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Cyclones look to slow down Vikes

Cyclones look to slow down Vikes

September 26th, 2013 8:39 pm by Douglas Fritz

In a renewal of a rivalry between two of the area’s top football programs over the last four decades, Elizabethton travels to Stone Castle to take on Tennessee High in the teams’ first meeting since 2008.

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Finding net doesn't come easy for Buffs

Finding net doesn't come easy for Buffs

September 26th, 2013 8:35 pm by Kelly Hodge

The Milligan College soccer team is 2-6 so far this fall, but it’s one of those seasons where the record and performance don’t line up for coach Adam Laney.

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Radio gaga: Gray, Cable in 25th year broadcasting 'Toppers

Radio gaga: Gray, Cable in 25th year broadcasting 'Toppers

September 26th, 2013 4:06 am by Trey Williams

ESPN Tri-Cities Radio's Scott Gray and Tim Cable are in their 25th season broadcasting Science Hill athletics. They've had great seats for some of the Hilltoppers' memorable moments, and essentially, so have their listeners.

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Bucs' cross country in ‘Chase’ for title

Bucs' cross country in ‘Chase’ for title

September 25th, 2013 8:36 pm by Kelly Hodge

East Tennessee State’s Adam Chase is a champion in the steeplechase and an academic All-American. He’s turning into a pretty good cross country runner, too.

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Rice knows Tommy John all too well

Rice knows Tommy John all too well

September 24th, 2013 5:30 pm by Douglas Fritz

Tommy John won 288 games in his major-league career, but Unicoi County baseball standout Ethan Rice didn’t want to be mentioned in the same sentence with him — at least not this way.

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Gibbs team flexes muscle early in Chase

Gibbs team flexes muscle early in Chase

September 24th, 2013 5:27 pm by Staff Report

Two weeks into the Chase and Joe Gibbs Racing clearly looks like the organization to beat. Matt Kenseth, in the No. 20 Toyota, has won the first two races, at Chicagoland and Loudon, with his teammate Kyle Busch the runner-up each time.

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’Lady Toppers rally past D-B

’Lady Toppers rally past D-B

September 24th, 2013 5:25 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Science Hill's volleyball team roared back to take a 3-2 victory over the Lady Indians inside the new Science Hill Gymnasium on Tuesday night.

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Penny, Culley win Bluegrass Half Marathon

Penny, Culley win Bluegrass Half Marathon

September 23rd, 2013 8:17 pm by Staff Report

The Bluegrass Half Marathon crowned a new champion and also a familiar one on Sunday, as J Penny captured his third title at the event while U.S. Olympian Julie Culley cruised to a women’s race record.

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South sweeps 1-A/AA region golf titles

South sweeps 1-A/AA region golf titles

September 23rd, 2013 7:18 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Cayman Ratliff scored his second straight region title and Sullivan South scored a clean sweep at the Region 1-A/AA golf championship at Elizabethton Golf Course.

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Science Hill girls claim district golf title

Science Hill girls claim district golf title

September 23rd, 2013 7:11 pm by Pat Kenney

Science Hill, led by medalist Allison Woodward’s 73, walked away with the girls’ team title. In boys, Science Hill’s Peter Chang beat D-B’s James Beckner in a sudden-death playoff for boys medalist honors. The Toppers finished second.

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