BRISTOL — Daniel Boone tried to steal a league win Wednesday night at Viking Hall, but the long arm(s) of the law had other ideas.
Tray Boyd scored 23 of his career-high 25 points in the first half and Jeromy Rodriguez added 26 points and 16 rebounds as the Bucs beat The Citadel 96-84 in a Southern Conference basketball game Wednesday night at McAlister Fieldhouse.
In a benefit game between VHSL boys basketball powerhouses Gate City and Eastside, sharpshooter Bradley Dean stole the show.
Last week was a good one for Cynita Webb. The Virginia-Wise senior was named the South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball player of the week after averaging 16 points and 11 rebounds.
Sullivan East may have let one get away on the road last December, but the Patriots weren’t as generous Tuesday night against Sullivan Central.
Sullivan East and Sullivan Central split their varsity basketball games on Tuesday, the first night of Three Rivers Conference play for both teams. After the Lady Cougars opened with a 54-38 victory, the East boys pulled away in the second half of a
The Science Hill boys earned their seventh consecutive victory to start the season, pounding Cherokee 70-32 in the Big 7 basketball opener for both teams Tuesday night.
David Crocket fell behind hot-shooting Sullivan South 15-1 on Tuesday night, and the homestanding Rebels never trailed in taking a 66-56 win.
Other winners on the hardwood Monday were the boys of Lee and Tri-Cities Christian and the girls from Thomas Walker.
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Three local standouts have stood out on the national stage recently playing at Power Five football and Power Six basketball schools. Several others also are making their mark in Division I basketball.
Rennia Davis and Rae Burrell scored 18 points apiece and Tennessee cruised past Air Force 81-54 on Sunday in the inaugural meeting between the teams.
In other high school basketball action, the Cherokee boys closed the Pizza Plus Thanksgiving Classic at Grainger by winning two of their three games.
Sullivan Central's basketball teams closed out play in the Food City Thanksgiving Classic in Bluff City on Saturday with wins. The Central boys got 20 points from Joltin Harrison in a 62-53 victory over Unaka and the Lady Cougars took care of
David Crockett won its own holiday tournament Saturday night with a 64-55 win over previously unbeaten Sullivan South in the boys final of the 30th Hardee’s Classic.