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.…
Kickoff Classic Stories
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.
Never give up on Cole Henson, because he certainly doesn’t give up.
Morristown West’s football theme this season is “fortitude,” and the team could not have found a better speaker for their annual Trojan Kickoff Classic banquet who exemplifies the definition of that word.
Desegregation of public schools across the South divided some communities and caused turmoil, but according to former Morristown East standout Walt Bragg, he and his teammates put all of those types of distractions aside and came together to deliver to Morristown its only football state cham…
New Morristown East coach Caleb Slover saw improvement, especially on the defensive side as the Hurricanes went through their second preseason scrimmage Friday night at Burke-Toney Stadium.
KNOXVILLE — Morristown West eventually had no choice but to simply keep the ball away from Cooper Riggs with a long drive.
Coming off a 1,000-yard season after taking over the starting quarterback job midseason for the second year in a row, Morristown East junior Cole Henson will be the starter from day one for the Hurricanes this season for the first time.
Local Sports Headlines
A phone call from Carson-Newman was just what Abbey Hodge needed to hear.
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation (TWRF) has put together seven priceless, outdoor experience packages for its 2020 Tennessee Conservation Raffle. Formerly known as the Elk Tag Raffle, this year’s Conservation Raffle has opportunities for everyone whether a hunter, fish…
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee Athletics will host the first “Big Orange Connect,” a virtual fan appreciation event featuring head coaches and administration, at 6:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 3. Volunteer fans can watch the event live for free on Tennessee Athletics’ official Facebook page.
After 19 seasons and 22 championships, Morristown East softball coach Robin Vannoy decided it was time to hand in her final lineup card. Wednesday afternoon, Vannoy informed Morristown East principal Joe Ely that she would be stepping down as head softball coach.
In a task force message Tuesday, Dr. Jeff Perry, Hamblen County school superintendent, announced that the school system will be attempting to host “one last game” for the senior athletes in the area.