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Hilltoppers keep title hopes alive

Hilltoppers keep title hopes alive

May 20th, 2014 11:08 pm by Douglas Fritz

The Hilltoppers knocked it home four times in the first half, and rolled to a 4-1 victory over Cookeville in the Class AAA state quarterfinals Tuesday night at the Richard Siegel Soccer Complex.

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Sports UT Sports
Tyndall gets unique taste of UT history

Tyndall gets unique taste of UT history

May 20th, 2014 11:07 pm by Trey Williams

Johnson City introduced itself to new Tennessee basketball coach DonnieTyndall on Tuesday, and before the night was done he was fashioning an orange crush.

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University High falls in state opener

University High falls in state opener

May 20th, 2014 9:35 pm by Douglas Fritz

Forrest struck for six runs on six hits in the second inning and ran away for a 12-3 win over the Lady Buccaneers in the opening round of the Class A state softball tournament at McKnight Field.

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Fritz named coach at Morristown West

Fritz named coach at Morristown West

May 20th, 2014 6:49 pm by Douglas Fritz

Former Milligan College standout and Elizabethton assistant Nathan Fritz was chosen Tuesday as the new head coach at Morristown West.

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Jenkins takes over Boone softball program

Jenkins takes over Boone softball program

May 20th, 2014 6:32 pm by Douglas Fritz

Not many programs can lose a coach the caliber of Rick Wagner, and plug in a guy like Jeremy Jenkins. So Daniel Boone softball took a fortunate turn Tuesday.

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Sports Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Kenseth not ready to panic

Kenseth not ready to panic

May 20th, 2014 6:28 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Matt Kenseth knows you can never take anything for granted when it comes to NASCAR.

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Sports Local Golf
RedTail Mountain growing against the grain

RedTail Mountain growing against the grain

May 20th, 2014 6:25 pm by Joe Avento

In a nationwide climate where more golf courses are closing than being built, the new owners at the Johnson County resort are banking that a big investment will pay off handsomely.

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Ex-players: NFL illegally used drugs

Ex-players: NFL illegally used drugs

May 20th, 2014 1:13 pm by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the league, thirsty for profits, illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers that numbed their injuries for games and led to medical complications down the road.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Bucs face uphill battle to repeat as A-Sun champs

Bucs face uphill battle to repeat as A-Sun champs

May 19th, 2014 9:08 pm by Joe Avento

ETSU begins its A-Sun tournament title defense on Wednesday against Kennesaw State, the team the Bucs beat in last year's championship game.

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