ENGLEWOOD — Jordan Ledford had something to prove to his new coaches at McMinn Central leading up to the start of his senior football season. As it turns out, college football coaching staffs were watching, too.
The Cherokee Stadium press box will debut a new look when McMinn County High School’s football season begins this fall – one that features the school’s Black and Gold colors more prominently.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - With hopes of making its 17th consecutive postseason run and prepared to celebrate the program's 25th anniversary, the Lady Vols 2020 season began with a lot of anticipation.
ENGLEWOOD — Doug Armstrong had fulfilled several major responsibilities at McMinn Central High School all at the same time — boys’ basketball head coach, golf head coach, athletic director and history teacher — and done so with a high degree of success.
The 2020 spring turkey hunting season is set to be open for business in Tennessee beginning Saturday, April 4. Turkey hunting is an excellent way to keep social distance, enjoy the outdoors, and take part in a popular activity which has seen tremendous growth in recent years.
NASHVILLE — During this time of quarantine, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency understands the hardship individuals are experiencing due to many county offices offering limited services and/or closing.
Not even a full year ago, Bryce Goodner had wept tears of joy when he received his first scholarship offer to play college football.
The SEC Network is putting Tennessee in charge Friday as the network continues its two-week SEC takeover period. The Big Orange takeover begins at midnight ET on Friday, March 27.
A total of 22 area student-athletes — 11 boys and 11 girls — distinguished themselves on the basketball court this season and earned spots on The Daily Post-Athenian 2019-2020 All-Area Basketball Team.
It didn’t take long for Kaitlynn Hennessee to receive attention at the national level in college basketball — perhaps sooner than she could’ve imagined.
Nobody on Tennessee Wesleyan’s softball team had ever considered the possibility their promising season would be cut short so soon, until it was.
Brandon Clunie hadn’t picked up a tennis racket before when beginning his freshman year at McMinn County High School. Now a senior, Clunie will graduate with his tennis career set to continue at the college level.
The NAIA has canceled the 2020 spring sports season outright, putting an end to baseball, softball, outdoor track and field, tennis, golf and lacrosse at Tennessee Wesleyan and at all member institutions nationwide in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Want to get outside, but avoid crowds due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Now is the perfect time to go fishing, according to Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Officer Mike Buckner.
Despite the vast success she has had in it, Paige Manney surprised some people when she decided on track and field as the sport she would pursue at the college level.
ENGLEWOOD — McMinn Central earned a few top-four finishes in its home track and field meet on Thursday, a tri-meet with Sequoyah and Tellico Plains also participating.
Sponsorships for the McMinn County wrestling team are for sale. Depending on the donation, business’ name and logo will appear on T-shirts, banners, posters, mats, as well as being thanked at home matches and duels.
The Appalachian Athletic Conference announced the suspension of all athletic contests through April 5 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. This includes all competition involving Tennessee Wesleyan University, as it is a member of the AAC.
Tennessee Wesleyan’s offensive renaissance continued into its two mid-week games back home — just as whether the remainder of the baseball season will even take place has seriously come into doubt.
The decision by Hamilton County Schools to close in wake of the coronavirus pandemic has affected several upcoming athletic events involving area schools.
The boy's tennis scores from the Meigs and Central tennis match were inadvertently omitted from the report printed earlier this week. The Meigs girls won 7-2 and the Central boys won 5-4.
ENGLEWOOD – Only one game into the new baseball season and new coach's tenure, and McMinn Central has already matched its District 5-AA win total from the previous two seasons.