Month: February 2018

Lady Rangers rally past Cloudland for Region 1-A title

For the second game in a row, Unaka waited until the fourth quarter to make their move. The Lady Rangers erased a late eight-point deficit to take a 40-36 victory over Cloudland in the Region 1-A Championship game at Daniel Boone High School. It is the first Region title for the Lady Rangers since the 2003-2004 season. With the win, Unaka will also host Saturday’s substate as they welcome Tellico Plains to Stoney Creek. Cloudland will travel to Wartburg in the Round of 16. In the early going, the Lady ‘Landers held control. Stacia Wilson had the game’s first...

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Andrews named Lady Cyclones Head Coach

It is official for the Lady Cyclones. Elizabethton has announced that Lucas Andrews has been named the Head Coach of the Elizabethton Girls’ Basketball program. Andrews, who is in his first season at Elizabethton, served as Interim Head Coach after Barry Johnson resigned in December. Prior to coming to EHS, Andrews was the head coach at Cloudland for the girls’ program. During his tenure as head coach of the Lady ‘Landers, Andrews went 34-27 – including a 20-12 season during his final year in Roan Mountain. Prior to Cloudland, Andrews also served as an assistant coach at Hampton and...

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Cyclones see season end with loss to Unicoi in Region 1-A semifinals

Elizabethton looked to keep on rolling on Tuesday night. However, a red-hot Unicoi County team got in the way. The Cyclones dropped a 73-50 decision to the Blue Devils in the Region 1-AA semifinals after Unicoi came out firing on all cylinders on the offensive side of the ball. The loss ends an outstanding season for EHS. On Tuesday night, Elizabethton saw UC open the game hot. Evan Perkins countered an early Blue Devil basket, but Unicoi went on a 9-0 run before Adam Cornett and Eric Wilson hit shots to snap the run for EHS. The Blue Devils,...

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Region 1-A Girls Championship moved to Daniel Boone

The Region 1-A Girls’ Championship game has a new home. The title game between Cloudland and Unaka has been moved to Daniel Boone High School from Cocke County High School. The game is still set for 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Daniel Boone was an approved alternate site as it hosted the District 1-A tournament last week. After the two District 1-A teams won both semifinal match-ups on Monday, the schools were allowed to petition the venue change with the permission of Cocke County High School’s athletic department to the TSSAA. Cocke County hosted Monday’s action and will host the...

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Lady Rangers rally past Cosby to advance

It wasn’t easy, but Unaka came out on top. The Lady Rangers rallied from a nine-point deficit in the third quarter to take a 37-35 victory over Cosby in the Region 1-A Semifinal at Cocke County High School. With the win, Unaka clinched a spot in the Region 1-A Championship game against Cloudland as well as a substate berth on Saturday. In the first quarter, both offenses had trouble getting going. Myah Parlier scored an early bucket for Unaka, but that was the only points the Lady Rangers could put on the board in the first quarter. Cosby, however,...

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