Joe Avento

Sports Editor


Joe Avento is the Sports Editor for the Johnson City Press and Kingsport Times News and has covered East Tennessee State University athletics and local golf for 33 years.

Home town

Lyndhurst, New Jersey

The calendar sure doesn’t indicate that football season should be right around the corner, but East Tennessee State coach Randy Sanders says t…

Cody makes sure the Brahmans all stay together.

East Tennessee State coach Jason Shay said learning to deal with the starts and stops of the college basketball season is just part of the job…

Cody, a champion cattle dog, was all business when the Brahmans were loose.

Penny, left, and Cody take a break during a busy day of work.

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