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'Toppers hope to challenge for Big Seven title

'Toppers hope to challenge for Big Seven title

August 28th, 2014 11:11 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Science Hill head soccer coach Megan Harmon thinks the stage is set for the Lady 'Toppers to make a postseason run.

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Sports UT Sports
Johnson, Maggitt ready to lead Tennessee defense

Johnson, Maggitt ready to lead Tennessee defense

August 28th, 2014 10:54 pm by AP

Since they cracked Tennessee's starting lineup as freshmen three years ago, A.J. Johnson and Curt Maggitt have been among the most recognizable faces of Tennessee's defense.

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After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans

After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans

August 28th, 2014 6:42 pm by cHOWARD FENDRICH, AP Pro Football Writer

Since January 2000, 77 players have been involved in 85 domestic violence incidents with six being cut by their teams, according to USA Today's NFL Arrests Database.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Tony Stewart to return to race on Sunday

Tony Stewart to return to race on Sunday

August 28th, 2014 4:46 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

The three-time NASCAR champion has not raced since Aug. 9, when he hit Kevin Ward Jr. at a sprint car event in upstate New York.

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Sports Elizabethton Twins
Twins clinch playoff berth with 10th-inning win

Twins clinch playoff berth with 10th-inning win

August 27th, 2014 11:14 pm by staff report

After a wild back-and-forth game, Elizabethton clinched an Appalachian League playoff berth on a walk-off error.

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Cards fail to win spot in postseason

Cards fail to win spot in postseason

August 27th, 2014 11:13 pm by Trey Williams

With two games remaining in the regular season, the Cardinals fell to 35-31 and trail West Division-leading Elizabethton by two games after a 7-3 loss to the Greeneville Astros on Wednesday.

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Sports Elizabethton Twins
Twins' Kuresa hopes to follow in father's footsteps

Twins' Kuresa hopes to follow in father's footsteps

August 27th, 2014 9:42 pm by Joe Avento

Tyler Kuresa is trying to win the Appalachian League RBI title. One day soon the Elizabethton Twins first baseman could also have another title - chief.

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Sports High schools
Hilltoppers' multi-threat McGue hard to stop

Hilltoppers' multi-threat McGue hard to stop

August 27th, 2014 9:40 pm by Douglas Fritz

Defending Malik McGue is one of the most unique challenges area high school football coaches have faced in many years. And Elizabethton defensive coordinator Stan Ogg has been in serious game-plan mode for the Science Hill quarterback all week.

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Hampton basketball coach receives pretrial diversion in pills theft case

Hampton basketball coach receives pretrial diversion in pills theft case

August 27th, 2014 3:47 pm by John Thompson

Leon Tolley was removed as head girls' basketball coach and placed on suspension during the investigation.

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ETSU basketball adds three transfers, including 7-footer from Indiana

ETSU basketball adds three transfers, including 7-footer from Indiana

August 27th, 2014 2:10 pm by Joe Avento

ETSU men's basketball head coach Murry Bartow announced Wednesday that the Buccaneers have added transfers Alex Bate (Greenbelt, Md.), Tommy Williams and Peter Jurkin to the team's 2014-15 roster.

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