September 17, 1995
The first home game for Bowie State turned into its first victory in nearly a year.The offense moved the ball. The defense bent, but it came up big in the red zone when the outcome was in doubt. And the Bulldogs even got lucky on occasion, catching almost as many breaks as passes.It all added up to a 35-26 victory over Knoxville College before 4,510 at Bulldog Stadium, ending a six-game losing streak that dated to last October.The Bulldogs (1-2) scored on their first possession, marching 63 yards in eight plays.
February 24, 2011
August 8, 1956: Former Orioles manager Earl Weaver began his managing career in Knoxville.
December 29, 2000
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Averting office massacres like the one that left seven workers dead in Massachusetts this week may be a matter of screening job candidates for their aggression potential, say two researchers who have developed such a test. "This guy is exactly who our test was designed to identify," said Michael McIntyre, an industrial psychologist at the University of Tennessee. "I think all the indicators were there," said Larry James, also a professor at the school's business school who co-authored the test.
February 27, 2014
Patrick H. Vogel, former president of Republic National Distributing Co.'s Maryland division, died Feb. 21 of cancer at his home in Louisville, Tenn. He was 62. The son of Herman Lentz "Bunny" Vogel, who was a corporate officer of H.C. Spinks Clay Co., a family-owned business, and Caroline Carothers Vogel, a homemaker, Patrick Herman Vogel was born in Memphis and raised in Paris, Tenn. He attended E.W. Grove High School in Paris, and graduated in 1970 from Henry County High School, also in Paris, where he was an accomplished athlete.
February 25, 1995
TULSA, Okla. -- Billy Ronson scored the game-winner 4:48 into the fourth quarter to lead the Bays past the Knoxville Impact, 8-7, last night in a U.S. Interregional Soccer League playoff game.Ronson assisted Eric Reidlbauer for the tying goal 3:40 into the fourth quarter. Rob Elliott, Mark Mettrick and Reidlbauer each had two goals for the Bays.Knoxville led 4-1 in the first quarter, but Bays goalkeeper Dave Tenney shut out the Impact in the second and fourth quarters.Bays ....... 1 .. 2 .. 3 .. 2 .. -- .. 8Knoxville .. 4 .. 0 .. 3 .. 0 .. -- .. 7Goals: B--Reidlbauer 2, Elliott 2, Mettrick 2, Ronson, Koziol; K--Donnelly, Platillero, Kurtz, Lee, Miettinen, Walsh, Kelly.
January 9, 1997
Two former Finksburg men who were charged in 1994 with sexually abusing boys who lived in their foster care were arrested by FBI agents late Tuesday in Knoxville, Tenn.Federal warrants to arrest Marshall M. Kirkpatrick, 32, and Samuel L. Glover, 49, were obtained in June 1994 after investigators for the FBI and Maryland State Police determined that the men had jumped bail and fled Maryland.Kirkpatrick gave FBI agents a false name when arrested at a Knoxville convenience store where he worked, Special Agent Scott Nowinski of the Knoxville office of the FBI said yesterday.