And just like that the season came to a screeching halt for the Mountain 7 and Cumberland District football teams last weekend.
Twelve ETSU players claimed SoCon honors, including seven as first-team members of the two all-conference teams picked by the league’s coaches and media.
An injury prevented Jarrett Guarantano from playing the final three quarters of a 50-17 loss to Missouri last week. An injury also knocked wide receiver Marquez Callaway out of the game early.
With the 2018 football season a done deal for Tri-Cities teams, it’s time to take a look back at the things we liked.
The awards, given by STATS, will be presented at a banquet on Jan. 4 in Frisco, Texas, site of the FCS national championship game.
KINGSPORT — The company set to be hired by Kingsport City Schools for a nearly $1 million project to replace artificial turf at Dobyns-Bennett has been hit with numerous multimillion-dollar lawsuits alleging that products installed eight to 10 years ago did not perform as promised and warrantied.
Hours after the Bucs learned they would be in the FCS playoffs for the first time since 1996, they were happy their magical season was still going, saying they still have some unfinished business.
Missouri trounced the Vols 50-17 on Saturday in Tigers OC Derek Dooley’s return to Tennessee, which fired him as head coach six years ago.
Race Moir threw for 146 yards and a touchdown and ran for another 143 yards, including a 27-yard score, and Richlands knocked off top-seeded Ridgeview 31-21 on Saturday in the Region 2D semifinals.
All season long, Graham’s offense has grabbed headlines. On Saturday, though, it was the G-Men defense that stood out in a 28-7 win over Union in the Region 2D football semifinals at Bullitt Park.
Bad things come in threes. That saying came to life for the J.I. Burton football team in Saturday’s Region 1D semifinal game against Patrick Henry at Emory & Henry College.
Behind record-breaking QB Devlin Hodges, Samford ruined ETSU’s championship party with a 38-27 victory Saturday at Greene Stadium.
Tennessee has shown progress under Jeremy Pruitt by winning three straight games, including a 24-7 triumph last week over No. 20 Kentucky. The Vols already have exceeded their win total from last year.
The greatest season in David Crockett football history ended on a chilly November night after the Pioneers battled for four quarters against one of the state’s top teams.
A huge crowd is expected at Greene Stadium when the 17th-ranked Bucs entertain Samford in a game that will determine the Southern Conference champion. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.