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Extreme Team Sports, which consists of Extreme Team Wrestling and Extreme Team Volleyball, is a budding travel sports organization in Hamblen County. Pictured on the first row, from left, are Griffin Towsend, a third grade wrestler from White Pine School and Jaci Drinnon, a fifth grade volleyball player from Witt School. Back row, from left, are Extreme Team Sports founder and Extreme Team Wrestling coach Chuck Carter, Elijah Davis, an eight grade wrestler from Lincoln Heights, Extreme Team Wrestling assistant coach Chase Brunson, Extreme Team Volleyball coaches Donnie and Robin Vannoy and Katie Hickey, a junior volleyball player from Morristown East.

Extreme Team Sports becoming a force in wrestling and volleyball

Posted on November 26, 2014 at 5:22 pm

Most of us have heard of the old saying “taking lemons and making lemonade.” For coach Chuck Carter of Extreme Team Wrestling and Extreme Team Volleyball the “Zig Zag Principle” may be more applicable. Carter gives partial credit to a book entitled “The Zig Zag Principle” by Rich Christiansen for the creation of Extreme Team Wrestling and Volleyball. “The year 2010 marked the beginning of some tough years for me

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  • Two MYSA football teams qualify for Georgia tourney

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 5:20 pm

    The Morristown Youth Sports Association had a pair of football teams qualify for the Georgia Peach Tournament coming up on Dec. 6-7 through their play this past weekend in the Battle of Rocky Top tournament in Gatlinburg. Both teams, the Junior Division Eagles and the Peewee Division Eagles won the Battle of Rocky Top Tournament, and they were extended invitations Tuesday night to participate in the Georgia Peach Tournament, which

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  • No. 18 C-N Lady Eagles holds off Mars Hill

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 10:46 am

    Carson-Newman’s Whitney Kyle (20) shoots over a Mars Hill defender during Tuesday’s home basketball game at Holt Fieldhouse in Jefferson City. Kyle, a former Jefferson County standout, had 15 points in an 80-69 victory.

    JEFFERSON CITY — Carson-Newman thwarted a late-game comeback attempt from Mars Hill to stay perfect on the season. A dominating first half performance put the No. 18-ranked Lady Eagles too far ahead for the Lions to catch them, resulting in a 80-69 victory at Holt Fieldhouse Tuesday night. “You got to be happy getting the win and taking care of business at home,” C-N coach Mike Mincey said. “We were

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