With about a week and a half of workouts Knoxville boys Cross Country Coach Mike Moats is seeing progress with his runners. Moats says it is a strong group even with the fact that no seniors reported to training camp this year. He says the team will be lead by returning juniors Alex Edwards, Timothy Shepherd and Jamie VanderVeer. Add into that a group of three more sophomores and five freshmen that Moats says are very good. The Panthers are a very young team but the experience is there for a solid season. The Panthers open up their season September first at the Southeast Polk Invitational.