Five pitchers combined on a four-hit shutout Sunday to keep Kingsport in the thick of the Appalachian League playoff race.
Most people retire to play golf and travel. Fred Warren has retired from golf and travel.
Scouting Appalachian State is a little more difficult this year because of the uncertainties involved with facing a new coaching staff’s first game.
The Kingsport Mets kept up their Appalachian League playoff push with a 9-2 rout of the Bluefield Blue Jays on Saturday at Hunter Wright Stadium.
Individually, the Lady Indians’ Emma Russum came up with her first-ever win in a high school cross country race and Science Hill’s Aaron Jones claimed the boys’ title.
Here are a few quick looks at Friday night’s opening statements by area teams — including Dobyns-Bennett, Daniel Boone and Sullivan North — along with the Eyeball Test for Elizabethton and Science Hill.
Nik Williams scored his fifth Late Model Stock win of the season and held serve with Zeke Shell in his pursuit of a first Kingsport Speedway track championship.
In other games, Collin Trent scored two touchdowns to lead Cherokee to weather-shortened win over Union County while Volunteer and Sullivan East came up short in their season openers.
Austin Hartsock engineered a jaw-dropping comeback Friday night, carrying Sullivan North’s football team from a 20-point halftime deficit to a 36-28 nonconference win over host Sullivan Central in the season opener for both teams.
Sullivan North pulled off a stunning comeback against Sullivan Central on Friday night in Blountville. Powered by Austin Hartsock’s four-touchdown game, the Golden Raiders erased a 20-point deficit to beat the Cougars 36-28.
Aug 24, 2019 at 2:10 AM
With Crockett leading 19-16 late in the third quarter at Pioneer Field, lightning struck in the area, causing a lengthy delay.
The Kingsport Mets keep pushing for the Appalachian League postseason.
Wise Central used a balanced ground game and three touchdown passes to take a 27-7 win over Marion in a preseason benefit game at Tommy McAmis Field on Friday.
Dobyns-Bennett and quarterback Zane Whitson got off to a rousing start Friday night at J. Fred Johnson Stadium.
Boone running back Charlie Cole piled up a game-high 131 yards on 21 attempts with two touchdowns. He also made an interception and handled the punting duties.