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Brendon Harris' power running fueling Seymour's bounce-back season

Seymour’s Brendon Harris’ running style is as simple and effective as having Marvel’s big green Avenger on your side. Just point and say “Hulk, smash.”. “I’m 240 pounds. I’m not going to try to juke anybody out running the ball,” Harris told The Daily Times. “Just going to lower my head and try to run them over.”
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Bulldogs celebrate 8th grade night with win over Loudon

(Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 edition) The Spring City Middle School (SCMS) Bulldog football team claimed another victory for their home game against the Loudon Middle School (LMS) Braves on eighth grade night Tuesday evening, at John Mincy Field, with a score of 22-6. SCMS honored their football players and cheerleaders...
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Vols Drop Heart-Pounding Hype Video Before Florida Showdown

Tennessee and Florida will face off for the 51st time this Saturday night in Gainesville. However, on the night before the Vols’ SEC opener, the Tennessee creative team dropped a hype video to look back on the first quarter of the Tennessee season. All three of the games took place in Knoxville, with the Vols’ finishing the stretch 2-1. Tennessee took care of business with their season opener against Bowling Green. The Vols were dominant against the Golden Eagles, winning the game 38-6. The Johnny Majors Classic made its debut in week two when Tennessee hosted Pittsburgh. The Vols lost to the Panthers, 41-34, also losing starting quarterback Joe Milton III due to injury.
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Football: Scott High’s offense sputters at Pigeon Forge

PIGEON FORGE — Scott High’s opening possession here Friday was a three-and-out that ended with a blocked punt that Pigeon Forge turned into a touchdown. That four-play series was the epitome of how the entire night would go, as the Tigers (3-2) blocked three first half punts en route to a 28-0 halftime lead and a 35-6 win over the Highlanders (1-3).

Final Scores & Highlights: Week 6 High School Football Games

Segment 1: Dobyns-Bennett vs. Greeneville, Science Hill vs. Maryville, Anderson County vs. Elizabethton, Abingdon vs. Tennessee High, Unicoi County vs. Sullivan East, and Sullivan East cheerleaders. Segment 2: North Greene vs. West Greene, Cosby vs. Cloudland, West Ridge vs. Cherokee, Happy Valley vs. Unaka, Pisgah vs. David Crockett, South Greene...

Bulldogs fall short in battle with Norris Middle

(Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021 edition) The Spring City Middle School Bulldog football team made the trek to Anderson County High School on Thursday to face Norris Middle School, only to suffer a last second, heartbreaking 34-32 loss that ended at the Norris 1-yard line. Spring City’s first score was set...

FULL SCOREBOARD - Varsity All Access week six

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Week six of the high school football season kicked off with a walk-off overtime thriller on Rivalry Thursday and rolled right into Friday night’s action across East Tennessee. Kingston 0, Campbell Co. 35. Science Hill 17, Maryville 41. Knoxville Fulton 15, Bearden 10. Farragut 28, South-Doyle...

Lady Vols shutout Arkansas to complete weekend sweep

The No. 21 Tennessee volleyball team picked up a conference win in straight sets (25-19, 25-19, 25-17) over Arkansas Sunday at Thompson Boling Arena to complete a two-game sweep on the weekend. The Tennessee defense was on fire all match, as it out-blocked Arkansas 12-2 on the day and 33-13...

No. 21 Tennessee Improves to 2-0 in SEC Play After Sweep of Arkansas

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The 21st-ranked Tennessee volleyball team completed the series sweep of Arkansas Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena with a 3-0 straight-set victory (25-19, 25-19, 25-17). Tennessee (10-2, 2-0 SEC) earned its eighth sweep of the season as it brushed aside Arkansas (10-4, 1-2 SEC). For the second match in...

Panthers fall to Black Knights

The Lenoir City High School Panthers (1-4, 0-1 Region 3-5A) were just a handful of plays away from securing an impressive win Friday over the North Carolina Class 1A powerhouse Robbinsville High School Black Knights, but penalties and four crucial turnovers proved the difference in a 35-19 loss. Despite the...
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Maryville rolls past Science Hill

MARYVILLE — Science Hill might have felt like it spent Friday night binge watching reruns, but this time there was a silver lining. The Hilltoppers traveled to Maryville and the final score told the same story as seven times before. The Rebels jumped out to an early lead and rolled to a 41-17 decision.

ITA Regional Championship Weekend Comes to a Close

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Senior Stijn Slump fell in the Quarterfinals to Kentucky's Joshua Lapadat in a closely contested three-set match at the ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championship. Slump was the only Blue Raider to compete in the men's open singles main draw at the Goodfriend Tennis Center in Knoxville on Sunday.
Daily Times

Red-zone defense key in Alcoa win over Knoxville West

As the coin toss for the second overtime period occurred at midfield, Alcoa defensive coordinator Brian Nix reminded the Tornadoes of the one thing he believes separates his program from the others in the state. “They’ll break before we do,” Nix shouted. The internal adage proved true as Alcoa blocked...
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PIGSKIN ROUNDUP: William Blount's Eli Walker flashing excellence despite inexperience

The final result wasn’t there Friday night, but one thing the Govs were particularly impressed with was junior running back Eli Walker. Walker did not make the varsity squad his first two seasons at William Blount, so the six games he has appeared in this year accounts for all of his varsity experience. Despite that, Walker has made a significant impact out of the backfield thus far.
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Mindset key for Apostolic in Battle for Blount County win

Apostolic coach Derek Daniel was confident going into the Battle for Blount County on Saturday. A deep look into Apostolic’s program shows a nine-match winner. On top of that, Apostolic had played the other two teams in the tournament within the past two weeks. So Daniel had every reason to be confident.
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Resolve, strong rushing attack lead Seymour past Heritage

SEYMOUR — Seymour recorded plenty of impressive stats Friday, including 321 total rushing yards, a 100% fourth-down conversion percentage and nearly 30 minutes of possession time. But the Eagles showed other qualities in their 27-12 home win over Heritage that didn’t show up in the stat sheet. “I saw resolve...

LIVE THREAD: Vols visit Swamp to face #11 Florida

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Tennessee hits the road for the first time this season with a showdown against SEC East rival Florida in primetime on Saturday night in Gainesville. The Vols are coming off a 56-0 shutout of Tennessee Tech last weekend and will look to carry that momentum into Saturday as they look to spring the upset against the 11th-ranked Gators. Question coming in, which quarterback will be the one to lead that up tempo offense? Hendon Hooker, who played most of the game against Tennessee Tech or Joe Milton III who is dressed out and going through pregame warmups in Gainesville.

WATCH: Friday Frenzy Week 6 game highlights

TENNESSEE (WATE) — Week 6 of high school football across East Tennessee has come and gone, here’s a look at the highlights across the region. Find all the high school football final scores on WATE’s Friday Frenzy page.