When Doug Cooper arrived at Gentry Stadium on Thanksgiving morning in 1985, he was already brimming with excitement and hope.
The Daniel Boone community has come together with an outpouring of support for Trailblazers football player Nate Rader, who was seriously injured after falling down an embankment while doing yard work Monday.
While the TSSAA presented four options to member schools Wednesday as contingency plans, it also held out hope football season could still begin on time.
Football coaches often talk about taking what the defense gives you.
High school football season could be delayed by at least two weeks because of Gov. Bill Lee’s order to extend Tennessee’s state of emergency to Aug. 29.
ELIZABETHTON—Once again, it was time for the Carter County Sports Hall of Fame to serve its main purpose.
Prince Kollie is keeping very good company these days.
Editor’s note: This feature was produced from a Zoom interview. The Zoom version can be viewed at www.facebook.com/dfritzjcpress/
Scott Carter says East Tennessee State athletes will be asked to commit to a pledge when they begin to arrive on campus in earnest next month.
Erwin resident Terry Schmidt is among the players on the National Football Foundation’s 2021 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame which was released Tuesday.
Heading into the 2020 football season, one defending state champion stands atop the list of most wins accumulated with only one loss.
Monday was the first day East Tennessee State athletes were allowed back on campus for voluntary workouts after spending the past few months working out wherever and however they could.
Editor’s Note: This is part of a series of year-in-review stories that will focus on the top achievements by area high schools in the 2019-20 athletic season.
When it came to preparing for high school football season in years past, everybody was in the same boat.
After 11 teeth-jarring seasons in the NFL and three decades of working on mouths as a VA dentist, Terry Schmidt is all smiles, retired and living in Erwin.