The Greenback Cherokees dropped a pair of games to bigger schools to start the season, but that ended Friday night as the they won their fifth straight over Class 2A rival Oneida, 20-7.

The North Panthers and Junior Redskins middle school football teams are nearing the end of the regular season and playoff implications are on the line.

Following the Loudon High School Lady Redskins’ 3-1 dominant win Thursday over the Sequoyah High School Lady Chiefs, LHS head volleyball coach Jody Bunch could not keep from grinning.

The Greenback School girls and Loudon High School boys golf teams picked up wins Monday in a tri-match with Midway High School at The Links at Kahite.

Two Loudon County high school football teams came away with big region wins Friday, but all three will head back into non-region play this week.

The North Panthers cross country team, which combines students from North Middle and Lenoir City Intermediate/Middle schools, kicked off the 2019 season last week in the Victor Ashe Fall Park Classic.

Greenback School dominated Sunbright School on Friday night to pick up the first win of the year, 61-20, in its region opener.

For a third straight week, the Loudon High School Redskins brought intensity to the field and picked up the first Region 3-3A win of the season with a 35-0 shutout of the Brainerd High School Panthers.

The Lenoir City High School Panthers entered Friday’s game against the Soddy Daisy High School Trojans with hopes of winning their third straight Region 4-5A opening game in three years.

Date Opponent Location ResultAug. 23LoudonHome54-20 L Aug. 30Meigs CountyAway27-20 LSept. 6SunbrightHome61-20 WSept. 13OneidaHome20-7 WSept. 20Oliver SpringsHome Sept. 27Lenoir CityAway Oct. 11CoalfieldAway Oct. 18HarrimanAway Oct. 25MidwayHome Nov. 1OakdaleAway 

Date Opponent Location Result Aug. 23 GreenbackAway54-20 W Aug. 29 Lenoir CityHome 28-7 WSept. 6 BrainerdHome 35-0 WSept. 13 SequoyahAway56-7 WSept. 20 Signal MountainAway  Sept. 27 Polk County Home  Oct. 4McMinn CentralHome  Oct. 18 SweetwaterHome  Oct. 25 Walker ValleyAway  Nov. 1Red BankAway  

Date Opponent Location Result Aug. 23HeritageAway21-20 WAug. 29LoudonAway28-7 LSept. 6Soddy DaisyHome49-14 LSept. 13CarterAway20-7 LSept. 20Rhea CountyAway Sept. 27GreenbackHome Oct. 4Walker ValleyHome Oct. 18GibbsHome Oct. 25SeymourAway Nov. 1 William BlountHome  

Team Region Overall Loudon 1-0 4-0Red Bank 1-0 4-0Sweetwater 1-0 2-1McMinn Central 0-1 2-2Signal Mountain 0-1 2-2Brainerd 0-1 0-4

TeamRegion Overall Coalfield 2-0 3-1Greenback 1-0 2-2Midway 1-0 2-1Sunbright 0-1 2-2Harriman 0-1 0-4Oakdale 0-1 0-4Oliver Springs 0-0 3-1

 TeamRegionOverallRhea County 1-0 3-0Soddy Daisy 1-0 2-2Walker Valley 0-1 1-2Lenoir City 0-1 1-3

Players and coaches from the Lenoir City High School baseball team volunteered time Aug. 25 at Lee Russell Complex to help teach the Lenoir City Parks and Recreation Department 9-11 Mets youth team.

After two straight weeks of non-region competition, all three Loudon County high school football teams face their first region opponents Friday night.

Loudon High School girls soccer coach Sam Harrison was disappointed following a 3-0 loss to rival Lenoir City High School last week, yet remained hopeful about the team's future.

Laughter and tears filled the Loudon High School cafeteria Sunday as former coaches, players and families reunited for the inaugural LHS Football Hall of Fame class induction ceremony.

The Lenoir City High School Lady Panthers soccer team picked up the first win of the season Aug. 27 in a 3-0 shutout over county rival Loudon High School.

The Loudon High School Lady Redskins volleyball team (4-0, 1-0 District 5-2A) is off to the best start in the program’s 10-year history.

After suffering a crushing 42-14 loss to Lenoir City High School last season, the Loudon High School Redskins circled the calendar and made it a point to reclaim county bragging rights in 2019.

The Greenback School Cherokees gave everything they had until the final whistle Friday night in a physical road battle against the Class 2A No. 3 Meigs County High School Tigers.

After dropping the first two games of the season, the Lenoir City High School Lady Panthers volleyball team returned home Thursday and fell to Christian Academy of Knoxville in two sets.

Loudon High School head football coach Jeff Harig got the fast start he was looking for Friday night, as the Redskins rolled past the Greenback School Cherokees 54-20.

Thousands of eyes will be on Loudon County on Thursday when the Lenoir City High School Panthers and Loudon High School Redskins prepare to compete for year-long bragging rights in the Battle of the Bridge rivalry.

Teams in the Lenoir City Youth Football Organization and the Loudon Quarterback Club are off to a good start.

As Heritage High School’s football players kneeled in a semicircle and listened to coach Tim Hammontree’s post-game speech Friday night, they were distraught.

High school golf teams are entering the midway point of the 2019 season, and the Lenoir City High School Panthers and Loudon High School Redskins are in the thick of competing for top spots.

Following Friday's disappointing 54-20 loss to Loudon High School, the Greenback School Cherokees are turning their attention to this week's road game against the Meigs County High School Tigers.

Friday nights in the fall are special for high school football teams and fans, but it’s also a unique opportunity for cheerleaders who help pump up the crowd and add excitement to an already electric atmosphere.

The North Panthers football team, which combines students from North Middle and Lenoir City Intermediate/Middle schools, are off to an 0-2 start to the season, but head coach Richie Wilhite remains excited.

The Junior Redskins football team, which combines students from Fort Loudoun Middle and Philadelphia Elementary schools, is off to a good start this season after defeating the Jefferson Middle School Eagles 28-6 on Aug. 8.

When the clock hit zero in last season’s 46-15 loss to Fulton High School in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs, Lenoir City High School head football coach Jeff Cortez knew he had a rebuild on his hands.

Following a promising 2017 campaign, 2018 was disappointing for Loudon High School head football coach Jeff Harig after accumulating just three wins.

Following a devastating 24-21 loss to Whitwell High School in the Class 1A semifinals, Greenback School head football coach Greg Ryan knew he had to fix his gaze on the 2019 season.

The Loudon High School boys golf team is off to a 1-0 start after picking up a season opening 194-209 win against Copper Basin High School on July 30.

Two sports collided for a common cause Saturday when the Lenoir City High School baseball team held a golf tournament fundraiser at Avalon Golf Course.

Youth football teams from the Sequoyah Youth Conference clashed in a final preseason test Saturday during a jamboree at Loudon High School.

The Lenoir City High School boys golf team saw mixed results Thursday in a tri-match against Christian Academy of Knoxville and William Blount High School at Tennessee National.

Four anglers represented Lenoir City High School on the national stage over the weekend in the Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster BASS High School Nation championship on Kentucky Lake.

The Lenoir City High School Panthers football team competed in their second scrimmage Friday, defeating the Sequoyah High School Chiefs by three touchdowns.

An impossible dream became reality for Kelly Wright this month when she placed first overall in the National Physique Committee Knox Classic for women 45 and over.