East Tennessee State rallied from behind for the second night in a row, erasing an 18-point first-half deficit to beat Sam Houston State 77-63 on Tuesday night in a nonconference game at Freedom Hall.
Chance Johnson hit the game-winning, 3-point shot at the buzzer to cap Volunteer’s rally from a 14-point halftime deficit for a 55-54 win over Sullivan South on Tuesday night in the first round of the 29th annual Hardee’s Classic.
And just like that the season came to a screeching halt for the Mountain 7 and Cumberland District football teams last weekend.
Twelve ETSU players claimed SoCon honors, including seven as first-team members of the two all-conference teams picked by the league’s coaches and media.
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An injury prevented Jarrett Guarantano from playing the final three quarters of a 50-17 loss to Missouri last week. An injury also knocked wide receiver Marquez Callaway out of the game early.
ETSU will play Sam Houston State in Tuesday night’s Cayman Islands Classic championship game at Freedom Hall. Chicago State and Jackson State will meet in the consolation game.
In Monday’s women’s game, Notre Dame College started fast and played strong the rest of the way for a 64-53 win over Virginia-Wise.
The Virginia-Wise men and women welcomed Notre Dame College to the Prior Center for a Mountain East Conference basketball doubleheader on Monday. The Falcons swept the Cavaliers, winning the men's game 97-86 and the women's game 64-53.
With the 2018 football season a done deal for Tri-Cities teams, it’s time to take a look back at the things we liked.
The awards, given by STATS, will be presented at a banquet on Jan. 4 in Frisco, Texas, site of the FCS national championship game.
KINGSPORT — The company set to be hired by Kingsport City Schools for a nearly $1 million project to replace artificial turf at Dobyns-Bennett has been hit with numerous multimillion-dollar lawsuits alleging that products installed eight to 10 years ago did not perform as promised and warrantied.
Hours after the Bucs learned they would be in the FCS playoffs for the first time since 1996, they were happy their magical season was still going, saying they still have some unfinished business.
Joey Logano won the season finale Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway to grab his first Cup championship in a season in which he barely contended until the playoffs began.
Missouri trounced the Vols 50-17 on Saturday in Tigers OC Derek Dooley’s return to Tennessee, which fired him as head coach six years ago.