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Pitts, Tornado hit by Odem's shot of redemption

Pitts, Tornado hit by Odem's shot of redemption

March 8th, 2014 11:19 pm by Trey Williams

Former Science Hill basketball player Josh Odem bit the hand that fed him to get a taste of March madness.

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Lady Cyclones win it all

Lady Cyclones win it all

March 8th, 2014 11:18 pm by Douglas Fritz

Building a giant first-half lead, this time the Lady Cyclones didn't let their foot off the gas. They earned a 66-52 victory over Knox Fulton in the championship game of the Class AA state basketball tournament Saturday night at Murphy Center.

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Tennessee rips Missouri for 4th straight win

Tennessee rips Missouri for 4th straight win

March 8th, 2014 9:09 pm by AP

Antonio Barton scored 16 points and Jarnell Stokes had a double-double Saturday as Tennessee trounced Missouri 72-45 to win its fourth straight game and boost its NCAA tournament hopes.

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Local tracks join forces

Local tracks join forces

March 8th, 2014 9:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kingsport Speedway, Lonesome Pine expect big season with NASCAR sanction.

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Lady Vols earn date in SEC final

Lady Vols earn date in SEC final

March 8th, 2014 9:01 pm by AP

Tennessee dominated play around the basket the way its fans dominated the stands.The result was another trip to the Southeastern Conference tournament championship game.

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Hampton draws Nashville Academy

Hampton draws Nashville Academy

March 8th, 2014 9:00 pm by Douglas Fritz

Hampton probably got the only Class A draw that could be considered favorable by most observers.The Bulldogs will play Nashville LEAD Academy, a new charter school, in the quarterfinals of the Class A state tournament.

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Maggitt has Vols welcoming return of their leader

Maggitt has Vols welcoming return of their leader

March 8th, 2014 8:20 pm by AP

The leader of Tennessee's football team is a guy who didn't play at all last year. But that hasn't stopped Curt Maggitt from making an impact.

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Logano gets pole in Vegas

Logano gets pole in Vegas

March 7th, 2014 11:10 pm by AP

Joey Logano believes two facts are clear after he emerged from the organized chaos of NASCAR's first knockout qualifying session Friday with the pole. The new qualifying system is a lot more interesting, and nobody is quite sure what they're doing yet.

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Jones excited about four healthy quarterbacks

Jones excited about four healthy quarterbacks

March 7th, 2014 11:08 pm by AP

The presence of four healthy quarterbacks gives Tennessee coach Butch Jones reason for optimism that the Volunteers could have better results this season.

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Simmons has 21, Lady Vols rally past LSU

Simmons has 21, Lady Vols rally past LSU

March 7th, 2014 11:05 pm by AP

Isabelle Harrison scored 21 points, Simmons and Bashaara Graves each added 14 and No. 6 Tennessee used an overpowering late run to beat LSU 77-65 in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament on Friday night.

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