Taking it to the limit: KCHS wins second title in three years

By Bill Brewer Photography by Dr. Kelly Kearse Cookeville – Knoxville Catholic High School won its second state football championship in three years Nov. 30, 2017, with a 45-28 victory over Beech High School at Tennessee Tech’s Tucker Stadium. In addition to winning the championship in Division I, Class 5A, …

Knoxville Catholic wins state high school football title

By Dan McWilliams Knoxville Catholic scored 48 unanswered points to capture its second state high school football championship with a 48-8 win over Pearl-Cohn on Dec. 5 in the BlueCross Bowl Class 4A finals at Tucker Stadium on the campus of Tennessee Tech in Cookeville. The Fighting Irish, also champions …

Former NFL player named Knoxville Catholic’s head football coach

Knoxville Catholic High School has hired Steve Matthews, a former NFL player, as its new head football coach. Mr. Matthews was introduced to the team Dec. 21. “We are very excited to have Steve Matthews as our new coach,” said Knoxville Catholic principal Dickie Sompayrac. “Our search committee has been …