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Alcoa coach closing in on state record

Alcoa coach closing in on state record

July 14th, 2014 3:09 pm by Douglas Fritz

If Alcoa does what Alcoa usually does, head coach Gary Rankin will become the state's all-time winningest football coach this season.

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Elizabethton's Thomas qualifies for junior nationals

Elizabethton's Thomas qualifies for junior nationals

July 12th, 2014 7:59 pm by Trey Williams

Autumn Thomas qualified for the AAU Junior Olympic Games last week in Murfreesboro when she recorded a personal best 100-meter run (13.02) at the Southeast Region 6 qualifier.

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Freeman getting in swing of things with Dodgers

Freeman getting in swing of things with Dodgers

July 9th, 2014 9:37 pm by Trey Williams

Former ETSU/David Crockett baseball player Clint Freeman has begun his career in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization with a .321 average.

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Seven-on-seven magic numbers for football teams

July 7th, 2014 10:18 pm by Douglas Fritz

Seven-on-seven football is the top choice for the next couple of weeks as teams await the July 28 start of full practice.

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King of the Hill: Smallwood hard to top

King of the Hill: Smallwood hard to top

July 5th, 2014 10:08 pm by Trey Williams

Visiting with Sidney Smallwood or talking to him on the phone always lifted spirits, as has reviewing many of those conversations since his death on Tuesday.

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Carter signs with Crimson Tide

July 4th, 2014 11:23 pm by Trey Williams

Former Science Hill pitcher Will Carter enrolled at Alabama on Wednesday and registered for classes Thursday. He'll begin workouts with the Crimson Tide next week.

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Update: Friends, colleagues, players remember Smallwood

Update: Friends, colleagues, players remember Smallwood

July 1st, 2014 7:43 am by Trey Williams

Sidney Smallwood was a coach and athletic director at Science Hill for parts of four decades. He died overnight at age 98.

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Prep news travels fast in this day and age

Prep news travels fast in this day and age

June 30th, 2014 10:17 pm by Douglas Fritz

Someone could write an article in a newspaper on this end of the state, and it may never be seen or heard about in Knoxville - let alone Nashville or the far end of the state.

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Norris getting ready for Futures game

Norris getting ready for Futures game

June 30th, 2014 10:06 pm by Trey Williams

Norris, a 21-year-old left-handed pitcher from Science Hill, was selected last week to pitch in Major League Baseball's Futures Game on Sunday, July 13 in Minneapolis. The minor-league showcase will air live on ESPN.

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Helping others achieve remains Witten's dream

Helping others achieve remains Witten's dream

June 28th, 2014 9:16 pm by Trey Williams

Jason Witten is edging into the twilight of his career with his Dallas Cowboys stardom shining brightly.

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