It took one play for Quay Holmes to signify something special was about to happen.
Images from second-round action of the Class 2A football playoffs at Hampton's J.C. Campbell Stadium.
ELIZABETHTON — Parker Hughes didn’t look back, and neither did the Elizabethton Cyclones.
HAMPTON — A potential game-winning touchdown was flagged as Hampton suffered a 14-12 defeat against Oneida in Friday night’s second-round TSSAA Class 2A playoff meeting at J.C. Campbell Stadium.
A rough start was too much for Cloudland to overcome on Friday night.
KNOXVILLE — The winning streak is over for Daniel Boone, but the Trailblazers went down fighting.
East Tennessee State made school history last year by sharing the Southern Conference football championship. This year’s squad is trying to avoid another historical finish — becoming the third ETSU team to lose all of its conference games.
Most teams want to be playing their best football when the playoffs roll around.
Three weeks ago, Sullivan South largely ignored Elizabethton’s No. 1 ranking and pushed the Cyclones to the limit.
Elijah Young is a beast.
Cade Larkins will get a chance to set records at a different level while staying close to home.
It comes down to the details, according to East Tennessee State football coach Randy Sanders.
Sullivan South kept its football season alive and running back Julian Reed had a big hand in the victory over East Hamilton.