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Bucs turn attention to next year

Bucs turn attention to next year

March 22nd, 2014 7:02 pm by Joe Avento

These are the toughest days for a college basketball coach, the ones directly after the season ends.

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UTC'S Wade gets full serving of old rivalry

UTC'S Wade gets full serving of old rivalry

March 18th, 2014 11:11 pm by Kelly Hodge

Like most of the principles, Chattanooga's first-year head coach Will Wade was new to the old, often acrimonious basketball rivalry with East Tennessee State. It didn't take him long to get into the spirit of things Tuesday night in the Dome.

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New rules bring out aggressive nature

New rules bring out aggressive nature

March 14th, 2014 7:09 pm by Jeff Birchfield

New tires and new rules equals more crashes.It didn't take long for the first caution to fly in Friday afternoon's first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Pitts, Tornado hit by Odem's shot of redemption

Pitts, Tornado hit by Odem's shot of redemption

March 8th, 2014 11:19 pm by Trey Williams

Former Science Hill basketball player Josh Odem bit the hand that fed him to get a taste of March madness.

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Bucs set stage for impressive SoCon return

Bucs set stage for impressive SoCon return

March 7th, 2014 6:37 pm by Kelly Hodge

East Tennessee State's Bucs definitely put some fun back in the game this season, for their coach and their fans. They won 18 games after an 0-4 start, and maybe can add to the total if school officials decide to play in a postseason tournament, the CIT o

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CIT could be ETSU's consolation

CIT could be ETSU's consolation

March 5th, 2014 6:38 pm by Joe Avento

The ultimate goal remains the NCAA tournament, but if ETSU's basketball team doesn't win the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament, its season might not be finished.

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Riley's will fuels Bucs' comeback

March 4th, 2014 10:02 pm by Joe Avento

Jalen Riley was the smallest guy on the court when the game began. By the time a wild night had come to an end, nobody was bigger.

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Toppers' impressive era ends unceremoniously

Toppers' impressive era ends unceremoniously

February 25th, 2014 9:59 pm by Trey Williams

The Science Hill girls' 52-43 loss to Morristown West on Monday abruptly ended an era of excellence for both the boys' and girls' programs.

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BMS Nationwide race to promote local cause

BMS Nationwide race to promote local cause

February 25th, 2014 7:04 pm by Jeff Birchfield

When it came to naming a sponsor for next month's Nationwide Series race, Bristol Motor Speedway general manager Jerry Caldwell said the decision to call the race the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 came down to more than a simple financial decision.

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Bucs at least have a shot in A-Sun finale

Bucs at least have a shot in A-Sun finale

February 17th, 2014 6:41 pm by Kelly Hodge

East Tennessee State has steadily been building speed for about a month now in its final Atlantic Sun Conference basketball race. Whether the Bucs have enough to take down the frontrunners come tournament time remains to be seen.

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