The following is part of an ongoing series looking at past outstanding performers called “BackTrack: Exploring Lost Track and Field Legends” from Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
If you look up the definition of a true hometown hero, you’ll probably find a picture of Minnesota Twins great Kent Hrbek next to it.
The late Kirby Puckett arguably produced not one but two of the greatest moments in Minnesota Twins franchise history in Game 6 of the 1991 World Series.
According to multiple reports, former Gate City and Georgetown guard Mac McClung has entered the transfer portal.
Nobody has more fun doing his or her job than former Daniel Boone cross county and track coach George Moody.
The waiting lines have been long at local barber shops, salons and everywhere else you can get a haircut since those businesses could begin reopening Wednesday.
The Barracuda Swim Club is the premier swim team in Northeast Tennessee with roots that can be traced all the way back to 1959.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first of a two-part series. The second part will be in Tuesday’s edition.
Gov. Bill Lee’s stay-at-home order for Tennessee is set to expire April 30, but that does not mean that things will suddenly return to normal, especially in the local sports world.
The Big 7 Conference track meet was supposed to be held on Friday at Science Hill, but due to the cancellation of spring sports by the TSSAA, the meet will not happen this year.