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International experiences going well for ex-Bucs

International experiences going well for ex-Bucs

October 3rd, 2013 7:06 pm by Joe Avento

Just call these ex-Bucs the real globetrotters. Isiah Brown begins his second pro season, Adam Sollazzo is playing this season in Italy, while Dillion Sneed is in Japan, Mike Smith is in Belgium and Justin Tubbs will play in Canada.

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Thomas, Garland spotlight Cyclones-Warriors game

Thomas, Garland spotlight Cyclones-Warriors game

October 3rd, 2013 6:58 pm by Douglas Fritz

Two of the area's top running backs, Phillip Garland and Ethan Thomas, highlight a Three Rivers Conference showdown between Elizabethton and Happy Valley.

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Hilltoppers trying to get back on track

Hilltoppers trying to get back on track

October 3rd, 2013 6:58 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill is coming off a pair of punishing losses, but enter tonight’s game at Tennessee High still basically tied for first place in the Big Seven Conference.

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Thomas putting up lofty numbers for Cyclones

Thomas putting up lofty numbers for Cyclones

October 2nd, 2013 9:02 pm by Douglas Fritz

Having a running back like Ethan Thomas is like starting each snap with an extra player. Just ask Tennessee High. The 6-1, 215-pound junior rushed for 312 of his team’s 388 offensive yards in a 35-13 victory last week.

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Bilas: NCAA shouldn't limit compensation

Bilas: NCAA shouldn't limit compensation

October 2nd, 2013 9:01 pm by Trey Williams

The former Duke player, who is also an attorney, is compelled to rock the boat that’s become a cruise ship for a few and a canoe for the crew. It’s as if Jerry Maguire and Al McGuire have been crossed with Norma Rae and Woody Guthrie.

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Wilson wants to put slump behind him

Wilson wants to put slump behind him

October 2nd, 2013 8:52 pm by Kelly Hodge

The sophomore wing from Knoxville has returned to the gym with specific individual goals in mind this fall. And they go deeper than improving on his averages of 13.0 points and 5.3 rebounds.

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Bilas to help season start with a bang for Bucs

Bilas to help season start with a bang for Bucs

October 1st, 2013 10:00 pm by Trey Williams

ESPN analyst Jay Bilas will emcee East Tennessee State basketball’s “Holding Court,” a fundraiser featuring an accomplished lineup of active and former coaches.

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ETSU duo making mark on international soccer stage

October 1st, 2013 9:58 pm by Kelly Hodge

ETSU's Sarah Zadrazil and Jenny Poltl recently spent a couple of weeks playing with the Austrian national team and preparing for World Cup qualifying matches.

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Wife’s advice pays off for Force

Wife’s advice pays off for Force

October 1st, 2013 9:41 pm by Jeff Birchfield

"I talked to my wife and she said you need to get back to winning because winning fixes everything," John Force said.

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Lady Bucs get to work with new coach

Lady Bucs get to work with new coach

September 30th, 2013 6:33 pm by Joe Avento

The East Tennessee State women’s basketball team and new head coach Brittney Ezell officially got to work on Monday, giving the program a fresh start after two consecutive losing seasons.

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