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Kickoff time announced for UT/Vandy game

Kickoff time announced for UT/Vandy game

The Tennessee Volunteers will take on the Vanderbilt Commodores Nov. 17th in Nashville.

Kickoff will be at 7:00 pm EST. This game will air on ESPN2.

Week 10 Player of the Week Winners

Offensive Player of the Week

West running back Seth Marshall was voted the USA Today High School Sports Offensive Player of the Week. The sophomore rushed for 110 yards and two touchdowns on only seven carries and returned a kick 90 yards for a score in the Rebels' 50-6 win over Heritage.

Week 9 Player of the Week Winners

 

Offensive Player of the Week

Anderson County quarterback Micah Hodge was chosen as the USA Today High School Sports Offensive Player of the Week. Hodge completed 31-of-41 passes for 383 and two touchdowns while leading the Mavericks to an important 25-20 win over Hardin Valley.

Hodge injured his knee with about two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter of the victory. The senior has been doing therapy and hopes to be able to play in the final regular season game against arch rival Clinton.

Game of the Week: Catholic at West

The USA Today High School Sports Game of the Week features a District 4-AAA match-up between West and Catholic.

The Rebels (5-2, 2-2) were the favorite to grab the district runner-up spot until they were knocked off last week by Lenoir City. After the loss, West dropped from No. 2 in the AP 5A rankings down to the No. 5 spot. They sit in fourth place in the district behind Lenoir City, Bearden and Maryville.

Homeless Student Report shows startling numbers

Homeless Student Report shows startling numbers

School systems across the state are seeing more students come through their doors without basic necessities, according to new report from the Tennessee Comptroller's Office of Research and Education Accountability.

The Homeless Students in Tennessee Public Schools report shows startling numbers of students classified as homeless.

In our viewing area, two school systems stood out as having especially high numbers of homeless students.

Cumberland County reported 696 homeless students in the 2010- 2011 school year. Hamblen County reported 649.

Week 6 Player of the Week Winners

There were many deserving candidates for the Week 6 Offensive Player of the Week. Voters selected Lenoir City quarterback Jordan Hall as the winner.

The senior completed 20 of 23 passes for 285 yards and three touchdowns in Lenoir City's win over Catholic.

Hall has led the Panthers to a 5-1 start after taking Lenoir City to the quarterfinals of the playoffs in 2011. Lenoir City will host West on Friday night. The game can be seen on cable channel 10News2.

Lenoir City Schools superintendent takes job in Nashville

Lenoir City Schools superintendent takes job in Nashville

The Lenoir City Schools superintendent is heading to Nashville.

Wayne Miller will retire from Lenoir City Schools in December. He's served as superintendent since 2000.

In January, he will begin a new job as the executive director of the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents. He will represent Tennessee's schools and superintendents, and work with legislators and other education organizations to tackle issues affecting education in the state.