In 44 years over various classifications, a team from District 1 has made an appearance in the semifinals 20 times. The record going into Friday’s game? One win, 18 losses.
At this stage of the high school football season, every team carries reasons to believe it can go further.
Cade Larkins, arguably the best quarterback in the history of Northeast Tennessee high school football, announced his commitment Monday night to play collegiately at East Tennessee State.
Also in the NET Notes: Heavy rains in the Murfreesboro area caused poor field conditions at Siegel Soccer Complex and, with more rain in the forecast, the TSSAA pushed the state soccer tournament to next week.
Area football teams set their sights each season on reaching the playoffs. But having a first-round home game usually means a great deal in terms of advancing.
Which game provides the best ticket purchase Friday, David Crockett vs. Tennessee High or Greeneville vs. Elizabethton?
Although Dobyns-Bennett football has a tradition of high expectations, the Indians weren’t pegged as a title threat going into the season. But a gnarly defense is rewriting the script for 2019.
Name dropping is a little different for Cade Larkins these days. Buffalo Bills quarterback Matt Barkley was dropped a notch on the nation’s all-time high school passing yardage list, thanks to Larkins.
With football season reaching its halfway point this week, here’s a look at how the playoff picture appears to be shaping up.
Going into the season, Science Hill, Farragut and Hardin Valley were the among the teams most people were picking to win the Region 1-6A football league. Heading into Week 5, things look different.
Which football team is the biggest surprise of 2019? After three weeks, the Cherokee Chiefs have a right to make that claim.
Football season, unlike any other, gets serious right from the start. But there is a chance for a fresh start. It comes in Week 3 when the region schedule gets underway.
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.