#seeyouatTHEHAWK-Hmmm……

It all began with a general conversation between Brian and I one evening last fall, around the time that the football facility became Ernest Hawkins Field at Memorial Stadium. There have been more than a few named that have etched themselves in Lion Football coaching history-Smith, Sikes, Vowell, and Carthel, to name a few. There…

The Finale…MINORity Report Volume 6

This will be part 5 of my 5-part series on each of my seasons at ETSU. The 1992 season. This one starts in the off season. We again had made it to the quarterfinals and were so close to winning it all in 91. Losing so many on offense we had to rebuild quick. I…

Special Edition: Dallas Morning News Feature-September 25, 1992: Hidden Treasure: East Texas State Thriving Despite Division II Limitations, Mere Acceptance Of Town.

Editor’s Note: This Article was published by the Dallas Morning News in September of 1992. It was written by Kevin Sherrington and is not the work of The Lion Wire or any of the staff or the writers. It is here for reading enjoyment purposes only and every attempt has been taken to ensure the…

Top of the Hill…MINORity Report Volume 5

This is part 4 of the 5 part series chronicling my years at ETSU. 1991 season. Having won the ’90 LSC crown and making our first NCAA quarterfinal appearance we were riding high. Our offense was basically all coming back except for the best receiver to don the blue and gold, Gary Compton. Recruiting was…