Oliver Springs boys basketball coach Tony Ingram has won district titles and been to the TSSAA State Tournament, but one thing he has always wanted to do was host a basketball camp for area kids as a way to give back to the Bobcat community.
For the first time ever both the boys Cherokee varsity (A team) and junior varsity (B team) soccer teams recently played in and won the finals of the Smoky Mountain Middle School Soccer (SMMSS) Tournament.
Sometimes coaches have to spend years as an assistant before they finally get a chance to run their own program.
That wasn’t the case for Jon Leffew as the 27-year-old was recently named the new girls basketball head coach at Midway High School after working a total of four years as an assistant coach at Midway and Roane County High Schools.
Not many people get a chance to play sports for a living, but Kingston’s Chas Narramore is making a living playing golf as the former Yellow Jacket great is working his way through the ranks in his fourth season as a professional, currently playing in the National Golf Association’s (NGA) Hooters Tour.
Maurice Lane has never been to Kentucky, but that will all change on Saturday, June 16 as the Cherokee seventh grade running back will be representing Tennessee in the annual Tennessee-Kentucky All-Star Game that will be played in Louisville, Ky.