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Update: Ohio State player dead of self-inflicted gunshot

Update: Ohio State player dead of self-inflicted gunshot

November 30th, 2014 6:26 pm by RUSTY MILLER and LISA CORNWELL, Associated Press

A missing Ohio State football player who disappeared shortly after sending a text message about his concussions was found dead Sunday, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.

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Captain Jack: Former Buc recalls days as player, coach, referee

Captain Jack: Former Buc recalls days as player, coach, referee

November 30th, 2014 5:53 am by Trey Williams

Jonesboro alum Jack France was a seasoned veteran when he enrolled at East Tennessee State after returning from World War II. "Captain Jack" went on to letter four years in football and baseball.

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David Crockett rolls to fourth Hardee's title

David Crockett rolls to fourth Hardee's title

November 29th, 2014 11:46 pm by Jeff Birchfield

David Crockett ended the first half in a flurry and repeated it in the second half to win the championship game of the Hardee's Classic basketball tournament, and with a 60-46 victory over Greeneville, Crockett became a four-time Hardee's champ.

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Blue Devils knock off league rival Rebels at Hardee's

Blue Devils knock off league rival Rebels at Hardee's

November 29th, 2014 11:44 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Although Unicoi County wasn't able to defend its Hardee's Classic championship on Saturday, the Blue Devils were able to make a statement.

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Lady Bucs rally but fall short against Virginia Tech

Lady Bucs rally but fall short against Virginia Tech

November 29th, 2014 11:37 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State's women's basketball overcame a double-digit deficit to take a late lead but couldn't stop Virginia Tech, losing 72-65 on Saturday at Cassell Coliseum.

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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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