J.I. Burton put two players and Eastside placed one on the VHSL Class 1 all-state football team released Tuesday.
Tennessee offensive lineman Ryan Johnson, who announced two weeks ago that he had entered the NCAA transfer portal, says he’s heading to Georgia Tech.
Far Southwest Virginia seniors were well represented on the Blue team, which took a 14-6 win over the Red all-star squad on Sunday at Virginia-Wise.
The Mountain 7 District dominated the top honors on the Times News All-Southwest Virginia football team for 2019.
Putting the pads on one more time means everything to seniors who love to play football. For Saturday afternoon’s FCA East-West All-Star game, that’s exactly what players from across Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia did at the Stone Castle.
While Elizabethton will take some time to enjoy its Class 4A state football championship, the rest of the area teams can look ahead to 2020.
Virginia Tech head coach Justin Fuente announced Sunday that Hamilton is being promoted to defensive coordinator — taking the helm of the Hokies’ defense from the retiring Bud Foster.
Saturday night at Tucker Stadium, the Cyclones didn’t leave a whisper of a doubt. Eighty-one years after the only state football championship in school history, the Cyclones crushed Springfield 30-6 in the TSSAA Class 4A finals.
On Saturday at 4 p.m. in the BlueCross Bowl, undefeated Elizabethton will battle Springfield for the TSSAA Class 4A championship.
Three local standouts have stood out on the national stage recently playing at Power Five football and Power Six basketball schools. Several others also are making their mark in Division I basketball.
Tennessee’s Eric Gray had provided glimpses of his big-play ability early in his freshman season but didn’t have much production to show for it. That all changed on a rainy Saturday afternoon.
Graham’s special teams accounted for 15 points, a defensive play set up a touchdown and the defending VHSL Class 2 champions claimed their second straight Region 2D title with a 43-14 win over Wise Central on Saturday.
Patrick Henry scored all of its points in the first half of Saturday’s Region 1D football championship game at Emory & Henry’s Fred Selfe Stadium.
Vanderbilt wants to salvage something from a disappointing football season by continuing its recent mastery of Tennessee.
Unbeaten Elizabethton earned a spot in the TSSAA Class 4A championship game with a 34-12 win over Nolensville on Friday night at Citizens Bank Stadium.