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Hooker in on 4 TDs, leads Tennessee to easy win, 56-0

Sep. 18, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee played Saturday's game with one eye on Tennessee Tech and the other on Florida. Hendon Hooker threw for 199 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another, and the Volunteer defense came up with four interceptions in a 56-0 rout of the...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 06:30 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ALAH 41, Tri-County 14 Abingdon 38, Aledo (Mercer County) 14 Alton 6, Belleville West 3 Amboy 60, Biggsville West Central 14 Amboy-LaMoille 60, Biggsville West Central 14 ...

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 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 10, 2021 23:48 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Asheville School, N.C. 54, Lakeway Christian 7 BGA 28, Nashville Christian 21 Baylor 49, Chattanooga Christian 8 Bledsoe County 49, Sweetwater 21 Boyd Buchanan 37, Howard 6...

Heupel's debut ends in Tennessee's 38-6 win

Sep. 03, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — If Tennessee head coach Josh Heupel's offense is going to work, its got to start on the ground. The Volunteers' 38-6 season-opening win over Bowling Green on Thursday night was a perfect example of how the first-year coach's up-tempo attack can...

20 states sue over Biden admin school, work LGBT protections

Aug. 30, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Attorneys general from 20 states sued President Joe Biden's administration Monday seeking to halt directives that extend federal sex discrimination protections to LGBTQ people, ranging from transgender girls participating in school sports to the use of school and...

Parents of disabled Tennessee children fight mask opt-out

Aug. 30, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mothers of two Tennessee children with serious illnesses asked a federal judge Monday to block an order by the governor allowing parents to opt out of coronavirus-related mask requirements in schools, arguing that it endangers kids with health conditions and hurts...

US confirms soldier from east Tennessee killed in bombing

Aug. 28, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A soldier from east Tennessee was one of 13 U.S. troops killed in a suicide bombing at Afghanistan’s Kabul airport this week, the Department of Defense said Saturday. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Knauss, 23, of Corryton, was killed in Thursday's...

Tennessee Gov: Company to expand Knoxville operations

Aug. 26, 2021 04:21 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has announced that IGT Technologies Inc. will invest nearly $4 million to expand its Knoxville operation, creating 200 new jobs. According to a news release, IGT is a business process management and software development...

Louisville Archbishop Kurtz is planning retirement

Aug. 18, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville Archbishop Joseph Kurtz is planning for retirement after sending a required resignation to the Vatican. Kurtz, who turned 75 Wednesday, announced that he sent a resignation letter to Pope Francis. He has served as head of the...