We're kicking off Friday mornings this fall with a jolt of energy from East TN high schoolers excited for their big games and ready to celebrate. Every Friday, we'll visit a different high school to see who's got the most spirit and the best moves.
Anderson County High School
10News Meteorologist Rebecca Sweet was live at ACHS to jumpstart football season, and boy, did they deliver. Watch the video below for their antics, excitement and the coach's dance moves. ACHS faces the Carter Hornets in their first home game of the season on Friday, August 18, at 7:30 p.m. For the rest of their schedule, visit www.achs.acs.ac.
Grace Christian Academy High School
10News Meteorologist Rebecca Sweet was at Grace to see if they had enough energy to get the crowd pumped on Friday morning, and the Rams were EXCITED for their home game Friday night against King's Academy at 7:30 p.m. Between the cheerleading team, the 'Ram Rowdies,' a fish head and a dance-off, they got their Friday off to a great start. For the rest of their football schedule, visit www.gcarams.org/athletics
Powell High School
10News Meteorologist Rebecca Sweet stopped by Powell High School before their game against Fulton at 7:30 p.m., one week before homecoming to see if they had spirit. And they brought it! Between the cheerleading team, the school band, the majorettes and some excited students, it was a pep rally to remember, especially that dance-off. For the rest of their football schedule, visit www.knoxschools.org/page/2598
Maryville High School
10News Meteorologist Rebecca Sweet went to check out Maryville High School before their big rivalry game against Alcoa at 7:30 p.m. and they were ready for that game on September 7. The cheerleaders put on a show, the cheer section brought the excitement and the school band revved everyone up. Oh, and there was a great dance-off of course. For the rest of Maryville's football schedule, visit maryvilleathletics.com.
Sweetwater High School
10News Reporter Yvonne Thomas went to visit Sweetwater High School before those Friday Night Lights went on for their homecoming game against Brainerd at 7:30 p.m. and the cheerleaders were so excited for that game on September 14. The cheerleaders put on a show, and even taught Yvonne a cheer. And there was a dance-off! For the rest of Sweetwater's football schedule, visit shs.monroe.k12.tn.us.
Jefferson County High School
10News Reporter Katie Inman came "home" to her old high school on September 21 for the school's homecoming game, and boy, did they ever put on a show for their alumna! They had a huge crowd of students ready to GO, the cheer squad out in full force, the band was pumped up and even the Sheriff came, telling them to get LOUDER before their big game against William Blount at 7:30 p.m. For the rest of Patriots' schedule, visit jchs.jc-schools.net.
Gatlinburg Pittman High School
10News Reporter Katie Inman went to check out Gatlinburg's football team and their supporters on September 28 before they face off against their big cross-town rival, the Pigeon Forge Tigers, at 7:30 p.m. They had lots of orange and yellow on the field, with huge flags, poms and lots of school spirit. Students said they hadn't slept all night in anticipation of the big game, and they came out ready for a big win. There was the classic dance-off, a performance from the cheerleaders and a level of excitement that could not be contained, along with a bagpiper! For the rest of the Highlander's schedule, visit gp.sevier.org
Christian Academy of Knoxville
10News Reporter Katie Inman went to CAK before the Warriors take on Grace Christian Academy for senior night! The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. They will have a tailgate, inflatables, and free food later in the day Friday. We even got a glimpse at what the cheerleading squad has to offer! For the rest of the Warrior's schedule, visit cakwarriors.com.
Oliver Springs High School
10News Reporter Katie Inman is at Oliver Springs High School as the Bobcats prepare to take on Coalfied High School at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Karns High School
10News Anchor Heather Waliga went home to her alma mater on October 26 to check out just what they were up to years later, along with 10News Meteorologist Rebecca Sweet. They had the full cheer section ready to go bright and early, the band and cheerleaders brought some spirit, pumping everybody up, and some class clowns were handing out the comedy too this morning. Heather even wore an old Powder Puffs shirt from 1998 to get in the spirit before their game against Clinton High School, which is Senior Night! For the of Beaver's schedule, visit knoxschools.org.