The annual Jason Witten football camp at Elizabethton’s Citizens Bank Stadium was the 16th — and final — one for the retired Cowboys star, who is headed to the broadcast booth.
“We’ve got to find a way to keep the kids motivated for high school. We’re lucky at D-B with the tradition we have. The kids want to play and be a part of that tradition. But we’ve got to keep that sense of pride.”
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From January through June, Tevin Mitchell makes the five-hour drive from his home in Fayetteville, N.C., to Kingsport about twice a month to play home games for the Tri-State Wolves.
Science Hill and Dobyns-Bennett did things differently during their recent spring football practices, but both head coaches said they were pleased with the overall picture.
Former San Francisco wide receiver Dwight Clark died Monday just more than one year after revealing he had ALS. He was 61.
"We have just tried to teach these kids to dream and that anything is possible. They just have to learn to work hard."
The search to replace two long-term head coaches is on for Wise Central athletic director David Stanley.
New Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt considers Randy Sanders a friend, so when the Vols host ETSU this fall at Neyland Stadium, it will be a game between familiar foes.
A reception for Graham Clark, who announced his retirement after 25 years as Dobyns-Bennett’s football coach, was held Wednesday in the Tennessee Room at Kingsport City Schools’ Administrative Support Center on Clinchfield Street.
Clark stepped down
Dalton Mullins, a senior at Wise Central and Carson-Newman football signee, is one of 25 finalists for the U.S. Army/NFL Football Hall of Fame Award for Excellence. He will be recognized by the Pro Football Hall of Fame at Central on May 23 during a “Gold Jacket Ceremony.”