Knoxville hosts Newton tonight in high school football. The Panthers need a win to stay in contention for a playoff spot in class three-A. Newton is also in a spot to make the postseason. Knoxville coach Troy Rider says the Cardinals play a wishbone style offense and will run the football nearly every play. Rider ads Newton also has several players that do two-platoon football. You can hear the play-by-play on AM 1320 KNIA at starting at seven…and streamed live on In related sports…Knoxville Athletic Department has announced that the gates will not open to fans until 4:00 this afternoon. You can see the entire message from Athletic Director Randy Wilson on our web site

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