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High School Football: Week Zero headlines stand out

High School Football: Week Zero headlines stand out

August 26th, 2013 5:30 pm by Douglas Fritz

Week Zero offered some angles of note to start the high school football season.

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Ugly victory works fine for Happy Valley

Ugly victory works fine for Happy Valley

August 24th, 2013 6:57 pm by Douglas Fritz

Happy Valley, a Class AA school, started off on the right foot with a 20-12 victory over Class AAA Volunteer on Friday night. It wasn’t the prettiest thing, but still worth a blue ribbon, said Warriors head coach Larry Shively.

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Jamborees offer early glimpse of area teams

Jamborees offer early glimpse of area teams

August 19th, 2013 6:15 pm by Douglas Fritz

While it is possible to sometimes get a false read, it still means a little something when players put on their uniforms, the lights are on, officials are at their best/worst — and perhaps most importantly, a tally is kept on the scoreboard.

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Start of season bearing down on local teams

August 12th, 2013 5:54 pm by Douglas Fritz

Twelve area teams open Aug. 23. Included in that mix is Hampton, which plays host to Unicoi County.

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‘Expert’ look at who should be your QB

‘Expert’ look at who should be your QB

August 10th, 2013 10:00 pm by Douglas Fritz

Yes, it's still baseball season. However, it's close enough to September to start thinking about Fantasy Football.

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South’s future looks bright in Class AA

South’s future looks bright in Class AA

August 5th, 2013 6:36 pm by Douglas Fritz

Sullivan South became a bigger fish at the same time the pond got smaller. If the Rebels follow a trend, they will be tough to handle in most sports for at least the next couple of seasons.

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Happy Valley looking for better season in 2013

July 29th, 2013 8:05 pm by Douglas Fritz

Happy Valley lost at Sullivan Central to open the season, en route to a 3-7 finish after 8-3 and 6-5 records in playoff campaigns in 2010 and 2011, respectively. With the Warriors' triple-option offense, this preseason's extra week of practice won't nece

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Weather playing havoc with football practices

Weather playing havoc with football practices

July 22nd, 2013 6:58 pm by Douglas Fritz

As teams opened in helmets and shoulder pads Monday under the new TSSAA guidelines, they will likely not only deal with stormy weather but also potentially poor field conditions because of so much rain this year.

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Solid summer has Cutlip looking ahead

Solid summer has Cutlip looking ahead

July 15th, 2013 7:03 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill’s basketball team went 14-4 in pair of summer camps despite a lack of experience, but head coach Ken Cutlip saw signs of promise.

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Pitching a challenge for Rotisserie Baseball

Pitching a challenge for Rotisserie Baseball

July 10th, 2013 8:47 pm by Douglas Fritz

Pitching is a challenging part of the Rotisserie Baseball equation.

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