Fans will see new faces roaming the Lenoir City High School football sidelines this fall after recent staff changes.

The All-County Football Team is chosen through a combination of statistics, personal observation and coaching suggestions. Final decisions are made by News-Herald sports writer Nick Davis. He can be contacted at 865-635-0841 or nick.davis@news-herald.net.

The Lenoir City High School Panthers’ season came to a bitter end Friday in a 60-14 defeat at the hands of the Powell High School Panthers in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs.

Team Region Overall Soddy Daisy3-06-5Rhea County2-19-3Walker Valley1-24-7Lenoir City0-31-10

The Lenoir City High School Panthers (1-9, 0-3 Region 4-5A) fell victim to penalties and turnovers Friday in a 42-0 regular season finale loss at home to the William Blount High School Governors.

The 2019 high school football regular season has come to a close and for a third consecutive year all three Loudon County high school teams will play in the first round of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association playoffs.

The final week of the 2019 regular season is here, and all three Loudon County high school football teams are looking to secure one more win to springboard into the first round of the playoffs next week.

The Lenoir City High School Panthers hoped to snap an eight-game losing streak heading into Friday, but ultimately came up short in a 35-13 loss to the Seymour High School Eagles.

With two games remaining in the regular season, all three Loudon County high school football teams will look to spark momentum heading into the playoffs.

The Lenoir City High School Panthers put together a promising performance in the first half Friday against Gibbs High School, but fell apart in the second en route to a 56-21 loss to the Eagles.

For the first time in two weeks, all three Loudon County high school football teams will be in action Friday night.

Challenges continued to mount up Friday night for the Lenoir City High School Panthers in a 49-14 loss to the Walker Valley High School Mustangs.

Two Loudon County high school football teams will be in action this week when the Lenoir City High School Panthers and Loudon High School Redskins compete Friday in their third region contests of the season.

Date Opponent Location Result Aug. 23HeritageAway21-20 WAug. 29LoudonAway28-7 LSept. 6Soddy DaisyHome49-14 LSept. 13CarterAway20-7 LSept. 20Rhea CountyAway48-3 LSept. 27GreenbackHome51-7 LOct. 4Walker ValleyHome49-14 LOct. 18GibbsHome56-21 LOct. 25SeymourAway35-13 LNov. 1William BlountHome42…

From the opening kickoff to the final whistle, the Greenback School Cherokees (4-2, 2-0 Region 2-1A) were in full command Friday night en route to a 51-7 blowout of the Lenoir City High School Panthers (1-5, 0-2 Region 4-5A).

The Lenoir City High School Panthers struggled to find momentum Friday en route to a 48-3 blowout loss on the road to the Rhea County High School Golden Eagles.

Teams across the state are officially at the halfway mark of the 2019 regular season, but there are plenty of playoff implications on the line in Loudon County.

Following a slate of non-region games, all three Loudon County high school football teams return to region action Friday night.

Flashes of lightning lit up the sky Friday night, but flashes on the field were few and far between in the Lenoir City High School Panthers’ 20-7 loss to the Carter High School Hornets.

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 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.

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

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.

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.

The Lenoir City High School Panthers (5-5, 2-2 Region 4-5A) had a chance to clinch the Region 4-5A championship Friday night, but fell short in a 42-0 loss to the Knoxville Catholic High School Fighting Irish.

The 2018 high school football regular season wrapped up Friday and for the second straight year, all three Loudon County teams will compete in the playoffs.

Two Loudon County teams will be action Friday and looking to finish the regular season with one more region victory.

Missed opportunities plagued the Lenoir City High School Panthers (5-4, 2-1 Region 4-5A) Friday night as they fell 42-7 at Red Bank High School.

For the first time in three weeks, all three Loudon County high school football teams will be in action Friday when they take to the road.

The Loudon High School Redskins (1-6, 1-2 Region 3-3A) are feeling a little more confident coming out of a bye week after picking up the first win of the season Sept. 28 against McMinn Central High School.

The Lenoir City High School Panthers (5-3, 2-1 Region 4-5A) came into Friday’s game with the goal of handing Stone Memorial High School its first loss of the season.

The Lenoir City High School Panthers (3-4, 2-1 Region 4-5A) rolled into The Corral at Walker Valley High School on Friday night with hopes of securing a playoff spot.

The Lenoir City High School Panthers fell behind big in the first half Friday night and never recovered, losing 49-26 at home to the Powell High School Panthers.

Friday night played out like a repeat performance when, like the week prior, the Lenoir City High School Panthers took the opening kick off and made quick work of the opposing defense, driving 70 yards in seven plays to take a 7-0 lead.

Loudon County teams are preparing for the second region test of the season Friday, and each carries importance.

The Lenoir City High School Panthers dominated the fourth quarter of Friday’s contest with the Christian Academy of Knoxville Warriors, outscoring their opponent 14-0 and forcing a pair of turnovers.

The fourth week of the high school football season is already here and all three Loudon County teams are looking to pick up a win Friday night.

With seven seconds remaining in the game, the Lenoir City High School Panthers defense faced one last play that could give the Soddy Daisy High School the lead.

The high school football calendar is shifting into the third week of the season, and all three Loudon County teams will be on the road Friday to open region play.

Friday night was full of offense and explosive plays for the Lenoir City High School Panthers, who cruised to a 42-14 victory against the Loudon High School Redskins to win the Battle of the Bridge.

One of the state’s most historic high school rivalry games is set to kick off Friday between the Lenoir City High School Panthers and the Loudon High School Redskins.

The Lenoir City High School Panthers (0-1) put themselves in position for a late-game comeback in Friday’s season opener, but ultimately came up short in a 13-7 loss to the William Blount High School Governors (1-0).

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

Panthers Football Schedule

Date Opponent Location Result 
Aug. 23HeritageAway21-20 W
Aug. 29LoudonAway28-7 L
Sept. 6Soddy DaisyHome49-14 L
Sept. 13CarterAway20-7 L
Sept. 20Rhea CountyAway48-3 L
Sept. 27GreenbackHome51-7 L
Oct. 4Walker ValleyHome49-14 L
Oct. 18GibbsHome56-21 L
Oct. 25SeymourAway35-13 L
Nov. 1William BlountHome42-0 L
Nov. 8PowellAway60-14 L 

Region 4-5A Standings

Team Region Overall 
Soddy Daisy3-06-5
Rhea County2-19-3
Walker Valley1-24-7
Lenoir City0-31-10

Featured Businesses