It has been six years since the Morristown West Trojans have had a 2-0 start to a football season.
After sitting out the first two weeks of the season and then playing twice on the road, Morristown East will finally get to play a home game on Friday, hosting Tennessee High in an important Mountain Lakes Conference (Region One 5-A) battle.
After originally being delayed due to COVID-19 concerns, the Morristown East and Morristown West football game will take place on Sept. 25, according to school officials.
There’s not many teams coming into the 2020 high school football season with more momentum than the Morristown East Hurricanes.
This page features some of the best photographs taken by Citizen Tribune photographers of Friday’s 11th annual Citizen Tribune Kickoff Classic presented by East Tennessee OB/GYN and Dr. Frank Ellis, featuring the 48th annual City Championship game between Morristown East and Morristown West.…
Trailing 13-0 in the second quarter of Friday’s 48th annual City Championship and 11th annual Citizen Tribune Kickoff Classic, Morristown West needed some answers, quickly.
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DANDRIDGE—The course may have played a little rough on Monday for many other teams at Patriot Hills Golf Club, but not for Morristown East and West.
Jefferson County hadn’t dropped any sets in conference play this season other than to Morristown East and that streak remained alive Monday night as the Lady Patriots downed the Lady Trojans of Morristown West 25-16, 25-16, 25-13.
Despite the same result as the first four weeks of the season, the Jefferson County football team saw improvement in the first half against Science Hill Friday night.
RUTLEDGE – Elizabethton ran their winning streak to 19 games as the state’s top-ranked 4-A team and defending state champions improved to 4-0 on the season with a 63-16 win over Grainger Friday night at The Den.