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Former Press sports editor has seen it all in 103 years

Former Press sports editor has seen it all in 103 years

November 9th, 2013 9:59 pm by Trey Williams

The first Johnson City Press sports editor wasn’t around long, but Earl Nidiffer is happy to report on sports memories he’s made for more than 100 years.

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No defending UT performance against Auburn

No defending UT performance against Auburn

November 9th, 2013 6:28 pm by Trey Williams

In a performance evoking images of Sal Sunseri’s Keystone Cops last season, UT defenders were whiffing to beat the band while unsuccessfully trying to hold that Tiger. The Tennessee defense gave up 444 yards rushing in a 55-23 loss to No. 7 Auburn.

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Longhorns break quarter-century drought

Longhorns break quarter-century drought

November 9th, 2013 6:15 pm by Douglas Fritz

It took a quarter of a century, but Johnson County finally found a way to win a football playoff game, beating Chuckey-Doak 23-20 in the first round of the TSSAA 3A Playoffs on Friday.

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Thomas helps Cyclones advance to second round

Thomas helps Cyclones advance to second round - VIDEO

November 9th, 2013 12:34 am by Douglas Fritz

If football was only about tackling, Elizabethton might have lost Friday night. Fortunately for the Cyclones, Huntsville Scott had it’s own tough tackling assignment: Ethan Thomas.

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Charlotte hangs on to beat Bucs

Charlotte hangs on to beat Bucs

November 9th, 2013 12:33 am by Kelly Hodge

Kinard Gadsden-Gilliard carried the East Tennessee State basketball team to the brink of another upset in Halton Arena, but the Bucs couldn’t finish without him.

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Key big plays give ’Toppers 56-42 victory over Farragut

Key big plays give ’Toppers 56-42 victory over Farragut - VIDEO

November 9th, 2013 12:26 am by Trey Williams

Science Hill was in a shootout Friday night, and Isaac Story and Mikey White helped the Hilltoppers dodge a bullet in the first round of the TSSAA Class 6A playoffs.

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High school football scores — TSSAA Playoffs, First Round, Friday, Nov. 8

November 8th, 2013 7:22 pm by Staff Report

Here are Friday night's local game scores for the first round of the TSSAA Playoffs

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South, North, D-B ready for playoff openers

South, North, D-B ready for playoff openers

November 8th, 2013 4:31 pm by Dave Ongie, NET News Service

For Sullivan South, the first loss of the football season came last Friday night in the form of a gut-wrenching 28-27 defeat at the hands of Elizabethton with the Three Rivers Conference title on the line.

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History on Bucs' side against Charlotte

History on Bucs' side against Charlotte

November 7th, 2013 6:56 pm by Kelly Hodge

History can’t help the East Tennessee State basketball team when it tips off a new season tonight at Charlotte. But it can’t hurt. The Bucs have won three of their four previous games against the 49ers.

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Crockett excited about second-ever playoff game

Crockett excited about second-ever playoff game

November 7th, 2013 6:04 pm by Douglas Fritz

Two things seem pretty certain about David Crockett's journey to Knoxville. One, the Pioneers are going to have a whale of a tough time winning. Two, they are going to enjoy the experience of the second playoff game in school history just the same.

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