Morristown West players hold up the City Championship Trophy following Friday’s 23-19 victory by the Trojans over rival Morristown East in the 11th annual Citizen Tribune Kickoff Classic and 48th annual City Championship game at Burke-Toney Stadium. See pages B-2, B-3 and B-4 of today’s spor…
Kickoff Classic Stories
Morristown West continued its dominance of the Morristown City Championship by roaring back from a 13-0 first-half deficit for a 23-19 victory over Morristown East in the 11th Annual Citizen Tribune Kickoff Classic presented by East Tennessee OB/GYN and Dr. Frank Ellis on Friday night at Bur…
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.
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.
Local Sports Headlines
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — With Tua Tagovailoa hurt, No. 1 Alabama turned to the defense and Najee Harris to pull out a 35-13 victory over Tennessee Saturday night.
WISE, Va. —- Bryce Moore threw for two touchdowns and ran for a score as Tusculum University defeated UVa-Wise 21-19 in South Atlantic Conference action at Carl Smith Stadium Saturday afternoon.
HICKORY, NC — Eighth-ranked Lenoir-Rhyne took advantage of Carson-Newman mistakes Saturday, scoring two touchdowns after getting fumbles and a safety, on its way to a 36-23 victory in a battle of South Atlantic Conference heavyweights.
Morristown West was without the services of Hunter Delaney Friday night and minus their bellcow back toting the load, the offense was nearly non-existent. The Trojans gave Dobyns-Bennett the short field most of the night as the Indians left Burke-Toney Stadium with a 42-0 victory.
On Friday night, the Jefferson County defense held the Hardin Valley football team to 14 points. The Hawks star running back Kelton Gunn had just 27 rushing yards through three quarters.