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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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Smith has kept Hampton among state's elite

Smith has kept Hampton among state's elite

March 13th, 2015 9:31 pm by Trey Williams

Hampton fourth-year basketball coach Ned Smith has an excellent start on a career worthy of iconic predecessors Buck Van Huss and Jerry White.

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Almond takes over UH soccer

Almond takes over UH soccer

March 13th, 2015 9:27 pm by Jeff Birchfield

University High has turned to a doctor of therapy to get its boys' soccer program on good footing. Dr. Dan Almond, who holds the all-time record for assists and points at Emory & Henry College, brings a wealth of coaching experience to the Bucs.

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Hampton suffers narrow loss at state tournament

Hampton suffers narrow loss at state tournament

March 12th, 2015 9:18 pm by Trey Williams

The composed and focused Bulldogs pushed Union City to the closing seconds before suffering a heartbreaking 57-53 defeat in the state quarterfinals Thursday afternoon at Middle Tennessee State's Murphy Center.

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Hampton's state rematch a long time coming

Hampton's state rematch a long time coming

March 11th, 2015 10:20 pm by Trey Williams

Hampton concluded an improbable run to a single-classification state basketball title with an upset of Union City in 1960. The programs' state rematch was 55 years in the making, and the Bulldogs will need a bigger upset in today's quarterfinals.

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Marosites takes top girls' honor

Marosites takes top girls' honor

March 10th, 2015 10:04 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton junior Kayla Marosites was chosen Wednesday as the Johnson City Press All-Northeast Tennessee girls player of the year on the 27th annual team.

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Good? How about great?

Good? How about great?

March 10th, 2015 10:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

David Crockett junior guard Patrick Good was named the Johnson City Press All-Northeast Tennessee boys' basketball player of the year on Tuesday.

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