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Gap closing but Hilltopers still class of Big 7

December 4th, 2013 10:21 am by Douglas Fritz

The Hilltoppers may have to endure their share of close battles if they want to keep their 57-game league winning streak alive. Science Hill survived a major challenge from the Indians, beating them 57-53 Tuesday night at the new 'Topper Palace.

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'Toppers put streak on line against D-B

'Toppers put streak on line against D-B

December 2nd, 2013 8:33 pm by Douglas Fritz

Streaks are good conversation pieces, but the longer they go and the more they're talked about the harder it is to sustain them. Or does that make it harder to break them?

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Douglas Fritz: Glory days gone from NFL

November 29th, 2013 12:21 pm by Douglas Fritz

Football is still a nice side dish. Now, if somebody could just fix the thing.

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Mistakes cost Devils playoff win at Fulton

Mistakes cost Devils playoff win at Fulton

November 25th, 2013 8:27 pm by Douglas Fritz

There is little doubt Knox Fulton was the better football team in Friday’s Class 4A state quarterfinal game, but it should also be noted Greeneville had a real opportunity for an upset.

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Science Hill, Elizabethton girls expect to put on quite a show

Science Hill, Elizabethton girls expect to put on quite a show

November 18th, 2013 7:51 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill and Elizabethton’s girls basketball teams will meet tonight in the Hilltoppers’ gym in a game between a state finalist and state semifinalist from last season.

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High school football: Hilltoppers still far from elite

High school football: Hilltoppers still far from elite

November 17th, 2013 11:01 am by Douglas Fritz

It is difficult to wrap the 2013 high school football season into one neat little package.

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Five ’Toppers land deals with D1 schools

Five ’Toppers land deals with D1 schools

November 11th, 2013 8:15 pm by Douglas Fritz

Wednesday is Division I day at Science Hill as five athletes will sign scholarships to continue their careers at the highest point of the next level.

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Longhorns break quarter-century drought

Longhorns break quarter-century drought

November 9th, 2013 6:15 pm by Douglas Fritz

It took a quarter of a century, but Johnson County finally found a way to win a football playoff game, beating Chuckey-Doak 23-20 in the first round of the TSSAA 3A Playoffs on Friday.

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Hilltoppers may get as far as Maryville

Hilltoppers may get as far as Maryville

November 4th, 2013 8:13 pm by Douglas Fritz

With Stacy Carter on the sideline and the talented athletes in house, Science Hill could have some serious playoff success, and getting to the quarterfinals and earning a chance to play Maryville is not out of the conversation at all.

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Good draw for Science Hill; Boone left out

Good draw for Science Hill; Boone left out

November 2nd, 2013 11:37 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill wound up with arguably the best-case scenario in Class 6A’s Quadrant 1 of the TSSAA football playoffs. The Hilltoppers are seeded third, and will play host to Knox Farragut.

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