Only two high school games divide our crew this week: Richlands at Wise Central and Daniel Boone at South-Doyle.
During the season, several Southwest Virginia volleyball players surpassed big personal milestones and helped their teams to strong finishes. Here’s a look at some of the top achievers and those who made the All-Southwest Virginia squad.
Sullivan South kept its football season alive and running back Julian Reed had a big hand in the victory over East Hamilton.
“Our team plays hard. The effort is there, the intensity is there, but sometimes it’s our attention to detail, doing it every single play.”
Cade Larkins, arguably the best quarterback in the history of Northeast Tennessee high school football, announced his commitment Monday night to play collegiately at East Tennessee State.
Ryan Tannehill threw a 23-yard touchdown to Adam Humphries with 23 seconds left, Joshua Kalu blocked a last-second field goal attempt and the Titans beat the Chiefs 35-32 on Sunday.
Watch an East Tennessee State football game these days and you’d swear you’ve seen it all before.
Several football players from Kingsport currently are showcasing their talents at the collegiate level, and Dobyns-Bennett alumnus Ivan Phillips is leading the way.
What did we learn from area football teams’ first venture into the 2019 postseason?
Virginia-Wise celebrated its seniors by beating Catawba and Emory & Henry topped Guilford in a game that saw Matt Seals write his name in the record books.
Jarrett Guarantano threw two third-quarter touchdown passes for the lead that Tennessee’s defense preserved with a late goal-line stand, helping the Vols rally past Kentucky 17-13 on Saturday night.
Bud Foster has been at Virginia Tech 33 seasons, and the Hokies honored their retiring defensive coordinator before Saturday’s game against No. 22 Wake Forest. Then during the game, Foster showed why he deserved the recognition.
Running back Quay Holmes had a career day, but ETSU lost to Western Carolina in overtime on Saturday, a 23-20 decision that ensured a first-to-worst season.
Garrett Whited made his comeback in high fashion Saturday and helped lead Eastside to a 42-32 win over Castlewood.
Persevering through rough stretches this football season has helped Kentucky and Tennessee remain hopeful of becoming bowl eligible.