JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Quay Holmes rushed for a career-high 255 yards and three touchdowns on 26 carries and East Tennessee State took a big first-half lead and held off Mercer 38-33 on...
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Bo Hodges posted 17 points and nine rebounds, Tray Boyd III hit a 3-pointer with 32 seconds left and East Tennessee State held on for a 61-58 win over Winthrop on...
Winthrop (2-1) vs. East Tennessee State (2-0)
Freedom Hall Civic Center, Johnson City, Tennessee; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Winthrop and East Tennessee State both look to put...
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a person has died, possibly while painting graffiti on an interstate overpass.
Johnson City police say the male was found lying on the...
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a woman has lost her fetus after a man assaulted her.
Johnson City Police say 25-year-old Dominique Fleming of Kingsport faces charges of...
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff's deputy accused of slapping a handcuffed inmate has been suspended without pay.
News outlets report Washington County Sheriff's Deputy Edwin...
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a sheriff's deputy accused of slapping a handcuffed inmate has been indicted on assault and official misconduct...
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Tray Boyd III had 20 points as East Tennessee State romped past Newberry 79-50 on Wednesday night in a season opener for both teams.
Newberry vs. East Tennessee State (0-0)
Freedom Hall Civic Center, Johnson City, Tennessee; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The East Tennessee State Buccaneers will be taking on the...
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Brandon Rainey and Raleigh Webb hooked up on a 73-yard touchdown and the defense followed with a goal-line stand to give The Citadel a 31-27 win over East Tennessee...
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — A local Tennessee police department has opened its new $1.4 million training facility for officers.
The Johnson City Police Department's multiuse facility includes...
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — A white man named Tupac Amaru Shakur has been arrested on drug charges in Tennessee.
News outlets report Shakur, of Elizabethton, was charged Saturday with...
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Joe Newman ran for 185 yards and four touchdowns, Miller Mosely ran for a score and Wofford's ground game ground down East Tennessee State in a 35-17 win on...
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Quay Holmes scored on a 2-yard run for the fourth-quarter lead, Artevius Smith capped a big game with a big interception, and East Tennessee State rallied to defeat...
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released the identity of a man shot and killed by officers this week.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Reece Udinski threw for two touchdowns including the game-winner in overtime as VMI held on to beat East Tennessee State 31-24 on Saturday night.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Trey Mitchell threw two touchdowns and East Tennessee State used a balanced attack to subdue Division II opponent Shorter 48-10 on Saturday.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State University researchers have developed a device to measure environmental preferences of salamanders that live in southern Appalachia.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Lee has announced the creation of a new rural research center at East Tennessee State University.
A university news release says the Republican governor...
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man is getting creative while trying to find a kidney donor.
The Johnson City Press reports 62-year-old Jeff Shevell is making T-shirts and car signs...
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Former Miami quarterback Cade Weldon and former Coastal Carolina quarterback Chance Thrasher have transferred to East Tennessee State.
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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — A sick Tennessee teen fulfilled his dream of graduating from high school just days before he died.
News outlets report 19-year-old Dakota Johnson had attended...
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State University faculty have received a $1.2 million grant to recruit and train high school teachers in science, mathematics, technology, and...
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Sandy Cohen III had 29 points as Green Bay defeated East Tennessee State 102-94 in the first round of the CIT on Wednesday night.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Tray Boyd III scored 24 points, tying his season high, as East Tennessee State got past Western Carolina 81-74 on Saturday. Bo Hodges added 20 points for the...
Western Carolina (7-23, 4-13) vs. East Tennessee State (22-8, 12-5)
Freedom Hall Civic Center, Johnson City, Tennessee; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
East Tennessee State (22-7, 12-4) vs. UNC Greensboro (23-5, 12-3)
Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Daivien Williamson came off the bench to score 16 points to carry East Tennessee State to an 88-69 win over Mercer on Saturday.
Jeromy Rodriguez had 14 points and seven rebounds for East Tennessee State (21-7, 11-4 Southern Conference). Lucas N'Guessan added 12 points and four blocks. Tray Boyd III had 10 points and 11 assists for the hosts.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee congressman says schools in his district are having to hire more English language learning teachers due to an influx in undocumented students.
However, he offered no evidence when pressed by reporters.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Isaiah Tisdale scored a career-best 29 points and made six free throws in the last 35 seconds as East Tennessee State fended off The Citadel 91-83 Thursday night.
Tisdale scored 20 of his 29 points after halftime and, despite being a 61 percent free-throw shooter, calmly sank six in a row after The Citadel had cut the ETSU lead to 83-80 on a couple of free throws by Hayden Brown.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Fletcher Magee scored 11 of his 32 points in overtime on Thursday night and Wofford stayed undefeated in Southern Conference play with a 78-76 win over East Tennessee State.
Magee made 7 of 15 from 3-point range, including the go-ahead 3 that made it 75-73 for the Terriers (20-4, 12-0) with 31 seconds left in the game. Fouled on the shot, Magee missed the extra free throw but made two free throws with eight seconds left to extend the lead to four.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Johnson City Brewing Co. is brewing up a one-of-a-kind birthday present for the city.
On Thursday, community members trekked to the downtown brewhouse to contribute to the brewery's special sesquicentennial beer.
"Before it was Johnson City, the area was called Blue Plum, so we figured, let's make a Blue Plum Lager, light and crisp, well-balanced; and then through fermentation, we'll add fresh, pureed plums into the beer," said head brewer Eric Latham.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State University says it will use a $1.4 million federal grant to train sexual assault nurse examiners in rural communities.
According to a news release, the effort is meant to decrease the number of unreported sexual assaults in the Appalachian highlands and increase prosecution.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — It's 5:38 on a mid-January morning. Twenty-seven men gasp and sweat as they hoist cinder blocks above their heads in the 32-degree weather clenching downtown Johnson City.
Powering through multiple reps of bicep curls, planks and uphill sprints in the pre-dawn, their bodies grow stronger, but they are intent on building upon something bigger.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Francis Alonso and Angelo Allegri each scored 15 points as the pair combined for eight 3-pointers and UNC Greensboro beat East Tennessee State 75-68 on Saturday.
The game featured two of the 11 teams in the nation with at least 16 wins. UNCG (17-3, 6-1 Southern) extended its road record to 8-2 and East Tennessee State (16-5, 6-2) lost its first home game in 11 tries.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Daivien Williamson scored 23 points and Mladen Armus blocked the potential tying shot in the closing seconds and East Tennessee State held on to defeat VMI 85-82 on Thursday night for its eighth straight win.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State University is expanding scholarships and waiving out-of-state tuition for military service members, their families and veterans.
According to the school, beginning in the spring it will offer 15 $1,000 scholarships each semester to military spouses or children. An additional 10 scholarships of $1,500 each will go to veterans who no longer receive GI Bill benefits.
Incoming military-affiliated students can also waive out-of-state tuition.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — When it comes to movies, local filmmakers say our region could be a gold mine.
That was what Erik Kitchens had in mind when he launched his production company "30 Daze Productions" about a year ago. Along with the creativity from other professionals in the area like photographer Chasity Thompson and writer Angela Caito, the company got to work on smaller projects like promotions for local businesses.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Six men have been indicted in a Tennessee inmate's death.
A Tennessee Bureau of Investigation statement says a Washington County grand jury returned indictments Thursday charging the men in Joseph Lockner's death.
The Johnson City Press reports a detention officer found the 29-year-old unresponsive on a bathroom floor Dec. 17 after hearing commotion. Lockner later died as a result of his injuries.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State coach Randy Sanders has received a two-year contract extension after leading the Buccaneers to a Football Championship Subdivision playoff appearance in his debut season.
The extension means that Sanders' contract now runs through the 2023 season. The deal pays him $255,000 annually.
Sanders said Friday in a release announcing the extension that "I am excited to build off last season's success and continue taking this program to new heights."
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee woman accused of placing her 8-month-old baby into a freezer has been charged with child abuse.
The reports say 19-year-old Brittany C. Smith placed the infant in a freezer and closed the lid last week in Johnson City. The child was taken to a hospital, but no condition has been released.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Tray Boyd III came off the bench to hit four 3-pointers and score 19 points and East Tennessee State shot 61 percent from the floor and cruised to a 96-70 victory over Chattanooga on Saturday.
Boyd hit 7 of 9 shots, including 4 of 5 from beyond the arc, as the Buccaneers (13-4, 3-1 Southern Conference) made 36 of 59 shots — 9 of 18 from distance. Bo Hodges had 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting and reserve Mladen Armus pitched in with 10 rebounds and eight points.