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Real test for 'Toppers still awaits

Real test for 'Toppers still awaits

November 15th, 2014 12:14 am by Douglas Fritz

Beating D-B twice makes it a memorable football season for Science Hill, but what awaits next is a game that will determine if the Hilltoppers really are knocking at the door of statewide success.

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Region 1-AA basketball site chosen after some concerns

Region 1-AA basketball site chosen after some concerns

November 10th, 2014 10:30 pm by Douglas Fritz

After twists and turns like a winding road, this season's Region 1-AA basketball tournament has apparently landed in Bluff City - probably.

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Penalty proves more costly for Crockett than Boone

Penalty proves more costly for Crockett than Boone

November 3rd, 2014 11:13 pm by Douglas Fritz

David Crockett and Daniel Boone suffered a tough loss after Friday's Musket Bowl contest with both football programs being placed on a three-year playoff ban by the TSSAA for a postgame brawl.

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Science Hill shows fear of D-B gone

Science Hill shows fear of D-B gone

October 31st, 2014 11:59 pm by Douglas Fritz

It's not just the fact Science Hill beat Dobyns-Bennett for the second straight year. It's the way the Hilltoppers did it.

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Elizabethton will stay in Class 3A in hopes of title

Elizabethton will stay in Class 3A in hopes of title

October 20th, 2014 7:41 pm by Douglas Fritz

With the prospects of facing Knox Fulton or Greeneville or Knox Catholic in this year's playoffs, and previous years of having to play Alcoa, the idea of a road less encumbered was appealing to Elizabethton.

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This hasn't been the year for upsets in high school football

This hasn't been the year for upsets in high school football

October 18th, 2014 9:39 pm by Douglas Fritz

It hasn't been the year of the upset in high school football, that's for sure. More so than any season in many years, favorites have won a higher percentage of the games.

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High school notes: Defense becomes synonymous with stingy Greene Devils

High school notes: Defense becomes synonymous with stingy Greene Devils

October 13th, 2014 8:40 pm by Douglas Fritz

In seven games Greeneville has allowed just 31 points.

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Tough road lies ahead for local Class 4A teams

Tough road lies ahead for local Class 4A teams

October 6th, 2014 11:04 pm by Douglas Fritz

Class 4A is shaping up to be one of the most rugged paths to a state football championship. With due respect to the largest schools in Class 6A, it's hard to find a more difficult road.

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A's ending continues my postseason frustration

A's ending continues my postseason frustration

October 1st, 2014 9:57 pm by Douglas Fritz

It all started on Oct. 15, 1988. And it continued with Salvador Perez's walk-off single Tuesday night.

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Seeing star players well worth price of admission

Seeing star players well worth price of admission

September 29th, 2014 10:03 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton's Ethan Thomas and Science Hill's Malik McGue are two of the top players in the history of Northeast Tennessee football.

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