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Prep players of the week - Week One

September 2nd, 2013 5:39 pm by Staff Report

A look at the top performances from the second week of the area high school football season:

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Lots of snaps, points makes for long night

Lots of snaps, points makes for long night

September 2nd, 2013 5:35 pm by Douglas Fritz

Sometimes when a game lasts over three hours, both teams are passing and scoring a lot of points — many coming quickly on big plays. There's just not a lot that can be done about it.

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Vols enjoy opening win, but Petrino is coming to town

Vols enjoy opening win, but Petrino is coming to town

September 1st, 2013 8:49 pm by Trey Williams

While Tennessee was fruitlessly pursuing Charlie Strong and Mike Gundy, if not Jon Gruden, to succeed Derek Dooley after last season, many Tennessee football fans were matter-of-factly stating their desire to see Bobby Petrino become the next Vols footbal

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New coach, new attitude for Tennessee

New coach, new attitude for Tennessee

August 31st, 2013 10:25 pm by Trey Williams

Not to read too much in to beating the Peay out of Austin, but the third time appears to have been the charm in replacing Phillip Fulmer.

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Boone, Crockett, Toppers get important non-conference wins

August 31st, 2013 6:25 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Different scenarios faced Science Hill, David Crockett and Daniel Boone on Friday night, but all three programs ended with the same result.

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Major weapons and weaknesses in a thriller

Major weapons and weaknesses in a thriller

August 30th, 2013 11:43 pm by Douglas Fritz

However, the bottom line for Science Hill and Elizabethton is both football teams should be pretty good this season — and both have a major weakness or two that could bite them along the way.

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’Toppers escape Cyclones, stop Thomas at 1 on final play

’Toppers escape Cyclones, stop Thomas at 1 on final play

August 30th, 2013 11:40 pm by Trey Williams

Elizabethton’s Ethan Thomas rushed for 214 yards and two touchdowns Friday night at Science Hill, but came up about a yard and a half short of what would’ve been a stunning Cyclones victory.

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Cloudland hangs on against Warriors

August 30th, 2013 11:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Proving the old adage that football can be a game of inches, Cloudland hung on for a 21-18 victory over Happy Valley on Friday night at Warrior Hill.

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Cardinals go out with 10-3 win over Burlington

Cardinals go out with 10-3 win over Burlington

August 30th, 2013 10:39 pm by Gene Renfro

The Johnson City Cardinals closed out their Appalachian League season Friday night with a 10-3 decision over the Burlington Royals Friday thanks in part to an early offensive output.

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Former 'Topper Campbell likely to get plenty of work as Govs’ punter

Former 'Topper Campbell likely to get plenty of work as Govs’ punter

August 30th, 2013 7:48 pm by Trey Williams

Ben Campbell, Austin Peay’s punter and former Science Hill player, along with Tyler Miles, another former Hilltopper, will be in Knoxville when their Governors take on Tennessee in the debuts of UT's Butch Jones and Austin Peay counterpart Kirby Cannon.

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