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Bowers leads Elizabethton past Patriots in District 1-AA

Bowers leads Elizabethton past Patriots in District 1-AA

February 14th, 2015 11:33 pm by Douglas Fritz

Conley Bowers dominated in the paint, and Elizabethton kept knocking down shots from the perimeter in the process of a 74-53 win over Sullivan East in the District 1-AA semifinals at The Dyer Dome on Saturday.

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Kenseth opens year with win at Sprint Unlimited

Kenseth opens year with win at Sprint Unlimited

February 14th, 2015 11:31 pm by AP

Matt Kenseth won Saturday night's exhibition Sprint Unlimited, which was a crash-filled kickoff to the NASCAR season for the second consecutive year.

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Hampton, South Greene to duel for 1-A championship

Hampton, South Greene to duel for 1-A championship

February 14th, 2015 11:28 pm by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

South Greene defeated UH and Hampton knocked out Cloudland to reach the title game of the District 1-A boys basketball tournament.

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Lady Rebels, 'Dogs advance to district title game

Lady Rebels, 'Dogs advance to district title game

February 14th, 2015 11:28 pm by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

South Greene and Hampton won their semifinal matchups Saturday to advance to the District 1-A girls championship.

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Science Hill girls claim state wrestling crown

Science Hill girls claim state wrestling crown

February 14th, 2015 11:24 pm by Staff Report

With one individual champion and two runner-up finishers, the Science Hill girls captured the 2015 TSSAA state wrestling championship Saturday night at the Williamson County Expo Center.

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Local naturalist program coordinator aims to change attitudes toward slithering sidekicks

Local naturalist program coordinator aims to change attitudes toward slithering sidekicks

February 14th, 2015 10:26 pm by Jessica Fuller

Connie Deegan likes to carry friends with her sometimes, bound up in pillowcases and stashed in her backpack.Not many people like her friends, as a matter of fact. They don't have any legs, so a lot of people are downright terrified of them, but that does

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Local educators weigh in on Common Core standards, debate

Local educators weigh in on Common Core standards, debate

February 14th, 2015 10:18 pm by Max Hrenda

Although some government officials have already declared Common Core "dead" in Tennessee, over the past week, education officials and organizations from across the state gathered in an effort to breathe life back into it.

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Fishing tournament sponsor pulls from Boone Lake due to uncertain dam repair

Fishing tournament sponsor pulls from Boone Lake due to uncertain dam repair

February 14th, 2015 10:14 pm by Becky Campbell

With no firm answer about when Boone Lake might be back up to spring levels, at least one local bass tournament won't be happening there, and the economic impact on Johnson City could be significant if other recreational events follow suit.

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Mickey's big day lifts LSU to win over Tennessee

Mickey's big day lifts LSU to win over Tennessee

February 14th, 2015 10:12 pm by AP

Jordan Mickey had 20 points, 11 rebounds and seven blocks Saturday as LSU trounced Tennessee 73-55 to continue the Volunteers' recent home struggles.

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Local Rep shooting for new state symbol with new official firearm

Local Rep shooting for new state symbol with new official firearm

February 14th, 2015 10:07 pm by Nathan Baker

A new official Tennessee state symbol could be joining the raccoon as the official wild animal, the iris as the state cultivated flower, the mockingbird as the state bird and the tulip poplar as the state tree.

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