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High school notes: Predictions for the upcoming football season

High school notes: Predictions for the upcoming football season

August 18th, 2014 8:36 pm by Douglas Fritz

Here's a look at what Northeast Tennessee teams are predicted to do in 2014. Just consider it a gut-instinct high school picks for the entire regular season.

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High school notes: Coaches will be walking a fine line

High school notes: Coaches will be walking a fine line

August 11th, 2014 9:14 pm by Douglas Fritz

One significant change is having the head linesman and line judge both on the sidelines - the same setup used in college and professional games. The head linesman is on the chain side while the line judge is on the other side.There's a line all the way do

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TSSAA soon to decide classification

TSSAA soon to decide classification

August 4th, 2014 11:01 pm by Douglas Fritz

On the table is the three-choice plan for classification. The Board will likely have a final vote to: 1. Leave the system as is 2. Go back to the old five-class system

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Lawsuits could be devastating for football, other sports

Lawsuits could be devastating for football, other sports

July 28th, 2014 9:30 pm by Douglas Fritz

Concussion lawsuits, once synonymous exclusively with the National Football League, have trickled down through the college ranks and seeped their way to the high school level.

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Carter places trust in Science Hill's talented bunch

Carter places trust in Science Hill's talented bunch - VIDEO

July 21st, 2014 6:45 pm by Douglas Fritz

Freedom is something some head coaches are often reluctant to give to the players, but Science Hill's Stacy Carter hands it out willingly.

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Alcoa coach closing in on state record

Alcoa coach closing in on state record

July 14th, 2014 3:09 pm by Douglas Fritz

If Alcoa does what Alcoa usually does, head coach Gary Rankin will become the state's all-time winningest football coach this season.

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All-Star game not what it used to be

All-Star game not what it used to be

July 14th, 2014 9:12 am by Douglas Fritz

Once upon a time, the Major League Baseball All-Star game was the only time certain players squared off against guys from the other league in a truly competitive setting.

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A Fourth of July look at the impact of our freedom

A Fourth of July look at the impact of our freedom

July 4th, 2014 2:14 pm by Douglas Fritz

Freedom, in a country teeming with opportunity, would give this boy a head start over a child in a place like Russia where folks would wait in lines for hours to buy items of food that were running out fast

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