As the sports world slowly begins to come out of the hole it was put into by the novel coronavirus, golf seems to be leading the way.
The 2019-20 athletic year was the year of individual accomplishments at Lee High. While the Generals teams battled throughout tough fall and winter sports, individuals performed strongly on both the golf course and the wrestling mat.
The 27th annual event at Elizabethton Golf Course is set for June 26-28 and entries are now being taken.
The Tillinghast Invitational is the first tournament on the local golf schedule and the way things are going, it might be the first competitive event to take place on the local sports calendar.
The Tennessee Golf Association has been forced to make a few changes to the state tournament schedule because of the pandemic, but only one major event has been canceled.
Volunteer sophomore Jon Wes Lovelace was one of four Falcons to win Region 1 individual titles during an athletic year that saw championships on the course, in the pool and on the mat.
The fall of 2019 was a strong season for Thomas Walker athletics, one that included a record-breaking run for the volleyball team. Other Pioneers teams made their marks during the fall and winter seasons before the pandemic struck.
Gate City sports teams were on a roll until being brought to a sudden halt by the coronavirus pandemic this spring.
Lee High — just two years into consolidation — polished off one of Southwest Virginia’s great comeback stories by winning the VHSL Group AA golf championship in October 1990.
We asked local club pros to tell us in their own words about the greatest or most memorable shots they’ve ever hit in their golf careers.
When East Tennessee State golfer Jack Rhea was named an honorable mention All-America selection last week, he was following in his father’s footsteps.
The five tournaments that make up the Tri-Cities Amateur Tour are scheduled to go off as planned, beginning with the Tillinghast Invitational at Johnson City Country Club. That event is set for June 6-7.
The way Cliff Kresge figured, his putting called for drastic measures. So he did something about it.
Cliff Kresge, who lives in Kingsport, was in his second year of playing on the PGA Tour Champions circuit for players 50 and over when the PGA Tour suspended operations while the world dealt with the coronavirus pandemic.
When William Nottingham rejoins the Clemson golf team in the fall, he’ll have another highlight on his résumé: a fiery 58 at Ridgefields.