It was easy for East Tennessee State football coach Randy Sanders to see where his Bucs came up short in Saturday night’s 31-24 loss to VMI.
Tennessee linebacker Jeremy Banks was arrested early Sunday morning after a records check during a traffic stop revealed he had an active warrant for failure to appear on an earlier charge.
In the final analysis, this was a game East Tennessee State should have won. And the end result could follow the Bucs for the rest of their Southern Conference season.
Collin Trent and Prince Kollie are good football players. Yes that qualifies as an understatement, especially in the light of Friday night’s performances.
ETSU’s hopes of opening the SoCon slate with a win were delayed, and eventually denied, in a heartbreaking 31-24 overtime loss to VMI at Greene Stadium.
Union’s football team kept its record perfect Friday night, but it took a little longer than normal to do it.
Tré Turner scored second-half touchdowns rushing and receiving, pushing Virginia Tech past upset-minded Furman for a 24-17 victory on Saturday at Lane Stadium.
Tennessee got some desperately needed momentum just in time for the start of Southeastern Conference competition.
Among other winners on the gridiron Friday night were David Crockett, Greeneville, Elizabethton, Thomas Walker, J.I. Burton and Rye Cove.
East Tennessee State hopes to set the tone for its Southern Conference football schedule when Virginia Military Institute visits Greene Stadium on Saturday.
Three games into the season, Ridgeview’s Trenton Adkins has surpassed the 1,000-yard rushing mark.
Sullivan Central rocketed to its first victory of the season Friday night, a 32-6 nonconference road win over Pigeon Forge. Connor Wilson opened Central's scoring with a 5-yard touchdown run. Bryson Crabtree scored on a 55-yard reverse and caught a
South speedster Julian Reed dazzled from the get-go, breaking the first play from scrimmage for a 68-yard touchdown and scoring three more times, to lead the Rebels to a 42-12 interstate victory.
A halftime change at the quarterback position proved to be a winning move for Volunteer on homecoming night in Church Hill.
Chuckey-Doak senior Hayden Rush had 197 all-purpose yards and scored two touchdowns as the Black Knights cruised to a convincing 34-7 nonconference win over host Sullivan North.