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New rules will impact high school football

July 6th, 2015 7:45 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill football coach Stacy Carter believes new rules put in place by the TSSAA in time for this season could lead to some noticeable changes.

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Craig finishes runner-up  in home run derby

Craig finishes runner-up in home run derby

July 3rd, 2015 9:20 pm by Douglas Fritz

Johnson City's Will Craig, now a star at Wake Forest University, finished runner-up in the TD Ameritrade Home Run Derby on Thursday night in Omaha, Nebraska.

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16 members to be added to Carter County Hall of Fame

June 25th, 2015 9:37 pm by Douglas Fritz

Four years ago, Charles Peters and Jamie Combs got together to start the Carter County Sports Hall of Fame. These days, there are 67 members with 16 more to be inducted during a ceremony Saturday night.

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Lady Cyclones back to winning ways

Lady Cyclones back to winning ways

June 22nd, 2015 10:26 pm by Douglas Fritz

What's the best cure for the pain of seeing a long winning streak come to an end? Of course it's starting another one.

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Science Hill's Knack headed to Walters State

Science Hill's Knack headed to Walters State

June 18th, 2015 7:42 pm by Dave Ongie

Science Hill baseball standout Landon Knack put pen to paper on Thursday afternoon at Science Hill, taking his first step down a well-worn path from Johnson City to Walters State Community College.

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Former 'Topper great Stuart recalls Science Hill's glory days

Former 'Topper great Stuart recalls Science Hill's glory days

June 17th, 2015 9:29 pm by Douglas Fritz

Charlie Stuart said he remembers the end of the 1973 high school basketball season - when the Hilltoppers came within a play or two of meeting Dobyns-Bennett for the state championship - quite well.

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Carter hopes to carry over momentum from last year

Carter hopes to carry over momentum from last year

June 16th, 2015 8:50 pm by Dave Ongie

The Science Hill football program laid some serious groundwork during the 2014 season, and now the Hilltoppers are looking to build on their wildly successful 11-2 campaign.

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Community connection: Science Hill camp building ties to future

Community connection: Science Hill camp building ties to future

June 16th, 2015 8:50 pm by Dave Ongie

While workers were busy putting the finishing touches on Science Hill's new fieldhouse at Kermit Tipton Stadium on Tuesday morning, the foundation of the football program's future was being laid a few steps away on Steve Spurrier Field.

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Garland faces another big decision

Garland faces another big decision

June 16th, 2015 8:48 pm by Douglas Fritz

Brandon Garland has already made one big decision this summer, and now the former Unicoi County standout has to make another one, and there's potential for the second choice having a big impact on the 2016 high school baseball season.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Science Hill football camp

June 16th, 2015 4:23 pm by Dave Ongie

Photos from the youth camp put on by the Science Hill football team at Kermit Tipton Stadium on Tuesday.

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Does the TSSAA want some cold, hard public-private numbers? How about an 80 percent loss rate?

Does the TSSAA want some cold, hard public-private numbers? How about an 80 percent loss rate?

June 16th, 2015 9:02 am by Douglas Fritz

For many years, area teams have seen season after season come to a close at the hands of a school that should be in its own classification and not lumped in with the public schools.

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