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Miracle comeback falls short for Hilltoppers

Miracle comeback falls short for Hilltoppers

March 20th, 2015 11:46 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Down by 12 runs in the third inning, all looked lost for the Hilltoppers. Two hours later, they had taken a one-run lead. The 'Toppers couldn't hold on with a sacrifice fly by West's Jacob Jennings scoring Jordan Artime for an 18-17 win in eight innings.

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Happy Valley uses early outburst to beat UH

Happy Valley uses early outburst to beat UH

March 20th, 2015 11:45 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The Warriors scored seven runs over the first two innings and cruised to a 9-1 baseball victory over the Bucs on Friday afternoon at ETSU's Thomas Stadium.

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Soggy 'Toppers best Cyclones, 4-1

Soggy 'Toppers best Cyclones, 4-1

March 19th, 2015 10:49 pm by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

After seeing the Cyclones take a lead at the 15:21 mark of the first half, the Hilltoppers finally found their footing on the wet turf of Spurrier Field to rebound for a 4-1 win at Kermit Tipton Stadium.

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North Greene again looks like team to beat

March 18th, 2015 9:59 pm by Douglas Fritz

With a strong group of returning players, and two state tournament berths in the last three years, North Greene is easily the team to beat. The Huskies have won the league three years in a row.

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Hilltoppers slip past Indians in first Big 7 meeting of season

Hilltoppers slip past Indians in first Big 7 meeting of season

March 17th, 2015 10:32 pm by George Thwaites

New Science Hill soccer coach David Strickland had roughly 2 weeks to get acquainted with his new team. It took the Hilltoppers roughly 80 minutes to put away Dobyns-Bennett in the Big 7 Conference rivals' first meeting of the season.

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Crockett finally gets win over Boone in soccer

March 17th, 2015 10:29 pm by Gene Renfro, Press Correspondent

The David Crockett boys' soccer seniors were able to beat county rival Daniel Boone for the first time in their prep career Tuesday behind a 4-2 win.

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Pioneers top Science Hill

March 17th, 2015 10:28 pm by Gene Renfro, Press Correspondent

A mixture of solid pitching and timely hitting helped David Crockett to a 4-1 win over Science Hill Tuesday.

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High school baseball and softball previews

High school baseball and softball previews

March 16th, 2015 10:41 pm by Douglas Fritz

Spring sports were in full-go operation on a sunny Monday, so here's a look at how things stack up for area baseball and softball teams in the Three Rivers and Big Seven conferences for this season.

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Hilltoppers edge D-B

Hilltoppers edge D-B

March 16th, 2015 10:39 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Down by one in the seventh inning, the Hilltoppers had four straight walks to tie the game. Then Avery Conkin scored the winning run off a throwing error in a 7-6 victory at Cardinal Park.

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Elizabethton's Birchfield lands spot on Eastern Kentucky football team

Elizabethton's Birchfield lands spot on Eastern Kentucky football team

March 14th, 2015 10:27 pm by Douglas Fritz

Just for kicks, Logan Birchfield has decided to attend Eastern Kentucky University and play football. The Elizabethton senior place-kicker will make it official Wednesday with the Richmond school. The ceremony will be held at 3:30 p.m. at the high school.

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