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Science Hill boys fall to Greeneville in double overtime; girls overcome Tarter's absence

Science Hill boys fall to Greeneville in double overtime; girls overcome Tarter's absence

February 7th, 2014 11:45 pm by Douglas Fritz

Greeneville roared back from a 10-point deficit to force overtime, and eventually earned a 56-54 double-overtime victory in the boys’ game Friday night.

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Bucs, Lipscomb ready for another tight game

Bucs, Lipscomb ready for another tight game

February 7th, 2014 7:14 pm by Kelly Hodge

The surest bet for today’s basketball game at Allen Arena is that it will be close. It’s always close when East Tennessee State and Lipscomb get together. The Atlantic Sun Conference teams have split their last 10 games, and half of them have been decide

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Sochi Olympics kick off with grand opening

Sochi Olympics kick off with grand opening

February 7th, 2014 12:38 pm by AP

Music, dance and plenty of Russian bravado unleashed the ultimate achievement of Vladimir Putin's Russia on Friday — a Winter Olympics to showcase the best athletes on ice and snow.

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Bucs rely on defense to get past Norse

Bucs rely on defense to get past Norse

February 6th, 2014 10:14 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State has been winning basketball games lately by piling up the points. It took some stout defense to get the job done Thursday night against Northern Kentucky in a 64-50 win.

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Short-handed Lady Bucs can't stop FGCU

Short-handed Lady Bucs can't stop FGCU

February 6th, 2014 10:13 pm by Joe Avento

There was no NCAA record this time around, but the result was the same for the Florida Gulf Coast women’s basketball team. The Eagles did most of their damage from 3-point range and beat a short-handed East Tennessee State team 70-45 Thursday night at th

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D-B’s Frye tops area wrestlers

February 6th, 2014 9:09 pm by Douglas Fritz

There’s still plenty of work left to do, but Austin Frye has been at the head of the class among this year’s Region 1 wrestlers. The Dobyns-Bennett senior was selected as the Super 14 wrestler of the year by the Johnson City Press on Thursday.

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Food City to extend BMS sponsorship

Food City to extend BMS sponsorship

February 6th, 2014 8:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Officials from Food City and Bristol Motor Speedway announced a five-year extension of the grocery chain’s sponsorship of the March NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race during a Thursday morning press conference.

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Tennessee recruits

Tennessee recruits

February 5th, 2014 10:59 pm by AP

Football newcomers announced Wednesday by Tennessee

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Vols hope class sparks resurgence

Vols hope class sparks resurgence

February 5th, 2014 10:57 pm by AP

Tennessee hopes it eventually looks back on Wednesday as the day that sparked the program’s resurgence.

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Bucs' first group of recruits has home-state flavor

Bucs' first group of recruits has home-state flavor

February 5th, 2014 10:50 pm by Trey Williams

Of ETSU's initial 47-player class, 35 are from Tennessee, including David Crockett’s Colt Jenkins, Elizabethton’s Adam Mullins and Terrence Turner and Science Hill’s Chance Pierce and Gad Nagba.

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