The brief respite for the sweat-soaked, emotionally-spent, running-on-fumes teams and the raucous raw-voiced spectators was over as the horn sounded inside the gym at Thomas Walker High School – the coaches offering instruction and encouragement as the huddle broke – 10 tired teenagers trudging back on the court for the third overtime of a win-or-go-home game in the semifinals of the VHSL Region D boys basketball tournament.
Take a gander at the online record book for the Tennessee Tech University baseball program and Jeff Stallcup’s name appears frequently.
Sullivan Central’s Breanna Yarber established a lofty goal when she began playing varsity basketball.
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Samford (13-8, 10-2) remained on top of the Southern Conference standings with a 77-58 win over East Tennessee State (3-12, 1-7) on Saturday in Birmingham, Alabama.
Bre Yarber hit a buzzer-beating basket to lead Sullivan Central to a 44-42 win at Elizabethton to advance to the District 1-AA championship on Monday at Sullivan East.
Bre Yarber scored 22 points to leave Sullivan Central past Sullivan South in a District 1-AA tournament elimination game on Wednesday night.
Class 1 Boys: Parry McCluer at J.I. Burton; Class 2 Boys: Radford at Union; Class 3 Boys: Liberty Christian Academy at Abingdon; Class 1 Girls: George Wythe at Honaker; Class 2 Girls: Glenvar at Gate City
The King men and women each won games on Wednesday, while Emory & Henry dropped to 0-5 with a loss at Washington and Lee. The Class 1/2 state swim meet and the Class 3 wrestling meet, both of which were slated for Thursday, have been postponed due to an inclement weather forecast across the Commonwealth.
Several hours had passed since the buzzer sounded at the Vines Center on the campus of Liberty University, signaling the end of the VHSL Group A state basketball finals.
Fannon finished with 19 points and joined Tenley Jackson with three 3-pointers apiece to lead Thomas Walker past Chilhowie 69-45 in the VHSL Region 1D girls basketball semifinals on Thursday night in Ewing.
Both George Wythe and Tennessee High boys basketball teams called it a season after falling in tournament action on Wednesday night.
Cade Looney once again came through in the clutch.
Emma Aubrey scored 18 points as Sullivan East High School’s girls basketball team clinched at least a tie for the Three Rivers Conference titl…
Northwood notched a 70-62 win over Grundy on Jan. 30 as Michael Frye, Cole Rolen and Eli Carter combined to score 63 points.
Braden Standbridge ruled on Saturday night and as a result the Sullivan East Patriots are the kings of the Three Rivers Conference.
Friday's winners included Grundy (boys), Virginia High (boys), Marion (boys), Twin Springs (boys), Graham (boys), Eastside (boys), Chilhowie (girls), Lebanon (girls) and Providence Academy (boys)
Tennessee High (girls), Grundy (girls), Eastside (girls), Sullivan Central (girls, boys), Thomas Walker (girls), George Wythe (girls), Marion (girls), Holston (boys), Galax (boys) are triumphant on Thursday
It wasn't the inaugural season Emory & Henry would have liked on the wrestling mats. The Wasps decided to opt out after two meets due to issues with the coronavirus...In other Thursday events, the King men's and women's basketball teams were defeated at Belmont Abbey...The Greeneville Appalachian League team has chosen to go by the name Flyboys in the new college wood-bat league.
Honaker (boys), Gate City (boys), Thomas Walker (boys), Volunteer (boys), Council (boys), Holston (girls), Twin Springs (girls) and J.I. Burton (girls) posted Wednesday wins.
Krista Endicott has scored a lot this season for the Hurley Rebels, but she saved her best point producing performance for Saturday.
Mac McClung had another magnificent moment on Saturday, scoring the 1,000th point of his collegiate career and coming up clutch down the stretch as Texas Tech took a 76-71 win over the LSU Tigers.
In a week of streak-snapping in Southwest Virginia, the boys basketball team at Rural Retreat High School said so long to a skid of their own on Saturday.