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Lady Patriots Crush South Doyle Cherokees, 55-28; Patriots, 46-38

Lady Patriots Crush South Doyle Cherokees, 55-28; Patriots, 46-38

Patriot Boys and Girls Basketball hosted the South Doyle High School Cherokees Friday night. Dumplin Valley was buzzing as the Lady Patriots took to the floor. The first quarter of play started out slow going for both teams. By the end of quarter, there were only 12 points total on the board, as the Lady [...]

Patriots Dominate Cherokee Chiefs, 53-27; Lady Patriots 52-37

Patriots Dominate Cherokee Chiefs, 53-27; Lady Patriots 52-37

The Lady Patriots and the Patriots welcomed the New Year to Dumplin Valley by defeating the Cherokee High School Chiefs Tuesday night. The Lady Patriots, who are now 11-5, started the evening a little slower than fans were used to seeing. In the first quarter, the Ladies of Jefferson County outscored the Lady Chiefs by [...]

Jefferson County Elementary School Basketball League Championship Results

Jefferson County Elementary School Basketball League Championship Results

 Saturday’s Championship Games were fantastic.  White Pine upset the #1 Mt. Horeb Hawks while the Dandridge Lady Cubs came up a little short in their bid to upset the #1 Mt. Horeb Lady Hawks. Our league MVP’s were: Kynley Parker – Mt. Horeb Lady Hawks Bricyn Gudger – White Pine Cyclones  

Patriots Dominate Dobyns-Bennett Indians, 65-55; Girls 48-38

Patriots Dominate Dobyns-Bennett Indians, 65-55; Girls 48-38

The Jefferson County High School Patriots Basketball Teams hosted the Dobyns-Bennett Indians Saturday afternoon. Even though the air was chilly outside, things heated up quickly on the court. Both the Boys and the Lady Patriots dominated and sent the Indians back to Kingsport defeated. After defeating Morristown East Friday night 66-49, the Lady Patriots tipped [...]

Jefferson County Lady Patriots Too Much for Seymour, 71-25; Patriots 63-35

Jefferson County Lady Patriots Too Much for Seymour, 71-25; Patriots 63-35

The Jefferson County Boys and Girls’ basketball teams welcomed fans back to the home court in a big way. Tuesday night, both the Patriots and the Lady Patriots hosted the Seymour Eagles. The Lady Patriots, coming off a big 70-35 win against South Doyle, quickly pulled ahead early in the first quarter. Riley Fritz, Makaila [...]

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 [...]