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Grainger’s Blake Lamb (54) goes up for a shot against Cocke County’s Mika Wester during Thursday’s game in Rutledge. Lamb scored 29 points in a 58-45 win.

Lamb leads Grainger past CCHS

Posted on December 19, 2014 at 10:58 am

RUTLEDGE — The Grainger Lady Grizzlies used a 12-0 run to turn a 10-point deficit into a halftime lead and that propelled them to a 58-45 non-conference win over Cocke County Thursday evening. Grainger (10-2) shook off a slow start after coach Justin Combs benched his starters for a while midway through the first period. “It seems that in every game we have a stretch where we seem to turn

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  • No. 18 Lady Senators roll past Edison 82-36

    Posted on December 19, 2014 at 10:54 am

    HARRIMAN — A night after putting up their best offensive numbers of the season, the 18th ranked Walters State Lady Senators went defensive Thursday night and closed their pre-holiday schedule in style with an 82-36 rout of Edison Community College in the Roane State Christmas Classic. The Lady Senators forced a season-high 29 turnovers, scoring 37 points off those miscues, held the Lady Chargers to just 31 percent shooting and

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  • No. 18 Lady Senators rout Gadsden State 99-46

    Posted on December 18, 2014 at 10:54 am

    HARRIMAN — Playing for the first time in a week, the 18th ranked Walters State Lady Senators were well rested and put together arguably their finest performance of the season Wednesday night in a 99-46 rout of Gadsden State on opening night of the Roane State Christmas Tournament. The Lady Senators held the Cardinals to 25 percent shooting and 42 points below their season average of 88 points per game,

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  • Tennessee Smokies coaching staff stays intact for 2015

    Posted on December 18, 2014 at 10:45 am

    KODAK — The Chicago Cubs announced Wednesday afternoon their minor league coaching staff assignments for the upcoming 2015 campaign, with 2014 manager Buddy Bailey returning to the Tennessee Smokies, along with 2014 pitching coach Storm Davis, hitting coach Desi Wilson and trainer Shane Nelson. Guillermo Martinez also joins the Smokies’ 2015 field staff for his first season in Kodak as an assistant coach. This will mark the fifth season at

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  • Morristown East junior comes thorugh for ‘Canes

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 10:31 am

    Morristown East’s Aaron Smith goes up for a layup against Daniel Boone on Tuesday night.

    GRAY — Morristown East wasn’t able to shake Daniel Boone until late but they took a 65-48 victory on the road on Tuesday night. “We talked about it before the game that this is liable be a trap game,” East coach Ryan Collins said. “We are coming off a huge win Friday and we are coming up on a huge game with our rival on Friday and that it would

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  • West unable to slow down Science Hill

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 10:29 am

    Morristown West’s Mason Earls goes up against a tought Science HIll defense on Tuesday night.

    Morristown West boys’ basketball coach Derek Creech didn’t want to get into a running game with Science Hill Tuesday night, but the visitors turned it into a track meet from the opening tip. The Trojans were able to hang with the Hilltoppers for the better part of three quarters, but they ran out of gas in the final 10 minutes in a 78-45 loss inside Michael R. Reed Gymnasium. Science

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  • No. 6 C-N storms past King 61-48

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 10:36 am

    Carson-Newman’s Lacy Miller (1) drives towards the bucket against three King University defenders during Monday night’s game inside Holt Fieldhouse in Jefferson City.

    JEFFERSON CITY — The offensive execution wasn’t as sharp as it has been of late, but the defense was up to the challenge for the sixth ranked Carson-Newman Lady Eagles Monday night against King University at Holt Fieldhouse. The Lady Eagles forced 22 turnovers and held the visiting Tornado to just 32 percent shooting in a 61-48 victory. Carson-Newman coach Mike Mincey said his team had another good night on

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  • Pioneers drop close one to Catawba

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 10:34 am

    GREENEVILLE — KJ Arrington scored 16 points, including a critical jumper with 27.5 seconds remaining as Catawba held on for an 81-75 South Atlantic Conference win at Tusculum Monday night in men’s basketball action from Pioneer Arena. The Indians (5-3, 3-2 SAC) remained undefeated on the road this season (3-0) and evens the all-time series with the Pioneers at 19-19. Catawba’s Jerrin Morrison led all scorers with 22 points off

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  • Walters State drops close one at Wytheville 82-77

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 10:36 am

    WYTHEVILLE, Va. — Free throws and turnovers turned out to be the difference between a win and a loss Sunday afternoon for the Walters State, as they could not overcome 18 miscues and 20 missed free throws in an 82-77 loss at Wytheville. The Senators made just 11 of 31 free tosses, while the homestanding Wildcats scored 20 points off of Walters State’s turnovers and they made 24 of their

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