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Big personalities make for real basketball treat

Big personalities make for real basketball treat

October 8th, 2013 10:29 pm by Joe Avento

When Richard Sander was announced as ETSU’s athletic director, Sonny Smith immediately recalled his days as basketball coach at VCU, where Sander hired him in 1988.

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Ford second as dust settles on elite field

Ford second as dust settles on elite field

October 8th, 2013 8:14 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Science Hill grad Jensen Ford finished runner-up at the FasTrack Racing Series World Championship last Saturday in West Virginia.

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Sports Sports Live Douglas Fritz High schools
Trailblazers can’t close deal on D-B

Trailblazers can’t close deal on D-B

October 7th, 2013 7:56 pm by Douglas Fritz

Dobyns-Bennett pulled a great escape Friday night, leaving Daniel Boone's football team to enter games the last three games of a tough stretch with a gut-wrenching loss.

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Prep players of the week - Week Six

October 7th, 2013 5:53 pm by Staff Report

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

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Harvick wins wreck-filled race at Kansas

Harvick wins wreck-filled race at Kansas

October 6th, 2013 8:57 pm by The Associated Press

Harvick pulled away from Kurt Busch and Jeff Gordon on a late restart to win a wreck-filled race over the recently repaved track, keeping his No. 29 Chevrolet out of trouble all afternoon and making a big move in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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Chiefs beat Titans to stay unbeaten

Chiefs beat Titans to stay unbeaten

October 6th, 2013 8:54 pm by The Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Being perfect is what matters most in the NFL, as Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid knows only too well. No matter how ugly some of those wins may be.

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Finally, Neyland has a pulse again

Finally, Neyland has a pulse again

October 5th, 2013 9:41 pm by Trey Williams

Neyland Stadium had a pulse Saturday, and Tennessee’s heartbreaking loss to the Bulldogs had many Volunteers fans prouder than they’ve been in years to bleed orange.

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Poderis trying to make up for lost time

Poderis trying to make up for lost time

October 5th, 2013 7:03 pm by Joe Avento

Lukas Poderis, a fifth-year senior forward on ETSU’s basketball team, is returning from a ruptured Achilles tendon. Just when he was starting to feel fine and getting back on the court, he suffered a knee injury that is likely to nag him for much of the c

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Ex-Hilltopper Franklin flourishing with Colts

Ex-Hilltopper Franklin flourishing with Colts

October 5th, 2013 7:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Former Science Hill and Tennessee player Aubrayo Franklin has started all four games at nose tackle for the Indianpolis Colts this season, and has nine tackles, easily on pace to beat his total each of the past two seasons.

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Short-handed Hilltoppers battle back

October 5th, 2013 6:44 pm by Douglas Fritz

In some seasons, Science Hill’s football team might have folded under the magnitude of injuries this year’s bunch has endured. Friday night against Tennessee High, the Hilltoppers took a step forward as a program.

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