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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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Get ready for plenty more fouls

Get ready for plenty more fouls

November 5th, 2013 11:14 am by Joe Avento

In an effort to increase scoring, the NCAA has changed the way officials will call games. More fouls — likely many more fouls — will be called when the season gets underway this week.

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Good draw for Science Hill; Boone left out

Good draw for Science Hill; Boone left out

November 2nd, 2013 11:37 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill wound up with arguably the best-case scenario in Class 6A’s Quadrant 1 of the TSSAA football playoffs. The Hilltoppers are seeded third, and will play host to Knox Farragut.

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Hampton holds up its end of bargain

Hampton holds up its end of bargain

October 26th, 2013 7:26 pm by Douglas Fritz

Frequent penalties nearly derailed Hampton, but the Bulldogs found a way to complete their part of setting up a Week 10 showdown with Cloudland, getting 224 yards from freshman Adam McClain to beat South Greene 48-41 on Friday night.

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Heady times for a trio of former ETSU stars

Heady times for a trio of former ETSU stars

October 26th, 2013 7:25 pm by Joe Avento

It’s been quite a week for former East Tennessee State athletes. Mister Jennings had his jersey retired in France, Tom McCormack won a national cross country championship and Aaron Schoenfeld scored his first MLS goal.

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