Updated February 26, 2014 12:36:22 PMDevils advance to Region title game
With some run-and-gun action, it's back to familiar territory for the Unicoi County High School Blue Devils.
Led behind a career high night from Keith Arrowood (25 points, 10 rebounds), UCHS defeated Johnson County, 72-50, in the Region 1-AA semifinals held at Hal Henard Gym on Tuesday, Feb. 25.
The Blue Devils (26-6) move on to the Region 1-AA championship game on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. against Greeneville with a region title on the line. More...
Updated February 25, 2014 08:52:30 PMDevils hold on to beat Knights
It was a scenario Blue Devil senior Ethan Rice had seen before.
Trailing 49-46 with less than two minutes left in the contest, the Blue Devils capped off a 9-0 run sparked by five points from Rice to come away with a 55-49 victory over Chuckey-Doak in the quarterfinals of the Region 1-AA tournament in Afton on Saturday, Feb. 22.
The win moved Unicoi County High School (25-6) into the semifinal round against Johnson County on Tuesday, Feb. 25, after The Erwin Record’s press deadline. With a win the Blue Devils will advance to the Region 1-AA championship against the winner of Greeneville/Elizabethton game scheduled to be played on Thursday, Feb. 27, at Hal Henard Gym at 7 p.m. More...
Updated February 25, 2014 08:46:06 PMDirector: Local teacher suspended
A Unicoi County educator has been suspended without pay pending the results of an ongoing investigation.
In a phone interview with The Erwin Record on Monday, Director of Schools Denise Brown said the school system, as well as the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department, are conducting the investigation.
"The investigation began when I received a call on Friday," Brown said. More...
Updated February 25, 2014 08:45:10 PMRepublican primary field set
The Unicoi County Election Commission met Monday morning to qualify candidates for the May 6 Republican Primary. Feb. 20 was the deadline to submit petitions to the Election Commission for the primary and Aug. 7 general election.
The five members of the Election Commission – Tom Reeves, Paul Monk, Roland Bailey, Marvin Rogers and Bill Beckman – reviewed candidate petitions and verified voter signatures with Administrator of Elections Sarah Bailey.
Qualifying as candidates for county mayor in the primary were Greg Lynch, the current mayor, and John Day. Larry Rose qualified as a candidate for county mayor in the August general election. More...
Updated February 18, 2014 11:55:45 PMBlue Devils take third place in District 1-AA tournament
The Blue Devils were looking for a spark, but instead found a ‘Green’ flame from the three-point line.
Behind 19-point performances from seniors Austin Green and Keith Arrowood, Unicoi County High School took home third place with a 65-52 victory over Sullivan South during the consolation game of the District 1-AA boys tournament held at Happy Valley High School on Tuesday, Feb. 18, after The Erwin Record’s press deadline.
The Blue Devils will travel to the loser of the District 2-AA championship game between Greeneville and Chuckey-Doak on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. Sullivan South will travel to the District 2-AA champions’ domain. More...
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