How to you build an elite football program? You bring in some of the Nations elite...the Navy Seals. Former Navy Seals have formed Stonewall Solutions that travel around working with teams pushing them above and beyond what they think they can do both mentally and physically. On the Stonewall Solutions website it states, "We build [...]
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June 23, 2016 was a day that will forever leave a lasting impression on me. I was fortunate enough to be asked to document the Independence Varsity football team and their day with the Navy SEALS. The classroom presentation was concise and easy to follow. (Written by Dorma Tabisz, Guest Writer and Photographer and Grandmother [...]
The Eagle football team and coaching staff wrapped up a two day youth camp on June 21st. This camp was open to the entire community of athletes ages 7 years old on up to rising 8th graders. We had over 130 youth participate. We are thankful for the 35 player coaches that came out to assist [...]
The 2015 IHS Football TeamThe Independence High football team can add one more acclaim to an already impressive season: a national number one ranking by MaxPreps. This story first appeared on the WCS InFocus website - CKICK HERE for the direct link. The football team was named number one in the medium schools football rankings [...]
Independence (Thompson's Station, Tenn.) wasn't ranked in the preseason or midseason MaxPreps Medium School National Football Rankings, but at the end of the year they are sitting at No. 1. The Eagles defeated Sevier County 49-14 to win the Tennessee Class 5A state championship. Independence is ranked No. 1 in the state by the MaxPreps [...]
The Tennessee Sports Writers Association has released its 2015 All-State Football team in all eight classifications and as expected, with three state champions and a semifinalist in the county, Williamson County was more than well represented. Ravenwood won the Class 6A championship earlier this month, while Independence claimed the Class 5A championship and Brentwood Academy [...]
The Michigan Wolverines have gained another quality commitment for their 2016 class–and this time, it’s 4-star wide receiver Nate Johnson who’s joining coach Jim Harbaugh’s upcoming haul (3-star 247 Composite). To date, the Wolverines have 21 commits for 2016. According to 247Sports, they have the No. 6-ranked class in the nation and No. 2-ranked class in the [...]
Independence head football coach Scott Blade has been named the 2015 Tennessee Titans High School Coach of the Year, the Titans announced on Thursday. Blade, who also won the award in 2008 as head coach at Hillsboro, led the Eagles to the first undefeated season in school history and its first 5A state championship. He [...]
I remember the early spring day of 2004 when by fellow companion Greg Menza made a stop at Heritage Middle School as Scott Smith gathered with his prospective football players for Independence High School which opened its doors some five months later to their inaugural school year. Smith came from Ezell-Harding Christian School in Nashville [...]