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Lady 'Toppers top Boone for 47th straight league win

January 22nd, 2014 5:44 am by Trey Williams

Senior point guard Tianna Tarter scored 26 points and Science Hill won its 47th straight Big Seven Conference regular-season game with a 59-43 victory at Daniel Boone.

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’Toppers get back on track

’Toppers get back on track

January 21st, 2014 10:33 pm by Trey Williams

Calvin Songster paced four double-digit scorers with 17 points and Science Hill snapped its two-game losing streak by defeating Daniel Boone 69-58 on Tuesday at Snyder Gym.

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Herbert has special cause for Bristol visit

Herbert has special cause for Bristol visit

January 21st, 2014 7:25 pm by Staff Report

After his two young sons, Jon and James, died in a highway accident in 2008, Doug Herbert started a teen-safe driving program to prevent other families from such heartbreak. Herbert is bringing that program to Bristol Dragway on Feb. 1-2.

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Sharpshooter has Hampton going strong

Sharpshooter has Hampton going strong

January 20th, 2014 7:10 pm by Douglas Fritz

There are three reasons why Hampton is more dangerous than a lot of boys’ basketball teams in the state. Perhaps it’s more accurate to say trey reasons.

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Lady Bucs lose heartbreaker to Upstate

Lady Bucs lose heartbreaker to Upstate

January 19th, 2014 9:09 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Alex Stanford drove the lane and hit the winning layup with two seconds left in USC-Upstate's 63-62 win over the Lady Bucs at Brooks Gym.

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Unicoi County hands South first Three Rivers Conference defeat

January 18th, 2014 11:11 pm by Douglas Fritz

First place in the league is basically shared by the Blue Devils (7-1, 19-4) and Rebels (6-1, 10-9).

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ETSU brings out the best of Dunk City

ETSU brings out the best of Dunk City

January 18th, 2014 11:07 pm by Kelly Hodge

Florida Gulf Coast revved up its offense and looked very much like the NCAA tournament darling of last season Saturday night, burying East Tennessee State 90-62 in an Atlantic Sun Conference mismatch.

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Unicoi County girls pick up much needed win

January 18th, 2014 10:45 pm by Douglas Fritz

There were several players who came up big for Unicoi. At the head of the list were Hannah Rice and Chelsey Harness. Rice totaled 20 points while Harness had 15 points, seven rebounds and a pair of steals. Coming off an ACL injury this summer, Harness ap

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‘Irish Brigade’ runner remembers former coach with reverence

‘Irish Brigade’ runner remembers former coach with reverence

January 18th, 2014 8:28 pm by Frank Greally

We never called him Dave. We always called him Coach. That was the level of respect that all of the Irish athletes who attended East Tennessee State, myself included, had for Coach Dave Walker.

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Bucs win big for Walker  at Niswonger

Bucs win big for Walker at Niswonger

January 18th, 2014 8:25 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The Bucs won four different events and finished runner-up in five other events in the track meet founded by David Walker, the legendary ETSU coach who died last week at 82.

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