Johnson City Press Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Johnson leads No. 15 VCU past Tennessee

Johnson leads No. 15 VCU past Tennessee

November 14th, 2014 10:04 pm by AP

Melvin Johnson scored 20 of his 23 points in the decisive first half and No. 15 Virginia Commonwealth defeated Tennessee 85-69 Friday night in the Veterans Classic.

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Jones, Stoops at same level with rebuilding programs

Jones, Stoops at same level with rebuilding programs

November 14th, 2014 10:01 pm by AP

Kentucky coach Mark Stoops sees a number of similarities between his team and Tennessee. The comparisons are inevitable because both teams recruited well after disappointing 2013 seasons and rely heavily on underclassmen.

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Sports High schools Washington County
Musket Brawl: Boone, Crockett get reduced punishment in appeal

Musket Brawl: Boone, Crockett get reduced punishment in appeal

November 14th, 2014 11:47 am by Douglas Fritz

Daniel Boone and David Crockett high schools' football teams got a year knocked off their probation that resulted from a post-game brawl two weeks ago.

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Science Hill, Dobyns-Bennett playoff rematch adds to already storied rivalry

Science Hill, Dobyns-Bennett playoff rematch adds to already storied rivalry

November 13th, 2014 11:26 pm by Douglas Fritz

Dobyns-Bennett and Science Hill came within a turnover of playing for the state basketball championship in 1973. That would probably have been the only sporting event in the history of this rivalry that could have topped the matchup scheduled for Friday a

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Hampton healthy, ready to tackle Grace

Hampton healthy, ready to tackle Grace

November 13th, 2014 11:24 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Hampton coach Mike Lunsford explained that when the Bulldogs face Knoxville Grace Christian in a TSSAA Class 2A playoff matchup at J.C. Campbell Stadium, it will be the first time since early in the season that Hampton has its full arsenal of players.

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'Landers brace for Class A's top player, team

'Landers brace for Class A's top player, team

November 13th, 2014 11:22 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Cloudland coach Brock Pittman has prepared his Highlanders to face what he says is the best football player in East Tennessee - Coalfield's Zach Stewart, a 6-foot-5, 315 pound player who has committed to play at Tennessee.

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Valparaiso to honor Bartow's father before game

Valparaiso to honor Bartow's father before game

November 13th, 2014 11:15 pm by Joe Avento

A pregame ceremony will be held at the Athletics-Recreation Center when Valparaiso plays host to East Tennessee State in the season opener for both teams.

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Hilltoppers' Gregory, Foster moving on to college level

Hilltoppers' Gregory, Foster moving on to college level

November 13th, 2014 11:10 pm by Trey Williams

Science Hill seniors Keisha Gregory and Allie Foster revealed their college choices during a signing ceremony in the gym Thursday afternoon. Gregory signed to play basketball at Austin Peay while Foster will play volleyball for Carson-Newman.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Winless Newman on cusp of NASCAR crown

Winless Newman on cusp of NASCAR crown

November 13th, 2014 11:04 pm by AP

Ryan Newman is the underdog - minus the darling - of NASCAR's final four, making a mockery of the revamped playoff format that was supposed to put a premium on winning.

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Warlick finally comfortable as Lady Vols' coach

Warlick finally comfortable as Lady Vols' coach

November 13th, 2014 11:02 pm by AP

Now that she's had a couple of years to adapt, Holly Warlick finally feels comfortable following in the footsteps of the winningest coach in major college basketball history.

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