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Carson-Newman’s Steven Isom eludes a Wayne State defender during last season’s game at Burke-Tarr Stadium in Jefferson City. Carson-Newman will travel to Detroit in week two of the 2014 season for a rematch with Wayne State on Saturday, Sept. 13.

Eagles return to Detroit in week two

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 10:29 am

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a 10-part series breaking down each of Carson-Newman football’s opponents for the 2014 season. This feature breaks down the Eagles’ week two contest – Sept. 13 at Wayne State. JEFFERSON CITY — Carson-Newman will make its second trip to Detroit, Mich. to face off with the Warriors. Last year, the Eagles knocked down WSU 55-28 in Burke-Tarr Stadium, but back in 1994, the

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    Posted on July 31, 2014 at 10:26 am

    ELIZABETHTON — The Greeneville Astros, who are currently holding onto second place in the Appalachian League West, defeated the division-leading Elizabethton Twins, 5-1, on Wednesday night at Joe O’Brien Field. With the win, their sixth in their last seven games, the Astros took the series and moved within 2.5 games of Elizabethton in the standings. Early on, the Astros (21-19) got off to a fast start. Jason Martin led off

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  • Eagles and Edinboro renew former gridiron rivarly

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 10:37 am

    The Carson-Newman Eagles and coach Ken Sparks will open the season against an old rivarly Edinboro on September 4. For the next 10 weeks, the Citizen Tribune will examine all of Carson-Newman’s 2014 opponents.

    JEFFERSON CITY – Editors note: This is the first in a 10-part series breaking down each of Carson-Newman football’s opponents for the 2014 season. This feature breaks down the Eagles’ opener – a Sept. 4, Thursday night date with the Edinboro Fighting Scots. The last time the Eagles and Edinboro did battle on the gridiron Bill Clinton was the President of the United States and Ken Sparks’ club was in

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  • ETSU athletics debuts online store featuring new logo

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 10:35 am

    East Tennessee State University recently reached an agreement with Advanced-Online to distribute sales of new Buccaneers athletic gear featuring the schools new logo. All products ordered will be shipped within 24 hours of the sale.

    JOHNSON CITY– The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced it has partnered with Advanced-Online for the official online store of the Buccaneers. Buccaneer fans can purchase items with the new “E” or Bucky logo, ranging from men’s and women’s apparel to decals and collectibles at the online shop. Advanced-Online specializes in providing technology for online stores, but is also an on-demand production model allowing ETSU to have access to over

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  • Junior girls eliminated from SE Regional

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 10:26 am

    FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Morristown Junior League softball All Stars saw their postseason run come to an end in the Junior League Softball Southeast Region Tournament Monday afternoon with their second loss in as many games in the Sunshine State. After falling short against Honaker, Va., in their opening game after a lengthy lightning delay, Morristown fell behind in the first inning and never got back in it in

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  • Grainger girls golfers win

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 10:26 am

    BEAN STATION — The Grainger girls’ golf team picked up a win in their first team event of the season Monday afternoon by winning the preseason Blue Ridge Athletic Conference Tournament held at Clinchview Golf Club. The Grainger boys ended up in second place, just one shot behind STEM Academy in the boy’s event. For the Lady Grizzlies, Kristen Ankrom fired a 4-over par 76 for medalist honors, while Baylee

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  • Longtime JCHS assistant John Hill dies

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 11:22 am

    HILL

    DANDRIDGE — A constant presence on the Jefferson County High School basketball sidelines passed away late Saturday night, sending a shockwave of grief through the JCHS community. John Hill, a longtime assistant coach for both programs at Jefferson County after coaching at the former Maury High School as well, died in his sleep late Saturday night. The cause of death was not immediately known. He was 69. Hill was described

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  • Greeneville completes four-game sweep of Pirates

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 11:19 am

    GREENEVILLE — It was a stormy night at Pioneer Park on Sunday, but the rain did not stop the Greeneville Astros from rolling to a 7-3 win and a four-game series sweep of the Bristol Pirates. The Astros, currently second in the Appalachian League West standings, are now 5-1 against the Pirates on the season. All nine Astros’ hitters picked up at least one hit on the night, but Cesar

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  • Sunshine Girls: Morristown loses wild game in Florida

    Posted on July 26, 2014 at 10:26 pm

    Sunshine Girls

    FORT MYERS, FLORIDA – With a first pitch starting at 10 a.m. and the last pitch ending after 6 p.m., the Morristown 13-14 girls team were shown first hand how crazy Florida’s weather could be. After enduring two lightning delays and a long rain delay, the Morristown team representing Tennessee fell to Virginia 12-8 in the opening round of pool play in the Southeast Regional Tournament. Morristown will face West

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