NHRA unveils revised schedule
In consideration of the COVID-19 global pandemic, NHRA officials have announced revisions to the 2020 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.
The June 19-21 date for the Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway remains unchanged.
A total of 19 races are tentatively planned, with 17 of those events being contested in June. The season opener is set for June 5-7 in Gainesville, Florida.
The season will conclude with the crowning of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series champions on Nov. 13-15 at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, California
Six of the 19 events will be condensed to two-day competition schedules due to economic and logistical factors.
ETSU’s Hodges finalist for Lute Olson Award
ETSU junior guard Bo Hodges has been selected as a finalist for the Lute Olson National Player of the Year award, which goes to the nation’s best player.
Hodges, who landed NABC second team all-district honors on Monday, totaled 420 points, 190 rebounds, 80 assists, 45 steals and 26 blocks this season – the only player in the country to put up that stat line. The first team all-SoCon selection started in 33 games this season en route to the Bucs setting a program record with 30 wins.
McBrayer commits to Wasps
Tennessee High senior quarterback Cole McBrayer will continue his football and academic career at Emory & Henry College.
McBrayer, who also played basketball for the Vikings, made his intentions known via Twitter on Wednesday.