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Playoff scores, first round, November 6th

6A Playoff scores, first round, November 6th Cookeville 42 Hardin Valley 21…Siegel 34 Bearden 17…Blackman 56 Dobyns-Bennett 10…Science Hill 52 Coffee County 26…Smyrna 44 Jefferson County 27…Oakland 49 William Blount 7 5A Playoff scores Sevier County 34 Gibbs 20…Halls 38 Tennessee High 36…Morristown West 52 Heritage 7…Knox West 20 Morristown …

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Jones tops CWTS race at Texas

(MRN) Rookie Erik Jones led a one-two sweep for Kyle Busch Motorsports on Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway, leading all but thirty of the 147 laps in the Number-4 Toyota to notch his third victory of the season and add to his points lead with just two races remaining. …

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Keselowski wins XFS race at Texas

(MRN) Brad Keselowski led a race-high sixty-two laps, including the final eleven, to win Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway – giving Team Penske its third straight car owners championship. Keselowski started second in the Number-22 Ford and finished one-point-one seconds in front of runner-up Kevin Harvick to notch his thirty-fourth …

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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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