HAMPTON, Tenn. (WJHL) - Hampton senior Cadon Buckles fell in love with the game of basketball from a young age - watching on television.
"It's always been natural for me," he explained.
But, keeping up with the Bulldogs basketball team as a kid also played a pivotal role.
"I grew up watching them play, going to the state tournaments and everything," he said.
JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (WJHL) - The 33rd Hardee's Classic opened with four ladies contests on Monday from David Crockett High School.
The hosts and defending champions, David Crockett Lady Pioneers, closed out the first night of the tournament with a statement win. They held University High to just a pair of points in the first half, as Crockett cruised to an 82-15...
(WJHL) - The Commonwealth Cup football game between Virginia and Virginia Tech, scheduled for Saturday, has been canceled, according to a Monday release.
Per a Virginia Tech media advisory, the decision to cancel the game was made "following communication between the Atlantic Coast Conference, Virginia and Virginia Tech athletic department administration."
The Atlantic Coast Conference and Virginia Tech are continuing to support...
BLUFF CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) - The 8th Food City Thanksgiving Classic opened on Monday with five game featuring local and regional squad.
In the evening session, South Greene suffocated Science Hill with an active defensive game plan, en-route to a 56-46 victory.
In the nightcap, host Sullivan East battled North Greene in the Dyer Dome. In a game that featured back-and-forth action,...
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) - The Bucs held an early 7-5 advantage on the road Sunday, but never led again, as the Golden Eagles soared to a 69-62 victory.
ETSU didn't hit its first bucket of the game until nearly six minutes in, when DeAnthony Tipler knocked down a three-pointer in transition for a two-point lead. But, a 19-5 Tennessee Tech run...
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) - ETSU women's basketball never trailed in Brooks Gymnasium on Sunday afternoon, as they clamped down on Morehead State for a 54-35 victory.
The Eagles' starters combined for just seven points on 28 attempts from the floor, while the Blue and Gold received 35 points from its starting five.
The Bucs also got after it on the glass,...