The sudden and premature end to the college basketball season left East Tennessee State’s players wondering what could have been. It’s a question that will never be answered, but one they might ask themselves every day.
After rubbing elbows with some famous folks, Frank Hare settled down into a life that involved less of a spotlight. He began his student teaching at Blountville Junior High in the spring of 1968. When the 1971-72 school year rolled around, Hare received an opportunity that would change his life’s path.
Eastside’s Ethan Powers and Patrick Henry’s Breanna Yarber are this year’s male and female players of the year for the All-Region 1D basketball teams.
Don’t ask Gary Thompson about his favorite Appalachia or Union game. He’s seen too many to narrow it to just one or two. After all, the 1975 graduate of Appalachia started working basketball games even before he got out of high school.
Eastside’s Ethan Powers and Anna Whited were named to the VHSL Class 1 all-state boys and girls basketball teams announced Tuesday.
Removing the rims and nets from the basketball goals is not something the city wanted to do, but after hearing the latest communications from the CDC and the National Recreation and Parks Association, it was determined it be in the best interest of the citizens.
Former Gate City superstar Mac McClung is going pro. At least that’s the plan for now.
Mac McClung and Logan Reynolds are the best high school basketball players ever to play the game in Southwest Virginia. So say the results of our completely informal, unscientific poll conducted on social media.
John Fulkerson went from a role player to a starring role for the Tennessee men’s basketball team.
Scorekeeping in basketball is one of those jobs that if you do it right, people never know you were there. Gary Arwood not only does it right, he goes above and beyond to keep every small detail in line.
ETSU’s success on the basketball court brought a smile to Steve Forbes’ face for more than one reason. The coach earned $65,000 in bonuses.
Consistency and character, built on biblical principles, are two cornerstones upon which Scotty Vermillion chooses to build his program year after year.
Matt Halvorsen wasn’t quite sure where he would stack up as a Division I basketball player when he headed to Western Carolina three years ago. The Kingsport native still has to pinch himself when he looks forward to next season as he’s expected to break the 1,000-point barrier for his career.
Robin Dotson’s record is not debatable when talking about the top girls basketball coaches in VHSL history. The high school league hall of famer has six state championships, five at Wise Central and one at the former J.J. Kelly.
ETSU’s Steve Forbes was chosen as the winner of the Hugh Durham National Coach of the Year Award and as the District 21 coach of the year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches on Monday.