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State rankings usually aren’t true reflection

State rankings usually aren’t true reflection

January 13th, 2014 8:58 pm by Douglas Fritz

State basketball rankings are good conversation pieces, and they do tell a story — although the conclusion isn't revealed until it's settled on the court.

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Shelton takes over at Walters State

January 11th, 2014 5:41 pm by Trey Williams

It was announced this week that Joey Seaver is taking a job as pitching coach with the Texas Rangers organization, and David Shelton, who spent a decade on Campbell’s staff with Seaver, has been named the Senators’ head coach.

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Wilson yet to rediscover shooting touch

Wilson yet to rediscover shooting touch

January 10th, 2014 7:11 pm by Kelly Hodge

Lester Wilson still has the prettiest jumper in the gym, but the shots have gotten increasingly difficult to dial in. Consequently, you don’t see Wilson shooting nearly as often this season.

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Science Hill still streaking despite attrition

Science Hill still streaking despite attrition

January 8th, 2014 8:58 pm by Trey Williams

Any transfer of power in the Big Seven Conference is still a work in progress. Science Hill overcame 28 points from former Hilltoppers point guard Patrick Good and 15 from fellow Science Hill transfer Brendan Coleman for a 74-65 victory on Tuesday at Sci

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Bucs taking winning mark into new year

Bucs taking winning mark into new year

December 30th, 2013 8:20 pm by Joe Avento

New Year’s resolutions usually deal with some kind of change. For the East Tennessee State basketball team, the best plan might be to continue on its current path as 2013 fades into the memory banks.

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Pair of former ’Toppers catching on at next level

Pair of former ’Toppers catching on at next level

December 7th, 2013 12:08 am by Trey Williams

Former Science Hill wideouts Ryan Mitchell and Greyson Janeway received some love from their college coaches this week.

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Gap closing but Hilltopers still class of Big 7

December 4th, 2013 10:21 am by Douglas Fritz

The Hilltoppers may have to endure their share of close battles if they want to keep their 57-game league winning streak alive. Science Hill survived a major challenge from the Indians, beating them 57-53 Tuesday night at the new 'Topper Palace.

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Douglas Fritz: Glory days gone from NFL

November 29th, 2013 12:21 pm by Douglas Fritz

Football is still a nice side dish. Now, if somebody could just fix the thing.

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Former Press sports editor has seen it all in 103 years

November 9th, 2013 9:59 pm by Trey Williams

The first Johnson City Press sports editor wasn’t around long, but Earl Nidiffer is happy to report on sports memories he’s made for more than 100 years.

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No defending UT performance against Auburn

No defending UT performance against Auburn

November 9th, 2013 6:28 pm by Trey Williams

In a performance evoking images of Sal Sunseri’s Keystone Cops last season, UT defenders were whiffing to beat the band while unsuccessfully trying to hold that Tiger. The Tennessee defense gave up 444 yards rushing in a 55-23 loss to No. 7 Auburn.

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