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'Toppers advance to face D-B, Crockett ousted in Region 1-AAA

'Toppers advance to face D-B, Crockett ousted in Region 1-AAA

February 28th, 2015 10:43 pm by Trey Williams

Familiar foes will square off today in the Region 1-AAA basketball championship. Science Hill held off Tennessee High 52-46 in the semifinal nightcap after Dobyns-Bennett beat district tournament champion David Crockett 57-54 in the opener.

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Cyclones hang on to win Region 1-AA crown

Cyclones hang on to win Region 1-AA crown

February 28th, 2015 10:42 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton built a 17-point lead, and watched all but one point of it seep away in the fourth quarter. Still the Cyclones earned their first Region 1-AA basketball championship since 2003, holding off Greeneville 53-51.

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Hampton advances to Region 1-A boys final

Hampton advances to Region 1-A boys final

February 28th, 2015 9:35 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Leading by just a single point early in the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs outscored North Greene by 14 over the final six minutes to earn a 50-35 win in the Region 1-A semifinal on Saturday night at Chuckey-Doak.

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Boone has pair near the top at state indoor meet

Boone has pair near the top at state indoor meet

February 28th, 2015 9:34 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Daniel Boone's Steven Carr raced to a second-place finish and teammate Christian Stumpf was sixth in the boys' 200-meter dash Saturday afternoon at the Tennessee State Indoor Track Championships.

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Little born to be major-league umpire

Little born to be major-league umpire

February 28th, 2015 9:31 pm by Trey Williams

Foreseeing Will Little's success was an easy call. It was obvious the former Science Hill and Milligan College athlete had the composure and confidence to effectively decide the fate of multi-millionaires in front of 50,000 spectators and millions of view

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Lady Cyclones claim third straight Region crown

Lady Cyclones claim third straight Region crown

February 27th, 2015 11:20 pm by Douglas Fritz

After building a 27-point lead through two quarters, Elizabethton eventually worked its way to a 63-44 victory over Grainger in the Region 1-AA basketball championship at The Dyer Dome on Friday night.

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Hilltoppers earn tough win on road over Jefferson County

Hilltoppers earn tough win on road over Jefferson County

February 27th, 2015 10:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Led by 14 points from Peyton Wingate and 11 points from Kaden Wampler, Science Hill defeated homestanding Jefferson County 45-44 in the Region 1-AAA boys' basketball quarterfinals.

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David Crockett romps past Morristown East in Region

David Crockett romps past Morristown East in Region

February 27th, 2015 10:58 pm by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

After a several year hiatus from playing in a regional tournament, the Pioneers easily handled the Morristown East Hurricanes 85-48 to advance to the Region 1-AAA semifinals in Kingsport against a familiar foe in Dobyns-Bennett on Saturday.

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Hot-shooting Cyclones take down Grainger

Hot-shooting Cyclones take down Grainger

February 27th, 2015 10:57 pm by Douglas Fritz

Led by Tyler Nichols' 28-point outburst, Elizabethton started knocking down shots and never really stopped until the final horn in a surprisingly easy 82-50 win over Grainger in the semifinals of the Region 1-AA basketball tournament.

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