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Carson-Newman’s Andy Hibbett (33) races 76 yards for a touchdown during Saturday’s 41-31 loss to Wayne State in Detroit, Mich.

Hibbett’s monster day not enough for 13th ranked Eagles in 41-31 road loss

Posted on September 14, 2014 at 12:33 am

DETROIT, Mich. — A record-setting day on the field for Carson-Newman running back Andy Hibbett was wasted Saturday. Hibbett scored four touchdowns and put up 253 yards of total offense but it wasn’t enough. Wayne State got its revenge for last year’s blowout loss at Burke-Tarr with a 41-31 victory over the No. 13-ranked Eagles at Adams Field. “We played very undisciplined at times,” C-N coach Ken Sparks said. “We

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  • Tusculum falls to Elizabeth City St.

    Posted on September 14, 2014 at 12:30 am

    ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — Petey Boone rushed for 88 yards and a touchdown as Elizabeth City State University posted an 18-10 win over visiting Tusculum College Saturday afternoon at Roebuck Stadium in college football action. Trailing 7-0 for most of the first half, the Vikings blocked a punt for a safety and ECSU’s Lovie Banks-Rose returned the ensuing free kick 62 yards for a touchdown. Tusculum quarterback Malcolm Pendergrass rushed

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  • East roughs up Lady Eagles, 6-1

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 12:46 pm

    Morristown East’s Liza Kohler (2) and Cosby’s Amethyst Lindsey (1) battle for the ball while East’s Monica Garcia and Cosby’s Skila Gilliam look on during Thursday’s soccer match at Frank Lorino Park.

    The weather had little effect on Morristown East as they were able to defeat Cosby 6-1 in a game that was played in two 30 minute halves on Thursday at Frank Lorino Park. The Lady Hurricanes stayed true to their name and thrived in the wet conditions. “It makes (the grass) faster, which makes us better,” said Morristown East coach James Kelley about the soggy conditions. “My girls, when they

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  • Lady Trojans beat Sevier County, weather for 4-0 win

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    Morristown West’s Mallory Sawyer, right, attempts to work around a Sevier County defender during Thursday’s IMAC soccer match at Burke-Toney Stadium.

    The weather couldn’t hit soon enough for Morristown West or Sevier County Thursday at Burke-Toney Stadium. For the Lady Trojans, it was because their injury-depleted team needed the extra rest that a shortened game would give. For the Bearettes, it was just the best way to reduce the potential damage and get out of Morristown. The Lady Trojans dominated the first half of a storm-shortened game, winning 4-nil. “For us

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  • Morristown Football Preview: September 11

    Posted on September 11, 2014 at 1:54 pm

    Hurricanes set to host Bearden The Morristown East Hurricanes face an opponent this week that is off to a rough start to say the least. The Bearden Bulldogs will make the trek north from Knoxville to take on the ‘Canes Friday night and will come into Burke-Toney Stadium in search of their first victory. The Bulldogs have not just lost their first three games, but have lost them badly, to

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  • East drops Sevier County in four

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:57 am

    Morristown East’s Gia Hodges (10) delivers one of her 10 kills during Tuesday’s Inter Mountain Conference volleyball match against Sevier County inside Isenberg-Siler Gymnasium at East High School.

    The Morristown East Lady Hurricanes picked up a key conference win Tuesday night as they downed the Bearettes of Sevier County 25-17, 25-18, 24-26 and 25-17. The highlight of the match came in game three where East rallied from a slow start to tie the game late. The Bearettes opened the third game with a 6-1 lead and eventually pushed their advantage to double digits at 13-3. The Lady ‘Canes

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  • Grainger golf teams finish second in district tourney

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:55 am

    The Grainger golf teams both finished second at Tuesday’s District 2-A/AA Tournament held at Clinchview Golf Club in Bean Station.

    The Grainger golf program had a successful outing during the 2AA District Tournament as both the boys and girls teams garnered second place finishes. “I’m proud of them,” Grainger coach Wil Jarnagin said. “They worked hard over the season and the results showed in the district tournament and I hope it carries over to the region tournament and we have a good showing there.” The boys advanced just behind L&N

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  • Foreback’s second half surge propels Trojans to 41-6 victory over Cherokee

    Posted on September 9, 2014 at 10:37 am

    Morristown West freshman quarterback John Foreback (7) tosses a pass during Monday’s game against Cherokee at Burke-Toney Stadium. Foreback threw three touchdown passes in  the 41-6 victory.

    After nearly two weeks off since their last game, the Morristown West freshman football team showed some rust in the first half of their game against Cherokee at Burke-Toney Stadium Monday night. The second half was a different story, as the Trojans scored 28 unanswered points in the final two quarters to rout the visiting Chiefs 41-6. With the win, West improves to 2-1 on the season and is scheduled

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  • West sweeps past Greeneville

    Posted on September 9, 2014 at 10:26 am

    Morristown West’s Jasmine Williams, left, delivers one of her 11 kills during Monday’s volleyball match at Greeneville.

    GREENEVILLE — A busy weekend for the Morristown West Lady Trojans was capped off with a 3-0 win at Greeneville on Monday night. The win improved the Lady Trojans to 14-9 overall, but it was the way the ladies won, after a strenuous weekend, that impressed their head coach the most. “I’m proud of the girls,” head coach Heather Kelley said. “We’ve come off a long weekend. We just had

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