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Boone, Ratliff use Wildcat to beat Chiefs

August 30th, 2014 12:02 am by Trey Williams

Daniel Boone's variation of the Wildcat formation is called the Elephant, but Caleb Ratliff was light on his feet running in it Friday night at Ken Green Field.

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Birchfield, Whitehead carry 'Landers

Birchfield, Whitehead carry 'Landers

August 30th, 2014 12:02 am by Jeff Birchfield

Colby Birchfield and Austin Whitehead combined for 340 rushing yards to lead the Highlanders to a 46-14 win over the Warriors on Friday night at Orr Field.

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Patriots have little difficulty with Rangers

August 30th, 2014 12:01 am by Gene Renfro

It didn't take Sullivan East long to take the lead and from there the homestanding Patriots cruised to a 54-0 victory over Unaka Friday.

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Friday's marquee matchup more than just McGue, Thomas

Friday's marquee matchup more than just McGue, Thomas

August 28th, 2014 11:21 pm by Douglas Fritz

If Malik McGue and Ethan Thomas do their usual things at their usual level, Science Hill and Elizabethton's football game probably won't be decided by those two players.

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Warriors face test in Roan Mountain

August 28th, 2014 11:19 pm by Douglas Fritz

When Coach Brock Pittman arrived at Cloudland in 2012, the football schedule didn't include Happy Valley. He wanted to change that, and last year's 21-18 victory over the Warriors turned out to be a pivotal early season contest.

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Pioneers must stop Fronckoski to beat Devils

August 28th, 2014 11:19 pm by Douglas Fritz

Searching for a 2-0 start, David Crockett enters tonight's game as the favorite. But head coach Jeremy Bosken said he knows Unicoi County is a threat.

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Boone, Science Hill among state's best in cross country

Boone, Science Hill among state's best in cross country

August 28th, 2014 11:16 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Daniel Boone's boys enters the year as the state's top-ranked cross country team after back-to-back runner-up finishes at state, while Science Hill's boys and girls have high aspirations aftert both finishing fifht last year's state meet.

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'Toppers hope to challenge for Big Seven title

'Toppers hope to challenge for Big Seven title

August 28th, 2014 11:11 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Science Hill head soccer coach Megan Harmon thinks the stage is set for the Lady 'Toppers to make a postseason run.

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Hilltoppers' multi-threat McGue hard to stop

Hilltoppers' multi-threat McGue hard to stop

August 27th, 2014 9:40 pm by Douglas Fritz

Defending Malik McGue is one of the most unique challenges area high school football coaches have faced in many years. And Elizabethton defensive coordinator Stan Ogg has been in serious game-plan mode for the Science Hill quarterback all week.

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Hampton basketball coach receives pretrial diversion in pills theft case

Hampton basketball coach receives pretrial diversion in pills theft case

August 27th, 2014 3:47 pm by John Thompson

Leon Tolley was removed as head girls' basketball coach and placed on suspension during the investigation.

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