Continuity between coach and player in high school athletics usually covers only a four-year period.
GATE CITY, Va.—Gate City boys basketball coach Scotty Vermillion has had a lot of big wins in his 17 years at the helm of the Blue Devils’ program.
BRISTOL — Living on the edge several times since the calendar turned to 2020, Science Hill finally got bumped into the Big Seven Conference loss column.
KINGSPORT—Three Rivers Conference leader Sullivan South rallied three times in the fourth quarter to earn a thrilling 69-65 boys basketball win over visiting Unicoi County on Friday.
CHURCH HILL — Down by 10 points in the second quarter, David Crockett went on a tear over the next 12 minutes to roll to a 77-52 Big Seven Conference boys basketball victory at Volunteer on Friday night.
BLOUNTVILLE — The Sullivan Central girls showed what they are made of Friday with a comeback befitting a state-ranked Class AA basketball team.
HAMPTON — Unaka had an upset on its mind, but Hampton had another plan.
Daniel Boone set an early tone by scoring the first seven points of the game in a 56-50 Big Seven Conference boys basketball victory over Cherokee on Friday night at Bobby Snyder Gym.
Off to a slow start, Science Hill’s girls got a little sideline motivation.
Tennessee High’s Tori Ryan and Johnson County’s Emily Miller are at the top of the area’s rebounding list.
Tennessee High’s Nolan Wishon and Unicoi County freshman Lucas Slagle have been rebounding machines this season.
BLUFF CITY — Like a thief in the night, the Sullivan East boys stole a home-floor basketball victory Thursday at the Dyer Dome, claiming a 59-57 non-conference decision over the visiting Eastside Spartans.
Kaleb Meredith led University High to the verge of beating North Greene in a Watauga Valley basketball showdown Thursday night at Brooks Gym. His teammates took care of the rest in an electrifying finish.
Tyler Nichols was strong in his first game back from a shoulder injury and Desean Green came close to a triple-double as Milligan College took care of business against Tennessee Wesleyan on Wednesday night at Steve Lacy Fieldhouse.
BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan East coach John Dyer’s final trip to Sullivan Central and the Dickie Warren Dome on Tuesday night was memorable in many ways.