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The Top 10 sports stories of 2013

The Top 10 sports stories of 2013

December 28th, 2013 11:06 pm by Kelly Hodge

ETSU's reinstatement of football leads the list of top stories from this year.

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Longhorns' rally falls short at Arby's

Longhorns' rally falls short at Arby's

December 28th, 2013 4:24 pm by Douglas Fritz

Trailing by 15 points in the first half, the Longhorns caught and passed Tabernacle Baptist in the fourth quarter before the Falcons made more plays down the stretch for a 59-53 win in a losers’ bracket game of the Arby’s Classic on Saturday morning at Vi

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Bucs hope to keep momentum against Valpo

Bucs hope to keep momentum against Valpo

December 28th, 2013 4:20 pm by Joe Avento

A rousing come-from-behind victory over Austin Peay gave the Bucs a merry Christmas, one they enjoyed with their families with some well deserved time off. Now they’re hoping to continue that momentum when Valparaiso comes to town.

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Vikings stay with Greenies to the buzzer

Vikings stay with Greenies to the buzzer

December 28th, 2013 12:05 am by Douglas Fritz

Christ School pulled out a 55-52 victory over host school Tennessee High on Friday at the Arby's Classic.

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Highlanders upend Creek Wood

Highlanders upend Creek Wood

December 27th, 2013 11:57 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Faith Russell hit the game-winning shot in overtime to give Cloudland a 40-38 win over Creek Wood in the Johnson City Honda Invitational on Friday at Daniel Boone.

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Oakland defeats D-B in Arby's opener

Oakland defeats D-B in Arby's opener

December 26th, 2013 11:19 pm by Trey Williams

A change of scenery didn’t benefit Dobyns-Bennett in the first round of the Arby’s Classic on Thursday at Viking Hall.

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Seeing Bogues is still a big deal

Seeing Bogues is still a big deal

December 26th, 2013 11:14 pm by Trey Williams

Seeing Tyrone “Muggsy” Bogues in the flesh is a big deal. Bogues’ United Faith Christian Academy (Charlotte) came to Viking Hall and opened the Arby’s Classic with a 55-53 victory over Sullivan South on Thursday.

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Hamilton downs Johnson County at Arby's

Hamilton downs Johnson County at Arby's

December 26th, 2013 9:08 pm by Douglas Fritz

Instead the Longhorns chipped and battled their way into some respect before fading at the end of a 74-49 opening-round loss to Memphis Hamilton on Thursday in the 31st annual Arby's Classic at Viking Hall.

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Longhorns to face tough first-round opponent at Arby's

Longhorns to face tough first-round opponent at Arby's

December 25th, 2013 10:55 pm by Douglas Fritz

It's almost never easy in the Arby's Classic for area teams, and Johnson County's first-round opponent figures to be beyond comparison to anything the Longhorns have seen.

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Diamonds were forever bearing gifts this year

Diamonds were forever bearing gifts this year

December 23rd, 2013 6:01 pm by Trey Williams

Christmas came early and often in 2013, and diamonds were a gift that kept on giving. A glance back – with visions of wool stockings hung by chimneys with care. Lengthy interviews last spring with former major-league All-Star pitcher Atlee Hammaker and

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