Month: January 2018

Cloudland falls in pair of games at NG

It was a rough trip to Baileyton for the Cloudland Basketball programs. The ‘Landers dropped a 70-65 decision to North Greene, while the Lady ‘Landers fell 56-39 to the Lady Huskies. In the boys’ game, the teams played nearly even as NG took a 17-14 lead after eight minutes of play. After North Greene pushed the lead to 11 points early in the second, Josh Blair willed Cloudland back to within two points before the end of the quarter. A pair of free throws gave NG a 34-30 lead at the half. The ‘Landers came out of the half...

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Cyclones upend South; Lady Cyclones fall in Three Rivers clash

The Elizabethton boys’ basketball team picked up a major road win on Tuesday night. The Cyclones picked up a 57-52 victory at Sullivan South in Three Rivers Conference action. The Lady Cyclones dropped a hard-fought effort in a 51-41 decision to the Lady Rebels. For the Cyclones, a quick start helped things get going. Adam Cornett hit a pair of 3-pointers, and Parker Hughes added five points in the opening quarter as EHS took an 18-10 lead at the end of the first quarter. The second quarter saw South cut into the Cyclone lead during the stanza. Elizabethton held...

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Lady Rangers roll past UH; Rangers fall

The Unaka girls basketball program found the cruise control on Tuesday night. The Lady Rangers cruised to a 51-19 19 victory over University High in District 1-A play at Brooks Gym. In the boys’ game, the Rangers were unable to keep pace with the torrid Buc offense in an 81-37 loss. For the Lady Rangers, Myah Parlier and Lexi Garland scored four points apiece in the first quarter to power UHS to an 11-7 lead. The second quarter saw Erika Potter score six points while the Lady Ranger defense held UH to just three points. That allowed Unaka to...

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‘Landers, Lady ‘Landers take wins over HV

For just under 29 minutes, the short-staffed Happy Valley boys’ basketball team had Cloudland where they wanted them. The ‘Landers, however, had the answer when it mattered most. Cloudland stormed back to take a 43-34 victory over the Warriors at Sonny Smith Gymnasium in a Saturday night clash. In the girls’ contest, the Lady ‘Landers picked up a 47-28 victory over Happy Valley. The boys’ game saw Happy Valley dictate the pace from the opening tip. The Warriors, who dressed just seven players due to illness and injury, slowed the tempo down and jumped out to a 7-0 lead...

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Elizabethton takes two over Happy Valley

A late run proved to be the difference for the Elizabethton and Happy Valley boys’ basketball program. The Cyclones went on an 8-0 run in the closing minute to take a 41-36 win over Happy Valley inside Treadway Gymnasium. The Lady Cyclones took a 56-40 victory over the Lady Warriors to celebrate homecoming. In the boys’ game, points were hard to come in the early going. After the Warriors took a 10-8 advantage into the second, HV limited EHS to just two points in the second. Happy Valley used the opportunity to take an 18-10 lead into the half....

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