Chambers draws top recognition from Big Seven

Published 10:23 pm Wednesday, April 9, 2014

His basketball coaching career ended before the Oak Ridge Boys’ William Lee Golden likely had his last good haircut, but Elizabethton resident Bobby Chambers is far from a forgotten man.

Case in point: Just last month, Chambers received the Big Seven Conference’s 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award.

“It was quite an honor, I tell you,” Chambers, who left the profession in 1983, said this week. “I was really surprised and excited both.”