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Lady Senators don’t shine during Florida trip

Posted on November 28, 2014 at 10:55 am

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Walters State Lady Senators and Tallahassee Lady Eagles locked into a defensive battle on Thanksgiving Day in the final day of the Capital Courtyard Classic, but a cold shooting night for WSCC doomed their chances at a win. The Lady Senators shot just 11 percent in the first half an only 21 percent in the contest, as the Lady Eagles defended their home floor and claimed

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  • C-N’s Simerly earns Division II Athlete of the Week

    Posted on November 28, 2014 at 10:54 am

    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Freshman forward Jecca Simerly earned the Division II Athlete of the Week by Women Play Ball announced Wednesday afternoon. Simerly is the first women’s basketball to earn the honor since Chante’ Markus took the accolade home on January 21. “We started off with really hard opponents so that prepared us,” Simerly said following last Saturday’s game against Coker. “It’s helped led up to everything going well

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  • Extreme Team Sports becoming a force in wrestling and volleyball

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 5:22 pm

    Extreme Team Sports, which consists of Extreme Team Wrestling and Extreme Team Volleyball, is a budding travel sports organization in Hamblen County. Pictured on the first row, from left, are Griffin Towsend, a third grade wrestler from White Pine School and Jaci Drinnon, a fifth grade volleyball player from Witt School. Back row, from left, are Extreme Team Sports founder and Extreme Team Wrestling coach Chuck Carter, Elijah Davis, an eight grade wrestler from Lincoln Heights, Extreme Team Wrestling assistant coach Chase Brunson, Extreme Team Volleyball coaches Donnie and Robin Vannoy and Katie Hickey, a junior volleyball player from Morristown East.

    Most of us have heard of the old saying “taking lemons and making lemonade.” For coach Chuck Carter of Extreme Team Wrestling and Extreme Team Volleyball the “Zig Zag Principle” may be more applicable. Carter gives partial credit to a book entitled “The Zig Zag Principle” by Rich Christiansen for the creation of Extreme Team Wrestling and Volleyball. “The year 2010 marked the beginning of some tough years for me

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  • Two MYSA football teams qualify for Georgia tourney

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 5:20 pm

    The Morristown Youth Sports Association had a pair of football teams qualify for the Georgia Peach Tournament coming up on Dec. 6-7 through their play this past weekend in the Battle of Rocky Top tournament in Gatlinburg. Both teams, the Junior Division Eagles and the Peewee Division Eagles won the Battle of Rocky Top Tournament, and they were extended invitations Tuesday night to participate in the Georgia Peach Tournament, which

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  • No. 18 C-N Lady Eagles holds off Mars Hill

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 10:46 am

    Carson-Newman’s Whitney Kyle (20) shoots over a Mars Hill defender during Tuesday’s home basketball game at Holt Fieldhouse in Jefferson City. Kyle, a former Jefferson County standout, had 15 points in an 80-69 victory.

    JEFFERSON CITY — Carson-Newman thwarted a late-game comeback attempt from Mars Hill to stay perfect on the season. A dominating first half performance put the No. 18-ranked Lady Eagles too far ahead for the Lions to catch them, resulting in a 80-69 victory at Holt Fieldhouse Tuesday night. “You got to be happy getting the win and taking care of business at home,” C-N coach Mike Mincey said. “We were

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  • No. 13 Lady Senators top Daytona State 64-60

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 10:41 am

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The 13th ranked Walters State Lady Senators knew they would be tested in the Tallahassee Thanksgiving Classic this week against three of the best teams in Florida with a combined record of 21-2, and tested they were Tuesday against Daytona State. In a game that featured five lead changes and four ties and no lead bigger than 10 points, the Lady Senators overcame 16 turnovers and just

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

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 10:51 am

    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.

    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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  • Eagles look to right ship vs. Lions tonight

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 10:48 am

    JEFFERSON CITY — Carson-Newman is doing something it’s not done since head coach Chuck Benson’s first season at Mossy Creek in 2010-11. The Eagles have turned the ball over at least 15 times in four consecutive games. C-N (1-3, 1-1 SAC) has ball security on its mind when Mars Hill (3-2, 0-2 SAC) pays a visit to Holt Fieldhouse Tuesday evening for an 8 p.m. tipoff. The Eagles turned the

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  • Ashford’s TD pass generates buzz for fans, friends and family

    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)

    KNOXVILLE — The Tennessee offense was struggling, the defense couldn’t get Missouri off the field on third down and the fans inside Neyland Stadium were listless and lethargic. In Saturday’s game against Missouri, the Vols needed something to give everyone a boost. A former Morristown West Trojan provided just what Tennessee needed. The Vols were trailing the Tigers 7-3 and seemed to be unable to get anything going offensively. Quarterback

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