Michael Hutchens retiring from KCHS basketball

The Fighting Irish head coach is entering his 33rd season with Knoxville Catholic, achieves 600th win     By Dan McWilliams Knoxville Catholic High School boys basketball head coach Michael Hutchens, who has led the Fighting Irish to their highest heights and just achieved his 600th career win, is retiring at the …

KCHS runner Keegan Smith wins state title

The Fighting Irish team finishes fifth in the cross country championships, ‘as well as we possibly could’      By Dan McWilliams Knoxville Catholic High School freshman Keegan Smith continued his outstanding running career by winning the Division II, Class AA state title in his first appearance in the championship meet Nov. …

Luke Smith taking over as KCHS basketball coach

The former Fighting Irish standout and Mr. Basketball finalist will succeed Michael Hutchens at the helm Knoxville Catholic High School announced Nov. 4 that former player Luke Smith will be the next head basketball coach of the Fighting Irish following the retirement of Coach Michael Hutchens at the conclusion of …

Fr. Chris Michelson named special consultant to Knoxville Catholic High School

By Jim Wogan Father Chris Michelson, pastor of St. Albert the Great Parish and president of St. Joseph School in Knoxville, has been given additional duties by Bishop Richard F. Stika. Father Michelson was appointed as special consultant to the president of Knoxville Catholic High School on Nov. 15, the …

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Fighting Irish’s Edwards officially signs with UT

The KCHS senior makes good on his July 1 commitment before dozens of well-wishers  By Dan McWilliams BJ Edwards made it official Nov. 14 as the Knoxville Catholic High School standout point guard formally signed with the University of Tennessee basketball program. The signing took place at B. Maze Elite …

KCHS volleyballers win state championship

Notre Dame High School team reaches final four as both Lady Irish squads conclude stellar seasons             By Dan McWilliams The Knoxville Catholic High School Lady Irish volleyball team captured its second state championship and first since 2016 with a victory over three-time defending champion Briarcrest in the Division II-AA state …

KCHS’s Shamrock Open raises more than $45,000 for technology, academics

The 35th annual Shamrock Open Golf Tournament benefiting Knoxville Catholic High School took place Sept. 10 at Avalon Golf & Country Club in Lenoir City. The school welcomed more than 180 golfers to an event that raised more than $45,000 for school technology and academic programs. Tournament winners in the …

KCHS big man Tamba bound for Tennessee

The Fighting Irish center reclassifies from being a senior at KCHS to a member of the UT class of 2021      By Dan McWilliams Knoxville Catholic High School basketball big man Handje Tamba became the second member of the Fighting Irish to commit to the University of Tennessee this year when …

Knoxville Catholic announces Brooks Cherry as its new softball head coach

Knoxville Catholic High School announced Aug. 18, that it has named Brooks Cherry as head softball coach. Coach Cherry has been a coach for 25 years and has coached softball the last 11 years. He has produced eight national-championship travel teams and two Junior Olympic Cup championships and has won …

Korey Mobbs is new KCHS football coach

The ‘quiet UT fan’ comes to the Fighting Irish after a successful head-coaching career in Georgia By Dan McWilliams After Knoxville Catholic High School introduced Korey Mobbs as its head football coach at a press conference April 28, the new coach said he is looking forward to starting the 2021 …

KCHS’s BJ Edwards commits to Tennessee

The highly rated point guard in the class of 2022 is a Mr. Basketball winner and past state champion By Dan McWilliams BJ Edwards is staying home. The Knoxville Catholic High School standout point guard announced via social media July 1 that he is committing to the University of Tennessee …