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During the season, several Southwest Virginia volleyball players surpassed big personal milestones and helped their teams to strong finishes. Here’s a look at some of the top achievers and those who made the All-Southwest Virginia squad.
Jordan Bowden scored 19 of his career-high 26 points in the second half and Tennessee rallied from 12 points down to beat Murray State 82-63 on Tuesday night.
Briggs Parris scored 22 points to lead the Virginia-Wise men to a win in their home opener, and the Emory & Henry women fell victim to hot-shooting Maryville.
Patrick Henry advanced to Wednesday’s Region 1D final by eliminating Eastside on Tuesday. The defending VHSL Class 1 champs will face Thomas Walker, which earned its first regional final and state tourney berths.
Replacing two seniors at key positions with two freshmen is never easy, but Union made it look that way in Tuesday night’s Region 2D finals win over Gate City.
Sullivan South kept its football season alive and running back Julian Reed had a big hand in the victory over East Hamilton.
She didn’t even take up running until she was 40, and seven years later a Rogersville nurse practitioner and mother of two has completed two marathons in less than a year, including the prestigious New York City Marathon last week.
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Rennia Davis had a career-high 33 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Tennessee women’s basketball team to a 74-63 upset win over No. 15 Notre Dame on Monday night.
“Our team plays hard. The effort is there, the intensity is there, but sometimes it’s our attention to detail, doing it every single play.”
Cade Larkins, arguably the best quarterback in the history of Northeast Tennessee high school football, announced his commitment Monday night to play collegiately at East Tennessee State.
Denny Hamlin adamantly insisted “It’s not over” after a critical mistake last week put the Daytona 500 winner on the verge of elimination from NASCAR’s championship race. After calling his shot, he delivered Sunday.
Ryan Tannehill threw a 23-yard touchdown to Adam Humphries with 23 seconds left, Joshua Kalu blocked a last-second field goal attempt and the Titans beat the Chiefs 35-32 on Sunday.
Watch an East Tennessee State football game these days and you’d swear you’ve seen it all before.