Championship football teams are often built in the weight room and first year Kingston head coach Blair Harrison is hoping a move to a bigger weight room at the Kingston field house will pay dividends starting this season.
It’s still a couple of weeks before high school teams across the state can officially practice in pads, but the Rockwood Tigers and Kingston Yellow Jackets were working on their passing game earlier this week in the 2012 Air Attack Passing League at Webb School of Knoxville.
After rolling through the Dixie Youth AAA subdistrict tournament with an undefeated record, the Harriman AAA All-Stars fought off rain and tough competition to finish second overall in the Dixie Youth District 8 AAA Tournament that concluded Saturday in Kingston.
When the Kingston A All-Stars dropped a game against Sweetwater on Saturday in the District 8 A Tournament, it appeared as if the Junior Jackets might come up short in their bid of making next weekend's Dixie Youth A State Tournament in Joelton.
After cruising in sub-district play, the Kingston AA All-Stars finally found themselves in a battle Saturday night against Tellico Plains in the third round of the Dixie Youth District 8 AA Tournament at Spring City. The Bears pushed the Jackets to the limit, but Kingston remained undefeated in the postseason following a 13-10 victory.