Johnson City Press Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Riley's big half not enough to lift Bucs past Valpo

Riley's big half not enough to lift Bucs past Valpo

November 15th, 2014 12:16 am by Joe Avento

Jalen Riley scored 24 of his 27 points in the second half, but Valparaiso made just enough plays down the stretch to never surrender the lead in a 90-76 victory at the Athletics-Recreation Center.

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'Toppers put freeze on D-B

'Toppers put freeze on D-B

November 15th, 2014 12:15 am by Trey Williams

Two weeks after outlasting rival Dobyns-Bennett 49-35 in a game much more dramatic than the final score suggests, Science Hill left no doubt with a 41-6 victory in the second round of the TSSAA 6A playoffs.

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Real test for 'Toppers still awaits

Real test for 'Toppers still awaits

November 15th, 2014 12:14 am by Douglas Fritz

Beating D-B twice makes it a memorable football season for Science Hill, but what awaits next is a game that will determine if the Hilltoppers really are knocking at the door of statewide success.

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Rams knock out Hampton in playoff game

Rams knock out Hampton in playoff game

November 15th, 2014 12:12 am by Ivan Sanders

Hampton's offense was more frigid than the night's cold and Grace Christian put 23 points on the scoreboard in the second quarter to end the Bulldogs' year with a 54-27 victory.

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Rally falls short as Cloudland's season ends against Coalfield

November 15th, 2014 12:09 am by Gene Renfro

Cloudland saw its season come to an end when Coalfield captured an ice cold 38-28 victory in the second round of the TSSAA 1A playoffs Friday.

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Tarter scores 21 to lift Lady Bucs in opener

Tarter scores 21 to lift Lady Bucs in opener

November 15th, 2014 12:06 am by Staff Report

Freshman point guard Tianna Tarter scored a game-high 21 points in her regular-season collegiate debut as ETSU's women beat Asheville 81-68.

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Crafton first to win back-to-back Truck Series titles

Crafton first to win back-to-back Truck Series titles

November 15th, 2014 12:00 am by AP

Matt Crafton made it back-to-back Truck Series championships, clinching the title with a ninth-place finish Friday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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Moore sparks No. 4 Lady Vols past Penn

Moore sparks No. 4 Lady Vols past Penn

November 14th, 2014 10:06 pm by AP

Nia Moore had 24 points and 14 rebounds to set career highs in both categories as the short-handed Lady Volunteers opened the season Friday with a 97-52 victory over Penn.

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Johnson leads No. 15 VCU past Tennessee

Johnson leads No. 15 VCU past Tennessee

November 14th, 2014 10:04 pm by AP

Melvin Johnson scored 20 of his 23 points in the decisive first half and No. 15 Virginia Commonwealth defeated Tennessee 85-69 Friday night in the Veterans Classic.

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Jones, Stoops at same level with rebuilding programs

Jones, Stoops at same level with rebuilding programs

November 14th, 2014 10:01 pm by AP

Kentucky coach Mark Stoops sees a number of similarities between his team and Tennessee. The comparisons are inevitable because both teams recruited well after disappointing 2013 seasons and rely heavily on underclassmen.

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