ERWIN — Thursday’s Hall of Champions contest at Unicoi County marked the return of a champion coach.
Only the Bucs get a unanimous tip of the cap from the panel, which is split on whether David Crockett, Union, J.I. Burton and Ridgeview can pull off victories in their high school playoff games.
While Mac McClung is now making top 10 ESPN plays for the Georgetown Hoyas, Gate City coach Scott Vermillion and the Blue Devils are looking for a way back to Richmond and a shot at repeating as state champs after finishing 28-2 last year.
Ben Varghese is running for more than a personal goal this weekend, although the reason he's racing for East Tennessee State in the first place comes down to personal care.
East Tennessee State's strategy against Samford quarterback Devlin Hodges worked in 2016, but it didn't make much of a difference in 2017.
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Kingsport school system leaders have unanimously approved spending just short of $1 million to replace the more than 10-year-old year-old artificial turf at J. Fred Johnson Stadium at Dobyns-Benentt High School. The turf covers both the football and baseball field used by the Indians, as well as turf for an indoor baseball practice facility on the site.
Radford matched up well with Union on the front line and took control early on its way to a 25-14, 25-22, 25-19 win over the Lady Bears in Tuesday night’s VHSL Class 2 semifinal.
“I think it was a lot of jitters and excitement building up to playing the first game in the Dome this season. Things aren’t going to be particularly pretty in early November basketball.”
Austin Herink has been the frontman for the East Tennessee State football team’s resurgence, but his storybook senior season almost didn’t happen.
Three of four regional semifinal games involving Southwest Virginia team will be played Saturday afternoon.
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The Union volleyball team already made history by advancing to the VHSL Class 2 semifinals for the first time. On Tuesday night, the Lady Bears are looking to take another historic step when Radford visits Big Stone Gap.
In a season of removing the “unprecedented” tag from many things, David Crockett faces face another chance at a first. The Pioneers, like other area football teams, have never taken down a Knoxville power in the postseason.
Tennessee outside linebacker Darrell Taylor sacked Terry Wilson four times in a 24-7 upset of No. 20 Kentucky, matching Vols legend Reggie White for the second-highest single-game total.