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Head Coach Spencer Riley With Jefferson County Post Sports Special Preview Edition

Head Coach Spencer Riley With Jefferson County Post Sports Special Preview Edition

Patriots Swat Hornets in Home Opener, 40-22

Patriots Swat Hornets in Home Opener, 40-22

The Jefferson County Patriots had their home opener for the 2016 season against the Carter High School Hornets on Friday night. Thousands from the community came out to support the Patriots Football team, and to see what the tone for the rest of the season was going to consist of. After winning the season opener [...]

Jefferson Middle Elks Dominate East Ridge Bears, 40-6

Jefferson Middle Elks Dominate East Ridge Bears, 40-6

The Jefferson Middle School Elks kicked off regular season play in aggressive style Tuesday night when they hosted the East Ridge Middle Bears. First to get on the board early in the first quarter, the Elks quickly set the tone for the rest of the game. With a touchdown and two-point conversion Jefferson Middle was [...]

Patriots Take Down Grace Christian in Opener, 31-14

Patriots Take Down Grace Christian in Opener, 31-14

Coach Riley’s official Jefferson County Football Head Coach regular season debut had the team traveling to Knoxville to face off against Grace Christian Academy. In front of a huge crowd, including many who made the trip from Jefferson County to support their team, it was now time for the Jefferson County High School Patriots to [...]

Battle at Bristol Trophy Unveiled At Press Conference

Battle at Bristol Trophy Unveiled At Press Conference

Organizers unveiled the trophy for the Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol on Wednesday at a press conference at Bristol Motor Speedway’s Bristol Club. Bristol Motor Speedway Executive Vice President and General Manager Jerry Caldwell, University of Tennessee Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Dave Hart and Virginia Tech Athletic Director Whit Babcock unveiled the trophy that [...]

Eagles Finish Year with Big Win and 11u USSSA Super State Title

Eagles Finish Year with Big Win and 11u USSSA Super State Title

June 18-19, the Jefferson County Eagles traveled to Domtar Sports Park in Kingsport to compete in the USSSA 11u Super State Tournament. In the first of two pool play games on Saturday, the Eagles squared off against the Virginia Heaters, downing them 8-0. Eli Briggs set the standard for Eagle pitching for the tournament when [...]

JCHS Fall Sports Preview

JCHS Fall Sports Preview

Excitement is building in Jefferson County.  As school gets started this week, students are getting settled into a new routine after the hot, hazy summer.  A group of students have already been hard at work for weeks, though.  The student athletes of Jefferson County High School have been practicing, training, and getting geared up for [...]

Interview with Spencer Riley, Head Football Coach for the Jefferson County Patriots

Interview with Spencer Riley, Head Football Coach for the Jefferson County Patriots

August 19 is a date that many citizens in Jefferson County are patiently waiting for. It has been 9 months since fans have been able to see the Patriots on the football field take on an opponent, and there is much for the fans to be excited about. Coach Spencer Riley has only been at [...]

JCHS Band Hard at Work for the New Year

JCHS Band Hard at Work for the New Year

There may be a few days before the school year kicks off, but there are already several groups of students hard at work. One of these groups includes the Jefferson County High School Marching Band, who had their band camp this week. Working diligently from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., in the sweltering heat of [...]

New Bag Policy for Athletic Venues Starts this Fall

New Bag Policy for Athletic Venues Starts this Fall

To enhance safety and expedite fan entry to athletic events, UT is implementing new safety policies for fans bringing bags into all athletic venues, including Neyland Stadium, beginning in August. Only one clear plastic bag no larger than 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches or a one-gallon clear resealable plastic storage bag per [...]

Spencer Riley Named Head Football Coach for JCHS Patriots

Spencer Riley Named Head Football Coach for JCHS Patriots

Just in time for spring practice to begin, Jefferson County High School announced JCHS and University of Tennessee alum Spencer Riley as the new head coach for the football program.  Riley, a former player for the Patriots, was announced during a press conference and meeting with the football team early MondayMorning. Graduating from the University of [...]

Jefferson County High School Sports Information 2016-2017

Jefferson County High School Sports Information 2016-2017

Sport Physicals: May 23 at the Patriot Academy. Sport Physicals for the 2016-17 season will begin at 3:30. Cost will be $10. For any questions, call Dan Jurek at Jefferson County High School (397-3182) Fall Sports Football: Summer workouts will begin the last week of May and will continue up until the Dead Period. The [...]

Patriots Steal the Game from South Doyle

Patriots Steal the Game from South Doyle

Senior night for the Jefferson County Patriots was successful for Coach Reese’s squad Monday Night. Bats were very quiet, as the pitching for the night was exceptional. South Doyle’s Jones threw a .523, and only allowed two runs in for the night, but that was one too many. The Patriots’ Brandon Saylor pitched a solid [...]

Area Middle Schools Compete in Scholars’ Bowl Championship

Area Middle Schools Compete in Scholars’ Bowl Championship

Area middle schools participated in their scholars’ bowl championship last week. Four schools were represented at the championship: Rush Strong, Jefferson Middle, Maury Middle, and White Pine. The first match of the evening was between Maury and Rush Strong’s 6th grade teams. Despite a valiant effort for Rush Strong, the Hornets prevailed. Since the championship [...]

Tennessee Vols Host Annual Orange and White Game

Tennessee Vols Host Annual Orange and White Game

In the presence of 67,027 fans who were attempting to get a fix of football to hold them over until September, the University of Tennessee Volunteers hosted their annual Orange and White Game.  The day is a fan-appreciation hosted by the university that allows fans to meet, greet, and get autographs from their favorite coaches [...]

Patriots Fall to Trojans in Hard-Fought Game, 9-8

Patriots Fall to Trojans in Hard-Fought Game, 9-8

Even though the bats were far from quiet Monday night at Patriot Park, the Jefferson County Patriots fell to Morristown West 9-8. Coming off a 3-1 loss at Hardin Valley Friday night, the Patriots were looking to put another win on their home turf.  The battle would not come easily for either team, and both fought hard on this [...]