Month: December 2016

Dobbs, Vols take Music City Bowl

« ‹ 1 of 25 › » Joshua Dobbs went out in style. The senior quarterback recorded over 400 yards of total offense to power Tennessee to a 38-24 victory in the 2016 Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl on Friday in Nashville’s Nissan Stadium. Dobbs and the Vols won their third-straight bowl game for the first time since 1994-1996. “Just really, really proud of these guys,” Tennessee Head Coach Butch Jones said. “This is a special group of kids up here. It’s a special football team and I’m really proud of our seniors. Like I said on the...

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Thursday Roundup

Elizabethton 53, East Hamilton 49 (boys) The Cyclones kept rolling on Thursday night. Elizabethton secured a spot in the Chick-Fil-A Championship game as Michael Robinson tallied 20 points. Alex Norwood tossed in nine points, while Corey Russell had eight points. Eric Wilson added six points to the Cyclone cause. Sullivan Central 66, Cloudland 50 (boys) Cloudland was unable to hold on as the Cougars went on a 16-0 run to take control of the game in the fourth quarter at the Chick-Fil-A Classic. Preston Benfield had 18 points to pace Cloudland. Robert Leeper tallied 13 points in the game,...

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Six selected to All-State football team

Six Carter County athletes were named to the prestigious Tennessee Sports Writers Association Prep Football All-State team. Leading the way were three selections from Elizabethton on the 3A team. Sophomore Corey Russell was selected as an athlete. Conner Johnson was named as a wide receiver, while Cameron Coleman represented the Cyclones on the defensive team with his spot on the defensive line. In Class 2A, Dylan Street was selected as a wide receiver. Landon Morefield was a selection on the offensive line. Cloudland was represented by Noah Arnett at the linebacker position on the Class A...

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Wednesday Roundup: Christmas Tournaments continue

Hampton 56, Thomas Sumter (S.C.) 49 (Girls) The Lady Bulldogs opened the Carolina Invitational with a solid victory. Alexus Grubbs had 21 points. Shy Tuelle tossed in 15 points and 10 rebounds. Hampton is set to hit the court on Thursday against Archbishop Spalding (MD). Happy Valley 78, Pleasant Valley (Ala.) 55 (Girls) Adrienne Henegar had 21 points to power Happy Valley to a quarterfinal victory over an out of state foe. Shalyn Whitson tallied 14 points, while Bayley McGee had 11 points. Haley Green and Tianna Long tossed in eight points apiece. The Lady Warriors will now face...

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Tuesday Roundup: Christmas Tournaments begin

Happy Valley 74, Lawrence County (Ky.) 39 (girls) Bayley McGee had 14 points and five assists to power the Lady Warriors to a convincing win in the Winterfest Shootout in Sevierville. Emily Whitaker had 11 points, while Kaitlyn Roberts tossed in 10 points. Adrienne Henegar and Makayla Frazier had nine points apiece. The Lady Warriors play Pleasant Valley (Ala.) on Wednesday. Chick-Fil-A Classic Boys Elizabethton 86, Sullivan Central 66 Michael Robinson recorded an impressive 29 points to power EHS to a win in the first round inside Treadway Gymnasium. Elizabethton quickly doubled up the Cougars in the first quarter,...

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