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Todd Kelly Jr. Nominated for AFCA Good Works Team

Todd Kelly Jr. Nominated for AFCA Good Works Team

Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) on Monday named Tennessee senior defensive back Todd Kelly Jr. as one of its 146 nominees for the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®, one of the most prestigious off-the-field honors in college football. Since 1992, the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® has brought together a select [...]

Phillip Fulmer Named Special Advisor to UT President

Phillip Fulmer Named Special Advisor to UT President

University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro announced Tuesday the hiring of Phillip Fulmer as special advisor to the president for community, athletics and university relations. In this role, Fulmer will serve as an ambassador for the University system at community and athletics events, support the intercollegiate athletic programs at UT campuses in Knoxville, Chattanooga and Martin, and [...]

Patriot Shooters Aim High At Regional Competition

Patriot Shooters Aim High At Regional Competition

Saturday marked the 13th SCTP Regional Championship that the Jefferson County 4-H Patriot Shooters competed in. The shoot consisted of teams from Maryville all the way up to Elizabethton, and there were close to 150 shooters ranging from 4th grade to college-aged-athletes. Jefferson County made the podium in multiple age groups. The Intermediate Advanced team [...]

White Takes 44-29 Win in DISH Orange & White Game

White Takes 44-29 Win in DISH Orange & White Game

The offense had its day as the White team took a 44-29 win over the Orange team in the 2017 DISH Orange and White Game at Neyland Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The game was shortened to one half due to inclement weather. Junior quarterback Quinten Dormady went 10-for-10 for 120 yards and two touchdowns. Redshirt [...]

Legendary Carson-Newman Football Coach Ken Sparks Passes

Legendary Carson-Newman Football Coach Ken Sparks Passes

Following a five-year battle with cancer, legendary Carson-Newman University head football coach Ken Sparks passed away Wednesday morning at 1:30. He was 73. Sparks announced his retirement on Nov. 14. He finished his Carson-Newman career after 37 seasons, 338 wins, 99 losses and two ties. His career winning percentage of .7699 is the fourth highest [...]

Patriots Prevail over Smoky Bears in Home Opener, 6-5

Patriots Prevail over Smoky Bears in Home Opener, 6-5

After spending the winter preparing, the Jefferson County Patriots Baseball Team kicked off regular season play Monday night. Hosting the Sevier County Smoky Bears, the Patriots welcomed fans back to Dumplin Valley. Things kicked off quietly for the first couple innings, as each team took to the field and did their job of keeping runners [...]

Patriots Advance in District 2AAA Tournament After Overcoming South Doyle Cherokees, 61-53

Patriots Advance in District 2AAA Tournament After Overcoming South Doyle Cherokees, 61-53

The Jefferson County Patriots hosted the South Doyle Cherokees for Valentines Day. Love was not in the air, as both teams aimed to advance in the District 2AAA Tournament. The evening was off to a slow start, as South Doyle pulled ahead slightly in the beginning minutes of the game. Jefferson County was quick to [...]

JCHS Lady Patriots Advance In District Tournament With Win Against Seymour Lady Eagles

JCHS Lady Patriots Advance In District Tournament With Win Against Seymour Lady Eagles

The Jefferson County Lady Patriots hosted the Seymour Lady Eagles Monday night. The matchup, one of four games in the district that took place, was the first round of the District 2 AAA Girls Tournament. Aiming to advance further, the Lady Patriots took to the court hoping for a repeat of the last time they [...]

Patriot Football’s Jonathan Anderson and Tucker Seay Sign On

Patriot Football’s Jonathan Anderson and Tucker Seay Sign On

Two Jefferson County High School Patriot Football players made the next step in their academic and football careers. Wednesday was National Signing Day for college football, with hundreds of football players making that commitment to their prospective schools; Patriot Football was not left out. Jonathan Anderson, center for the Patriots, made the commitment to sign [...]

Lady Patriots Overtake Cocke County, 48-34; Patriots Fall Short, 47-42

Lady Patriots Overtake Cocke County, 48-34; Patriots Fall Short, 47-42

The Jefferson County Patriots had their last regular season in-conference game for 2017 Friday night. Region Rivals Cocke County High School made their appearance in Dumplin Valley, and the atmosphere was nothing short of electric. The Lady Patriots, still reeling from a loss to Morristown West a week before, took to the court in full [...]

Lady Patriots Overcome Morristown East Hurricanes, 40-34; Patriots Fall to Hurricanes, 73-67

Lady Patriots Overcome Morristown East Hurricanes, 40-34; Patriots Fall to Hurricanes, 73-67

Friday night for the Patriots included a tough battle in a packed house. The Morristown East Lady Hurricanes and Hurricane boys made the trip over to Dandridge, looking to give both Jefferson County teams a run for their money. To start things off, the Lady Patriots had a tough fight to continue their winning streak. [...]

Patriots Fall Short of Sevier County Smoky Bears 46-43, Lady Patriots Take Home Win 45-25

Patriots Fall Short of Sevier County Smoky Bears 46-43, Lady Patriots Take Home Win 45-25

The Sevier County Smoky Bears and Lady Smoky Bears visited the Jefferson County Patriots Tuesday night. Patriot Nation came out in full force as the neighboring counties went head-to-head. The Lady Patriots seemed to take care of business with ease against the Lady Smoky Bears. Pulling ahead quickly, Jefferson County ran ahead and didn’t look [...]

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 [...]