Last year’s 160-pound class champion in Class AAA, Science Hill senior Chase Diehl won the 170-pound state title on Saturday — capping a remarkable 63-0 season.
Saturday night’s District 1-AA basketball tournament semifinals featured a little big-dog hunting, and the Sullivan South boys and Elizabethton girls both caught their prey.
Dobyns-Bennett sprinted out of the blocks in a 77-47 District 1-AAA semifinal win over Daniel Boone on Saturday that carried the Indians into a championship clash with Science Hill.
Castlewood’s Casey Bush and Gunnar Jessee captured VHSL Class 1 wrestling championships Saturday, and Union’s Mason Polier brought home Class 2 gold in the 195-pound class.
Wise Central never trailed on its way to a dominating win over Abingdon in Saturday’s Mountain 7 girls tournament championship game in Norton.
Dobyns-Bennett scored the game's first 20 points and rolled over Daniel Boone 77-47 on Saturday in the semifinals of the District 1-AAA boys basketball tournament at Bobby Snyder Gymnasium in Gray.
The boys of Sullivan South and Elizabethton advanced to the finals of the District 1-AA tournament with wins on Saturday at Happy Valley, while the Lady Cyclones knocked off top-seeded Sullivan Central in the girls' semifinal round. The Rebels
PJ Washington scored 23 points, Keldon Johnson added 19 and Kentucky beat Tennessee 86-69 Saturday night to end the Vols’ school-record, 19-game winning streak.
Thanks in part to the rip-net shooting of Alex Harris, the Sullivan South girls dominated Unicoi County 71-54 in Saturday’s District 1-AA semifinals.
The teams that met in the 2010 Atlantic Sun Conference tournament title game once had a heated rivalry, but it’s been all Bucs since Steve Forbes took over as ETSU’s coach four years ago.
Sullivan South and Unicoi County picked up wins Friday in the District 1-AA boys basketball tournament at Happy Valley. The Rebels fought off Sullivan Central 51-46 and the Blue Devils topped Sullivan East 70-53.
After being slowed for three quarters, Sullivan South raced past Sullivan Central in the fourth to earn a 51-46 District 1-AA boys basketball tournament win at Happy Valley.
In the District 1-A girls game, third-seeded Unaka had no trouble with No. 6 Sullivan North, beating the Lady Raiders 49-22 on Friday in first-round play.
Friday’s Cumberland tournament championship game between Eastside and J.I. Burton was not much different from the previous three games this season involving the teams.
Gate City has had a few unsung heroes during its recent stretch without senior forward Zac Ervin. On Friday night in the Mountain 7 District championship game, senior guard Jon Compton answered the bell.