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.
Never before have three players been chosen as the Johnson City Press/Kingsport Times-News Super 22 baseball player of the year. Never before in the history of the award have been the circumstances like the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
MURFREESBORO — Science Hill found itself stonewalled after an early deficit in Wednesday’s TSSAA Class AAA girls state basketball quarterfinals at Murphy Center.
The inside game proved to be the difference in Saturday evening’s interstate boys basketball battle in Johnson City as Science Hill beat Gate City, 64-52.
GATE CITY, Va. — Science Hill survived all the ferocity and fury that a perennial basketball power could muster Friday night, hanging on in the end to remain unbeaten with a 70-66 nonconference boys victory over Gate City.
Solomon Dunn is taking his talents to Virginia Military Institute.
Elliot Vaughn loved the sport of wrestling and the Science Hill alum was remembered Tuesday night with a mat dedication in his memory before the Hilltoppers’ match with Elizabethton and Jefferson County.
If the Science Hill basketball team keeps playing defense like this, they may have to change their nickname to the “Hill-stoppers.”
Science Hill went old school to give Farragut its first failing grade of the season.
BLUFF CITY — The Science Hill defense mashed another opponent at the Food City Thanksgiving Classic.
BLUFF CITY — If Science Hill’s defense plays like it did against Sullivan Central in Tuesday’s Food City Thanksgiving Classic, the Hilltoppers will beat the stuffing out of a lot of teams this season.
Traditionally, the top high school wrestling programs in Tennessee have been located in the Chattanooga and Nashville areas. Over the past decade, Science Hill can stake its claim to being right there with them.
If there is no substitute for experience, then Science Hill should be in good shape heading into the Class AAA girls soccer tournament at Murfreesboro.
The Lady Hilltoppers are state bound and on top of the world.