The VHSL Region 1D track and field championships took place on Saturday afternoon in Coeburn. Several area athletes showed their stuff and qualified for the Class 1 meet in two weeks in Elkton.
Science Hill’s baseball team is headed back to the TSSAA Class AAA tournament after a wild win over Hardin Valley on Friday.
Scoring nearly a dozen runs will usually win a ballgame, but it didn’t Friday night at Sullivan East. And now the Lady Patriots and their magical 2019 softball season are done.
Thomas Walker pulled off an 8-4 upset of Twin Springs on Friday in the consolation game of the Cumberland District tournament at Alumni Stadium.
Eastside continued its dominance of Cumberland District baseball with an 8-1 win over J.I. Burton on Friday in the tournament championship game at Tracy Stallard Field.
Charlie Weber, a 6-foot-9, 212-pound forward, played at Bishop O’Connell, a member of the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference.
Chris Casey made Dylan Sanchez’s goal in the 34th minute stand up and Science Hill survived Bearden 1-0 on Thursday in the Region 1-AAA boys soccer tournament title game.
Eastside got strong pitching and timely hitting Thursday to take a 3-1 win over Twin Springs in the Cumberland District tournament championship.
The Gate City boys blanked Lee 3-0 and the Gate City girls routed Ridgeview 8-0 to advance in Mountain 7 District soccer tournament action Thursday.
“Getting a taste of going to the semifinals last year and falling to Brentwood, the eventual champion, we wanted to go back and get another shot. I think we proved tonight we’re better and deeper, and we’re coming for them.”
A win in the last home game of the year is always sweet. What made Thursday’s win even sweeter for Gate City was that it was in come-from-behind fashion in the Mountain 7 District tournament.
Also in the Golf Notes: Kingsport’s William Nottingham helped Clemson make the field for the NCAA Championship and Jonesborough’s Addie Baggarly helped Florida make the women’s NCAA field.
To help raise funds for artificial turf at both Hawkins County high schools, VHS coach Josh Couch proposes a voluntary contribution be placed on Rogersville water bills allowing customers to contributed $1, $3 or $5 per month.
Top-seeded and regular-season champion Eastside (14-6) advanced to the title game with a 11-2 win over Rye Cove (8-13), while second-seeded Twin Springs took an 11-1 win over J.I. Burton (11-11) in the tournament semifinals Wednesday at McConnell Stadium.
Courtney Whitson and Lainey Hill were glad to share this day together. The Dobyns-Bennett senior standouts and longtime best friends made their college choices official with a signing ceremony at the school on Wednesday.