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D-B wrinkle helped set up rematch for ages

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D-B wrinkle helped set up rematch for ages

November 11th, 2014 9:46 pm by Trey Williams

Science Hill will host Dobyns-Bennett in the second round of the TSSAA Class 6A playoffs on Friday thanks, in part, to Dobyns-Bennett.

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Ten reasons to remember this Sprint Cup season

Ten reasons to remember this Sprint Cup season

December 9th, 2014 9:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The NASCAR Sprint Cup season had its official ending last Friday night with the annual awards banquet. There are 10 reasons, however, why the 2014 season will be one to remember during the offseason.

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Football, Yankee Stadium, Jordan favorites in Readers' Replies

Football, Yankee Stadium, Jordan favorites in Readers' Replies

November 27th, 2014 8:28 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Several weeks ago I asked the readers of the Johnson City Press to share their opinions with three specific sports questions. There were clear winners in each category with each of the three major sports represented.

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State title continues to elude Northeast Tennessee

State title continues to elude Northeast Tennessee

November 23rd, 2014 12:02 am by Douglas Fritz

Both Science Hill and Sullivan South entered the year with visions of winning a state championship, but as it turned out neither was remotely close to that lofty goal.

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One 'off' night shouldn't define McGue's career

One 'off' night shouldn't define McGue's career

November 23rd, 2014 12:01 am by Trey Williams

Malik McGue's forgettable performance against Maryville probably felt like his darkest hour, but ultimately it won't eclipse an unforgettable career at Science Hill.

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Maryville makes 'Toppers, McGue look ordinary

Maryville makes 'Toppers, McGue look ordinary

November 21st, 2014 11:36 pm by Douglas Fritz

At the grass-roots level of the game, Maryville took Science Hill to football school Friday night. When class was dismissed, the Hilltoppers were served with a 45-0 session of detention.

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Quarterfinal berth spurs Hilltoppers' memories

Quarterfinal berth spurs Hilltoppers' memories

November 20th, 2014 11:17 pm by Trey Williams

Science Hill's trip to Maryville to play in the quarterfinals Friday night is the football program's first since going back-to-back seasons in 1993 and '94.

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What makes Maryville one of the elites

What makes Maryville one of the elites

November 17th, 2014 10:52 pm by Douglas Fritz

What makes Maryville, Maryville? That was the question asked to Jesse Smithey, the former prep sports editor of the Knoxville News-Sentinel who has experienced a close look at the Rebels' football program through the years.

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Belief just part of the big wins

Belief just part of the big wins

November 15th, 2014 10:48 pm by Douglas Fritz

Beating Maryville in football takes two distinct things, and they have to work in perfect harmony. Science Hill appears to have the first part of the nearly unsolvable equation in place. Part II is little more than a theory until Friday night.

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Real test for 'Toppers still awaits

Real test for 'Toppers still awaits

November 15th, 2014 12:14 am by Douglas Fritz

Beating D-B twice makes it a memorable football season for Science Hill, but what awaits next is a game that will determine if the Hilltoppers really are knocking at the door of statewide success.

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Defining moment of Chase still to come

Defining moment of Chase still to come

November 11th, 2014 9:35 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Brad Keselowski trying to go split the middle between Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon at Texas has been the big moment of this year's NASCAR's Chase, but the real defining moment will be this weekend at Homestead.

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