Johnson City Press Friday, February 27, 2015
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Sander had big games against ETSU in playing days at Chattanooga

Sander had big games against ETSU in playing days at Chattanooga

February 19th, 2015 9:34 pm by Joe Avento

Before he was running East Tennessee State's athletic department, Dick Sander was playing against it. And it was for what would turn into the Bucs' fiercest rival.

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Double duty: ETSU's Owenby embarks on busy career

Double duty: ETSU's Owenby embarks on busy career

February 18th, 2015 8:48 pm by Joe Avento

ETSU freshman Hagen Owenby is the starting catcher on the Bucs baseball team. He's also a quarterback on the school's football team.

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Wilkins was players' coach to the end

Wilkins was players' coach to the end

February 18th, 2015 8:46 pm by Trey Williams

Top-seeded Dobyns-Bennett's loss in its opening game of the district basketball tournament last week reminded some of those in attendance of the late Bill Wilkins' 1959-60 team at Science Hill, but Wilkins died knowing he'd won the hearts of his players.

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Weather 4, District Basketball 0

Weather 4, District Basketball 0

February 18th, 2015 11:59 am by Douglas Fritz

Thursday will be the fourth straight tournament shutout tossed by crafty left-hander Mother Nature.

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Vols threaten, but Kentucky remains unbeaten

Vols threaten, but Kentucky remains unbeaten

February 17th, 2015 9:30 pm by AP

Devin Booker had 18 points and seven rebounds as No. 1 Kentucky picked up its defense in the second half and extended the best start in school history Tuesday night with a 66-48 victory over Tennessee.

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Former 'Topper Carter shines in debut for Tide

Former 'Topper Carter shines in debut for Tide

February 17th, 2015 8:55 pm by Trey Williams

Arm trouble and adversity kept Will Carter from getting his sea legs for his first three years of college, but the tide appears to be turning for the former Science Hill two-sport starter.

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Veteran drivers make statement on opening weekend

Veteran drivers make statement on opening weekend

February 17th, 2015 8:53 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jeff Gordon and Matt Kenseth have established themselves as early favorites to win this year's Daytona 500 based on their performances from last weekend.

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Ex-Vol Johnson surrenders on rape charge

Ex-Vol Johnson surrenders on rape charge

February 17th, 2015 8:50 pm by AP

Former Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson has turned himself in on a charge of aggravated rape.

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Weather dog bites district tournaments again

Weather dog bites district tournaments again

February 17th, 2015 1:48 pm by Douglas Fritz

For the second straight day, icy roads and inclement weather have knocked off two district basketball tournaments.

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ETSU football tryout meeting moved due to inclement weather

ETSU football tryout meeting moved due to inclement weather

February 17th, 2015 11:03 am by Contributed to the Press

Originally scheduled for tonight at 7, the Buccaneer coaching staff has moved the tryout meeting to Thursday at 7.

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