Ridgeview did what it needed to do Wednesday to set up a first-place matchup with Abingdon on Friday. The Wolfpack kept Union at a healthy distance to take a 51-46 Mountain 7 District girls basketball win over the Lady Bears.
The Bears (9-8, 5-2) had to go to double overtime before taking a 90-85 Mountain 7 win over upset-minded Ridgeview (8-9, 2-6) at the Bear Den on Wednesday night. Ridgeview outscored Union 28-17 in the fourth quarter to send the game to overtime.
Union kept its lock on second place in the Mountain 7 District boys basketball standings Wednesday, but it didn’t come easy.
When East Tennessee State women’s golf coach Stefanie Shelton received a phone call from Augusta National Golf Club, she couldn’t contain her excitement.
Stan Lester, founder and CEO of both the Fastrak Racing Series and Ultimate Super Late Model Series, is partnering with Volunteer Speedway owners Joe and Phyllis Loven to operate the 4/10-mile clay oval in 2019.
The injury report for Mountain 7 District basketball just keeps getting worse. Gate City senior Zac Ervin is the latest added to the list of the district’s star players to suffer an injury.
Among other games Tuesday night, Sullivan Central’s girls kept their Three Rivers record umblemished, Ridgeview’s girls kept pace atop the Mountain 7 race and the Tennessee High boys avenged an earlier Big 7 loss to Science Hill.
J.I. Burton and Eastside battled each other intensely from the opening tip to the final whistle Tuesday before Burton came away with an 83-66 Cumberland District boys basketball win.
After the David Crockett girls rallied for a 54-48 victory despite Bryna Minton’s stellar game for Volunteer, the Pioneers boys completed the Big 7 sweep, winning 68-54 Tuesday night.
Bradley Dean played next man up on Tuesday for Gate City, scoring 40 points in the shorthanded Blue Devils’ 61-36 Mountain 7 win over Central.
In the past three years alone, the overall record for the Bloomingdale Raiders is 66-3. That's 20-1 for the Freshmen with three consecutive league championships; 23-1 for the JV with two championships and a runner up; and 23-1 for the Varsity with three consecutive league championships.
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Union took advantage of 19 Rye Cove turnovers to take a 60-29 nondistrict girls basketball win Monday on the Lady Eagles’ court.
The Sullivan North defense held strong in the second half on Monday night and the Golden Raiders boys basketball team scored a nonconference win over Tri-Cities Christian, 67-37.
Malica Monk hit a jumper with 3.6 seconds left to lift the Arkansas women’s basketball team to an 80-76 win over Tennessee — the Lady Vols’ fifth straight loss, their longest skid in nearly half a century.