Johnson City Press Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Blue Jays promote Norris to Triple-A Buffalo

Blue Jays promote Norris to Triple-A Buffalo

August 6th, 2014 7:35 pm by Trey Williams

Former Science Hill pitcher Daniel Norris was promoted to the Toronto Blue Jays' Triple-A affiliate in Buffalo on Wednesday.

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Filling holes: Rangers busy replacing skill positions

Filling holes: Rangers busy replacing skill positions

August 5th, 2014 8:26 pm by Trey Williams

Unaka coach Steve "Pink" McKinney must replace quarterback Eli Rasnick this season, and he'll probably use four feet to fill those cleats.

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Science Hill looks impressive in scrimmage against South

Science Hill looks impressive in scrimmage against South

August 4th, 2014 11:05 pm by Trey Williams

The Hilltoppers were without quarterback Malik McGue (concussion), running back/linebacker Trey Sutton (groin), defensive back/wideout Malik Stephens (knee) and linebacker Costa Kalogeros (concussion), but moved the ball seemingly at will against South.

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TSSAA soon to decide classification

TSSAA soon to decide classification

August 4th, 2014 11:01 pm by Douglas Fritz

On the table is the three-choice plan for classification. The Board will likely have a final vote to: 1. Leave the system as is 2. Go back to the old five-class system

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Crockett quarterback looks for continued success

Crockett quarterback looks for continued success

August 3rd, 2014 9:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

David Crockett, a program never known for putting up big passing numbers, remains a threat to pick up huge chunks of yardage with Burger throwing the football.

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Garland continuing tradition at Happy Valley

Garland continuing tradition at Happy Valley

August 2nd, 2014 11:10 pm by Douglas Fritz

Philip Garland is primed for another big season. The 6-foot-1, 210-pound senior rushed for 1,598 yards and 17 touchdowns last season - in just eight games. Included in the mix was a 339-yard rushing effort against Abingdon, Va.

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Man of all seasons

Man of all seasons

August 1st, 2014 11:18 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jerry Jenkins is entering his 44th year of coaching this fall. Notice it's year and not season. That's because Jenkins is estimated to have coached over 100 different seasons when you factor in all the sports he's been involved with.

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Thomas credits teammates for running success

Thomas credits teammates for running success

August 1st, 2014 11:17 pm by Douglas Fritz

To get anywhere near the statistical stratosphere currently inhabited by Ethan Thomas, a person would need more than just the Elizabethton Cyclones' football playbook.

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Super Highlanders: Cloudland hoping no foe can stand against it

Super Highlanders: Cloudland hoping no foe can stand against it

July 31st, 2014 10:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Austin Whitehead and his superhero-themed teammates hope to lead the Highlanders to Mountain East Conference and state championships this season.

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Hilltoppers look to continue success on links

Hilltoppers look to continue success on links

July 30th, 2014 9:34 pm by Douglas Fritz

Golf has been synonymous with success at Science Hill for a long time, but it has usually been the boys making the noise. These days, the Lady Hilltoppers are grabbing their share of the attention as they enter the 2014 season as defending Class AAA state

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