his opportunity, he is sure to make the most of it.

Tennessee high school football preseason all-state team for 2018  Knoxville News Sentinel

The 2018 high school football season kicks off this week in Tennessee. Here is the USA Today Network - Tennessee's preseason all-state team as compiled by ...

Tennessee All-American and Knoxville high school legend Buddy Cruze dies at 84  Knoxville News Sentinel

Buddy Cruze, a 1956 All-American wide receiver at the University of Tennessee and a legendary multi-sport prep athlete from Knoxville, died Saturday.

Alcoa upsets Maryville 34-28 to end seven-game losing streak to rival Rebels  Knoxville News Sentinel

MARYVILLE — The Alcoa Tornadoes took a victory lap Friday night that was eight years in the making. Well it was a half lap anyway. Engulfed by family, friends ...

Lady Vols volleyball finding more and more talent around Knoxville  Knoxville News Sentinel

Eve Rackham wants to acquire talent for her University of Tennessee volleyball program, and her mission includes a 20-minute drive. That's when she goes to ...

360 degree tour: Historic Knoxville High School transforms into senior living facility  WBIR-TV

It's been 67 years since the last graduating class at Historic Knoxville High and now the doors will soon reopen with a new purpose.

Associated Press Tennessee statewide high school football rankings  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Associated Press' Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee's six Division I non-financial aid classifications and in Division II financial aid classification as ...

Knoxville High reopening as senior living facility

April 19, 2018: 67 years after its last class of students graduated, the old Knoxville High School will reopen as a senior living facility.

Is downtown Knoxville's hotel industry hitting its cap? Plans for old Supreme Court change  Knoxville News Sentinel

The influx of hotels has caused hoteliers to hit pause on Knoxville downtown projects. The old Supreme Court site's plans are changing as a result.

Tough running of Kyle Carter leads Farragut past Oak Ridge  Knoxville News Sentinel

Farragut fullback Kyle Carter had a big 53-yard run to help the Admirals beat Oak Ridge.

Elijah Howard — with offers from UT Vols, others — leads Webb football to first win  Knoxville News Sentinel

Elijah Howard, a sophomore being recruited by the Tennessee Vols and others, leads Webb to a win over Grace Christian.

Tennessee Super 25 high school football poll  Knoxville News Sentinel

The USA Today Network - Tennessee ranks the top 25 teams in the state each week. Maryville is currently No. 1.

East Tenn. Marching Band Heads to National Stage  WVLT.TV

It's a once in a lifetime opportunity for one Knoxville high school. The West High School Rebels Marching Band is preparing to take the national stage December ...

Jeremy Mitchell and Oak Ridge's secondary ace their first test  Knoxville News Sentinel

KNOXVILLE — Jeremy Mitchell watched the ball leave Grayson Vaughn's hands. He followed its path, leapt out, got one hand on the ball and batted it down.

Matt Lowe returns home as Powell's new football coach  Knoxville News Sentinel

Matt Lowe is going home. He has been King's Academy football coach for the past five years, but before that he was a Panther. Lowe graduated from the school ...

Knoxville high school spring football: 5 linemen to watch  Knoxville News Sentinel

Spring football in under way, so we're looking at players to keep an eye on in the fall. Part four: linemen; series continues the rest of the week.

Maryville RB Tee Hodge answers big brother's challenge with 4 TDs before visit to UT Vols  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tee Hodge already wanted a good showing for himself and his team, but then his big brother upped the ante. Isaiah Cobb, Maryville's leading rusher a year ago, ...

Suspended Carter football coach faces allegations of hazing incident  Knoxville News Sentinel

Carter football and track coach Derek Witt is suspended with pay after allegations of a hazing incident.

Why Grace Christian tight end could turn down Big Ten football to play in Ivy League  Knoxville News Sentinel

Grace Christian tight end Eli Nordhorn has an offer to play Big Ten football, but may decide to play in the Ivy League.

Renovated Knoxville High will be 'anchor' for community  Knoxville News Sentinel

The former high school will open as an 80-unit senior independent living facility this fall.

Officials' report: Oliver Springs-Claiborne game got out of hand quickly  Knoxville News Sentinel

Friday's football game between Oliver Springs and Claiborne devolved quickly before being suspended with 2:35 remaining, according to the TSSAA officials' ...

Historic Cal Johnson building to get facelift after City Council approves PILOT  Knoxville News Sentinel

The projects include the Cal Johnson Building downtown and a lot across from the Old Knoxville High School on East Fifth Avenue in the Old City.

Ton'Quez Ball's big play picking up more interest, including Tennessee Vols  Knoxville News Sentinel

Ton'Quez had a big game in South-Doyle's win over Sevier County, which could help him pick up some more offers.

John Ward, Voice of the Vols, touched down many places  Knoxville News Sentinel

John Ward crisscrossed a lot of territory in Knoxville on his way to success as the 'Voice of the Vols.'

A.J. Davis' 'walking highlight reel' shows as No. 2 Maryville tops No. 1 Oakland  Knoxville News Sentinel

A.J. Davis, a junior receiver, threw a 52-yard pass as Maryville football beat No. 1 Oakland in a TSSAA Class 6A showdown.

West High student creates dream Cinderella prom dress  Knoxville News Sentinel

Marissa Maurer dreamed of being a real-life Cinderella. Like the Disney princess, Maurer created and sewed her own gown for the big dance on Saturday, April ...

New quarterback Herbert Booker keeps winning for Oak Ridge  Knoxville News Sentinel

New starting quarterback Herbert Booker led Oak Ridge to its second straight win to start the season 41-12 over Dobyns-Bennett.

Hunt for History: The lost films of Granville Hunt

A box of lost-and-found film was nearly trashed. Now it is a treasure of incredible home movies from the 1930s shot by a historic photographer. We hunt for the ...

Knoxville High School opening its doors for tours  WBIR-TV

Renovations are underway to convert the former Knoxville High School into 80 apartments for senior citizens.

Kay's Ice Cream nostalgia served up to South High grads at Scotts  Knoxville News Sentinel

South High School class of 1965 held unofficial reunions at Kay's Ice Cream until closing in December. Now they reunite at the former location.

Carter football coach Derek Witt placed on administrative leave  Knoxville News Sentinel

Carter football coach Derek Witt has been placed on administrative leave. Attempts to reach Witt and the Carter administration were not returned. Knox County ...

Knoxville man opens outreach center to honor late son  WATE 6 On Your Side

It's a one-man mission to help those who've hit rock bottom with nowhere to go.

King's Academy football coach Les Greer resigns  Knoxville News Sentinel

Les Greer resigned midway through first season as football coach at King's Academy.

Love for fans drove late Vols broadcaster John Ward to be his best  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Through a farewell campaign capped by Tennessee winning the national championship for the 1998 college football season, the tributes poured in as John ...

2017 All-PrepXtra golf teams  Knoxville News Sentinel

(All first-team members are nominees for Girls Golfer of the Year). Lexanne Halama. Farragut, Fr. Why chosen: Halama tied for fifth in the Large Class state ...

Shopper News blog: Living abroad invaluable for South-Doyle grad  Knoxville News Sentinel

What's new in your community? Find out here at the Shopper News blog. We'll have updates on people, places, businesses, schools and sports in your ...

WW1: Men went to fight, women went to work, and the devil appeared on Gay Street  Knoxville News Sentinel

In Knoxville, beating the Huns in World War I wasn't just the soldiers' duty. Those on the homefront had to help.

Dr. Davis, OB/GYN and co-founder of Florence Crittenton Home and Park West Hospital, dies at 96  Knoxville News Sentinel

Dr. Davis' reach extended beyond a 35-year career bringing babies in the world.

Hunt for History Part 3: Photojournalism Prodigy

Granville Hunt was one of the first newspaper photographers in Knoxville history before joining TVA in 1933. His professional skill shines in stunning ...

Old Knoxville High School will be 80 senior apartments  The knoxville focus

By Mike Steely. Walking through the hallways of the old Knoxville High School brings back memories for any older person who went to ...

Ensor: Vol Baseball Has Hurdles to Overcome  Memphis Daily News

Knoxville's Rusty Ensor still hasn't gotten baseball out of his system. The 1978 Bearden High School graduate was one of the best power hitters in University of ...

Knoxville high school football player Zaevion Dobson killed in gang shooting  WATE 6 On Your Side

Knoxville Police Department said they believe Brandon Perry was involved in a shooting that served as a catalyst for three other shootings that left 2 dead and 1 ...

What made John Ward special? 'He understood what Tennessee fans wanted.'  Knoxville News Sentinel

John Ward never practiced law, but his law degree from Tennessee came in handy. It helped shape his approach as the “Voice of the Vols.”

Who will be Maryville's quarterback?  Knoxville News Sentinel

Spring practice is over for Maryville, but the biggest question remains who will be quarterback.

Hardin Valley soccer star living with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis  WATE 6 On Your Side

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - A Hardin Valley Academy soccer player can't imagine devoting so much time to any other sport. The gifted athlete is playing ...

John Ward, legendary Tennessee Vols radio voice, has died  Knoxville News Sentinel

John Ward, who was the "Voice of the Vols" as Tennessee's radio play-by-play voice for more than 30 years, has died.

Christian Academy of Knoxville runner Rebecca Story, one of nation's best  Knoxville News Sentinel

Rebecca Story, who is one of the nation's top female cross country and track athletes, has accumulated honors, awards and achievements in mass.

Knoxville area high school football scoreboard  Knoxville News Sentinel

The high school football playoff scoreboard from across Knoxville and Tennessee.

Knoxville statues salute contribution, not conflict  Knoxville News Sentinel

It says something about Knoxville that its statues celebrate common folk who gave of themselves to others and heroic individuals who raised people's spirits ...

Knoxville developer Rick Dover's projects in East Tennessee  Knoxville News Sentinel

Since his return in 1992 to Knoxville, developer Rick Dover has earned awards and prestige for renovating old structures.

What John Ward wrote in a letter to a UT Vols fan in 1997  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee Vols fan Larry Jones was surprised when John Ward mailed him a handwritten letter with a personal touch.

Demolition begins of Rule High School football stadium

Crews have started demolishing part of an old Knoxville high school that closed decades ago. The Knox County Mayor's Office said it is tearing down the football ...

Fighting flu on the homefront: World War I brought Spanish flu pandemic to Knoxville  Knoxville News Sentinel

For four weeks in the fall of 1918, Knoxville fought the Spanish flu. The contagious illness killed an estimated 132 people and closed schools, churches, theaters ...

Renovation of Knoxville High Continues Behind the Scenes  The Knoxville Mercury

Its progress may appear to be slow, but a Dover Development Corporation spokesperson says the company remains on track to refurbish the old Knoxville High ...

Knox Heritage's 'Fragile 15' lists endangered historic locations  Knoxville News Sentinel

Standard Knitting Mill, the Greyhound Bus Station and Rule High School are on Knox Heritage's 2017 'Fragile 15.'

Funeral Saturday for Knoxville teen who died saving 3 friends  WATE 6 On Your Side

WATE 6 On Your Side staff - KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Family, friends and the Knoxville community said their final farewells to the teen many consider a hero.

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN: Football success a big part of Knoxville High's legacy  The knoxville focus

By Steve Williams. Her last students walked through her halls over 60 years ago, and her facade now reads “Historic Knoxville High School.” But she is more ...

Longtime director of Knox Heritage to retire in the spring  WBIR-TV

Kim Trent, the longtime executive director of Knox Heritage, announced she will retire in the spring after leading the historic preservation organization for 15 ...

Inside the renovations at old Knoxville High  WBIR-TV

Knoxville High School will soon be opening its doors once again. The century old building is being transformed into an independent living complex for senior ...

Funeral services set for Knoxville teen killed in Fort Loudoun Lake accident  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is continuing its investigation into the weekend death of a recent Knoxville high school graduate on Fort Loudoun ...

A honey at the KenJo: Her 97 years don't slow down cashier Jean Forester  Knoxville News Sentinel

On a recent afternoon at the KenJo Market in Farragut, a steady stream of customers lined up to buy lottery tickets, cigarettes and snacks.

How bad is Knoxville's gang problem?  WATE 6 On Your Side

The Knoxville Police Department has in the past denied there was a gang problem in Knoxville, but after the tragic shooting death of Fulton High School football ...

Police: Suspect accused in Zaevion Dobson shooting case admits firing at crowd  WATE 6 On Your Side

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A man arrested after police say he fled from Brandon Perry's crashed vehicle admitted to shooting at the crowd Zaevion Dobson was ...

Knoxville in World War I  The Knoxville Mercury

One hundred years ago, the United States entered World War I . So did Knoxville. The United States was slow to join the World War, but when the country ...

City explains thinking on Supreme Court project  Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville City Council members were able to ask Knoxville businessman Rick Dover questions about the long-abandoned former Tennessee Supreme Court ...

City Fields Redevelopment Ideas for Old South High School  The Knoxville Mercury

UPDATE: More than two dozen people — mostly folks from the community and a handful of developers — turned out Thursday night for a brainstorming meeting ...

Papers to Pixels: Crisis, crime and new projects in the headlines in 1930s Knoxville  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Great Depression hit 1930s Knoxville as projects like Norris Dam and the Smoky National Park transformed the area.

Old downtown Knoxville garage to be transformed

An almost 100-year-old parking garage once set to be demolished will instead be converted into a mix-use development. On Thursday, developers announced ...

Manning 'honored and proud' to have Jeremy Pruitt at Tennessee  247Sports

As one would imagine, first-year Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt has the support of the program's most famous former player. “We are honored and ...

It Happened Here! Alcatraz East Crime Museum Highlights Tennessee  The Stewardship Report

Knoxville, T.N. “Alcatraz East is already known for highlighting the work of local leaders in forensic science, and as the home of the state's electric chair Old ...

Mother Wants The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Banned from Son's School but the Author Says She's 'Confusing Gynecology with Pornography'  People Magazine

The mother of a 15-year-old boy from Tennessee wants The New York Times bestselling book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta…

Ever Heard of Alcatraz East? New Crime Museum Exhibit Highlights TN

From its earliest days, Tennessee has had a rich history of crime and justice, with stories known across the country. From local stories of moonshiners and ...

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN: Doyle High Pioneers produced 'The Turnaround' in 1984  The knoxville focus

By Steve Williams. A movie could have been made of the 1984 Doyle High School football season, ranking right up there with Hoosiers. The title?

The Architects of Knoxville  The Knoxville Mercury

Compiled by Jack Neely for the Knoxville History Project. Knoxville is not famous for its architecture, but maybe it can be. Thomas Hope, who was a furniture ...

Mayor Rogero and KPD Chief Rausch Mark "Day of Immigration Action"  The Knoxville Mercury

Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero met Tuesday with representatives of about 20 organizations that serve or advocate for Knoxville's immigrant communities and ...

In my lifetime: Harvey Liberman, 81, went from racing cars to racing bikes  Knoxville News Sentinel

When Harvey Liberman was a teenager, he raced hot rods. Today at 81, he competes in U.S. Cycling events, the Senior Olympics, and as part of a triathlon team ...

Sterchi Mansion and the Fragile 15 list  The knoxville focus

By Mike Steely. A note on the door warns people to keep out of the historic old mansion which stands empty, overgrown, and possibly ...

News headlines by Google News for Knoxville High School Knoxville TN

We have listed the latest news headlines that include KHS . This site has been created to offer a place for KHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Knoxville High alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.