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Henry County High School senior Gracey Pack (left) works the ball against the Paducah Tilghman defense during a match played Tuesday at HCHS. Extreme heat led to the cancellation of a junior varsity match with McKenzie, and then the threat of stormy weather delayed the start of the varsity m…

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Mounting a four-run rally in the fourth inning was enough to propel the Henry County Lady Patriots middle school softball team to a 4-3 victory over Martin Monday at the Henry County High School softball field.

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BRISTOL (AP) — The winner climbed from his car and immediately apologized for denying an underdog his first career victory. The runner-up, in tears over his near miss, was raucously embraced by the crowd for his oh-so-close effort.

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Henry County High School golfer Jack Foster hits from a tee box during the Patriots’ match Thursday with Stewart County, Houston County and Camden at Paris Landing State Park. Stewart County won the boys’ team competion with a four-player score of 167. The Patriots had just three golfers on …

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Henry County Lady Patriots center fielder Angelina Overcast reaches to try to catch a fly ball during a middle school softball game against McKenzie Thursday afternoon at the Henry County High School softball field. Lady Patriot left fielder Breely Pierpoint backs up on the play.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It was 20 years ago when Dale Earnhardt Sr. spun Terry Labonte to win a Saturday night race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Henry County High School’s Daylan Foulks (left) races into the open field for a gain during a scrimmage last week at Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville. The Patriots will play Paducah Tilghman in the fourth quarter of the McDonald’s Football Challenge Friday at Patriot Stadium. The jambore…

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — For the first time this preseason, the world will have the opportunity to see what Aaron Rodgers looks like in Matt LaFleur’s offense.

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Conversion attempts are an often overlooked part of football games, but the Inman Middle School defense will testify that stopping one in the fourth quarter can really make a difference.

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NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Titans rookie wide receiver A.J. Brown said he’s headed in the right direction now that he’s finally participating in team drills again, even if he’s still being limited in his recovery from an injured left hamstring.

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Professional wrestler Adam Parsons is pictured flexing his muscles as he prepares for an old school professional wrestling program that is being presented at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Atkins-Porter Recreation Center, 301 S. Highland St. Wrestlers such as Tommy Rich, Dylan Bostic and Rip Rogers …

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NASHVILLE (AP) — Derek Mason has reason to be excited about the upcoming football season with the Southeastern Conference’s top returning rusher and receiver back along with his top tight end back at Vanderbilt.

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KNOXVILLE(AP) — Tennessee’s wide receivers savor the opportunity to play for their new position coach because they appreciate what Tee Martin accomplished during his own playing career.

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Henry County High School head coach James Counce Jr. believes his team is making steady strides in preparing for the 2019 season opener that’s set for Aug. 23 against Haywood County at Brownsville.

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NASHVILLE (AP) — Former NBA stars Penny Hardaway and Jerry Stackhouse have taken on new challenges with both trying to revive a pair of struggling college basketball programs about 200 miles apart along Interstate 40 in Tennessee.

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A fast-starting Henry County Patriots middle school football team scored touchdowns on its first four possessions to begin a 32-8 victory over Stewart County Thursday at Patriot Stadium.

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A large crowd filled the Henry County Fairgrounds for Saturday’s demolition derby as part of the Henry County Fair. Cars in the first head lined up in a semicircle before driving around the arena to a 10-second countdown to begin the pushing, banging and slamming session. The event brought m…

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Many good things and a few that were bad highlighted the Henry County High School football team’s 36-10 loss to private school power Montgomery Bell Academy in a scrimmage played Friday in Nashville.

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Last week’s column dealt with some history of Asian carp introduction into our waterways and a new tool — a Bio-Acoustic Fish Fence (BAFF) — about to be introduced that will enhance the ability of fish and wildlife agencies to curtail migration.

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Henry County High School’s Tatiana Sperber controls the ball during a preseason match with Calloway County, Ky., played Thursday at the HCHS soccer field. The Lady Patriots will play another scrimmage match Tuesday at Murray with the junior varsity game beginning at 5 p.m. and varsity teams …

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Henry County Patriots Middle School runner Braiden Newell races toward the end zone on his way to completing a 65-yard touchdown sweep near the end of the second quarter of a game with Stewart County on Thursday night at Patriot Stadium. The Patriots were winning 32-0 at halftime. Look for t…

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Inman Middle School’s Lavon Tharpe (on top of runner) puts down a Graves County player on the final play of a junior varsity football game Thursday at Barton Field. Inman won the contest 14-12. Inman’s ZaKarrius Kendall (88) moves in to help on the play. Look for details on Inman’s varsity g…

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KNOXVILLE (AP) — Tennessee’s Emmit Gooden will miss the entire season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, leaving the Volunteers without their most experienced player on a defensive line that has no returning starters.

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Henry County High School senior Donte Davis (left) pushes away a Milan defensive back on this long gain during a scrimmage Friday at Patriot Stadium. Henry County will scrimmage again this Friday at Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville. Times have been adjusted for the MBA scrimmages with Gr…

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Grove School freshman Aiden Maldonado (left) makes a tackle on a Milan Bulldogs runner during a scrimmage Friday at the Henry County High School practice field. Grove will scrimmage again this Friday starting at 5 p.m. at Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville. The Patriots’ freshman team open…

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NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee tight end Delanie Walker proudly declared at one point during the offseason that he’s in better shape than some 21-year-olds just coming into the NFL.

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The Henry County Lady Patriots middle school softball team battled into the championship game in a tournament at Milan during the weekend before dropping a 3-1 decision to South Gibson. The Lady Patriots had defeated Houston County 11-1, Lexington 8-1 and beat Houston County again, 7-2, befo…

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Carter McNeil and Cole Floyd of Bethel University were stuck in second place for the first two days of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops.

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KNOXVILLE (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt says he has the best staff in the nation after adding a pair of coordinators who will make a combined $2.5 million this year.

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Henry County High School senior runner Joseph Travis (center) dives into the end zone to score a touchdown on a play that began at the Milan 2-yard line during a scrimmage Friday at Patriot Stadium. The varsity portion of the scrimmage ended in a 21-21 tie. In addition to Travis’ touchdown, …

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KNOXVILLE (AP) — Tennessee is counting on a European preseason tour to help a new coaching staff and a revamped roster get to know one another as the Lady Vols attempt to avoid the chemistry problems that hindered the program in recent years.

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