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Nichols' big second half lifts Cyclones

Nichols' big second half lifts Cyclones

February 25th, 2015 9:29 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tyler Nichols scored 15 points, all in the second half, to lead the Cyclones to a 56-41 victory over Cumberland Gap in the Region 1-AA quarterfinal Wednesday afternoon at Treadway Gym.

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King's Lyle leads all NCAA divisions in career 3-pointers

King's Lyle leads all NCAA divisions in career 3-pointers

February 25th, 2015 9:29 pm by Trey Williams

Logan Lyle four 3-pointers on Tuesday in a 106-93 home win against Lees-McRae, giving the 6-foot-5 wing 380 treys during his career. He's the career leader among active players in all three NCAA divisions.

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Weather forces TSSAA to alter sectional date

February 25th, 2015 9:28 pm by Staff Report

With teams getting further and further behind schedule, the TSSAA responded by changing the dates of the both the girls and boys sectional contests.

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Sports Milligan Sports
Lady Buffs beat Bears in AAC opener

Lady Buffs beat Bears in AAC opener

February 25th, 2015 9:27 pm by Staff Report

Hayley Wyrick and Chelsey Weddle combined for 31 points, and the Milligan College women's basketball team took care of business in the opening round of the AAC tournament, defeating Truett-McConnell College 65-44.

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Bucs positioning themselves for SoCon tournament

Bucs positioning themselves for SoCon tournament

February 25th, 2015 9:27 pm by Joe Avento

They were hoping to be fighting for a regular-season championship at this point of the season. Instead, the ETSU Bucs head into their final two games trying to solidify their standing in the upcoming Southern Conference tournament.

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Tennessee, Vandy both struggle in close games

Tennessee, Vandy both struggle in close games

February 25th, 2015 9:21 pm by AP

Tennessee's inability to win close games has sent the Volunteers tumbling down the Southeastern Conference standings. That gives the Volunteers something in common with Vanderbilt, the team they host Thursday.

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Virginia Tech team presents designs for proposed Jonesborough community park

Virginia Tech team presents designs for proposed Jonesborough community park

February 25th, 2015 9:17 pm by Max Hrenda

More than two months after a design team from Virginia Tech asked Jonesborough residents for input in designing a community park, members returned to show what that session had produced and to gather more input from more sources.

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3 in NY, Florida accused of plot to join Islamic State group

3 in NY, Florida accused of plot to join Islamic State group

February 25th, 2015 8:45 pm by COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

Three men were arrested Wednesday on charges of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group and wage war against the United States, and federal officials said one of them spoke of shooting President Barack Obama or planting a bomb on Coney

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Muslim group: Tennessee lawmaker's Facebook post was racist

Muslim group: Tennessee lawmaker's Facebook post was racist

February 25th, 2015 7:44 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization on Wednesday urged Tennessee Republican leaders to repudiate what they consider a racist Facebook post by a GOP state lawmaker.

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Report: Over 4 years, 70 percent uptick in reported sex assaults from University of Tennessee students

Report: Over 4 years, 70 percent uptick in reported sex assaults from University of Tennessee students

February 25th, 2015 4:18 pm by MJ Slaby, Knoxville News Sentinel

The University of Tennessee released four years' worth of data Wednesday on reported sexual assaults between students.

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