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Addison Williams, Kiley Collins and Jayden Merriweather each scored 13 points as the South Greene Lady Rebels ran to a 67-34 win over the Hampton Bulldogs on Tuesday.
Passes for the 31st annual Andrew Johnson Bank Ladies Classic high school basketball tournament are on sale.
The West Greene girls still have a lot of growing to do. On Tuesday, though, they showed they have taken some big strides in just a week despite a lopsided loss to Volunteer.
KINGSPORT – The Greeneville Greene Devils boys and girls bowling teams swept conference matches at Dobyns-Bennett on Monday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Tusculum University women’s basketball team dropped to sixth in the D2SIDA Division II Southeast Region regional poll, released Monday.
NASHVILLE – A special football career at Greeneville High School officially came to a close on Monday at the Mr. Football Awards Ceremony held at Nissan Stadium.
The Catawba College men’s basketball team converted two turnovers into two baskets in the final 35 seconds as the Catawba Indians fended off a furious rally in a 75-71 South Atlantic Conference win at Tusculum University Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
Catawba College shot 62 percent from the field in the second half and forced Tusculum University into a season-high 24 turnovers as the Indians defeated the Pioneers 78-71 in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball Saturday at Pioneer Arena.
PIGEON FORGE – The South Greene girls struggled through the first half on Saturday night, but behind the hot shooting of Kiley Collins they were able to come from behind to beat Sevier County in their final game of the Pigeon Forge Thanksgiving Tournament.
JONESBOROUGH – After struggling to get any type of offense going through their first two games of the Hardee’s Classic at David Crockett High School, the West Greene girls looked like they had things figured out on Friday afternoon.
On Wednesday afternoon, Greeneville and Sevier County’s bowling teams went turkey hunting at Olympia Lanes. Not the ones placed on Thanksgiving day platters, but three strikes in a row, which is referred to as a turkey in bowling.
Tusculum University used a 12-0 run over a five-minute span of the first half to take control against Lenoir-Rhyne University, and the Pioneers went on to defeat the Bears 66-49 in their South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball opener Tuesday night at Pioneer Arena.
Tusculum University’s Trenton Gibson scored a team-high 19 points as the Pioneers led wire-to-wire in a 70-58 home win over Lenoir-Rhyne University Tuesday night in the South Atlantic Conference opener for both teams.
JONESBOROUGH – Sullivan South turned up the pressure in the second half and rallied past North Greene in the opening round of the Hardee’s Classic at David Crockett High School on Tuesday.
The Greeneville boys and girls bowling teams were swept at Cherokee on Monday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Tusculum University women’s basketball team has moved up to third in the Southeast Region in the latest D2SIDA regional poll released Monday.
JONESBOROUGH – The Hardee’s Classic at David Crockett High School did not get off to a good start for Greene County teams on Monday.
The Greeneville Greene Devils defeated Maryville 73-72 and Powell 72-52 in boys basketball on Saturday.
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – Freshman Joshua Scott connected on the go-ahead 3-pointer and senior Cam King made two critical free throws with 22 seconds left in overtime as the Tusculum men’s basketball team defeated host North Georgia on Saturday night at the UNG Convocation Center.
ELIZABETHTON – There will be a new state champion in Class 4A come the first week of December after Greeneville came up short on Friday night in the third round of the playoffs.
When the Greeneville Greene Devils and Elizabethton Cyclones football teams clash at Citizens Bank Stadium in Elizabethton for the second time this season at 7 p.m. Friday, the stakes will be much greater.
The North Greene basketball teams started their seasons on Thursday evening with a pair of lopsided sweeps.
ROCK HILL, S.C. – Tusculum University volleyball players Emiah Burrowes, Elise Carmichael and Gabby Gray have received regular season awards from the South Atlantic Conference.
ANDERSON, S.C. – The Tusculum University women’s volleyball team lost 25-21, 25-16, 25-8 to the Anderson Trojans in the opening round of the South Atlantic Conference tournemanet.
ROGERSVILLE – The Cherokee Chiefs defeated Greeneville’s boys and girls bowling teams on Tuesday.
Greeneville senior linebacker/running back Ty Youngblood has been named a finalist for the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Award in Class 4A.
Four local prep athletes signed letters of intent on Tuesday to extend their athletic careers to the college level.
GRAY – The Greeneville boys had to hold on in the final seconds of its season opener on Tuesday night, but managed to escape Daniel Boone with a win.
Former Tusculum University pitcher Brandon Dickson was named to the All-World Team by the World Baseball Softball Confederation following the completion of the Premier12 on Sunday. The U.S. finished the tournament in fourth place with a 4-4 record.
On Monday, the Chuckey-Doak Black Knights returned to winning form after dropping close matches last week to Dobyns-Bennett and Greeneville, respectively.
CLINTON – Greeneville’s defense turned out to be its best offense on Friday night.
DECATUR – For the third year in a row, South Greene saw its football season come to an end at the hands of Meigs County.
Last week, the Nolachuckey girls basketball team beat Sullivan Gardens 49-11.
When Greeneville travels to Anderson County for a second round football playoff game on Friday night, it will be the third time this season the Devils will play a high-caliber opponent on the road.
The Tusculum Pioneers close out the 2019 campaign this week as the Sons of Davy Crockett make the 50-mile trek to Jefferson City to take on arch-rival Carson-Newman University at Burke-Tarr Stadium. Kickoff from Mossy Creek is scheduled for 1 p.m.
The South Greene football team will have no trouble getting to Meigs County on Friday. The Rebels know the way, but they will be hoping for a happier ride home after the Tigers ended their season each of the past two years.
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Scott Niswonger, who is credited as one of the main individuals responsible for bringing minor league baseball to Greeneville, and Randy Boyd, who owns Boyd Sports which operates the Greeneville Reds, have been elected to the Appalachian League Hall of Fame, the league an…
Tusculum senior Dillon Smith missed his first 11 shots of the night, but made the 12th one matter.
Former Tusculum University pitcher Brandon Dickson pitched a perfect ninth inning to lead Team USA to a 4-3 win over top-seeded Japan at the Tokyo Dome in the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier12 Super Round.
The Tusculum University men’s basketball team will face three regional opponents this week beginning with Wednesday’s home opener against Young Harris College. Tip-off time of Wednesday’s opener is 7:30 p.m. at Pioneer Arena.
Mia Long scored a game-high 23 points and added eight assists, six steals and five rebounds as Tusculum University defeated Clayton State University 93-62 in non-conference women’s basketball on Tuesday night at Pioneer Arena.
ROCK HILL, S.C. – Tusculum University cornerback Dee Alford has been named the South Atlantic Conference Defensive Football Player of the Week. Alford garners this accolade for the second time this season.
WINGATE, N.C. – Tusculum University’s Nicole McMillen qualified for the NCAA Division II Women’s Cross Country Championship following her second-place finish at the Southeast Regional Saturday morning at the Wingate University XC Facility.
The Tusculum University Pioneers got 149 yards rushing from Thurlow Wilkins and five turnovers from their defense in a 24-7 South Atlantic Conference win over Mars Hill on Senior Day on Saturday at Pioneer Field.
No one could score on a physical Nolensville defense in recent weeks. That was until the Lady Knight ran up against Greeneville seniors Sydney Finchum and Emily Graham.
ALCOA – The West Greene football team became the first to score a touchdown on Alcoa in seven games Friday night in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs.
The Greeneville girls soccer team is one win from capturing its third state championship in program history, but standing in the way on Saturday will be a very talented Nolensville squad.
HARROGATE – The Tusculum University men’s basketball team used a 27-2 run to open the second half and Trenton Gibson’s first career triple-double to defeat USC Aiken 93-63 Friday night at Tex Turner Arena in the opening game of the South Atlantic Conference/Peach Belt Conference Challenge.
South Greene’s football Rebels won their 10th game of the season and moved on in the TSSAA Class 2A Playoffs by taking a 20-7 victory over the Rockwood Tigers Friday night on frigid Rebel Hill.