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Gap closing but Hilltopers still class of Big 7

December 4th, 2013 10:21 am by Douglas Fritz

The Hilltoppers may have to endure their share of close battles if they want to keep their 57-game league winning streak alive. Science Hill survived a major challenge from the Indians, beating them 57-53 Tuesday night at the new 'Topper Palace.

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Lady 'Toppers pull away from D-B

Lady 'Toppers pull away from D-B

December 3rd, 2013 11:30 pm by Trey Williams

Tianna Tarter scored 24 points and fellow guard Grace Herrin made four of Science Hill’s 13 3-pointers in an 82-36 win against Dobyns-Bennett on Tuesday at Science Hill.

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'Toppers keep streaks alive against D-B, league foes

'Toppers keep streaks alive against D-B, league foes

December 3rd, 2013 11:28 pm by Trey Williams

The Hilltoppers got 16 points from Calvin Songster and 12 from Peyton Wingate to outlast preseason favorite Dobyns-Bennett 57-53 in a Big Seven Conference game Tuesday at Science Hill.

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'Toppers put streak on line against D-B

'Toppers put streak on line against D-B

December 2nd, 2013 8:33 pm by Douglas Fritz

Streaks are good conversation pieces, but the longer they go and the more they're talked about the harder it is to sustain them. Or does that make it harder to break them?

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Unicoi edges Crockett in Hardee’s final

Unicoi edges Crockett in Hardee’s final

December 1st, 2013 12:20 am by Jeff Birchfield

Connor Simpson wasn’t about to be denied. The 6-foot-4 Unicoi County senior scored the winning basket with eight seconds left to give the Blue Devils a 53-52 victory over David Crockett.

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Taylor’s 38 points lift Jr. Bucs to win

Taylor’s 38 points lift Jr. Bucs to win

November 30th, 2013 8:14 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Marcus Taylor scored 38 points to lift the Junior Bucs to a 68-65 win over Happy Valley in the opener of Saturday's round of games in the Hardee's Classic.

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Fox helps Huntingdon lead nation in offense

Fox helps Huntingdon lead nation in offense

November 30th, 2013 8:11 pm by Trey Williams

Former Daniel Boone quarterback Ben Fox just completed his second season as receivers coach at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Ala., and the up-tempo Hawks lead NCAA Division III in total offense this season.

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Day leads Pioneers past Patriots in Hardee's Classic semifinal

November 30th, 2013 3:40 am by Jeff Birchfield

Sophomore Dustin Day scored 32 points in David Crockett's 86-68 win against Sullivan East to reach the Hardee's Classic championship, where it'll meet Unicoi County on Saturday.

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Scots thriving with Rader at the helm

Scots thriving with Rader at the helm

November 27th, 2013 5:48 pm by Trey Williams

Maryville College seems to have hauled in quite a catch when it hired former East Tennessee State and Science Hill receiver Mike Rader as a 31-year-old head coach in January of 2012.

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Nagba heads up Tough Guy team

Nagba heads up Tough Guy team

November 27th, 2013 5:09 pm by Douglas Fritz

For the 25th edition of the All-Tough Guy team, the search was on for a captain who was not only tough but also able to overcome adversity and fight to the finish. Meeting the requirements was Science Hill's linebacker and fullback Gad Nagba.

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