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Cyclones Thomas held out of drills

Elizabethton Cyclones football preview Video included

Now that Elizabethton Cyclones running back Ethan Thomas has gotten a tune up, his engine should be purring like a kitten when the season gets underway. Currently Thomas who has rushed for almost 45-hundred yards and 44 touchdowns in his career is sitting out of drills after having his knee scooped earlier this month. The Cyclones will not have a problem getting into the endzone, but they could have a problem keeping other people out. Cyclones will open up against Daniel Boone on August 22nd. More>>

Indians finished 6-5 last season

Dobyns-Bennett football team prepares for the season Video included

Things didn't exactly go according to plan for the Dobyns-Bennett football team last year. The Indians finished six-and-five, and they lost to Science Hill for the first time in 20 years. Was it disappointing? Of course. But with a coach like Graham Clark and a history like they have, there's no reason to panic. D-B was really young last year, so those younger guys have experience to fall back on, and last year's struggles have them more motivated than ever. Coach Clark said one key to impr... More>>

Toppers will have 2 quarterbacks this season

Science Hill Hilltoppers practice in pads Video included

They already had a chance to get out in helmets and shoulder pads, but Monday was a big day for high school football players. That's because they finally threw on full pads. Few teams should be more excited than Science Hill. The Toppers took the big seven title and won a playoff game last year, and they have so much talent back they're making a bold move. Coach Stacy Carter is having conference player of the year Malik McGue split time at quarterback with junior Justin Bedard, and everyon... More>>

McGrew was all conference and tournament

Patriots McGrew signs with Tennessee Wesleyan Video included

Baseball player Brady McGrew is ready to turn a successful high school career into one at the college level. Tuesday afternoon McGrew signed to play at Tennessee Wesleyan, the power of the Appalachian athletic conference. After an all-conference and all-tournament senior season, he's ready to join one of the top programs around.Tennessee Wesleyan only has about eleven-hundred students, and McGrew said that close knit atmosphere also factored into his decision. More>>

Local football coaches gather for Torbush/ETSU Coaches Clinic


Local youth, high school, and college football coaches gathered at East Tennessee State University for the second annual Carl Torbush/ETSU Football Coaching Clinic today.All area coaches were encouraged to take part in today's clinic, that saw coaches getting tips on all phases of the game.Coach Torbush, and his assistants, joined other area coaches, in teaching offenive and defensive techinques to coaches at all age and skill levels.According to Torbush, "I think it just gives us an opportun... More>>

Sangid coached D. Boones JV team

Sangid named Volunteer Falcons baseball coach

The Volunteer Falcons have a new head baseball coach after the 29 year old Todd Sangid was hired to replace Daris Green who resigned. Sangid, who played for Science Hill and Liberty University has been the junior varsity coach for Daniel Boone the last 5 seasons. During that time he compiled a 38-12 record More>>

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