Rupe, an outfielder and a pitcher for the Golden Raiders, was All-Three Rivers and All-Region 1-AA last season.
Seth Boles is recovering from the flu and did not play much Wednesday, but he stepped in when it counted the most for Eastside.
Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez were elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame on Wednesday, earning the honor as Trevor Hoffman and Vladimir Guerrero fell just short.
Fueled by 31 points from Tyler Arnold, Sullivan North defeated county rival South 67-62 on Tuesday night for the Raiders’ first Three Rivers win since the 2014-15 season.
Dobyns-Bennett returned to the friendly confines of the Buck Van Huss Dome for the first time in six weeks on Tuesday night and scored a Big 7 Conference basketball sweep over rival Sullivan Central.
Gate City swept a Conference 40 twin bill from Lee on Tuesday, though it wasn’t easy. The Blue Devils pulled away in the second half of an 83-60 win after the Gate City girls edged the Lady Generals 52-47.
Sullivan North's boys basketball team visited Sullivan South on the Rebels' homecoming night Tuesday. The Golden Raiders played the spoiler, winning 67-62.
The girls of Sullivan North and Sullivan South met up on the basketball court Tuesday for a Three Rivers Conference contest, and the host Lady Rebels came away with the 55-20 win.
Former Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer, Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith and Robert Morris President Chris Howard have been added to the College Football Playoff selection committee.
The Dobyns-Bennett girls finally broke through against Greeneville, defeating the Lady Greene Devils 56-53 at Hal Henard Gym on Monday night.
After a slow start, Dobyns-Bennett’s boys bowling team is rolling back to the state tournament after an 18-9 comeback victory over Hardin Valley on Monday in the sectionals.
Jaime Nared hit a tiebreaking jumper with 10.3 seconds left for Tennessee, which erased a 15-point, second-half deficit to beat No. 6 Notre Dame 71-69 on Monday night.
Tennessee has hired Charlton Warren of North Carolina to replace Willie Martinez as defensive backs coach.
David Crockett athletic director Josh Kite announced the hiring of former Dallas Cowboys standout Gerald Sensabaugh as the Pioneers’ new head football coach.
Twenty-one events fill up the 2017 Kingsport Speedway calendar, which begins in mid-March and runs through the first of September.