Bad things come in threes. That saying came to life for the J.I. Burton football team in Saturday’s Region 1D semifinal game against Patrick Henry at Emory & Henry College.
Behind record-breaking QB Devlin Hodges, Samford ruined ETSU’s championship party with a 38-27 victory Saturday at Greene Stadium.
Tennessee has shown progress under Jeremy Pruitt by winning three straight games, including a 24-7 triumph last week over No. 20 Kentucky. The Vols already have exceeded their win total from last year.
The greatest season in David Crockett football history ended on a chilly November night after the Pioneers battled for four quarters against one of the state’s top teams.
A huge crowd is expected at Greene Stadium when the 17th-ranked Bucs entertain Samford in a game that will determine the Southern Conference champion. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.
JONESBOROUGH — Hayden Chandley admits it’s tough to believe where his David Crockett football team is these days.
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.
East Tennessee State's strategy against Samford quarterback Devlin Hodges worked in 2016, but it didn't make much of a difference in 2017.
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.
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.
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.
If the Bucs manage to beat Samford on Saturday, they would clinch the outright Southern Conference championship for the first time ever and earn the league’s automatic bid to the FCS playoffs.
David Crockett junior quarterback Cade Larkins was named a finalist for the TSSAA Class 5A Mr. Football award on Monday.