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Historic regular season ESPN 2 Irish win

KNOXVILLE — With 528 yards of total offense, Knoxville Catholic had the firepower to overcome a 24-14 deficit early in the third quarter against four-time defending Division II-AAA state champion Brentwood Academy.

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Farragut ends perfect at 9-0, gains 8th shutout

ALCOA — Farragut Middle School’s junior varsity football team won the inaugural Knox County Middle-School-Age Conference crown late last week.

And the Admirals closed out a perfect season in perfect fashion when they routed Halls 24-0 Thursday, Oct. 3, at Alcoa High School’s Bill Bailey Field.

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Williams’ long runs, 2nd-half defense key Bearden’s 1st win of ’19, 1st at HVA

Bearden cornerback Julian Kendrick cuts down Hardin Valley Academy runner Kelton Gunn as Dawgs linebacker Ty Seritt (42) reacts. In a back-and-forth battle of big plays for three quarters, Bearden’s defense stiffened, preventing the Hawks from reaching the BHS red zone in the fourth quarter.
HARDIN VALLEY — Makai Williams’ breakaway speed finally paid off in a Bearden victory. The talented junior running back’s long touchdown runs of 76 yards, around the left end in the second quarter, and 68 yards, around the right

end in the third quarter, made the difference.

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Double golf trip to state as Lady Admirals, FHS boys win region

OAK RIDGE — Medalist Lexanne Halama, a junior who shot a 2-under par 70, and fellow medalist Lance Simpson, a junior who fired a 4-under 68, led their Farragut High School golf teams to next week’s Class AAA state tournament at Manchester’s WillowBrook Golf

Club Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 15-16, after a sweep of Region 2 first-place honors at Oak Ridge Country Club Monday, Oct. 7.

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