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Prep football previews: Rested 'Blazers set to host Volunteer

September 19th, 2013 8:23 pm by Douglas Fritz

Jeremy Jenkins' Daniel Boone Trailblazers (1-0, 2-1) will return from an idle week to host Scott Rider's Volunteer Falcons (0-1, 0-4) tonight at 7:30 in Gray.

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Road gets rougher for 'Toppers at Siegel

Road gets rougher for 'Toppers at Siegel

September 19th, 2013 8:11 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill (3-0) visits reigning state semifinalist Murfreesboro Siegel (2-2) tonight at 8. The Stars' losses came against the state's Nos. 2 and 4 ranked teams in Oakland and Blackman, respectively.

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NAPA dropping Waltrip team in wake of Richmond scandal

NAPA dropping Waltrip team in wake of Richmond scandal

September 19th, 2013 12:51 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NAPA Auto Parts said Thursday it will end its multimillion-dollar sponsorship of Michael Waltrip Racing at the end of the year, the latest fallout from the team's attempt to manipulate a race to get Martin Truex Jr. into NASCAR's version of the playoffs.

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Former heavyweight champion Norton dies

Former heavyweight champion Norton dies

September 18th, 2013 8:20 pm by TIM DAHLBERG - AP Boxing Writer

Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali and then lost a controversial decision to him in Yankee Stadium, died Wednesday at a local care facility, his son said. He was 70.

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Bayne keeping pace with Nationwide leaders

Bayne keeping pace with Nationwide leaders

September 18th, 2013 7:01 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Trevor Bayne has been slowly moving up in the Nationwide driver standings. He currently ranks eighth, the highest he has been in the standings since the fifth race of the season.

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Volleyball win over Vols memorable for ETSU

Volleyball win over Vols memorable for ETSU

September 18th, 2013 6:49 pm by Kelly Hodge

None of East Tennessee State’s current volleyball players could remember the team’s last victory over Tennessee. It was well before their time.

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'Toppers battle Indians to 3-3 draw

'Toppers battle Indians to 3-3 draw

September 17th, 2013 9:55 pm by Joe Avento

Science Hill didn't have time to recover from three second-half goals by D-B's Shannon Stroud in Tuesday's 3-3 tie with the Indians in a Big Seven Conference match at Kermit Tipton Stadium.

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Drivers say Richmond was extreme case of rule bending

Drivers say Richmond was extreme case of rule bending

September 17th, 2013 9:35 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Regan Smith and Trevor Bayne believe NASCAR is on the right track to restore fans’ faith in the sport after one of its most embarrassing weeks ever.

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Coulter, defense keeps Bucs winning

Coulter, defense keeps Bucs winning

September 17th, 2013 7:45 pm by Kelly Hodge

A weekend in Birmingham, Ala., may not have changed the season outlook for the East Tennessee State soccer team. But it did put the possibilities in a new light.

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Carter: Football a ‘win-win’ for ETSU, ’Toppers

Carter: Football a ‘win-win’ for ETSU, ’Toppers

September 17th, 2013 7:36 pm by Douglas Fritz

It’s still almost two years before East Tennessee State University will restart its football program, but the impact has already started at the high school level. And the program that could benefit the most is Science Hill.

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