Region D champion Graham took the top two player honors on the 2019 VHSL Class 2 all-state football team announced Monday.
Some of the region’s high school football coaches are continuing the Super Bowl week tradition of predicting the outcome of the big game.
The Kansas City Chiefs made their first Super Bowl in a half-century by beating the Tennessee Titans 35-24 Sunday for the AFC championship.
Joe Burrow threw five TD passes, ran for another score and capped one of the greatest seasons in college football history by leading No. 1 LSU to a 42-25 victory against No. 3 Clemson on Monday night.
Tennessee has self-reported an NCAA violation that involved a football player advertising the sale of a replica version of his jersey on Facebook.
No. 3 Clemson will try to become the fourth team since The AP began crowning college football national champions in 1936 to win three titles in four seasons when it faces No. 1 LSU on Monday night at the Superdome.
Rick Mullins, head coach at Ridgeview for the past five years and at Clintwood for 12 years before consolidation, confirmed Friday that he’s stepping down.
Pressley, a native of Kingston, has accepted a head coaching position at Carter High School in Strawberry Plains.
Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa announced Monday that he’s closing the book on a college career that began with a splash and ended with a devastating injury.
Derrick Henry rushed for 182 yards and a touchdown and Tennessee’s defense stymied Tom Brady and perhaps ended his championship-filled New England career with a 20-13 wild-card victory Saturday night.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Tennessee sure knows how to get out of a huge hole.
Lynn Bowden Jr. ran for 233 yards on 34 carries, and then tossed a 13-yard touchdown pass to Josh Ali with 15 seconds left to rally Kentucky to a 37-30 win over Virginia Tech on Tuesday in the Belk Bowl.
Amazing accomplishments dotted the sports landscape in 2019. Leading the way as the Times News top sports story in Southwest Virginia? Hall of Fame coach Robin Dotson’s state champion Wise Central girls basketball team.
Dobyns-Bennett had its best football season in seven years, winning 10 games and reaching the third round of the TSSAA Class 6A playoffs. The Tribe’s success is the Times News’ top Northeast Tennessee sports story for 2019.
It’s rare when a team starts a quarterback in a bowl game with more yards rushing, receiving and returning than he has passing. But that’s exactly what Kentucky will do when Lynn Bowden Jr. leads the Wildcats against Virginia Tech in Tuesday’s Belk Bowl.