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Lady Hilltoppers' 56-game league win streak ends

Lady Hilltoppers' 56-game league win streak ends

January 9th, 2015 11:19 pm by Trey Williams

James Madison signee Savannah Felgemacher scored 18 points while helping Volunteer end the Science Hill Lady Hilltoppers' 56-game regular-season winning streak with a 40-37 upset Friday night at Volunteer.

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Rebels takes over Three Rivers with win over Cyclones

Rebels takes over Three Rivers with win over Cyclones

January 9th, 2015 11:18 pm by Douglas Fritz

Evan Headrick was fouled on a drive into the lane with 0.2 seconds left and made one of two free throws, giving Sullivan South a hard-fought 48-47 win over Elizabethton on Friday night.

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University High picks up conference win at Cloudland

January 9th, 2015 11:17 pm by Gene Renfro

University High used a productive second quarter and withstood a second-half barrage for a 65-61 win at Cloudland in the boys' contest on Friday night while the Lady Highlanders were 65-43 winners earlier.

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The whole package: ETSU's Riley can score from anywhere on the court

The whole package: ETSU's Riley can score from anywhere on the court

January 9th, 2015 7:20 pm by Joe Avento

Jalen Riley is the smallest player on the East Tennessee State basketball team, and when each game begins, he's usually not even in the lineup. But for Riley, it really is "not how you start, but how you finish."

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Bucs, Mocs ready to go at it again

Bucs, Mocs ready to go at it again

January 9th, 2015 7:19 pm by Joe Avento

It's been so long, but it still has a nice ring to it: East Tennessee State and UT-Chattanooga will meet in a Southern Conference basketball game today for the first time in almost a decade.

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Johnson City native Hale ready for first trip to Knoxville

Johnson City native Hale ready for first trip to Knoxville

January 9th, 2015 7:18 pm by Jeff Birchfield

While today's Tennessee game is simply the second Southeastern Conference contest of the season for most of the Alabama basketball team, it's the biggest game of the year to Shannon Hale.

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Murder trial of ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez begins with jury selection

Murder trial of ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez begins with jury selection

January 9th, 2015 3:20 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

Hernandez, 25, is charged with killing Odin Lloyd, a 27-year-old semiprofessional football player from Boston who was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee.

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Milligan baseball signs Division I transfers Austin Perry, Jonah Owenby

Milligan baseball signs Division I transfers Austin Perry, Jonah Owenby

January 9th, 2015 9:57 am by Contributed to the Press

Austin Perry is a right-handed pitcher who comes most recently from the nationally ranked Kentucky Wildcats team. Jonah Owenby comes to Milligan from the University of South Florida.

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Bucs hang on to beat Bears

Bucs hang on to beat Bears

January 8th, 2015 10:50 pm by Joe Avento

For the second game in a row, ETSU's victory wasn't certain until an opponent's shot bounced off the rim at the buzzer. This time, it was against Mercer. And the Bucs held on for a 71-70 victory.

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Happy Valley wears down University High

Happy Valley wears down University High

January 8th, 2015 10:49 pm by Ivan Sanders

It was a non-conference tilt, but at this point in the season it really didn't matter to either as both teams wanted to get some momentum heading into the brunt of conference play. Happy Valley wore down UH late and took a needed 60-53 win.

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