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 …

Proms offer a night to remember in COVID year

Notre Dame and Knoxville Catholic high school events give seniors a chance to dress up and celebrate           By Emily Booker Prom. The end-of-year formal that high school rom-coms are made of. For many students, it is a highlight of high school, a night of fancy clothes, music, and friends, celebrating …

Knoxville Catholic High holds Academic Signing Day in May

Knoxville Catholic High School hosted a Class of 2021 Academic Signing Day event May 10 in the KCHS gym. The event honored those students who have been offered academic scholarships, covering all tuition and fees, at the college they plan to attend this fall. Signing with their colleges were: Peter …

KCHS girls tennis captures two state titles

Maeve Thornton wins the individual championship and joins her fellow Lady Irish in netting the team crown Knoxville Catholic High School sophomore Maeve Thornton and her Lady Irish teammates each came home with a state championship at the Division II, Class AA, girls tennis finals held in May in Murfreesboro. …

Ground broken on KCHS auditorium

The St. Gregory the Great facility is a missing link for the campus and a long-overdue project By Bill Brewer An auditorium that was part of the master plan for Knoxville Catholic High School when the West Knoxville campus was developed two decades ago is coming to life thanks to …

Knoxville Catholic junior BJ Edwards receives state Mr. Basketball Award

Knoxville Catholic High School junior BJ Edwards won the Mr. Basketball award for Division II, Class AA, after finishing runner-up for the honor last season. Mr. and Miss Basketball awards were presented in Division I and II at the conclusion of the championship game for each classification. “This is such …

KCHS girls hoops team reaches state finals

The defending-champion Knoxville Catholic boys make the semifinals in their bid to repeat By Dan McWilliams The Knoxville Catholic High School girls basketball team made school history as it reached its first-ever state tournament and came home with a runner-up finish. The Fighting Irish boys team, the defending champions in …

KCHS two-sport standout Kaden Martin going to Miami

Knoxville Catholic High School junior Kaden Martin, a standout in football and baseball for the Fighting Irish, narrowed his collegiate choices to Tennessee, Miami, Fla., Arizona State and Oregon, schools that would offer him the chance to play both sports. On March 3 at KCHS, Kaden announced to the media …

Knoxville Catholic quartet signs Feb. 3 with universities

By Dan McWilliams Four student-athletes committed to colleges Feb. 3 at Knoxville Catholic High School in KCHS’s second athletic signing day of the school year. Luke Davenport committed to Middle Tennessee State University as a preferred walk-on in football. Emma Schaad signed with Tusculum University in softball. Kennedy Noe signed …