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Domination: Jones, West girls win region title

Posted on October 24, 2014 at 12:34 pm

GRAY — The Morristown West Lady Trojans cross country team will be returning to the state championship to defend their title and they got there in impressive fashion on Thursday at Daniel Boone High school. The Lady Trojans had five runners finish in the top ten and seven in the top 15 to run away with the team crown with 19 points, which was 42 points ahead of Science Hill

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  • Grainger’s Long claims A/AA crown

    Posted on October 24, 2014 at 12:05 pm


    GRAY — If one thing was known on Thursday afternoon at Daniel Boone High School, it was that Grainger’s Zach Long would win the Region 1-A/AA title. The only question was what would be the time? The answer was 16:19, as the senior runner, who is ranked first in the state in all classifications and 41st in the nation, ran away with the title. He finished 1:36 ahead of the

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  • A New Look: Smokies unveil new logos, uniforms

    Posted on October 23, 2014 at 1:55 pm


    KNOXVILLE — The Tennessee Smokies Wednesday afternoon revealed their new logos, colors and uniforms for the upcoming 2015 season at a press conference at Calhoun’s On The River in downtown Knoxville. The new primary team logo comprises of an intimidating blue bear resting a bat on his back shoulder, with Great Smoky Mountains National Park represented with trees and mountains, along with a red background and “Tennessee Smokies” written underneath

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  • Grizzlies looking for win No. 2 this week at Carter

    Posted on October 23, 2014 at 1:52 pm

    RUTLEDGE — The Grainger Grizzlies have probably enjoyed practice a little more this week than usual. The Grizzlies had shown continued improvement the last three weeks and everything finally came together last Friday night as Grainger picked up their first win of the season with a 50-0 victory over Cumberland Gap. “It was great to get a win and we had been working towards that for a long time and

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  • JCHS returns home to topple Toppers; host region championship Thursday

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 12:21 pm


    DANDRIDGE — Home couldn’t have been any sweeter for the Jefferson County Lady Patriots as they returned to LeRoy Shannon Field and defeated Science Hill 4-0 to gain their first Class AAA sectional berth in the school’s history. “You don’t come in here and think that you are going to beat a team like Science Hill 4-0,” Jefferson County coach Shawn Way said. “It’s a testament to the girls that

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  • Flyin’ High: Lady Eagles win 8th straight

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 12:16 pm


    GREENEVILLE — Tusculum College picked up its first game against Carson-Newman this season, but couldn’t take the match. The Lady Eagles set a new school record with their 14th South Atlantic Conference win of the season, beating the Pioneers 3-1 (25-20, 19-25, 25-19 and 25-18) at Pioneer Arena. It was the eighth straight win for the Lady Eagles (19-4, 14-1 SAC). “I think these girls, especially the seniors, were excited

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  • West freshman downed 31-6 by South Doyle

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 11:15 am

    Morristown West’s Matthew Hayes (42) and John Foreback (7) couldn’t provide enough fire power for the freshman Trojans as they were defeated 31-6 by the South Doyle Cherokees on Monday at Burke-Toney Stadium.

    South Doyle romped to a 31-6 freshman football victory over Morristown West on Monday night at Burke-Toney Stadium. The Cherokees built a 25-0 lead at the half and coasted to the victory. J’Kobe and Ahmadd Hardin led South Doyle by combining for 270 yards and J’Kobe scored three touchdowns as the Pioneers improved to 6-1 for the season. The Trojans, now 6-3 for the season, had lots of scoring opportunities

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  • C-N volleyball looks for season sweep vs Tusculum

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 11:10 am

    JEFFERSON CITY — The last time the Carson-Newman Lady Eagles defeated the Tusculum Lady Pioneers twice in a season was also the last time Carson-Newman finished higher in the standings than its oldest rival. C-N will go for the season sweep tonight when they trek to Greeneville to take on Tusculum beginning at 7 p.m. inside Pioneer Arena. Back in 2009 was the previous time the Eagles (18-4, 13-1 SAC)

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  • East Ridge boys finish seventh at state cross country championship meet

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 12:52 pm

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    The East Ridge boys cross country team finished seventh at the Tennessee Middle School State Championship Meet this weekend at Victor Ashe Park in Knoxville. The Bears also had two runners finish as All-State performers, as Layne Atkins, second from left, and Mason Johns, far right, placed ninth and 12th place overall. West View’s boys and girls both finished 11th in the team standings, while the East Ridge girls finished

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