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South, North, D-B ready for playoff openers

South, North, D-B ready for playoff openers

November 8th, 2013 4:31 pm by Dave Ongie, NET News Service

For Sullivan South, the first loss of the football season came last Friday night in the form of a gut-wrenching 28-27 defeat at the hands of Elizabethton with the Three Rivers Conference title on the line.

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Crockett excited about second-ever playoff game

Crockett excited about second-ever playoff game

November 7th, 2013 6:04 pm by Douglas Fritz

Two things seem pretty certain about David Crockett's journey to Knoxville. One, the Pioneers are going to have a whale of a tough time winning. Two, they are going to enjoy the experience of the second playoff game in school history just the same.

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Cyclones to face challenge in opening round

Cyclones to face challenge in opening round

November 7th, 2013 5:59 pm by Douglas Fritz

One week after pulling off a late-game comeback to defeat pass-minded Sullivan South, Elizabethton opens the playoffs with another air challenge. In the opening round of the TSSAA Class 4A postseason, the Cyclones will play host to Huntsville Scott.

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'Toppers looking for first win over Farragut

'Toppers looking for first win over Farragut

November 7th, 2013 5:55 pm by Douglas Fritz

After ending a nearly two-decade losing streak against rival Dobyns-Bennett, Science Hill has an opportunity to establish more new territory. The Hilltoppers will be looking for their first-ever win over Knox Farragut as they play host to the Admirals.

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Olds a valuable part of Cyclones defense

Olds a valuable part of Cyclones defense

November 6th, 2013 6:13 pm by Douglas Fritz

It took a little bit of fishing, but landing Markus Olds has helped the Elizabethton football program quite a bit. The 5-10, 155-pound junior cornerback has been a valuable part of an Elizabethton defense that posted four shutouts en route to a Three Riv

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Game of Chance: Pierce makes big impact for Hilltoppers

Game of Chance: Pierce makes big impact for Hilltoppers

November 5th, 2013 7:49 pm by Trey Williams

Chance Pierce helped Science Hill football turn the corner against Dobyns-Bennett in Friday's 35-24 win in Kingsport. He rushed 17 times for 148 yards, including 96 in the second half, as the Hilltoppers ended a 19-game skid against the Indians.

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Crockett’s tournament gets bigger

Crockett’s tournament gets bigger

November 5th, 2013 7:40 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Major changes are coming to the Hardee’s Classic. The 24th annual basketball tournament at David Crockett High School has been expanded from eight to 10 teams with a total of 17 games and an extra day of play.

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Tickets to go on sale for Science Hill playoff game

Tickets to go on sale for Science Hill playoff game

November 5th, 2013 5:23 pm by Contributed

Tickets for Science Hill High School's first-round football playoff game set for Friday night against Farragut will be available starting Wednesday with season ticket holders.

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Prep basketball jamborees

November 4th, 2013 8:20 pm by Staff Report

Here are the schedules for the high school basketball jamborees on Thursday, Nov. 7:

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TSSAA football playoffs

TSSAA football playoffs

November 4th, 2013 8:19 pm by Staff Report

Here the matchups for the first round of the TSSAA state football playoffs, which will be played Friday, Nov. 8 (game times are 7 p.m. local time):

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