Blountville
64° F
Light Rain
Light Rain
Greeneville
64° F
Light Rain
Light Rain
Abingdon
64° F
Rain
Rain
Advertisement

Big Orange Caravan visits Kingsport

Published On: May 20 2013 11:46:03 PM EDT   Updated On: May 20 2013 11:46:40 PM EDT
Tennessee Volunteers Logo

KINGSPORT, Tenn. -

Tennessee's annual Big Orange Caravan made its annual Tri-Cities stop in Kingsport Monday evening.

New head football coach Butch Jones, men's basketball coach Cuonzo Martin and Lady Vols' head coach Holly Warlick headlined the event with Vols' play-by-play man Bob Kesling serving as the emcee.

Over four-hundred local Tennessee fans turned out at the Kingsport Farmer's Market.

Jones is entering his first season as Tennessee's head coach.

"This is one of our busiest times of the year," Jones told News 5 WCYB.

"We are laying the  foundation. We are currently in spring recruiting, watching recruiting film and going back and doing quality control on spring. Then there are nights like these. The Big Orange Caravan is a big part of our program"