Month: August 2015

Hampton, Elizabethton ranked in poll

Hampton made their first appearance in the Associated Press’ Top 10 Tennessee Prep Football poll, while Elizabethton remained inside the top 10 but dropped three spots in this week’s edition. The Bulldogs debuted at No. 9 inside in the Class 2A poll. Hampton received 36 points, including one first-place vote, after last week’s dismantling of Johnson County. The Bulldogs were one point ahead of new region foe Sullivan North in the poll. Marion County, Boyd Buchanan and Tyner Academy made up the top three in the Class 2A poll. Elizabethton fell three spots to No. 8 in the Class...

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Bulldogs pound Johnson County

Hampton and Johnson County have played many close football games in recent years but Friday’s wasn’t one of them. The Bulldogs scored early and often in their 50-14 rout on Friday night at J.C. Campbell Stadium. Head coach Mike Lunsford was pleased with his team’s effort especially in the first quarter. “You always want to get off to a good start and tonight we did that,” said Lunsford. “We thought we could throw because they were keying on the run. Coby (Jones) made some huge plays at quarterback and our receivers caught the football. I thought both sides of...

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‘Landers run away from Happy Valley

It was season opening night for the Warriors. However, Cloudland came to spoil the party. The ‘Landers pulled away late to take a 30-14 victory over Happy Valley on Friday night on Warrior Hill. Cloudland took the opening drive and marched down the field as Austin Whitehead opened the scoring with a six-yard touchdown run. Happy Valley was able to get the offense rolling on their first drive, but Colby Birchfield stepped in front a pass to end the drive in the redzone. The Warrior defense, however, responded by forcing Cloudland off the field on their 29, but Happy...

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Cyclones fall in heartbreaker at Science Hill

The Cyclones gave it their best. However, Science Hill pulled out in the end. Elizabethton rallied but was unable to sneak away with a win at Kermit Tipton Stadium on Friday night as the Hilltoppers escaped with a 28-21 victory. The Cyclones saw Science Hill strike first as Justin Bedard scored on a quarterback sneak from a yard out with just over eight minutes to play. Hunter Tyree hit Jalen Smith for an 11-yard catch, but the Cyclones were forced to punt on the ensuing drive. The Hillltoppers, however, were unable to extended as a 28-yard FG went wide...

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