High school football season kicks off Aug. 23 for most teams, so let’s take our annual trip on the Grand Tour. This journey could be taken by a high school football fan while catching a top game each week — along with getting a well-rounded look at Northeast Tennessee’s teams.
Getting off to a good start in some sports isn’t that big of a deal. But with only 10 games to prove your postseason worth in football, a slow start can be extremely difficult to overcome.
What is significant about July 22? For the die-hard high school football enthusiasts, it means the 2019 season is less than a month away.
Science Hill has a starting point for its offense that will give it an edge going into just about any game for the upcoming football season.
Area baseball and softball teams are trying to wrap up conference titles and set their sights on district championships. But what lies beyond?
Dobyns-Bennett’s Tribe Classic features a 16-team bracket and will have a one-game, on-field championship. The baseball tournament will be played at four sites and runs Thursday through Saturday.
It’s not a comprehensive statistic because baseball games tend to go unreported, especially early in the spring, but University High entered this week leading Tennessee in runs scored per game among all classifications.
It’s a wrap for the 2018-19 basketball regular season, so here’s a look at some things that stood out along the way.
The Lady Cyclones will add a player to the mix that could alter their district tournament trajectory when Kaitlin Bailey becomes eligible for varsity action Wednesday.
As conference races hit the final stretch, teams are trying to position themselves for the district tournaments.
Johnson County hasn’t lost since November, and in the process the Longhorns boys basketball team has become the front-runner in a tough Three Rivers Conference.
Sitting in first place in the Big 7 Conference boys race, Dobyns-Bennett has taken care of all pressing needs to this point in the season. The Indians are 12-0 against in-state competition.
Right off the bat there are significant conference basketball games set for Friday — including Three Rivers Conference showdowns featuring Elizabethton at Sullivan South and Sullivan Central visiting The Shoun to take on Johnson County.
Christmas tournament basketball used to be a novelty for area teams. Dobyns-Bennett’s two-day Christmas Classic — which began in the 1970s — was the only show in town.
Looking at the Big 7 boys basketball standings, you might notice something that seems a little out of place. Yes, Volunteer is in a first-place tie with Dobyns-Bennett.