Johnson City Press Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Vols bowl-eligible after beating Vandy

Vols bowl-eligible after beating Vandy

November 29th, 2014 8:43 pm by AP

Joshua Dobbs ran for two touchdowns and 91 yards as Tennessee beat Vanderbilt 24-17 Saturday to become eligible for the Volunteers' first bowl since 2010.

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Good's 43 points lift Crockett to Hardee's final

Good's 43 points lift Crockett to Hardee's final

November 29th, 2014 12:11 am by Jeff Birchfield

David Crockett junior guard Patrick Good didn't miss a shot in the second half and finished with 43 points to lead the host Pioneers to an 80-64 win over Hampton on Friday night.

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Elizabethton, Happy Valley girls victorious at Thanksgiving Classic

Elizabethton, Happy Valley girls victorious at Thanksgiving Classic

November 29th, 2014 12:09 am by Ivan Sanders

With everyone still feeling full from a bountiful Thanksgiving meal, there was still plenty to feast on in local high school girls basketball as Elizabethton and Happy Valley both reigned victorious in the Mullins Thanksgiving Classic.

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Lady Bucs becoming road warriors

Lady Bucs becoming road warriors

November 28th, 2014 7:40 pm by Joe Avento

Midway through a stretch of six consecutive road games, East Tennessee State women's basketball coach Brittney Ezell is learning a little bit more about her team. And she likes what she's been learning along the way.

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Ellis, Alexander lift Kansas over Tennessee 82-67

Ellis, Alexander lift Kansas over Tennessee 82-67

November 28th, 2014 7:37 pm by AP

Perry Ellis scored 24 points and Cliff Alexander added 16 as No. 11 Kansas beat Tennessee 82-67 Friday in an Orlando Classic semifinal.

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Vanderbilt wants to spoil Tennessee's bowl hopes

Vanderbilt wants to spoil Tennessee's bowl hopes

November 28th, 2014 7:35 pm by AP

The Vols need a win Saturday to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2010, while a loss would mean the fifth straight losing season - a first in school history, while the Commodores are still looking for their first SEC win.

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Football, Yankee Stadium, Jordan favorites in Readers' Replies

Football, Yankee Stadium, Jordan favorites in Readers' Replies

November 27th, 2014 8:28 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Several weeks ago I asked the readers of the Johnson City Press to share their opinions with three specific sports questions. There were clear winners in each category with each of the three major sports represented.

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Tennessee pulls away late to beat Santa Clara

Tennessee pulls away late to beat Santa Clara

November 27th, 2014 8:27 pm by AP

Tennessee got 18 points apiece from Josh Richardson and Armani Moore, and took control with impressive defensive play to start the second half en route to a 64-57 win over Santa Clara Thursday in the opening round of the Orlando Classic.

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Vols get boost from players in Vandy's backyard

Vols get boost from players in Vandy's backyard

November 27th, 2014 8:26 pm by AP

Tennessee has five part-time or full-time starters who went to high school within about an hour's drive of Vanderbilt Stadium, including two of the SEC's most promising freshmen in defensive end Derek Barnett and running back Jalen Hurd.

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Chattanooga stuns No. 4 Lady Vols

Chattanooga stuns No. 4 Lady Vols

November 27th, 2014 8:24 pm by AP

Freshman guard Keiana Gilbert scored a career-high 27 points and made a critical block in the last minute Wednesday night as Chattanooga stunned No. 4 Tennessee 67-63 despite squandering a 17-point lead.

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