The local chamber was flooded with angry emails, threatened with boycotts and besieged with publicity after it invited Nick Saban to its benefit dinner. In the end, the Alabama coach's arrival produced a record-setting crowd and little controversy.Comments
BLOUNTVILLE — Homeschooled student Carly Williams is ready to join the Sullivan Central High School swim team this fall. She was ready last year, but she wasn’t allowed.Comments
Tennessee’s football program is teetering on the brink of serious penalties after another sub-par round of academic numbers were released Tuesday.Comments
June 21 will be “Jason Witten Day” in Elizabethton, and a celebration of the Dallas Cowboys tight end and philanthropist will take place at the Covered Bridge Festival main stage that day.Comments
East Tennessee State has received its official welcome to rejoin the Southern Conference, and Dr. Richard Sander will be around another year to help smooth the transition.Comments
Six Virginia Tech players heard their names called during the 2013 Major League Baseball first-year player draft, the second-highest total ever in a single draft for the school.Comments
It’s not a done deal, but it doesn’t appear the Kansas City Royals spent a high enough pick to keep Will Craig from heading to Winston-Salem, N.C., this fall.Comments
Upcoming sporting events and activities list from around the region.Comments
As I sat back and watched all the racing unfold this past weekend — featuring wins by Jeb Burton, Chase Elliott, Trevor Bayne and Jimmie Johnson — I couldn’t help but feel like I was gazing into a crystal ball.Comments
The Niswonger Children’s Hospital Golf Classic will be held Monday, June 24 at The Virginian Golf Club in Bristol, Va.Comments
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