Johnson City Press Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Relaxed Ezell, Lady Bucs open SoCon tourney

Relaxed Ezell, Lady Bucs open SoCon tourney

March 4th, 2015 10:22 pm by Joe Avento

Brittney Ezell's East Tennessee State team takes on Western Carolina in a 4:30 p.m. quarterfinal matchup of the Southern Conference tournament, and the Bucs coach says she wants her team to enjoy the experience and let the results speak for themselves.

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Lady Cyclones begin title defense against familiar foe

Lady Cyclones begin title defense against familiar foe

March 4th, 2015 10:21 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton and Westview meet in the girls Class AA state basketball tournament for the third straight year, and the fourth time in seven years, in today's quarterfinal contest at Murphy Center. Tipoff is set for 4:45 p.m. (EST).

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Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano visits Daniel Boone runners - PHOTOS

Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano visits Daniel Boone runners - PHOTOS

March 4th, 2015 8:52 am by Tony Casey

"Boy, it would be nice if we had an Olympic silver medalist around to pace us on this 400 ... " joked Daniel Boone High School standout miler Adam Barnard in the middle of his workout Tuesday night at the school's track.

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Hampton tops Meigs County for state berth

Hampton tops Meigs County for state berth

March 3rd, 2015 10:32 pm by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

Hampton built leads of 16 and 19 points over the course of four quarters before having to go an extra overtime session to earn a trip to Murfreesboro next week with a nail-biting 88-80 win over the visiting Meigs County.

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'Toppers fall short at buzzer against Oak Ridge

'Toppers fall short at buzzer against Oak Ridge

March 3rd, 2015 10:31 pm by Trey Williams

Trailing 55-53 with 0.8 seconds left and an inbounds pass under its basket forthcoming, Science Hill's Peyton Wingate got a relatively decent look at a 3-pointer, but it came up short in the sectional loss to Oak Ridge.

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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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