In this week’s football picks, our pigskin prognosticators expect Cherokee, Dobyns-Bennett, Elizabethton and Ridgeview to remain unbeaten.
Logan Birchfield will make a return home Saturday when the Austin Peay football team comes to Greene Stadium to take on East Tennessee State at 7:30 p.m.
East Tennessee State redshirt senior Ben Blackmon is truly the anchor of the offensive line.
Virginia-Wise will add another chapter to its football history on Saturday. After a weekend off, Emory & Henry opens up ODAC play with a road trip to Randolph Macon.
Also in the SW Virginia Notes: The golf teams of Gate City and Abingdon qualified for regionals, and Ridgeview Trenton’s Adkins garnered another 5-star accolade.
Suspended Norton high school football coach James Adams is still on the city school system payroll despite losing his bid to return to coaching after a federal judge denied his motion for a preliminary injunction in August.
It was easy for East Tennessee State football coach Randy Sanders to see where his Bucs came up short in Saturday night’s 31-24 loss to VMI.
Going into the season, Science Hill, Farragut and Hardin Valley were the among the teams most people were picking to win the Region 1-6A football league. Heading into Week 5, things look different.
Tennessee linebacker Jeremy Banks was arrested early Sunday morning after a records check during a traffic stop revealed he had an active warrant for failure to appear on an earlier charge.
In the final analysis, this was a game East Tennessee State should have won. And the end result could follow the Bucs for the rest of their Southern Conference season.
Collin Trent and Prince Kollie are good football players. Yes that qualifies as an understatement, especially in the light of Friday night’s performances.
ETSU’s hopes of opening the SoCon slate with a win were delayed, and eventually denied, in a heartbreaking 31-24 overtime loss to VMI at Greene Stadium.
Union’s football team kept its record perfect Friday night, but it took a little longer than normal to do it.
Tré Turner scored second-half touchdowns rushing and receiving, pushing Virginia Tech past upset-minded Furman for a 24-17 victory on Saturday at Lane Stadium.
Tennessee got some desperately needed momentum just in time for the start of Southeastern Conference competition.