When the TSSAA announced the new Regions the Blue Devils of Jellico were slated to switch regions. The Blue Devils were set to be in a region with Coalfield, Greenback, Harriman, Midway, Oakdale, Oliver Springs, and Sunbright. A drastic change from the prior year.
The TSSAA Board of Control heard appeals on region placements earlier in the week and approved an appeal by Jellico to switch regions in multiple sports.
For football the Blue Devils will be back in Region 1 with Cloudland, Cosby, Hancock County, North Greene, and Unaka.
In basketball, baseball, and softball the Blue Devils will move from TSSAA Region 2 District 3 into Region 1 District 2. This region will also include Clinch High School of Sneedville, Cosby, Hancock County and Washburn.
The Blue Devils will also move from Region 2 to Region 1 in cross country.