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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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D-B wrinkle helped set up rematch for ages

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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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
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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NASCAR got just what it wanted in new format

NASCAR got just what it wanted in new format

November 4th, 2014 9:33 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Be careful what you wish for. You just might get it. The old phrase comes to mind with NASCAR's changes to its Sprint Cup playoff format.

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Science Hill shows fear of D-B gone

Science Hill shows fear of D-B gone

October 31st, 2014 11:59 pm by Douglas Fritz

It's not just the fact Science Hill beat Dobyns-Bennett for the second straight year. It's the way the Hilltoppers did it.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
NASCAR could get stuck with another one-win champ

NASCAR could get stuck with another one-win champ

October 21st, 2014 9:57 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Will justice be served in NASCAR's "Chase for the Sprint Cup" championship? To this point, it has been to a certain extent.

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This hasn't been the year for upsets in high school football

This hasn't been the year for upsets in high school football

October 18th, 2014 9:39 pm by Douglas Fritz

It hasn't been the year of the upset in high school football, that's for sure. More so than any season in many years, favorites have won a higher percentage of the games.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
What should we expect at Talladega?

What should we expect at Talladega?

October 14th, 2014 9:46 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With one NASCAR Sprint Cup race to go before the Chase field is sliced from 12 drivers to eight, what should one expect this Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway? Honestly, I don't know.

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A's ending continues my postseason frustration

A's ending continues my postseason frustration

October 1st, 2014 9:57 pm by Douglas Fritz

It all started on Oct. 15, 1988. And it continued with Salvador Perez's walk-off single Tuesday night.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Teams, fans navigating new format

Teams, fans navigating new format

September 30th, 2014 9:48 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Three races down and they've hit the reset button. Many people have asked about NASCAR's new championship format so hopefully this will make things as simple as possible.

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