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Field Position May Impact Blood Pressure in Football Players

Field Position May Impact Blood Pressure in Football Players

Football at the college-level is associated with increased blood pressure and changes in size, shape, structure and function of the heart, especially among linemen, according to a new study published today in JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. The study aimed to validate prior observations that football participation led to an increase in blood pressure and an enlarged heart [...]

Jefferson County Elementary Basketball League Results and Playoff Brackets

Jefferson County Elementary Basketball League Results and Playoff Brackets

Here are the results from our final regular season games along with the brackets for the playoffs.  I would like to say congratulations to the Mt. Horeb Hawks and the Mt. Horeb Lady Hawks on claiming the 2016 regular season titles.  We look forward to December 3rd and getting back to action when the playoffs begin. [...]

Vols Secure Important Win Against Kentucky Wildcats, 49-36

Vols Secure Important Win Against Kentucky Wildcats, 49-36

In an SEC East race that just keeps getting crazier and crazier, the Tennessee Volunteers met in a high noon showdown against the Kentucky Wildcats Saturday. The Vols were hoping to eliminate some of the competition that could stand in the way of them traveling to Atlanta in December. The Wildcats, on the other hand, [...]

Volunteers Shut Out Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles, 55-0

Volunteers Shut Out Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles, 55-0

It was a beautiful afternoon to wrap up homecoming week at Neyland Stadium Saturday. Looking to break a three game loosing streak, and overcome a week packed full of controversy, the University of Tennessee Volunteers took to the field in what ended up being a complete shutout over the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles. The Vols [...]

#18/18 Tennessee Falls at South Carolina, 24-21

#18/18 Tennessee Falls at South Carolina, 24-21

South Carolina played turnover-free football in front of a feverish home crowd while handing 18th-ranked Tennessee a 24-21 loss Saturdaynight at Williams-Brice Stadium. The Volunteers (5-3, 2-3 SEC) committed three costly turnovers while absorbing their third straight loss. The Vols return home to Neyland Stadium next weekend when they host Tennessee Tech for homecoming. Kickoff is [...]

Patriots Take the Low Ground Against Science Hill Hilltoppers, 42-18

Patriots Take the Low Ground Against Science Hill Hilltoppers, 42-18

The Jefferson County Patriots took to Leroy Shannon Field one last time for the regular season to host the Science Hill Hilltoppers Friday night. Before the game, seniors from all fall sports teams were honored for their hard work over the season. The first quarter of play turned out to be the battle of the [...]

Dobbs Named to Golden Arm Award Top 15

Dobbs Named to  Golden Arm Award Top 15

Tennessee’s Joshua Dobbs is one of 15 college quarterbacks still in contention for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award after the annual award trimmed its list of candidates from its Initial Top 43 Watch List on Thursday. The Golden Arm Award is presented at the end of each season since 1987 to the nation’s top college quarterback, based [...]

UT Officials Warn of Counterfeit Football Tickets

UT Officials Warn of Counterfeit Football Tickets

Saturday’s football game between the Vols and the Crimson Tide of the University of Alabama is sold out, which means that fans who purchase tickets from individuals in the area near campus face the risk of counterfeit tickets. The UT Police Department has received reports from both the Florida home game and the Texas A&M [...]

Jefferson County Patriots Fall to Hardin Valley Hawks, 35-0

Jefferson County Patriots Fall to Hardin Valley Hawks, 35-0

After an exciting win against William Blount for homecoming last week, the Jefferson County Patriots traveled to Knox County to face off against Hardin Valley Academy. After winning the coin toss, the Patriots chose to deflect until the second half, giving the Hawks first dibbs on the ball. Despite several effective tackles from Jefferson County’s [...]

Hail Mary Lifts #11 Vols Past #25 Georgia, 34-31

Hail Mary Lifts #11 Vols Past #25 Georgia, 34-31

Jauan Jennings caught a 43-yard touchdown heave from Joshua Dobbs as time expired to lift No. 11/11 Tennessee to a 34-31 comeback victory over No. 25/20 Georgia on Saturday at Sanford Stadium for the Vols’ 11th-straight win. Tennessee (5-0, 2-0 SEC) notched its fourth come-from-behind victory of the season and its first win over Georgia (3-2, 1-2 SEC) [...]

Patriots Grab a Win from Governors on Homecoming Night, 26-7

Patriots Grab a Win from Governors on Homecoming Night, 26-7

After a couple weeks away from Dumplin Valley, the Jefferson County Patriots hosted the William Blount Governors for their homecoming game. Even though the Patriots endured a hard fought battle and came out with the victory, the real stars of the show were the Homecoming representatives that did a beautiful job honoring each of their [...]

Dobbs Leads #14/12 Vols To 38-28 Comeback Win vs. #19/16 Florida

Dobbs Leads #14/12 Vols To 38-28 Comeback Win vs. #19/16 Florida

No. 14/12 Tennessee scored 38-straight points, Joshua Dobbs was responsible for five touchdowns and the Vols roared back in the second half to take a 38-28 victory over No. 19/16 Florida on Saturday before 102,455 fans at Neyland Stadium. Tennessee (4-0, 1-0 SEC) trailed 21-0 in the second quarter and 21-3 at the half. After Florida (3-1, [...]

Volunteers Overcome Ohio Bobcats, 28-19

Volunteers Overcome Ohio Bobcats, 28-19

The Tennessee Volunteers hosted the Ohio Bobcats in a high noon showdown at Neyland Stadium Saturday.  It didn’t take long for the Vols to come out of the gate running.  Within 38 seconds of official game play, a 20 yard pass made it from quarterback Josh Dobbs to Josh Malone to make the first Tennessee Touchdown of [...]

Jefferson County Post Sports Talk Show

Jefferson County Post Sports Talk Show

Vols Crush Hokies in Front of Record-Setting Crowd, 45-24

Vols Crush Hokies in Front of Record-Setting Crowd, 45-24

114,804. That’s the previous record for an American Football game. It was between Michigan and Notre Dame back in 2013. To find anything remotely larger, you have to believe a rumor, which claims back in 1927 there were 120,000 people in attendance to root on Notre Dame and USC at Soldier Field. Needless to say, [...]

Patriots Fall to Morristown West Trojans, 21-10

Patriots Fall to Morristown West Trojans, 21-10

The Jefferson County Patriots hosted the Morristown West Trojans in the final matchup of a three game home stretch Friday night.  Looking to break an eight year loosing streak against the Trojans, the Patriots came in knowing they were the underdogs. The Trojans were the first to receive the ball, winning the coin toss and electing to [...]