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Waiting game continues for Science Hill girls, boys

Waiting game continues for Science Hill girls, boys

February 26th, 2015 9:27 am by Douglas Fritz

Surely one day soon, Science Hill's girls basketball team will get to play. It just won't be Thursday.

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Lady Cyclones roll in region semifinal

Lady Cyclones roll in region semifinal

February 25th, 2015 9:30 pm by Douglas Fritz

A 30-point second quarter, plenty of good stuff from the twins, and an impressive performance from Melenda Perry were all part of Elizabethton's 77-45 victory in the Region 1-AA girls basketball semifinals Wednesday night at The Dyer Dome.

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Nichols' big second half lifts Cyclones

Nichols' big second half lifts Cyclones

February 25th, 2015 9:29 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tyler Nichols scored 15 points, all in the second half, to lead the Cyclones to a 56-41 victory over Cumberland Gap in the Region 1-AA quarterfinal Wednesday afternoon at Treadway Gym.

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King's Lyle leads all NCAA divisions in career 3-pointers

King's Lyle leads all NCAA divisions in career 3-pointers

February 25th, 2015 9:29 pm by Trey Williams

Logan Lyle four 3-pointers on Tuesday in a 106-93 home win against Lees-McRae, giving the 6-foot-5 wing 380 treys during his career. He's the career leader among active players in all three NCAA divisions.

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Weather forces TSSAA to alter sectional date

February 25th, 2015 9:28 pm by Staff Report

With teams getting further and further behind schedule, the TSSAA responded by changing the dates of the both the girls and boys sectional contests.

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Sports Milligan Sports
Lady Buffs beat Bears in AAC opener

Lady Buffs beat Bears in AAC opener

February 25th, 2015 9:27 pm by Staff Report

Hayley Wyrick and Chelsey Weddle combined for 31 points, and the Milligan College women's basketball team took care of business in the opening round of the AAC tournament, defeating Truett-McConnell College 65-44.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Bucs positioning themselves for SoCon tournament

Bucs positioning themselves for SoCon tournament

February 25th, 2015 9:27 pm by Joe Avento

They were hoping to be fighting for a regular-season championship at this point of the season. Instead, the ETSU Bucs head into their final two games trying to solidify their standing in the upcoming Southern Conference tournament.

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Tennessee, Vandy both struggle in close games

Tennessee, Vandy both struggle in close games

February 25th, 2015 9:21 pm by AP

Tennessee's inability to win close games has sent the Volunteers tumbling down the Southeastern Conference standings. That gives the Volunteers something in common with Vanderbilt, the team they host Thursday.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Busch crash leads to additional barriers

Busch crash leads to additional barriers

February 24th, 2015 9:03 pm by AP

International Speedway Corp. is developing a plan for the installation of additional SAFER barriers at Daytona and Talladega, and will review the safety standards at its other racetracks.

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Jones says off-field conduct distracts from on-field success

Jones says off-field conduct distracts from on-field success

February 24th, 2015 9:02 pm by AP

Tennessee coach Butch Jones acknowledges he is concerned about the off-field incidents involving his football team over the last year.

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