Johnson City Press Friday, December 19, 2014
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McGue leads motivated 'Toppers past Tennessee High

McGue leads motivated 'Toppers past Tennessee High

December 5th, 2014 11:31 pm by Trey Williams

Malik McGue led three double-figure scorers with 14 points as the Hilltoppers bounced back from a double-overtime loss at Dobyns-Bennett on Tuesday with a 63-55 home win against Tennessee High on Friday.

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Crockett's girls rally past Boone; boys stay undefeated

Crockett's girls rally past Boone; boys stay undefeated

December 5th, 2014 11:28 pm by Gene Renfro

Lily Ayers drained a 3-pointer with 40.3 seconds left and she made four foul shots down the stretch to give David Crockett a 72-67 win over Daniel Boone. Crockett's boys didn't leave any doubt in an 85-41 win over the Trailblazers.

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Lady Cyclones fend off Warriors for league win

Lady Cyclones fend off Warriors for league win

December 5th, 2014 11:26 pm by Douglas Fritz

Kelci Marosites knocked down three important 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to stem the tide of Happy Valley rallies, and the Lady Cyclones earned a tough 68-53 victory at Bayless Gym on Friday night.

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Local distance runner named USA Track & Field Masters Athlete of the Year

Local distance runner named USA Track & Field Masters Athlete of the Year

December 5th, 2014 10:17 am by Staff Reports

His accomplishments recently earned him the distinction of being named the USA Track & Field Masters Athlete of the Year along with the female recipient, Sabra Harvey, who competes in the 65-69 age category.

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Patriots gain sweep of Longhorns

Patriots gain sweep of Longhorns

December 4th, 2014 10:46 pm by Ivan Sanders

Sullivan East turned a close three-point halftime advantage into a runaway in the second half to win 71-53 Thursday over Johnson County.

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Bucs enjoying having a ball at 'Threedom Hall'

Bucs enjoying having a ball at 'Threedom Hall'

December 4th, 2014 10:42 pm by Joe Avento

How kind has Freedom Hall been to the East Tennessee State basketball team? Not only are the Bucs undefeated in three games in their new home, they've averaged almost 102 points there.

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Buffs hope to keep hot start going

Buffs hope to keep hot start going

December 4th, 2014 10:40 pm by Trey Williams

December rolled in like March Madness for the Milligan men's basketball team. Coach Bill Robinson's Buffaloes upset No. 16 Union on the road on Monday, only to suffer a cold-shooting overtime home loss to Truett-McConnell two nights later.

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Photo gallery: ETSU vs. Western Carolina at Freedom Hall

December 4th, 2014 8:19 am by Joe Avento

The Bucs held on to beat Western Carolina, 96-89.

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Hot-shooting Bucs best Western in first game back in SoCon

Hot-shooting Bucs best Western in first game back in SoCon

December 3rd, 2014 10:39 pm by Joe Avento

The Bucs were lights out, tying a school record with 15 3-pointers and hanging on to defeat Western Carolina, 96-89, in their first game back in the Southern Conference in 10 years.

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Townsend feels he's ready for his shot in MMA

Townsend feels he's ready for his shot in MMA

December 3rd, 2014 10:38 pm by Jeff Birchfield

All Adam Townsend is asking for is a chance. The Mixed Martial Arts fighter from Hampton feels he's ready to take the next step in his career. Riding a five-fight winning streak, he hopes that opportunity will soon present itself.

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