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Dugger learns how to adjust coaching style

Dugger learns how to adjust coaching style

March 10th, 2014 6:52 pm by Douglas Fritz

One of the best things in life is to keep getting better as a person.At Elizabethton, they have a girls basketball coach who certainly seems to be on the upward incline in that area.

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Cutlip facing different kind of challenges

Cutlip facing different kind of challenges

February 3rd, 2014 9:17 pm by Douglas Fritz

Some basketball teams with a record of 18-9 would be talking about what a good season it has been. At Science Hill, it’s a different story because of a shining tradition.

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Districts sure to be interesting after wild finish

Districts sure to be interesting after wild finish

February 1st, 2014 10:56 pm by Douglas Fritz

In one way, it was a shame Unicoi County’s game against Sullivan South had to end with such a controversial finish. In another way, it set the stage for what promises to be a very entertaining District 1-AA basketball tournament, which is less than two w

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Title or not, Tarter already one of the best

Title or not, Tarter already one of the best

January 27th, 2014 9:47 pm by Douglas Fritz

Tianna Tarter and the Science Hill's girls basketball team are once again good enough to threaten for a state championship, but the Lady 'Toppers senior point guard doesn't need a state title to prove she's one the best.

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Sharpshooter has Hampton going strong

Sharpshooter has Hampton going strong

January 20th, 2014 7:10 pm by Douglas Fritz

There are three reasons why Hampton is more dangerous than a lot of boys’ basketball teams in the state. Perhaps it’s more accurate to say trey reasons.

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Dyer closing in on three decades of success at East

Dyer closing in on three decades of success at East

January 15th, 2014 8:01 pm by Douglas Fritz

It took time, sweat, and a lot of determination, but John Dyer has become one of the most respected coaches in Northeast Tennessee basketball history.

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State rankings usually aren’t true reflection

State rankings usually aren’t true reflection

January 13th, 2014 8:58 pm by Douglas Fritz

State basketball rankings are good conversation pieces, and they do tell a story — although the conclusion isn't revealed until it's settled on the court.

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Crucial games this week in league races

Crucial games this week in league races

January 6th, 2014 8:08 pm by Douglas Fritz

Plenty of opinions have been expressed about how things will go in the chase for area basketball championships. Now it's time to let the action on the court do the talking.

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Hodskins plays a key role for Milton

Hodskins plays a key role for Milton

January 1st, 2014 4:35 pm by Douglas Fritz

Playing with a zest for the game makes Hodskins special on the basketball court. So the fact he was born without the lower half of his left arm only tells a portion of his story.

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Arby's Classic still holds the interest of NE Tenn.

Arby's Classic still holds the interest of NE Tenn.

December 29th, 2013 8:03 pm by Douglas Fritz

Former Tennessee High head coach Dale Burns got things rolling all those years ago, using a Louisville, Ky., tournament as a model.

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