Looking at the Big 7 boys basketball standings, you might notice something that seems a little out of place. Yes, Volunteer is in a first-place tie with Dobyns-Bennett.
Long before Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence was playing for one of the top college football coaches in America, he was a little boy playing on his grandmother’s farm in Fall Branch.
With rosters full of football players from Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, the FCA All-Star game will be held next week.
Jeremy Houseright, a Gate City graduate, is only the sixth football coach to be hired at Gate City since 1956.
The Scott County School Board met Tuesday and planned to name an individual to replace Chris Akers as the head of the Blue Devil football program. By late Tuesday night, the school board had not made their decision.
The 54-year-old Meyer has an arachnoid cyst in his brain that causes severe headaches, and had shown obvious effects of being in pain on the sideline this season.
Faced with a tricky choice, the College Football Playoff selection committee played it safe and fell back on some simple criteria: One loss is better than two. Winning a conference championship is better than not. Go with the team that avoided getting blown out.
COOKEVILLE — Greeneville rolled to its second straight TSSAA Class 4A state football championship with a 56-21 blowout of Haywood on Thursday evening at Tennessee Tech University.
Other players earning individual recognition on the 2018 Times News All-Southwest Virginia football team were J.I. Burton’s Derrick Allen, Ridgeview’s Alijah Sproles, Union’s Brandon Bunch and Abingdon’s Ethan Roark.
The start of high school basketball season in Southwest Virginia means there will be plenty of hoops tournaments around the region until the end of the year.
Tyson Helton, who spent one season at Tennessee as the offensive coordinator under Jeremy Pruitt, is returning to Western Kentucky as the Hilltoppers’ head coach.
Tennessee squandered an opportunity to earn a bowl bid in coach Jeremy Pruitt’s first season by losing 38-13 at Vanderbilt in its regular-season finale.
“We wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for Quay Holmes. Quay Holmes is a great player and he’s going to continue to be a great player. It stinks that that happened.”
David Crockett junior quarterback Cade Larkins, who threw for 3,979 yards and 42 touchdowns this season, was one of the three finalists for the Class 5A honor.
Jacksonville State rallied to beat ETSU 34-27 in the first round of the FCS playoffs Saturday night at Burgess-Snow Field, taking advantage of a late and fatal turnover.