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Injuries much too common in young athletes

Injuries much too common in young athletes

June 29th, 2013 7:52 pm by Douglas Fritz

Injuries can occur at any point or time in sports. It's an unfortunate part of the game. However, surgeries to repair the anterior cruciate ligament, or for the Tommy John procedure — once reserved almost exclusively for professional athletes — are beco

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Little time left to fix fantasy teams

Little time left to fix fantasy teams

June 20th, 2013 10:51 pm by Douglas Fritz

With June quickly fading into July, some fantasy enthusiasts are already starting to think about football. However, there’s still time — but not much! — to fix your Rotisserie baseball team.

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Crockett’s prospects on the rise

Crockett’s prospects on the rise

June 17th, 2013 9:08 pm by Douglas Fritz

If the sun seems to be shining a little brighter on Jonesborough these days, perhaps it’s just a reflection of a better outlook for David Crockett’s athletic programs.

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Craig leaning toward college ball

Craig leaning toward college ball

June 10th, 2013 7:02 pm by Douglas Fritz

It’s not a done deal, but it doesn’t appear the Kansas City Royals spent a high-enough pick to keep Will Craig from heading to Winston-Salem, N.C., this fall.

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Fantasy world has to weigh latest scandal

Fantasy world has to weigh latest scandal

June 6th, 2013 8:08 am by Douglas Fritz

When it comes to Rotisserie baseball, participants usually get caught up in the numbers and look at players only as statistics. However, even though it is just fantasy baseball, real people make it happen. So while some folks might say it doesn't matter

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Time to look ahead to 2013-14

Time to look ahead to 2013-14

June 3rd, 2013 6:25 pm by Douglas Fritz

It will be a new picture for most of Northeast Tennessee, so here's a brief look at some things that will change as soon as the fall sports season arrives in a couple of months.

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Cyclones wrap up one of school's best seasons

Cyclones wrap up one of school's best seasons

May 27th, 2013 8:15 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton put one of the its best athletics seasons in the books following competition at the Spring Fling in Murfreesboro.

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Blue Devils will be back,  in a big way

Blue Devils will be back, in a big way

May 25th, 2013 8:46 pm by Douglas Fritz

Unicoi County hit the second-most home runs in the history of high school softball in the nation and could have a more threatening lineup in 2014.

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Local baseball teams don’t stack up in state tourney

Local baseball teams don’t stack up in state tourney

May 24th, 2013 8:08 pm by Douglas Fritz

Fast forward to 2013, and today’s high school baseball players sometimes perform more like Little Leaguers.

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Spring Fling shows no signs of slowing down

Spring Fling shows no signs of slowing down

May 20th, 2013 12:29 pm by Douglas Fritz

Spring Fling turns 20 years old today, and shows no signs of losing its staying power.

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