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The Tennessee Stallions, a first year semi-pro football team made up mostly of players with East Tennessee roots kicked off their inaugural season Saturday night with an 8-0 loss to the Greenville (SC.) Greyhounds on the Pigeon Forge High School football field.
An estimated turnout of 300 fans watched as the Stallions provided an inspired effort in their first official game in the Southeast Division of the Southern Conference of the North American Football League.
The Stallions, led by head coach Don Gray, were stymied by first-game mistakes in the loss but displayed enough competitiveness to leave fans looking forward to the next home game, scheduled for July 28 at the PFHS football field.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.