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Morristown East’s Jordan Seal goes up for two of his 13 points during Monday night’s 70-52 win over Daniel Boone in the Hardee’s Classic tournament at David Crockett High School in Jonesborough.

East boys open Hardee’s Classic with 70-52 win

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 10:51 am

JONESBOROUGH — Things started out slow for the Morristown East Hurricanes but they quickly picked up speed in order to claim a 70-52 win over Daniel Boone in the opening round of the Hardee’s Classic at David Crockett High School on Monday night. The Trailblazers started the game on a 9-1 run to take a 16-9 lead out of the first quarter. The slow start was haunted when the ‘Canes

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    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 10:48 am

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    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 11:09 am

    Tennessee placekicker Aaron Medley, right, celebrates with holder Patrick Ashford after making a field goal in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Alabama, Saturday, Oct. 25, in Knoxville. Ashford threw a touchdown pass on a fake field goal Saturday night against Missouri for the Vols first touchdown of the game. (AP photo)

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    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 11:07 am

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  • Volunteers drop close contest to Missouri 29-21

    Posted on November 23, 2014 at 12:12 am

    Morristown West product Patrick Ashford throws a touchdown pass during UT’s game against Missouri on Saturday at Neyland Stadium.

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    Posted on November 23, 2014 at 12:07 am

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    Posted on November 21, 2014 at 10:59 am

    Tennessee’s Willie Carmichael slams home a putback attempt for a bucket during Thursday’s home game against Texas Southenr at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville.

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    Posted on November 21, 2014 at 10:56 am

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