“We love this sport. We’d play all year if we could. We talk about it all the time.”
The East Tennessee State defense, particularly the secondary, stood out in Saturday night’s intrasquad football scrimmage at Greene Stadium — no surprise to coach Randy Sanders.
With fall sports swinging into action this week, we’re looking to add new members to our Sports Live tweet teams at a number of high schools around the region.
Sullivan Central and Daniel Boone engaged in a preseason scrimmage and got a feel for the Friday night football groove. Both teams kick off regular-season action on Friday, Aug. 23, the Cougars at home against Sullivan North and the Trailblazers on
J.I. Burton football media day had a different look to it Friday. For the first time in over two decades, Raiders coach Jim Adams was not in attendance, directing the team for photo shoots and giving interviews to media members.
Sullivan East’s Dylan White checks the boxes needed for a high school quarterback. The senior enters his third year behind center and hopes to get the Patriots moving toward a winning season.
When the lights come on at Greene Stadium on Saturday night, the East Tennessee State football team will be hitting for real.
With the start of the season just around the corner, Dobyns-Bennett and two-time defending Class 4A champion Greeneville met up Friday in a preseason football scrimmage at J. Fred Johnson Stadium in Kingsport. The Greene Devils get a one-day head-
JOHNSON CITY — Six practices isn’t enough time to form any permanent impressions, and East Tennessee State football coach Randy Sanders says his team’s quarterback position is still up for grabs.
No matter which clichés coaches and players choose to use about every game being important and the next game on the schedule being the most important, there is no denying there is something special about a game between rivals.
Sullivan Central and Tennessee High met on the football field Tuesday for a little preseason scrimmage action. Both teams open the season on Friday, Aug. 23 when the Cougars host Sullivan North and the Vikings visit Dobyns-Bennett.
Virginia-Wise heads into football season as a member of the South Atlantic Conference and with new offensive and defensive coordinators. But coach Dane Damron said the team will not have a lot of newness when it comes to what it does on the field.
“It’s a great feeling being back. You feel like you’re not letting your team down anymore. You feel like you’re going to have a successful season because the people you’ve played with your whole life are with you.”
Getting off to a good start in some sports isn’t that big of a deal. But with only 10 games to prove your postseason worth in football, a slow start can be extremely difficult to overcome.
Off the field, Chris Thomas has a knack for making people laugh. Put a football in his hands, and it’s not a joking matter for Science Hill’s opposing defenses.