Looking at the Big 7 boys basketball standings, you might notice something that seems a little out of place. Yes, Volunteer is in a first-place tie with Dobyns-Bennett.
Also in the NET Notes: There is one overwhelming favorite among the six football state championship games, but the others present intriguing matchups.
With the 2018 football season a done deal for Tri-Cities teams, it’s time to take a look back at the things we liked.
In a season of removing the “unprecedented” tag from many things, David Crockett faces face another chance at a first. The Pioneers, like other area football teams, have never taken down a Knoxville power in the postseason.
The 6-foot-2, 215-pound quarterback enters Friday’s playoff game against Tennessee High with 7,852 career yards.
Many area teams will begin their quests for state football championships when the first round of the TSSAA playoffs begin Friday. But only six championship trophies are available.
Also in this week’s NET Notes, the Tribe Hogs were all about their business Friday night, pounding pads — which allowed Ian Hicks to rush for 284 yards — while the pass protection was solid enough for a completion rate of 60 percent.
Since David Crockett and Daniel Boone opened in 1971, these teams have never met in a more meaningful game than the one that will take place Friday night in Jonesborough.
Over the past two games, Greeneville’s first-team offense held the ball for a little over five minutes and scored 77 points. Eleven touchdowns. That’s a touchdown for every 28 seconds of clock time.
Bernard Childress and Karissa Niehoff have co-authored an opinion piece about kids growing up in the digital age, and their solution hits the target square in the center.
Also in this week’s Northeast Tennessee Notes, the Dobyns-Bennett volleyball team is looking to cap an undefeated run through the Big 6.
While we can look at the first half of the football season and say, “Here’s what we’ve learned,” it doesn’t mean there won’t be major changes ahead.
When Class 6A Science Hill visits Class 4A Greeneville on Friday, school size won’t have much to do with it.
There have been a few down years in the history of the Science Hill vs. Dobyns-Bennett football series, and there have been some dandy matchups.
Over the past decade, several area football teams have been consistent winners. But it may be surprising how they rank among their peers in terms of sustained excellence.