SportsPioneers knocked out of first place

After holding the conference’s top spot for most of the 2014-15 season, a Pioneer loss to Science Hill earlier this month gave way to a three-way tie atop the Big 7 standings. Now Crockett finds itself in a second-place tie looking up at Dobyns-Bennett after the Indians 78-71 victory over the Pioneers in Kingsport on Jan. 23.

Prior to the matchup between first-place contenders, the Pioneers opened the week in Jonesborough with their hands full against Tennessee High (10-13, 3-5) on Jan. 20.

Crockett appeared on its way to another big win at the half after building a 37-24 advantage over the first two quarters. However, the lead and momentum the team established in the first half dissipated over the final two quarters. More...


More Top Stories
Sports
• Pioneers knocked out of first place
• Lady Pioneers fight hard, fall in both games

Lifestyles
• Commissioners object to rush for decision

Events
• Marvin’s Chapel UMC Men to serve breakfast

Op-Ed
• ‘Fierce urgency’ needed to protect climate

Local News
• Palm prints coming to WCSO
• Environmental Court facing full docket for February 2015
• County questions workshop’s purpose
• Crockett senior named Roan Scholar