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Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:50 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alcoa def. Pigeon Forge, forfeit Anderson County 31, South Doyle 28 Austin-East 42, Northview Academy 8 BGA 45, Davidson Academy 30 Baylor 42, Pope John Paul II 21 ...

COVID sequencing hunts for variants at Tennessee’s state lab

Sep. 18, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Once a week, in an unremarkable brick building in East Nashville, a few dozen samples of the coronavirus undergo a journey that is nothing short of extraordinary. Lab workers use magnetic beads to strip the microscopic virus of its genetic code,...

Prison reform advocate calls solitary confinement revenge

Sep. 17, 2021 18:40 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A longtime prison reform advocate asked a federal judge on Thursday to move him out of solitary confinement, claiming the punitive treatment violates his Constitutional rights. Alex Friedman was arrested last year and accused of hiding loaded...

Official: Cases in largest Tennessee county slowing down

Sep. 16, 2021 17:11 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The top health official in the only Tennessee county with an indoor mask requirement said Thursday she was cautiously optimistic that a recent coronavirus surge was slowing down, citing a drop in the number of cases and hospitalized children. Dr....

Stanford good model for now, Vandy coach sees higher ceiling

Sep. 16, 2021 14:43 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — First-year Commodores coach Clark Lea is the latest attempting to build a football program at Vanderbilt. He admires what David Shaw has accomplished at Stanford, marrying football success with academic excellence. But Lea sees his alma mater...

After impressive opener, Seahawks return home to host Titans

Sep. 16, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — TENNESSEE (0-1) at SEATTLE (1-0) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Seahawks by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Titans 0-1; Seahawks 1-0. SERIES RECORD:...

Tennessee wildlife agency taking entries for photo contest

Sep. 15, 2021 04:05 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is accepting entries through September for a photo contest featuring pictures of fishing, hunting, boating and wildlife species native to the state. The agency said Tuesday that winning entries will be...

Belmont University unveils $180M performing arts center

Sep. 15, 2021 04:02 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Belmont University has unveiled its new $180 million performing arts center. The Nashville school put the 1,700-seat facility on display during two events Tuesday. The university says its 150,000-square-foot facility is...

Preds' arena latest in NHL to require test or vaccination

Sep. 13, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — (AP) — The NHL's Nashville Predators' home arena will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test at least through Nov. 15. That makes the Predators the 14th NHL team using similar requirements. The Bridgestone Arena policy announced...

The Latest: Mahomes rallies Chiefs to win over Browns

Sep. 12, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 1 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 7:40 p.m. The Kansas City Chiefs started slowly on Sunday but did more of what they've done quite a bit over the past few years — win. Patrick Mahomes...