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November 28, 2021
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UT Martin edges Missouri State 32-31 to advance to second round of FCS playoffs

The UT Martin Skyhawks football team edged Missouri State 32-31 Saturday night to advance to the second round of the FCS playoffs. The win gave Coach Jason Simpson the 100th victory of his head coaching

Skyhawks face Missouri State Saturday in first round of FCS playoffs

The defending OVC regular season champion UT Martin football team continues its season Saturday with participation in the 2021 NCAA Division I Football Championship with a first round matchup against Missouri Valley Football Conference foe

Union City Splits in Basketball With Trinity Christian Academy

Freshman Finn Frankum made the shot that mattered most for Union City. Communications Director Mike Hutchens said Frankum salvaged what had been a poor shooting night for the Tornadoes with a 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds

High School Basketball Scores for 11/24

Boys Union City 54 Trinity Christian 52 Obion County 63 Westview 27 Wayne County 51 Decatur County Riverside 44 Dresden 90 Clarksburg  57 Gleason 66 Hollow Rock-Bruceton 61 Scotts Hill 68 Big Sandy 27 Fayette

Titans, TSSAA announce 2021 Mr. Football finalists; Westview’s Ty Simpson finalist in Class 2A

Westview’s Ty Simpson is a finalist for the Class 2A Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Award. The senior Alabama commit joins two other finalists, Cameron Huckabey, of Meigs County, and Cameron Miller, of MAHS, for the

Simpson Named OVC Coach of the Year; Howard Offensive Player of Year

UT-Martin head football coach Jason Simpson has been named the Roy Kidd “Ohio Valley Conference Coach of the Year”. The honor comes for the second time in Simpson’s 16 year career with the Skyhawks. Coach

UT Martin MBB returns to Elam Center for pre-Thanksgiving matinee against Carver College

The UT Martin men’s basketball squad looks to even its early season record Wednesday afternoon when it hosts the Carver College Cougars at the Elam Center. Tipoff time is set for 2:00. The Skyhawks (2-3)

UT Martin’s Holly Forbes wins second straight OVC Newcomer of the Week honor

UT Martin women’s basketball graduate forward Holly Forbes has quickly made a name for herself in the first two weeks of the season by earning back-to-back OVC Newcomer of the Week selections. A native of

Mr. Football finalists announced tonight on Titans website, social media

The three finalists for the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards will be announced tonight on the Titans website and the team’s social media pages. Westview senior quarterback and Alabama commit Ty Simpson is a semifinalist

Coach Jason Simpson Talks About Skyhawks Playoff Appearance on Saturday

The UT-Martin Skyhawks will travel to Springfield, Missouri on Saturday for the opening game of the NCAA Division 1 Football Championships. The (9-2) Skyhawks will face (8-3) Missouri State, who play in the Missouri Valley

UT Martin football travels to Missouri State for First Round of NCAA playoffs

The defending OVC regular season champion UT Martin football team travels to Missouri State Saturday for the First Round of the 2021 NCAA FCS playoffs. It’s the first time the Skyhawks have made the playoffs

UT Martin’s Jason Simpson named one of 17 finalists for 2021 Eddie Robinson Award

UT Martin head football coach Jason Simpson is one of 17 finalists for the 2021 Stats Perform FCS Eddie Robinson Award, which is presented to the national coach of the year in college football’s Division

UT-Martin Football Skyhawks Drop to No.13 in FCS Poll

The UT-Martin Skyhawks football team dropped to No.13 in this weeks FCS Football Coaches poll. The (9-2) Skyhawks saw their nine game winning streak stopped this past Saturday, with a 31-14 loss at Southeast Missouri

UT Martin to face Missouri State in first-round of NCAA Division I Football Championship

OVC champion UT Martin will face Missouri State in the First Round of the 2021 NCAA Division I Football Championship. The Skyhawks (9-2, 5-1 OVC) earned the OVC’s automatic bid for this year’s event, while

Saturday Night Basketball Scores

Girls Henry County 60 Gleason 51 South Gibson 58 Obion County 19 McKenzie 57 Union City 44 South Gibson 56 USJ 42 Lawrence County 55 Dyer County 51 Dyersburg 55 JCM 40 Gibson County 77

UT Martin edges Missouri State 32-31 to advance to second

The UT Martin Skyhawks football team edged Missouri State 32-31 Saturday night to advance to the second round of the FCS playoffs. The win gave Coach Jason Simpson the 100th victory of his head coaching career. The Skyhawks will play Montana State in Bozeman, Montana Saturday afternoon at 3:00 CST.

Friday Night High School Football Finals 11-26-21

  Westview  35    Riverside  18 McKenzie  36    Peabody  30 Page  56    Henry Co  52 East Nashville  20    Dyersburg  7 Beechwood  38    Mayfield  7 Paducah Tilghman  39   Glasgow  20  

Skyhawks face Missouri State Saturday in first round of FCS

The defending OVC regular season champion UT Martin football team continues its season Saturday with participation in the 2021 NCAA Division I Football Championship with a first round matchup against Missouri Valley Football Conference foe Missouri State. The Skyhawks (9-2) won a program record nine straight games – ranking as

Union City Splits in Basketball With Trinity Christian Academy

Freshman Finn Frankum made the shot that mattered most for Union City. Communications Director Mike Hutchens said Frankum salvaged what had been a poor shooting night for the Tornadoes with a 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds to play, to lift the Union City boys to a thrilling 56-54 victory over Trinity

High School Basketball Scores for 11/24

Boys Union City 54 Trinity Christian 52 Obion County 63 Westview 27 Wayne County 51 Decatur County Riverside 44 Dresden 90 Clarksburg  57 Gleason 66 Hollow Rock-Bruceton 61 Scotts Hill 68 Big Sandy 27 Fayette Ware 90 Haywood 76 Middleton 72 Jackson Christian 47 Bradford 89 Peabody 73 Dyer County

Titans, TSSAA announce 2021 Mr. Football finalists; Westview’s Ty Simpson

Westview’s Ty Simpson is a finalist for the Class 2A Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Award. The senior Alabama commit joins two other finalists, Cameron Huckabey, of Meigs County, and Cameron Miller, of MAHS, for the award recognizing the top player in the state. Other area finalists for the award include

Simpson Named OVC Coach of the Year; Howard Offensive Player

UT-Martin head football coach Jason Simpson has been named the Roy Kidd “Ohio Valley Conference Coach of the Year”. The honor comes for the second time in Simpson’s 16 year career with the Skyhawks. Coach Simpson help guide the Skyhawks to a (9-2) regular season record, and first Ohio Valley

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