Local 8 Now WVLT | Knoxville, East Tennessee | National,Local Sports

Countdown to Kickoff: Coalfield Yellow Jackets

COALFIELD, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Coalfield was just one win away from reaching the 2010 Class A title game.

With the arrival of 2011, the Yellow Jackets should have have the sting to make another state title run.

Head coach Keith Henry returns 15 total starters (7 on offensive, 8 on defense) from last year's 10-3 squad.

Expectations will come with that success, but success also breeds momentum.

"They've gained a tremendous amount of confidence," Coalfield coach Keith Henry said. "They got that swagger back. You like to see that. You like to see that swagger."

The Yellow Jackets open up the season August 19 at Pigeon Forge.


Join the Conversation!

While WVLT allows comments on articles, we ask that you respect the online community. Comments may be removed at any time for violations including:

  • Obscenity, profanity, vulgarity, racism, violent descriptions, name-calling or personal attacks.
  • Abuse of multiple accounts.
  • Off-topic comments.

Comments may be checked for inappropriate content or rule violation, but the station is under no legal obligation to monitor or remove comments. If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator. 
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

powered by Disqus

WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 (865) 450-8888 - Phone (865) 450-8869 - Fax
Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 127146503 - local8now.com/a?a=127146503
Gray Television, Inc.