GREENEVILLE - The Lakeway Christian Lions didn't look like a team that had been on a 10-day hiatus on Tuesday night.
POWELL - The Jefferson County Patriots had to fend off a feverish second-half rally, but they came out victorious for the third time in the 2021-22 season.
DANDRIDGE — The Maury Middle Hornets have been on a roll to start conference play in the Middle 8, but before league play opened up they started the year with a title in the annual Tommy Bettis Classic.
DANDRIDGE — Before Middle 8 Conference play opened up this week, the Jefferson Middle Lady Elks got off to a strong start to the year by claiming the 2021 title at the annual Tommy Bettis Classic held at Maury Middle School.
RUTLEDGE - The start to a week-long stay in Grainger County resulted in the Jefferson County Patriots' first loss of the year on Monday.
WHITE PINE — It wasn’t a perfect start to the year for Curtis Staples’ Lakeway Christian Academy Lions, but the group now has a foundation to build on after Saturday’s two-game opener to the season.
GREENEVILLE — Carson-Newman (1-9, 1-7 South Atlantic Conference) coughed up three fumbles and Tusculum (5-6, 3-5 SAC) threw the ball late to seal a 48-13 win over the Eagles in the season finale for both teams Saturday at Pioneer Field.
Any title is hard to come by. It takes an entire season of work and hardships to bring home the hardware teams around the state begin the year chasing.
KNOXVILLE — Early season basketball is hardly ever polished, but coaches can learn a lot about their teams in those first few games.
When Omarian Mills broke free for a 53-yard touchdown run in the fourth, for a moment it looked like the Jefferson County Patriots were destined to lock up their first postseason win in nearly two decades.
STRAWBERRY PLAINS — In their home opener of the 2021-22 season, the Rush Strong Plainsmen and Lady Plainsmen came just short of a pair of come from behind victories on Thursday night.
HICKORY, N.C. — Jaime Poza was a thorn in the side for the Carson-Newman Eagles, recording three points to give #21 Lenoir-Rhyne a 2-0 victory on Wednesday, Nov. 3.
INDIANAPOLIS — In a poll heavily slanted towards the South Atlantic Conference, Carson-Newman saw its name sitting in seventh in the first round of NCAA regional rankings, the guideline for the NCAA Tournament, released on Wednesday.
HICKORY, N.C. — In a battle for third place in the 2021 SAC standings, Carson-Newman women's soccer headed to Hickory for a matchup with the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears (9-4-2, 7-3 SAC) Wednesday.
JEFFERSON CITY - On a rainy Homecoming weekend, the Carson-Newman Eagles used a pair of second-half goals from Tim Vercelli and Harry Whitehead to knock off No. 11 Limestone, 2-0, to earn their 11th SAC regular season championship on Saturday.
Rush Strong School’s cross-country team completed a strong season by taking 13 athletes to the Tennessee State Cross Country Championships October 23, at Victor Ashe Park in Knoxville.
BLOUNTVILLE - Two things were painfully persistent for Jefferson County during Friday’s regular season finale: a steady rain and West Ridge’s time-consuming rushing attack.