Halfway can be a tricky place for just about anything.
When a team meets its biggest rival, the standout performances tend to shine even brighter.
Elizabethton was seriously challenged by Science Hill in the season opener, but the Cyclones have followed with four straight blowout wins.
KNOXVILLE — Science Hill dominated the first eight minutes of each half, and that was all the Hilltoppers needed to get their season back on course.
So far this season, David Crockett has gone about the business of winning.
No sugar coating needed here, and Stacy Carter didn’t mince words.
High school football usually doesn’t get affected by the weather, in terms of postponements.
David Crockett quarterback Cade Larkins produced another stellar performance in the Pioneers’ 55-28 win over Corryton Gibbs on Friday night. He earned the top spot in the Johnson City Press/Times News Player of the Week awards.
Shawn Witten’s ascent to 100 wins in under 12 years is impressive — especially considering his 9-12 start as he began the rebuilding process for a once-dominant program.
KNOXVILLE — Refusing to let the perceived underdog role diminish their enthusiasm, many East Tennessee State University fans didn’t allow reality to scar the lifetime moments inside one of college football’s biggest stadiums.