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Science Hill, Dobyns-Bennett playoff rematch adds to already storied rivalry

Science Hill, Dobyns-Bennett playoff rematch adds to already storied rivalry

November 13th, 2014 11:26 pm by Douglas Fritz

Dobyns-Bennett and Science Hill came within a turnover of playing for the state basketball championship in 1973. That would probably have been the only sporting event in the history of this rivalry that could have topped the matchup scheduled for Friday a

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Hampton healthy, ready to tackle Grace

Hampton healthy, ready to tackle Grace

November 13th, 2014 11:24 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Hampton coach Mike Lunsford explained that when the Bulldogs face Knoxville Grace Christian in a TSSAA Class 2A playoff matchup at J.C. Campbell Stadium, it will be the first time since early in the season that Hampton has its full arsenal of players.

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'Landers brace for Class A's top player, team

'Landers brace for Class A's top player, team

November 13th, 2014 11:22 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Cloudland coach Brock Pittman has prepared his Highlanders to face what he says is the best football player in East Tennessee - Coalfield's Zach Stewart, a 6-foot-5, 315 pound player who has committed to play at Tennessee.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Valparaiso to honor Bartow's father before game

Valparaiso to honor Bartow's father before game

November 13th, 2014 11:15 pm by Joe Avento

A pregame ceremony will be held at the Athletics-Recreation Center when Valparaiso plays host to East Tennessee State in the season opener for both teams.

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Hilltoppers' Gregory, Foster moving on to college level

Hilltoppers' Gregory, Foster moving on to college level

November 13th, 2014 11:10 pm by Trey Williams

Science Hill seniors Keisha Gregory and Allie Foster revealed their college choices during a signing ceremony in the gym Thursday afternoon. Gregory signed to play basketball at Austin Peay while Foster will play volleyball for Carson-Newman.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Winless Newman on cusp of NASCAR crown

Winless Newman on cusp of NASCAR crown

November 13th, 2014 11:04 pm by AP

Ryan Newman is the underdog - minus the darling - of NASCAR's final four, making a mockery of the revamped playoff format that was supposed to put a premium on winning.

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Warlick finally comfortable as Lady Vols' coach

Warlick finally comfortable as Lady Vols' coach

November 13th, 2014 11:02 pm by AP

Now that she's had a couple of years to adapt, Holly Warlick finally feels comfortable following in the footsteps of the winningest coach in major college basketball history.

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NCAA probe clouds start of season for Tyndall

NCAA probe clouds start of season for Tyndall

November 13th, 2014 10:58 pm by AP

As Donnie Tyndall prepares to make his debut in his first power-conference head coaching job, he does it as the NCAA looks into his past at Southern Mississippi.

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New ventures give rise to Old South

New ventures give rise to Old South

November 13th, 2014 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

This week the Johnson City restaurant formerly known as The Battery debuted a new partner, a new menu, a new events venue and a new name - Old South.

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Work starts to replace first of four Unicoi County bridges

Work starts to replace first of four Unicoi County bridges

November 13th, 2014 9:09 pm by Brad Hicks

It has been around two decades since the bridge along Mill Creek Road has been the recipient of any major improvements, but the structure is in the process of receiving the last big upgrade it may ever need.

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