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’Landers showing mountain toughness

’Landers showing mountain toughness

September 14th, 2013 7:05 pm by Douglas Fritz

Cloudland forcibly disposed of Johnson County on Friday night. It was a 40-6 road whipping few people saw coming, and the Highlanders’ fourth straight win to start the season.

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Kiffin's seat heats up after loss to Cougars

Kiffin's seat heats up after loss to Cougars

September 11th, 2013 9:21 pm by Trey Williams

Lane Kiffin left mattresses burning in Knoxville and now he’s being sprayed in the fire lane. Apparently every fire lane in Los Angeles runs the risk of getting a “Kiffin” since Southern Cal’s 10-7 home loss to Washington State on Saturday.

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Potential UT-WKU drama never materializes

Potential UT-WKU drama never materializes

September 7th, 2013 6:58 pm by Trey Williams

Beating Western Kentucky wasn’t the uncontested layup that last week’s 45-0 win against Austin Peay proved to be. But Bobby Petrino’s Hilltoppers ultimately provided a little more drama.

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2015 season can’t get here soon enough

2015 season can’t get here soon enough

September 7th, 2013 6:51 pm by Joe Avento

The second Saturday of the college football season has come and gone, and the East Tennessee State campus was a quiet place once again.

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Elizabethton, Hampton open in style

Elizabethton, Hampton open in style

September 7th, 2013 6:43 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The Elizabethton Cyclones stayed focused on the task at hand on Friday night. So did the Hampton Bulldogs.

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New coach, new attitude for Tennessee

New coach, new attitude for Tennessee

August 31st, 2013 10:25 pm by Trey Williams

Not to read too much in to beating the Peay out of Austin, but the third time appears to have been the charm in replacing Phillip Fulmer.

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Major weapons and weaknesses in a thriller

Major weapons and weaknesses in a thriller

August 30th, 2013 11:43 pm by Douglas Fritz

However, the bottom line for Science Hill and Elizabethton is both football teams should be pretty good this season — and both have a major weakness or two that could bite them along the way.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Bristol produces another classic duel

Bristol produces another classic duel

August 25th, 2013 5:54 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Matt Kenseth and Kasey Kahne staged a memorable duel at the end of Saturday’s IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, proving there doesn’t have to be a wreck for it to be a classic at Bristol.

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Pioneers, Devils go with the flow

Pioneers, Devils go with the flow

August 24th, 2013 9:46 pm by Trey Williams

Elizabethton visits Science Hill on Friday, but there’ll be another border bash as Unicoi County hosts David Crockett for its home opener in a matchup of programs on apparent upswings.

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Bristol has special aura even for media

Bristol has special aura even for media

August 24th, 2013 6:48 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Even to the national press members who cover NASCAR on a weekly basis, no place is like the high-banked short track nicknamed, ‘The Last Great Coliseum.”

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