The Fort Loudoun Middle School Braves boys basketball program will have a new leader roaming the bench.

Youth football and baseball teams in Loudon County are dealing with numerous questions and concerns regarding the possibility of returning this summer.

The North Middle School Stars basketball team fought from behind and rallied late in the fourth quarter to defeat the Lenoir City Intermediate/Middle School Panthers 40-33 in a crucial district matchup.

Lenoir City Intermediate/Middle School eighth-grader Thomas Moats III won first place in the 11-13 division in the VyStar 5K presented by the TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville, Fla.

The Lenoir City Intermediate/Middle School Panthers basketball team got off a to a fast start and never looked back Thursday en route to a 55-18 victory over the Philadelphia Elementary School Warriors.

Fans packed the North Middle School gymnasium Monday night to watch a tight, physical battle between the Stars and cross-county rival Fort Loudoun Middle School Braves that ended in thrilling fashion.

The Fort Loudoun Middle School Braves basketball team continues to ride a wave of momentum midway through the season, capturing their fifth win Monday over the Philadelphia Elementary School Warriors on the road.

The Fort Loudoun Middle School Braves basketball team escaped with a district win in thrilling fashion Monday night, defeating the Athens City Middle School Cougars 31-28 with the help of rebounds and late free throws.

The Lenoir City Intermediate/Middle School boys and girls basketball teams inched one step closer to district championship hopes Monday night with a sweep over Rockwood Middle School.

All four Lenoir City Youth Football Organization teams competed Saturday in the Sequoyah Youth Conference League championship, and one walked away with gold hardware.

The North Middle School boys and girls basketball teams got off to a strong start for their seasons Monday night with a clean sweep of Rockwood Middle School.

For the first time in program history, all four teams in the Lenoir City Youth Football Organization will compete for a Sequoyah Youth Conference League championship.

The Loudon Quarterback Club Mustangs’ promising season came to a bitter end Saturday following a 28-6 loss to the Bradley Youth Football League Cutters in the first round of the Sequoyah Youth Conference League playoffs.

Hundreds of fans packed Bruce Wilkerson Field on Saturday to watch an energetic season finale rivalry between the Lenoir City Youth Football Organization and the Loudon Quarterback Club.

As she crossed the finish line Saturday, North Middle School seventh-grader Sawyer Grace Simmons was welcomed by loud applause from family, friends and teammates.

A group of runners from the North Panthers cross country team, which combines North Middle and Lenoir City Intermediate/Middle schools, will compete for gold this weekend in the Knoxville Youth Athletics Tennessee State Middle School Cross Country Championships.

With the 2019 youth football season half over, teams from the Lenoir City Youth Football Organization and Loudon Quarterback Club are looking to finish on a high note.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Teams from the Lenoir City Youth Football Organization and Loudon Quarterback Club unofficially kicked off their seasons over the weekend with scrimmages against Knoxville teams.

Dozens of youth from the Lenoir City Youth Football Organization received valuable training during a skills camp held by the Lenoir City High School football team.

Chants and music blasted in the Lenoir City High School gymnasium last week, as young girls perfected their skills with the help of the Lady Panthers squad.

The Tellico Village Tarpons’ season came to an end Saturday when the team competed in the Greater Knoxville Area Interclub Swim Association City Meet at the University of Tennessee’s Allan Jones Aquatic Center.

The Loudon Quarterback Club and members of the Loudon High School football teamed up Saturday for a mini football camp at LHS.

The Tellico Village Tarpons capped the regular season on a high note, defeating Beaver Brook Country Club 341-192.

After a two-week hiatus, the Tellico Village Tarpons swim team was back in action over the weekend as they competed in the annual Smoky Mountain Invitational at Springbrook Pool.

Local youth and adults are learning how to swim and stay safe in the water this summer.

The 2019 summer baseball season is officially over and the Loudon Diamond Club is taking time to reflect on a historic season.

Two teams from the Loudon Diamond Club are gearing up for the Dixie Youth Baseball state tournament first round Thursday.

The Tellico Village Tarpons swim team dropped its first meet of the season Thursday in a 502-276 loss to Fort Sanders Health and Fitness Center Storm.

For the first time in program history, Loudon Diamond Club will be represented in the Dixie Youth Baseball state tournament.

Summer is officially here and teams in the Loudon Quarterback Club are getting ready for another season in the Sequoyah Youth Conference.

The Tellico Village Tarpons swim team picked up a second straight win Thursday after defeating the Cherokee Country Club Tomahawks 389-255.

The Tellico Village Tarpons swim team picked up their first win of the season June 11, defeating the Maryville-Alcoa Flying Dolphins 373-351.

Music and cheers filled the hallways and gymnasium of Loudon High School on Monday as cheerleaders of all ages participated in the first day of Kiddie Camp.

More than 50 young athletes in the Lenoir City Youth Football Organization received the opportunity of a lifetime Friday and Saturday in the Legends of Tennessee football camp at Civitan Field.

The Tellico Village Tarpons swim team is preparing for a big year, as the team will be celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer.

The Lenoir City Youth Football Organization will hold a Legends of Tennessee football camp 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 31 and June 1 at Civitan Field, 399 Nelson St., Lenoir City.

Elementary and intermediate students from across Loudon County descended Thursday on Lenoir City Intermediate/Middle School to participate in the 29th annual Robert Towns Invitational.

The Tellico Village Tarpons swim team will hold a free breaststroke swimming clinic 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Wellness Center in Tellico Village. Ages 10 and under will swim 6-7 p.m. and ages 11 and up will swim 7-8:30 p.m. For more information, email Tim Wright at 0315tim@gmail.com.

Young football players from North Middle and Lenoir City Intermediate/Middle schools spent Saturday morning in the second annual youth passing camp at Lenoir City High School.

The Lenoir City Intermediate/Middle School soccer team put up a fight Saturday in the Tennessee River Valley Regional championship game against Concord Christian School but came up short in a 4-0 loss.

A select group of young cheerleaders is putting in a lot of time in the gym to prepare for the U.S. Finals Cheer and Dance championships Saturday and Sunday in Pensacola, Fla.