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Johnson plays spoiler, wins again at Texas

(MRN) Jimmie Johnson continued his mastery of Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday, winning his third straight race and fifth in his last seven starts on the Fort Worth oval. In the process, Johnson denied Brad Keselowski automatic advancement into the next round of the post-season Chase. Keselowski started from the …

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Other HS football playoff scores from Thursday

In other action, Rhea County blanked Campbell County 35-0 and will face the winner of Friday’s Cleveland/Farragut game next week. Maryville cruised to a 35-7 win over Warren County and Oneida blew out Oakdale 31-6. The loss for Oakdale was overshadowed somewhat by an injury on a special teams play …

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OR holds off Soddy-Daisy 45-33

Oak Ridge beat Soddy Daisy 45-33 on big plays and turnovers in the first round of the 2015 Class 5A football playoffs on Blankenship Field on Thursday. The Wildcats (10-1) will travel to Ooltewah (9-2) on Friday, November 13, for a second round game. The Owls, who are ranked eighth, …

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Area players named Mr. Football semifinalists

Mr. Football Semifinalists from East Tennessee (specifically the WYSH listening area). CLASS 1A LINEMAN Trey Peters, Harriman Josh Silvey, Greenback  CLASS 3A LINEMAN Jonathan Decker, Alcoa Matthew McClurg, Alcoa CLASS 4A LINEMAN Cade Mays, Knoxville Catholic CLASS 5A LINEMAN Jeremiah Jackson, Ooltewah CLASS 6A LINEMAN T.D. Blackmon, Maryville CLASS 2A …

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Whisenhunt fired as Titans coach

(TitansOnline) The Ken Whisenhunt era is over with the Tennessee Titans. Just 23 games into his tenure as head coach, Whisenhunt was informed on Tuesday morning the organization wants to go in a different direction. The final decision came just two days after the Titans lost their sixth straight game, …

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Playoff match-ups (First round, November 6th)

Playoff match-ups (First round, November 6th) 6A: Warren County at Maryville…Hardin Valley at Cookeville…Siegel at Bearden…Jefferson County at Smyrna…William Blount at Oakland 5A: Cleveland at Farragut…Campbell County at Rhea County…Soddy Daisy at Oak Ridge…Clinton at Ooltewah (WYSH)…Gibbs at Sevier County…Tennessee High at Halls…Heritage at Morristown West…Morristown East at Knox West …

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AC eliminated, OR claims 2nd

Carter 27 Anderson County 20: AC will miss the playoffs for the first time since 2005 as they fell on the road at Carter despite 2 touchdown passes by Tate Holmes, who also scored on the ground. Oak Ridge 45 Campbell County 6: This game was never in doubt, as …

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