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Lady Cyclones headed to state final

Lady Cyclones headed to state final

March 7th, 2014 10:58 pm by Douglas Fritz

Another 16-point lead drifted off into the sunset, but once again Elizabethton steadied itself in the storm.And the Lady Cyclones will play for a girls state basketball championship for the first time in school history.

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Bucs set stage for impressive SoCon return

Bucs set stage for impressive SoCon return

March 7th, 2014 6:37 pm by Kelly Hodge

East Tennessee State's Bucs definitely put some fun back in the game this season, for their coach and their fans. They won 18 games after an 0-4 start, and maybe can add to the total if school officials decide to play in a postseason tournament, the CIT o

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Surging Vols still fighting for NCAA invitation

Surging Vols still fighting for NCAA invitation

March 7th, 2014 6:15 pm by AP

The Tennessee Volunteers finally are playing the way they hoped to perform all season.But the surge came so late that the Vols still have little to no margin for error in their pursuit of an NCAA tournament berth.

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FGCU holds off Bucs' upset bid

FGCU holds off Bucs' upset bid

March 6th, 2014 11:11 pm by Kelly Hodge

The Bucs managed just two free throws in the last 3 minutes and were overtaken by the top-seeded Eagles 69-64 in the Atlantic Sun Conference semifinals.

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Senior softball league seeks players

March 6th, 2014 10:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The current goal is to get more players involved. Another 10-15 players would be ideal for what the organization envisions.

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Elizabethton girls advance to Class AA semifinals at state tournament

Elizabethton girls advance to Class AA semifinals at state tournament

March 6th, 2014 10:03 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton won its 18th straight game and earned its second straight trip to the state semifinals. The Lady Cyclones (30-3) will face a rematch from last year's quarterfinals against Martin Westview (25-12).

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UT hopes stability in coaching brings success

UT hopes stability in coaching brings success

March 6th, 2014 5:59 pm by AP

UT coach Butch Jones opens spring practice Friday with all the same coordinators and position coaches who were with him last year. This marks the first time Tennessee has returned its entire coaching staff intact since 2007, when it went on to reach the S

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Vols rout Auburn for 3rd straight win

Vols rout Auburn for 3rd straight win

March 5th, 2014 10:26 pm by AP

Jarnell Stokes had 20 points, seven rebounds and seven assists to help Tennessee rout Auburn 82-54 on Wednesday night.

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ETSU hangs on against Colonels

March 5th, 2014 10:24 pm by Staff Report

Jamin McCann pitched five scoreless innings and East Tennessee State held on for a 4-3 win over Eastern Kentucky on Wednesday evening at Thomas Stadium.

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CIT could be ETSU's consolation

CIT could be ETSU's consolation

March 5th, 2014 6:38 pm by Joe Avento

The ultimate goal remains the NCAA tournament, but if ETSU's basketball team doesn't win the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament, its season might not be finished.

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