PHOTO GALLERY: Hawkins County Swim wins boys championship
KINGSPORT — Things weren’t looking too good for Hawkins County Swim early on in Saturday’s East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia Middle School Championships at the Kingsport Aquatic Center. Fortunately, in sports, it’s not how you start but how you finish that matters. HCS racked up 301 points to come from behind and beat both Johnson City (JCMS) and Kingsport (KMS) middle schools to claim the North-East Region boys middle school...
Chiefs' Bowman qualifies for state swim meet
KINGSPORT — It’s been a good week for Cherokee’s Ethan Bowman. He swam fast enough this week to guarantee himself a spot in two different events at the state swim meet in February. Bowman swam a 57.42 at Virginia High on Nov. 30 and a 56.52 at the Kingsport Aquatic Center on Dec. 2 to qualify in the 100 butterfly. He continued to put up impressive numbers with a time...
Austin Peay Governors vs. Midway Eagles: How to watch, schedule, live stream info, start time, TV channel
Fubo (Try for free) For a limited time, new subscribers can save $20 on Fubo’s Pro, Elite, and Premier plans. The Midway Eagles are on the road again on Tuesday and play against the Austin Peay Governors at 8:00 p.m. ET on December 5th at F&M Bank Arena. Both teams took a loss in their last game, so they'll have plenty of motivation to get the 'W'.
Legendary Coach Dickie Warren dies at age 89
SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WCYB) — Some sad news to report from the high school hardwood as legendary former Sullivan central head coach Dickie Warren has died. Warren coached from 1958-99 at Central and the old Blountville High School. He won 922 games over his high school career and is...
ETSU football lists five new coaches on 2023-24 staff
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – ETSU hired Tre Lamb as the program’s 20th head football coach in its history just six days ago. However, Lamb has already begun filling out his coaching staff for the 2024 season. The ETSU Athletics website lists five new coaches and a new staff member on the football coaching page, […]
Team effort brings wins over Hampton, Science Hill
Kolby Jones scored 21 points apiece in wins against Science Hill and Hampton last week and fellow sophomore Jackson Simmons continued to shine, but the victories against tradition-rich programs required a team effort from the Blue Devils (8-2). Jones tallied 21 points and seven rebounds in a 62-53 victory at...
KCS leading the charge in unified athletics with new bowling program
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WCYB) — When you think about winter sports, your mind may go straight to basketball, but what about bowling. In its inaugural year, Kingsport City Schools Special Education Athletics Department is working to create new opportunities within unified athletics. "You come out here on a Monday night...
Rebels Top Dobyns-Bennett, Lady Rebels Fall
KINGSPORT — South Greene coach Terry Hoese has big things in mind for the Rebels this season. So after South Greene defeated Dobyns-Bennett 80-70 at the Tribe Athletic Complex on Friday night, he exulted in the big win in one breath and tempered the victory with things the Rebels need to improve upon in his next breath. That’s because the Rebels had to overcome three players fouling out and two...
PHOTO GALLERY: Lady Falcons roll in Twin Lakes opener
CHURCH HILL — If there is such a thing as announcing your presence with authority, Volunteer’s girls basketball team might have just done it. Head coach Caroline Laek challenged her Lady Falcons to make a statement in their Twin Lakes Conference opener on Friday night. They responded by rolling to a 64-22 win over their county rival Lady Chiefs. TSSAA reclassification sent Volunteer from District 1-3A to District 2-3A, where...
Middle school roundup: Panthers hold on to beat Patriots
BLUFF CITY — Jansen Arnold scored 24 points and Colton Huff added 13 to lead Church Hill to a 41-34 conference win over Sullivan East on Thursday night. Camden Lukens and Conner Williams had two points each to round out the scoring for the Panthers. JMS 44, RCS 27 JONESBOROUGH — Owen Pearce scored 20...
ETSU Athletes spend time with local children during 'Buccaneer Christmas'
ETSU Athletes spend time with local children during 'Buccaneer Christmas'
PHOTO GALLERY: McLain powers Volunteer to victory
CHURCH HILL — When Cherokee made the trip to Volunteer for Friday’s Twin Lakes Conference opener, most anyone who’s watched the two teams play basketball the past three years knew a McLain would impact the outcome. After all, cousins Colten McLain of Cherokee and Tucker McLain of Volunteer have done battle throughout their high school careers. The only question was, which senior would lead his team to victory in the first of this season’s rivalry games? ...
Tennessee High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Washington County Today - December 5
If you're questioning how to watch today's local high school basketball action in Washington County, Tennessee, keep your browser fixed on this page. The details you need are highlighted below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune...
Milligan men's soccer seeking history in NAIA title match
Milligan men's soccer seeking history in NAIA title match.
ETSU Welcomes Tre Lamb as New Head Football Coach
• East Tennessee State University (ETSU) has introduced Tre Lamb as the new head football coach. The announcement was made at a press conference on Wednesday. • Lamb is the 20th head football coach in the history of ETSU's Bucs. He expressed his commitment to the role, emphasizing the importance of player accountability and high expectations.
ETSU basketball picks up a pair of road wins Sunday
(WJHL) – Both the ETSU men’s and women’s basketball teams put another notch in the win column on Sunday afternoon. In Jacksonville, Brooks Savage and company trailed by as many as ten points in the first half to the Gamecocks. However, the Blue and Gold steadied the ship in the second half and rallied to […]
Quick head coaching hires in college football partly due to the transfer portal
Johnson City, TN — With the transfer portal set to open in days, several student athletes have already served notice they are intending to continue their careers in another place. That was one of the reasons why ETSU had to move quickly on hiring their new head football coach Tre Lamb to replace the fired […]
Devils, Lady Devils Sweep Science Hill
JOHNSON CITY — Dominic Tweed made four 3-pointers en route to a career-high 16 points and 6-foot-8 sophomore Trey Thompson scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half as Greeneville outlasted Science Hill 57-50 on Friday night. The Greene Devils improved to 3-2 on the season. Science Hill dropped to 4-4. Thompson opened the scoring in the second half with a two-handed baseline dunk thanks to Nick Thomas’...
Prep Roundup: Bearcats, Lady Tigers win Ballard Lee Tip-Off titles
Prep Roundup: Bearcats, Lady Tigers win Ballard Lee Tip-Off titles.
Courtney Whitson - Hometown Hero
KINGSPORT, Tenn.— If there was ever a representation of a player who chose to continue their athletic career at Middle Tennessee State because it represented exactly what home felt like for her, it'd be hard to argue against Lady Raider forward Courtney Whitson, a Kingsport, Tennessee, native. Over the...