When many people think of Knoxville, their first thought is University of Tennessee Athletics. Although they provide great entertainment for the city, there are other teams that offer a lot more than you might think. The Knoxville Ice Bears provide both a family friendly experience while also keep a tradition of winning. The Hard Knox Roller Girls are East Tennessee’s first all-female flat track roller derby league which gives an intense experience to any hardcore sports fan. The Tennessee Smokies give a more relaxed setting and allow any traveler to have relaxing day at the ballpark.
Check out Hard Knox Roller Girls - East Tennessee's first all-female flat track roller derby league or chill with the Knoxville Ice Bears. In April 2015, the team captured their 4th SPHL President’s Trophy in 10 years. Just up the road you'll find the Tennessee Smokies - the Double-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs.