If Frank Hare played a game of “6 degrees of separation” with most Northeast Tennessee folks, it would likely be hard to trump his collection. From Pennsylvania to Arizona to Milligan to Bluff City, he can share more than a handful of good stories.
Don’t ask Gary Thompson about his favorite Appalachia or Union game. He’s seen too many to narrow it to just one or two. After all, the 1975 graduate of Appalachia started working basketball games even before he got out of high school.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s “safer at home” executive order and Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s “stay at home” executive order both designate several recreational activities as essential. Among them: golf.
Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. believes virtual Bristol Motor Speedway, site of Sunday’s NASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race, will in some ways be as challenging as the real track.
Eastside’s Ethan Powers and Anna Whited were named to the VHSL Class 1 all-state boys and girls basketball teams announced Tuesday.
Major League Baseball is extending its financial support to minor league players through May while suspending their contracts because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Corey Sanchez remembers the results of most Washington Redskins games played in his 29 years. But there is one above all the rest that sticks out in his mind.
Removing the rims and nets from the basketball goals is not something the city wanted to do, but after hearing the latest communications from the CDC and the National Recreation and Parks Association, it was determined it be in the best interest of the citizens.
Springtime is usually a crazy chase for area athletic directors, but Daniel Boone’s Danny Good has different things on his plate these days.
Timmy Hill has become a bigger name after two weeks of virtual NASCAR racing than in nine years of making appearances in the actual Cup Series.
The NCAA will permit Division I spring sports student-athletes — such as baseball, softball and lacrosse players — who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus pandemic to have an additional year of eligibility.
Kingsport might seem to be an odd place for a race director of the Northeastern-based NASCAR Whelen Modified Series to call home. But that’s the case with Brian Vance, who has served in that capacity since 2006.
Chuck Brown was a man ahead of his time — and the pack — during his running days at Sullivan East in the 1970s.
Former Gate City superstar Mac McClung is going pro. At least that’s the plan for now.
Mac McClung and Logan Reynolds are the best high school basketball players ever to play the game in Southwest Virginia. So say the results of our completely informal, unscientific poll conducted on social media.