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Morristown East’s Spencer Odom throws the ball to first base as Morristown West’s Mason Humann looks on during their contest on Saturday.

East returns favor, handing West a Senior Day loss

Posted on April 25, 2015 at 10:55 pm

East showed its resiliency Saturday afternoon at Trojans Park. It looked like a replay of Friday night’s loss to West in the city championship series. The Hurricanes had surrendered a five-run lead and the Trojans were in front by one with unbeaten Will Heflin on the mound in relief. However, this time it was the Hurricanes who came from behind to win, 9-8, and knock West out of sole possession

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  • Harris tosses no-hitter to lead Fawns over Rockies

    Posted on April 25, 2015 at 10:53 pm

    The Fawns were led by Olivia Harris, who tossed a no-hitter during her team’s 15-3 win over the Rockies. Blayne King knocked a homerun and a single during the win, while Kayeleigh Shultz, Alyssa Johnson and Megan McCtavey all recorded singles during the win. The Diamonds and the Katz battled to a 3-3 tie. Shayla Swiney recorded a double, while Lauren Greene and Megan Russell each reached base on singles.

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  • Hurricanes grab 11-0 win over Cocke County

    Posted on April 24, 2015 at 11:09 am

    Morristown East’s Jamie Alvarez, right, dodges the Cocke County goalkeeper after his shot was blocked during their contest on Thursday.

    A change in formation seems to have changed the attitude of the Morristown East soccer team as they made quick work of Cocke County on the soccer pitch Thursday night, defeating the Big Red 11-0. “We changed our shape on Tuesday, so this is really only our second game in the new formation and I think it is starting to finally come together,” Morristown East coach James Kelley said. “They

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  • Lady Canes drop 5-1 contest to Seymour

    Posted on April 24, 2015 at 11:06 am

    Morristown East’s pitcher Casi McDaniel tosses a pitch during the Lady ‘Canes contest against Seymour on Thursday.

    Seymour is a game closer to another Inter Mountain Conference softball championship. The Lady Eagles scored twice before East got an out Thursday afternoon at King Park and went on to a 5-1 decision over the Lady ‘Canes. It was the 10th win in 11 conference games for Seymour, which is now 13-10 overall. The Lady Eagles lead second-place Cherokee by two games in the loss column with three league

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  • Jenkins records win in West’s doubleheader sweep of Sevier County

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 11:54 am

    Morristown West’s softball team celebrated senior night for lone senior Candace Jenkins (26) during a doubleheader against Sevier County, Wednesday, at J.C. Wild Park.

    Morristown West had little trouble sweeping a pair of five-inning games in a doubleheader against Sevier County Wednesday afternoon at J.C. Wild Park. The Lady Trojans did not get a hit in the opening game but found a way to notch an 8-3 victory over the Bearettes, while the nightcap was all West in a 12-1 victory spearheaded by two home runs by Natalie Martin. With the sweep, West improved

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  • Taylor ending college softball career on high note

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 11:53 am

    Carson-Newman’s Haley Taylor, a former Jefferson County and Walters State standout, is having a stellar senior season for the Lady Eagles this year.

    JEFFERSON CITY — Carson-Newman’s Haley Taylor knows her collegiate softball career is in its twilight, but the former Jefferson County and Walters State standout is attempting to end it with a bang. Taylor, like she has in each of her previous three seasons at the college level, is closing out the season strong. She was recently named the South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week, and she has been instrumental

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  • Morristown East tops crosstown rival West 4-1

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 10:54 am

    Morristown East’s Morgan Heidel drives to catch a ball during the Lady Hurricanes game against Morristown West on Friday.

    East snapped its three-game Inter Mountain Conference losing streak with a 4-1 softball triumph over West Tuesday afternoon at King Park, giving the Lady ‘Canes a sweep of the two regular-season games between the cross-town rivals. Casi McDaniel tossed a four-hitter as the Lady ‘Canes improved to 10-9 for the season. They are now 6-5 in conference play, which is good enough for a tie for third place. The Lady

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  • No. 6 WSCC rolls past Cumberland’s JV

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 10:49 am

    LEBANON — The sixth ranked Walters State Senators rolled to a doubleheader sweep of Cumberland’s junior varsity squad Tuesday afternoon on the road. Ross Grosvenor had a huge day with eight RBIs, pushing him into third place in the nation with 78 runs batted in for the year, and Tommy Breunig added five RBIs while Ramon Osuna plated four runs and Elijah Helton drove in three as the Senators opened

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  • Four Morristown natives compete in the Boston Marathon

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 10:13 am

    Morristown natives, from left, Doug Dibb, Andee Swann, Malcolm Oliver and Shanda Warren-Mattis are pictured with their medals after competing in the Boston Marathon on Monday.

    BOSTON — Four Morristown natives accustomed to running together all competed in the Boston Marathon together on Monday morning, and each put together a solid time in the 119th running of the world oldest and most recognizable marathon race. Andee Swann, Shanda Mattis, Malcolm Oliver and Doug Dibb, who have been running buddies for years, got to live out a dream of competing in the big event all together, and

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