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Week 10 isn’t here just yet

Week 10 isn’t here just yet

October 21st, 2013 9:55 pm by Douglas Fritz

With Science Hill playing host to Daniel Boone, it’s not like Week 9 doesn’t boast an interesting game. But since pretty much everybody has been waiting all season for three area rivalry games to decide conference titles, it’s hard not to wish Week 10 wou

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Playoff picture starting to take shape

Playoff picture starting to take shape

October 14th, 2013 5:41 pm by Douglas Fritz

Football playoff quadrants are starting to get a fairly firm shape as teams head into Week 8 of the season. Here's a class-by-class look at how things currently stand for Quadrant 1 teams:

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Trailblazers can’t close deal on D-B

Trailblazers can’t close deal on D-B

October 7th, 2013 7:56 pm by Douglas Fritz

Dobyns-Bennett pulled a great escape Friday night, leaving Daniel Boone's football team to enter games the last three games of a tough stretch with a gut-wrenching loss.

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Injuries hit Science Hill hard

Injuries hit Science Hill hard

September 30th, 2013 6:14 pm by Douglas Fritz

Injuries have hit Science Hill hard with five straight Big Seven Conference games coming up, after Friday's 45-0 whipping at the hands of Brentwood Academy.

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A more transparent look at state rankings

A more transparent look at state rankings

September 23rd, 2013 7:08 pm by Douglas Fritz

Sometimes the state football rankings become territorial as writers rank their local teams a few spots higher than they deserve. Other times it becomes laughable as writers blatantly rank a team No. 1 in an attempt to push them up in the rankings.

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Carter looks for positives in Siegel rout

Carter looks for positives in Siegel rout

September 21st, 2013 6:49 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill might still be seeing Stars after the knockout punch delivered by Siegel, but the Hilltoppers’ season hasn’t been counted out after Friday's 64-38 defeat.

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’Landers showing mountain toughness

’Landers showing mountain toughness

September 14th, 2013 7:05 pm by Douglas Fritz

Cloudland forcibly disposed of Johnson County on Friday night. It was a 40-6 road whipping few people saw coming, and the Highlanders’ fourth straight win to start the season.

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4A football appears to be loaded for playoffs

4A football appears to be loaded for playoffs

September 9th, 2013 6:41 pm by Douglas Fritz

Talk about an overload in an eight-team quadrant. Quadrant 1 could house all of Class 4A's top four ranked teams in the state: Knox Fulton, Greeneville, Sullivan South and Knox Catholic — along with another top 10 team in Elizabethton.

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Lots of snaps, points makes for long night

Lots of snaps, points makes for long night

September 2nd, 2013 5:35 pm by Douglas Fritz

Sometimes when a game lasts over three hours, both teams are passing and scoring a lot of points — many coming quickly on big plays. There's just not a lot that can be done about it.

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Major weapons and weaknesses in a thriller

Major weapons and weaknesses in a thriller

August 30th, 2013 11:43 pm by Douglas Fritz

However, the bottom line for Science Hill and Elizabethton is both football teams should be pretty good this season — and both have a major weakness or two that could bite them along the way.

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