Johnson City Press Sunday, July 5, 2015
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English makes transition from coach to director of schools

English makes transition from coach to director of schools

June 1st, 2015 8:21 pm by Douglas Fritz

After 12 years as head coach of Unicoi County's boys basketball program, English officially became the system's director of schools - hitting the ground running Monday.

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Elizabethton's Marosites picked Johnson City Press High School Sports Female Athlete of the Year

Elizabethton's Marosites picked Johnson City Press High School Sports Female Athlete of the Year

May 30th, 2015 11:08 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton junior basketball standout Kayla Marosites was named the Johnson City Press High School Sports Female Athlete of the Year for her night-in, night-out efforts that helped produce a Tri-Cities-area record 52-game winning streak.

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Boone's Barnard named first Johnson City Press High School Athlete of the Year

Boone's Barnard named first Johnson City Press High School Athlete of the Year

May 30th, 2015 11:06 pm by Jeff Birchfield

When it was time to name the first ever Johnson City Press High School Sports Male Athlete of the Year, Adam Barnard was clearly ahead of the pack.

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Sweet 16/Spring Superlatives list

Sweet 16/Spring Superlatives list

May 30th, 2015 3:40 pm by Douglas Fritz

SWEET 16 TEAMPlayer of the year - Jordan Fortel, Greeneville

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Greeneville's Fortel takes top honors on Sweet 16 team

Greeneville's Fortel takes top honors on Sweet 16 team

May 29th, 2015 9:55 pm by Douglas Fritz

Whatever Greeneville needed, the Lady Greene Devils could count on senior Jordan Fortel to deliver. And the leadoff hitter, ace pitcher, rally starter and leader was honored Friday as the Johnson City Press Sweet 16 softball player of the year.

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Science Hill's Knack selected Super 22 player of the year

Science Hill's Knack selected Super 22 player of the year

May 28th, 2015 9:01 pm by Douglas Fritz

In the final analysis, Science Hill was maybe just a play or two away from a serious chance to battle for a state baseball title. And senior first baseman Landon Knack was a key part of the Hilltoppers' standout season.

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Former Hilltopper Craig enjoys breakout season, named ACC player of year

Former Hilltopper Craig enjoys breakout season, named ACC player of year

May 27th, 2015 9:45 pm by Dave Ongie, Press Staff Writer

Will Craig's dream of one day playing major league baseball received a giant boost this spring when Craig laid waste to Atlantic Coast Conference pitching.

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A dozen moments  to remember

A dozen moments to remember

May 25th, 2015 8:21 pm by Douglas Fritz

The following list isn't ranked according to importance, but rather on the moment-in-time impact they made. And to be on this list, I had to be an eyewitness.

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Spring Fling lives up to lofty expectations

Spring Fling lives up to lofty expectations

May 23rd, 2015 10:56 pm by Douglas Fritz

Every year, the TSSAA seems to get a meaty pitch when the Spring Fling rolls around. And each time, the organization knocks it out of the park.

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Vines repeats state championship in Class A/AA tennis

Vines repeats state championship in Class A/AA tennis

May 22nd, 2015 11:58 pm by Douglas Fritz

The nationally ranked Vines defeated Fayetteville's Skylar McDonald in the finals for the second straight year, winning 6-2, 6-1 on a crystal clear Friday afternoon at Old Fort Park courts.

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