In 1926, Rogersville celebrated the first state championship in any team sport when the boys track and field team brought home the gold from the Tennessee Interscholastic Meet held in Knoxville.
In 1981, J.J. Kelly won the school’s only state championship in football — and no one saw it coming. Kelly was, after all, a baseball school.
Football has long been a staple in Gate City and a great source of pride for many. Great players and coaches have roamed the halls of the school, but one man made the Blue Devils into a powerhouse.
The Cyclones’ late rally and a walk-off win over the Volunteers on Thursday night capped East Tennessee Summer Baseball League action for the week.
Whether male or female, athletes who put on an Eastside basketball uniform have expectations placed upon them.
It’s often said a team learns more from a loss than a win. That’s the case for some of the teams from smaller schools competing in the East Tennessee Summer High School Baseball League.
GRAY — The Daniel Boone community has come together with an outpouring of support for Trailblazers football player Nate Rader, who was seriously injured after falling down an embankment while doing yard work Monday.
While the TSSAA presented four options to member schools Wednesday as contingency plans, it also held out hope football season could still begin on time.
To submit an event, email [email protected], fax listing information to (423) 392-1385 or contact the Sports Department after 6 p.m. at (423) 392-1323 or 1-800-251-0328, ext. 4323.
High school football season could be delayed by at least two weeks because of Gov. Bill Lee’s order to extend Tennessee’s state of emergency to Aug. 29.
More and more high schools in Southwest Virginia are adding internet sports radio play-by-play broadcasts.
Of all the great female distance runners to come through Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, few can hold a candle to what Maria Large Wolfe accomplished in the early 1980s at Virginia High.
Bill Sergent III, the golf coach at Union College in Kentucky, was part of the Powell Valley team that won the 1972 state title at Lonesome Pine Country Club.
JOHNSON CITY — The trophy case for Science Hill sophomore cross country All-American Jenna Hutchins is getting awfully crowded.
Grandstands open at 4 p.m. each day. Hot laps start at 7 p.m. followed by racing. Saturday’s slate also includes the Sportsman Late Model, Open Wheel Modified and Classic divisions.