Winning can become a habit, as last year’s East Tennessee State football team proved. This year, the Bucs are showing the reverse can be true.
Hunter Taylor heaved a Hail Mary toward the end zone, Max Yates snagged the pass and fell over the goal line, and Emory & Henry stunned Washington and Lee 48-42 on Saturday at Fred Selfe Stadium.
With Tua Tagovailoa hurt, No. 1 Alabama turned to the defense and Najee Harris to pull out a 35-13 victory over Tennessee on Saturday night.
Fans who attended the Virginia Tech-North Carolina game certainly got their money’s worth Saturday evening. The Hokies themselves actually got much, much more.
Sometimes it really is the little things, like a point-after kick, that make all the difference. Such was the case in Saturday’s SAC game between Tusculum and Virginia-Wise at Carl Smith Stadium.
Grainger's Dawson Holt rushed for 200 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Grizzlies to a 38-19 Region 1-4A win over Sullivan Central on Friday night in Blountville. Will Nottingham threw a pair of touchdown passes — one each to Bryson Crabtree
Two lengthy streaks are on the line Saturday in Tuscaloosa when top-ranked Alabama hosts Tennessee under the lights at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Other winners Friday night included Daniel Boone, Rye Cove, J.I. Burton, Eastside, Castlewood, Gate City, Ridgeview and Honaker.
Sullivan South’s 42-7 home-field whipping of Sullivan East on Friday night wasn’t nearly as one-sided as it may sound, but in the end it still was a rather convincing Region 1-4A victory for the Rebels.
Cole McBrayer’s 1-yard touchdown run with 15 seconds left capped a tense fourth quarter and Tennessee High escaped with a 28-21 victory over David Crockett on Friday night at Pioneer Field.
Wise Central scored 21 first-half points and held off Union Friday night for a 21-13 Mountain 7 District win, the Warriors’ first over the Bears since 2011.
On a chilly autumn Friday night at Benny Compton Field, Sullivan North found a way to overcome three second-half lost fumbles and beat Region 1-2A rival Happy Valley 24-14.
Quarterback Zane Whitson threw four touchdowns and ran for another, and Dobyns-Bennett added another chapter to its championship tradition Friday night at Morristown West.
After winning two in a row, Virginia Tech can get back into the thick of the ACC Coastal Division race on Saturday when North Carolina visits Lane Stadium.
The Central Warriors scored 21 points in the first half and held off the Bears after the intermission to take a 21-13 Mountain 7 District win. The victory was Central’s first over Union since 2011, the year both consolidated schools opened in Wise