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Science Hill's Turner giving up girls basketball

Science Hill's Turner giving up girls basketball

March 7th, 2015 11:15 pm by Staff Report

Science Hill is looking for a girls basketball coach for the second time in two years. According to a posting on the school website the application deadline for the girls' basketball head coaching position is March 15.

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Sports Milligan Sports
Milligan trio earn All-America honor

Milligan trio earn All-America honor

March 7th, 2015 11:12 pm by Staff Report

Hannah Segrave finished as runner-up in the women's 800 meters at the NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships on Saturday and she was joined Milligan teammates Taylor Tafelsky and Joey Watson in earning All-American honors.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Bucs ousted in OT at SoCon

Bucs ousted in OT at SoCon

March 7th, 2015 11:11 pm by Joe Avento

Western Carolina ended years of frustration against East Tennessee State with a 67-61 overtime victory in the Southern Conference basketball tournament quarterfinals Saturday at the U.S. Cellular Center.

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Burdick leads Lady Vols into SEC championship

Burdick leads Lady Vols into SEC championship

March 7th, 2015 11:10 pm by AP

Cierra Burdick had 20 points and 11 rebounds as No. 5 Tennessee pulled away to reach the women's Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game with a 75-64 win over Kentucky on Saturday night.

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Gamecocks pick up rare win over Tennessee

Gamecocks pick up rare win over Tennessee

March 7th, 2015 11:08 pm by AP

Michael Carrera scored 14 points and shot 6 of 7 on Saturday as South Carolina defeated Tennessee 60-49 to end a 15-game losing streak in this series.

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West Virginia clobbers Bucs

West Virginia clobbers Bucs

March 7th, 2015 11:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

A picture-perfect day did little to inspire ETSU, which was blown out 18-2 by the Mountaineers.

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News Local News Progress
Full steam ahead: Johnson City celebrates progress, development

Full steam ahead: Johnson City celebrates progress, development

March 7th, 2015 9:37 pm by Jessica Fuller

The rumbling sound of a train passing through the city is not foreign to Johnson City residents.In fact, Johnson City's history began with the sound of a train whistle in 1856.

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Carter County Commission shows interest in Tweetsie Trail extension to Roan Mountain

Carter County Commission shows interest in Tweetsie Trail extension to Roan Mountain

March 7th, 2015 9:32 pm by Tony Casey

Carter County Commissioner Mike Hill sees the opportunity to extend the Tweetsie Trail to Roan Mountain as a historic occasion.

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News Crime Local News
4 more troopers come forward about DUI quota system

4 more troopers come forward about DUI quota system

March 7th, 2015 9:28 pm by Becky Campbell

Four more Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers - including one recently retired and a supervisor - said the allegations of a DUI arrest quota system in the department are absolutely true, and they dispute the agency administration's denial.

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Johnson County veterans working to get local hospital approved as VA statelite

Johnson County veterans working to get local hospital approved as VA statelite

March 7th, 2015 8:48 pm by John Thompson

Veterans in the far northeastern corner of Tennessee, northwestern North Carolina and southwest Virginia may not have to drive all the way to the Veterans Affairs Hosptial at Mountain Home in Johnson City for medical treatment and lab work.

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