When Jeromy Rodriguez steps onto the court Saturday as the East Tennessee State basketball team gets ready to play at Illinois, he’ll see a familiar face.
A great start quickly faded, and what looked like the mercy rule in the making turned into a battle.
It was nip and tuck down the stretch, and Morristown East made the necessary plays.
East Tennessee State’s Jeromy Rodriguez has been putting up some incredible rebounding numbers early in his first season with the Bucs.
Looking at the Big Seven Conference boys basketball standings, you might notice something that seems a little out of place.
The University High Buccaneers were hitting shot left and right shooting 47 percent from the field in a 71-29 win over Providence from late Friday night.
It was the response which Elizabethton basketball coach Lucas Honeycutt was looking for.
The Science Hill basketball team was having fun Saturday afternoon and no one was having a better time than Jake Matherne.
It was Tray Boyd III’s birthday and he celebrated with a technical foul, 20 points and a victory.
It was StarsWars Day at the East Tennessee State basketball game on Saturday at Freedom Hall. Members of the 501st Legion were in costume to meet Bucs fans throughout and after the game.
The Science Hill basketball teams proved you can go back home again Friday night.
It took a while for Dobyns-Bennett to hit its stride Friday night, but the Lady Indians dominated the second half and went on to claim a 56-38 girls basketball win over Big Seven Conference rival David Crockett.
Tennessee High fended off a late Elizabethton rally to hand the Cyclones’ their first loss of the season 53-49 Friday night in the Doubletree Roundball Classic at the new Science Hill Gymnasium.
Nobody on the East Tennessee State basketball roster was even born when Alvin West was playing for the Bucs. They’ll likely learn a little bit about the career of the sharp-shooting guard from the late 1980s and early ’90s on Saturday.