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Lady Blue Devils crush Grainger in Region semifinals

Lady Blue Devils crush Grainger in Region semifinals

May 12th, 2015 9:58 pm by Douglas Fritz

In the completion of a suspended game, the Lady Blue Devils finished off the first inning with a five spot and eventually crushed Grainger 16-0 in a Region 1-AA softball semifinal Tuesday evening at Lady Devils Diamond.

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Blue Devils edge Grainger in Region semifinals

Blue Devils edge Grainger in Region semifinals

May 12th, 2015 9:58 pm by Douglas Fritz

Will Hubbard's two-run first-inning homer gave Unicoi County the boost it needed, and Sam McInturff pitched out of a scary finish in a 4-3 victory over Grainger in the Region 1-AA baseball semifinals at Baxter Field on Tuesday night.

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Huskies upset UH for Region 1-A softball crown

Huskies upset UH for Region 1-A softball crown

May 12th, 2015 9:56 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Considering what happened the last time her team played in Johnson City, one could hardly blame North Greene softball coach Renee Light for asking for a little help from above in Tuesday's Region 1-A championship game at Betty Basler Field.

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Jonesborough drivers take top spots at Volunteer

Jonesborough drivers take top spots at Volunteer

May 12th, 2015 9:55 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tim Byrd won for the second time this season at Volunteer Speedway last Saturday night and it was the third time in four races, his No. 24 Chevrolet has been in victory lane.

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Drake won't return to Bucs

Drake won't return to Bucs

May 12th, 2015 9:54 pm by Joe Avento

Jared Drake was the star of the spring game for the East Tennessee State University football team. Apparently, that's the last the Bucs will see of him.

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Unicoi County Board of Education to make $100,700 contract offer to new director of schools

Unicoi County Board of Education to make $100,700 contract offer to new director of schools

May 12th, 2015 9:34 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

In advance of its vote to determine who will become the new director of Unicoi County Schools, the county's Board of Education met in a special work session Monday to hammer out the terms of a generic, $100,700 contract offer for the new director.

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Northeast State graduates move on to pay it forward

Northeast State graduates move on to pay it forward

May 12th, 2015 9:30 pm by Jessica Fuller

At 20 years old, many college students wave to their parents in a sea of people after walking across the stage to get their diploma.

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2 Hampton students share big dream

2 Hampton students share big dream

May 12th, 2015 9:25 pm by John Thompson

Ever since the sixth grade, two lifelong friends and third cousins have shared a very big dream. The rising seniors at Hampton High School have been working and preparing for appointments to one of the five military academies of the United States.

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Obama: Stereotypes on left, right a hurdle to ending poverty

Obama: Stereotypes on left, right a hurdle to ending poverty

May 12th, 2015 9:19 pm by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

It wasn't your typical panel discussion: President Barack Obama sat down Tuesday with leading thinkers from the left and right to reflect on poverty, income inequality and the stereotypes that get in the way of finding solutions.

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Congress passes bill setting up alert when police are killed

Congress passes bill setting up alert when police are killed

May 12th, 2015 9:16 pm by STEPHEN OHLMACHER, Associated Press

Congress has passed a bill setting up a national alert system whenever a police officer is killed or injured.

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