Johnson City Press Friday, January 30, 2015
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Chuckey-Doak powers past Happy Valley

Chuckey-Doak powers past Happy Valley

January 2nd, 2015 11:12 pm by Trey Williams

After losing at home to Happy Valley in late November, the Black Knights got eight points from its front court in an opening 10-2 run and started the new year with a 65-52 non-conference victory at Bayless Gym.

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Riley's big night lifts Bucs past VMI

Riley's big night lifts Bucs past VMI

January 2nd, 2015 10:46 pm by Joe Avento

What was billed as a potential 3-point shooting exhibition turned into something much different Friday night at Freedom Hall. ETSU survived its worst outside shooting performance of the season and beat VMI, 98-88, in a SoCon basketball game.

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Short-handed Hampton pulls away in second to beat UH

Short-handed Hampton pulls away in second to beat UH

January 2nd, 2015 10:44 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With the question of how would Hampton respond without its starting point guard and leading scorer against UH, the Bulldogs gave an emphatic answer in the second quarter. That's when the Bulldogs outscored the Bucs 21-6 on their way to a 72-44 win.

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Vols win first bowl since Fulmer era

Vols win first bowl since Fulmer era

January 2nd, 2015 7:47 pm by AP

Joshua Dobbs accounted for three touchdowns, Jalen Hurd ran for two scores and Tennessee beat Iowa 45-28 on Friday in the TaxSlayer Bowl for its first postseason victory since the Phillip Fulmer era.

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No. 9 UNC too much for Lady Bucs

No. 9 UNC too much for Lady Bucs

January 2nd, 2015 5:47 pm by AP

Stephanie Mavunga scored a career-high 26 points, making 13 of 14 from the floor, to lead No. 9 North Carolina past East Tennessee State 95-62 on Friday in Chapel Hill.

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Tennessee's Dobbs poses problems for Iowa in TaxSlayer Bowl

Tennessee's Dobbs poses problems for Iowa in TaxSlayer Bowl

January 2nd, 2015 11:19 am by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

Since coming off the bench against Alabama in late October, Josh Dobbs has eight touchdown passes, six rushing scores and victories against South Carolina, Kentucky and Vanderbilt.

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Bucs expect long-rang shootout with VMI

Bucs expect long-rang shootout with VMI

January 1st, 2015 9:31 pm by Joe Avento

There might not be much action in the paint tonight when East Tennessee State plays host to Virginia Military Institute in a Southern Conference basketball game. Both teams do most of their work from beyond the 3-point arc. In fact, no team does more.

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Arby's Classic once again a good show

Arby's Classic once again a good show

January 1st, 2015 10:31 am by Douglas Fritz

And this time, it was a capped by a thrilling championship game.

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Avento column: Rembert's early heroics not enough for Bucs

Avento column: Rembert's early heroics not enough for Bucs

December 31st, 2014 5:50 pm by Joe Avento

Rashawn Rembert started out hot. He never cooled down because he never got a chance.

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Vols hold off ETSU, 71-61

Vols hold off ETSU, 71-61

December 31st, 2014 2:52 pm by Jeff Birchfield

After surviving the Bucs scoring the first 13 points, the Vols fired back with 12 straight of their own during a pivotal second-half run.

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