ELIZABETHTON — Noah Stevens had a 24-point performance as Happy Valley defeated Chuckey-Doak 67-63 in the season opener for both teams Tuesday night at Bayless Gym.
GRAY — Quite a fourth-quarter rally came up just short for the Daniel Boone boys basketball team on Tuesday night at Bobby Snyder Gymnasium as the Trailblazers fell to Greeneville 62-60 in non-conference action.
For the first time ever, the 30th annual Hardee’s Classic will include both boys and girls basketball tournaments.
Justin Penley has stepped down as University High basketball coach, part of a ripple effect for the boys’ and girls’ programs.
David Crockett now has a trio of young head coaches in its top boys’ sports.
Michael Smith had a four-year run that included a sectional appearance, but he will have one less role at Unicoi County.
John Good took David Crockett to a place it hadn’t been before, but the Pioneers will have to move forward without him.
College basketball recruiting is a grown-up world, and high school student-athletes can be vulnerable to the process even before college coaches get heavily involved.
Damon Johnson has been named the new boys basketball coach at Providence Academy.
MURFREESBORO — Kaleb Meredith took on an even bigger role for University High with the loss of floor general Marshall Fleenor in Thursday's TSSAA Class A state quarterfinals at Middle Tennessee State University.
Courtney Whitson delivered in every way this season for the Dobyns-Bennett Lady Indians.
It was a magical season in Mountain City and Blake Atwood was a main reason why.
University High will face a tall task in keeping its dream season going Thursday in the TSSAA Class A state quarterfinals.
In the aftermath of losing in the state quarterfinals Thursday, there was a reason to be very optimistic about the future for Science Hill’s girls basketball program.