When Dobyns-Bennett High School’s Tribe plays its second home game at the stadium, against Sevier County with kickoff at 7:30 p.m., the same security firm that has been on site the past two years will be there enforcing new policies that went into effect at the first home game Aug. 17 as well as older policies.
Starting this Friday, football Friday nights at J. Fred Johnson Stadium at Dobyns-Bennett High School have a series of new restrictions, which Kingsport City Schools Athletics and Activities Director Larry Shively said Wednesday are “not uncommon” in high school football and are generally “best practices.”
Science Hill took Dobyns-Bennett’s best shot for a quarter, but countered with 35 unanswered points en route to a 35-14 victory over the Indians Friday night at J. Fred Johnson Stadium.
The annual Dobyns-Bennett Preseason Kickoff festivities will be held Friday, starting at 5 p.m., at J. Fred Johnson Stadium. The Tribe's scrimmage with Elizabethton will begin at 6 p.m.
Some million dollar projects and a multi-million-dollar one is on the horizon of the Kingsport City Schools Capital Improvement Projects, with D-B EXCEL, replacement of artificial turf at J. Fred Johnson Stadium and roofs the most expensive projects.