KINGSPORT — An Army Reserve general has credited much of the success in his military career and in his life to lessons he learned while a student at Sullivan North High School. Brig. Gen. Michael D. Roache returned to his alma mater on Nov. 15 to address a group of seniors and Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps.
Tournament MVP Chad Heglar had 27 points, 11 rebounds and two blocked shots to lead Daniel Boone to a 62-46 win over University High on Saturday night.
University High rallied from a six-point deficit late in the fourth quarter to stun host David Crockett 62-61 in the first semifinal Friday night at the 29th annual Hardee’s Classic.
Chance Johnson hit the game-winning, 3-point shot at the buzzer to cap Volunteer’s rally from a 14-point halftime deficit for a 55-54 win over Sullivan South on Tuesday night in the first round of the 29th annual Hardee’s Classic.
The Sullivan South boys basketball team finished off a busy Saturday by finishing off Sullivan North in a matter of moments, storming to a 75-40 rout of the visiting Golden Raiders.
Coming off last year’s District 1-AA championship, Sullivan Central is favored to win this season’s Three Rivers Conference girls basketball championship.
The Sullivan East boys basketball team has that look this year, and John Dyer’s Patriots were the consensus favorite at media day this past week.
In other high school playoff action Friday, Science Hill and Elizabethton saw their seasons end in Round 2 of the TSSAA playoffs, and Eastside, Thomas Walker and Honaker dropped their VHSL postseason openers.
Keynote speaker Chris Chafin, a retired Air Force staff sergeant, spoke about the U.S. flag and why students should respect it and the veterans who have protected the things for which it stands.
Cloudland senior Jordan Coffey slogged his way to 273 muddy rushing yards last Friday night in the Highlanders’ 36-22 first-round Class 1A playoff victory.
The 6-foot-2, 215-pound quarterback enters Friday’s playoff game against Tennessee High with 7,852 career yards.
HARRISON — Sullivan South senior quarterback Luke Pollack was simply unstoppable in Friday night’s first-round TSSAA Class 4A playoff game at Chattanooga Central’s Etter Farmer Field.
Halls visits the undefeated Pioneers in the first round of the TSSAA Class 5A playoffs, but Red Devils coach Jeremy Bosken won’t be on the sideline because he’s serving a suspension for being ejected in last week’s game against Seymour.
Nathan Lane — Johnson County’s 5-foot-10, 165-pound senior — scored all of his team’s touchdowns in a 35-12 win over Unicoi County that secured the Region 1-3A football title.
All first-round TSSAA football playoff games are scheduled for a 7 p.m. kickoff on Friday.