The Sullivan East boys basketball team put aside its recent road struggles to claim an 81-67 win at Volunteer on Tuesday night, completing a sweep following the Lady Patriots’ 72-42 victory.
Despite encountering a bit of a hornets’ nest Tuesday night at Jefferson County, the Dobyns-Bennett boys basketball team didn’t panic.
“Kaylee Yates had a monster game tonight. Anna Whited had a strong game as well with her double-double. Those two captains stepped up and led us tonight.”
Courtney Whitson scored 17 third-quarter points, finishing with 28, to boost Dobyns-Bennett to a 55-39 win over Jefferson County on Tuesday night.
On Tuesday night, the Gate City girls basketball team claimed its landmark win of the young season by knocking off Daniel Boone by a convincing 61-50 count at Bobby Snyder Gym.
Eastside outscored Wise County rival and Class 2 Union 19-12 in the fourth quarter to break a 46-46 tie and take a 63-56 nondistrict win Monday night.
Cherokee’s basketball teams enjoyed a night of comebacks on Monday against nonconference foe Sullivan South.
Ten games into his freshman season at Georgetown, former Gate City star Mac McClung is making strong inroads at the college level.
The Blue’s Carter Rivenburg scored on a 57-yard touchdown run and Levonne Terry, Rivenburg’s co-MVP, ripped off a 53-yard touchdown run to highlight their team’s seven-TD day in a 45-17 win over the Red at Virginia-Wise’s Carl Smith Stadium.
Johnson Central rode the points of four individual champions Saturday to pull away with the team championship in the annual Bobby Bates Classic wrestling tournament at the Virginia-Wise Prior Convocation Center.
Athletes taking part in the 10th annual FCA All-Star football game went from practicing in the snow to playing on a picture-perfect Saturday afternoon at J. Fred Johnson Stadium, where the West took a 42-17 victory.
Sullivan East sank a colossal 18 3-point shots on Saturday night in an 88-59 whipping of John Battle that capped the weekend’s FCA Hoops Classic at the Dyer Dome.
The 10th annual FCA All-Star football game took place Saturday at J. Fred Johnson Stadium in Kingsport. The West team won the lopsided affair 42-17, but the whole point of the week was to bond and build relationships with new teammates and coaches.
In other games Friday, the Sullivan East and Sullivan South boys picked up victories in the FCA Hoops Classic and the Science Hill girls ended Daniel Boone’s Big 7 Conference winning streak at 34.
In Friday’s nonconference girls game, the Lady Indians kept on trucking and claimed their 10th win in 11 outings with a 69-31 stroll past the Lady Greene Devils.