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Prep news travels fast in this day and age

Prep news travels fast in this day and age

June 30th, 2014 10:17 pm by Douglas Fritz

Someone could write an article in a newspaper on this end of the state, and it may never be seen or heard about in Knoxville - let alone Nashville or the far end of the state.

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Balance key in academics, community

June 25th, 2014 8:57 pm by Douglas Fritz

As Science Hill deals with a Board of Education teetering on the brink of eliminating athletics as a whole - suggested by the group's slim vote against the idea during Tuesday's budget meeting - it seems perspective needs to be restored.

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Dead period has begun for local high schools

Dead period has begun for local high schools

June 23rd, 2014 10:30 pm by Douglas Fritz

The Walking Dead weeks are upon us.Ok, so I dramatize, but Sunday marked the beginning of the TSSAA-mandated Summer Dead Period (hey, they capitalized it, so I will, too).

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TSSAA football playoffs should be kept simple

TSSAA football playoffs should be kept simple

June 12th, 2014 8:52 pm by Douglas Fritz

Here's an idea that could solve the TSSAA's seemingly endless problem with the football playoff system. It's simple, and nobody could complain at the end of the day.

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Colleges noticing local football talent

Colleges noticing local football talent

June 9th, 2014 7:05 pm by Douglas Fritz

Could 2014 be a banner year for high school football in Northeast Tennessee? If the college recruiting trail is any indication, the answer is a resounding yes.

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Time to make some Rotisserie moves

Time to make some Rotisserie moves

June 6th, 2014 8:01 pm by Douglas Fritz

It's early June. Your Rotisserie baseball team is still in the hunt for a title, but it has some weaknesses. Now is the time to make a move that vaults your oddly named squad over the top.

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A long look ahead in the right direction

A long look ahead in the right direction

June 2nd, 2014 6:51 pm by Douglas Fritz

One of the sad things about the end of May is athletes saying goodbye to their high school playing days. But it's also a time to look forward as the 2014-15 school year will be here in what will seem like the blink of an eye.

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Taveras rise to majors creates local interest

Taveras rise to majors creates local interest

June 1st, 2014 5:07 pm by Douglas Fritz

When Oscar Taveras arrived in the majors Saturday, it was of two-fold interest for area baseball fans.

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Kind has everything but a title

Kind has everything but a title

May 26th, 2014 8:35 pm by Douglas Fritz

It's difficult to compare different sports, but it would be hard to imagine any kind of criteria that would leave Brandon Kind out of the best-coach-in-Northeast-Tennessee conversation.

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Lady Devils in fine form for playoffs

Lady Devils in fine form for playoffs

April 28th, 2014 8:30 pm by Douglas Fritz

Tournament time comes for everybody this week, but Unicoi County's softball team got a jumpstart on momentum by winning the Tiny Day Classic in Greeneville on Sunday.

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