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Cyclones can't pull off upset of Knox Fulton

Cyclones can't pull off upset of Knox Fulton

March 3rd, 2015 10:26 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton led by five after three quarters but the Falcons came to life and the Cyclones couldn't hold on for the upset. Fulton won 64-50 in a Class AA sectional basketball game Tuesday night at Treadway Gymnasium.

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Tennessee defense struggling in late-season slide

Tennessee defense struggling in late-season slide

March 3rd, 2015 10:06 pm by AP

Tennessee has allowed each of its last two opponents to shoot at least 57 percent and has dropped five straight games, the Volunteers' longest losing streak since 2000-01.

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Bucs have two, Lady Bucs four on postseason team

Bucs have two, Lady Bucs four on postseason team

March 3rd, 2015 10:04 pm by Staff Report

Two members of the East Tennessee State men's basketball team and four from the women's team were named to the All-Southern Conference teams on Tuesday.

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ETSU beats Radford to give Skole win No. 400

ETSU beats Radford to give Skole win No. 400

March 3rd, 2015 10:04 pm by Staff Report

Freshman Ryan Simpler tossed five scoreless innings in his first collegiate start and ETSU scored six runs over the first two innings to take a 9-1 victory over Radford. It was Tony Skole's 400th win as ETSU coach.

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Win shows Johnson one of NASCAR's top drivers

Win shows Johnson one of NASCAR's top drivers

March 3rd, 2015 10:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With his win in Sunday's Folds of Honor 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Jimmie Johnson captured his 71st career victory, now just five behind Dale Earnhardt for seventh-place on the all-time win list.

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Hampton girls lose heartbreaker at Oliver Springs

Hampton girls lose heartbreaker at Oliver Springs

March 2nd, 2015 11:20 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Hampton girls basketball coach Bud Hazelwood said he wouldn't have trouble sleeping after the effort his Lady Bulldogs gave in a 51-49 overtime loss in the Class A girls sectional at Oliver Springs.

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Lady Cyclones reach Murfreesboro again

Lady Cyclones reach Murfreesboro again

March 2nd, 2015 10:12 pm by Douglas Fritz

It wasn't easy, but Elizabethton punched its Murfreesboro ticket behind a pair of mammoth performances.

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Milligan sends four to indoor track and field nationals, all with shot at All-American honors

Milligan sends four to indoor track and field nationals, all with shot at All-American honors

March 2nd, 2015 10:25 am by Tony Casey

For Milligan head track and field coach Chris Layne, this week's trip to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Indoor Track & Field National Championships in Geneva, Ohio, is more about quality than it is quantity.

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Elizabethton, Hampton girls have eyes on state

Elizabethton, Hampton girls have eyes on state

March 1st, 2015 10:53 pm by Douglas Fritz

The Lady Cyclones will play host to Gatlinburg-Pittman tonight at 7 o'clock in a Class AA sectional basketball game. The winner earns a berth in the state tournament, which begins Thursday.

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ETSU rallies to take series from Butler

ETSU rallies to take series from Butler

March 1st, 2015 10:52 pm by staff reports

Freshman Kain Hewitt tossed five scoreless innings and junior Trey York belted a three-run home run as the East Tennessee State baseball team scored a dozen unanswered runs in a 12-6 win over Butler.

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