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The Cocke County boys and the Jefferson County girls each claimed District 2-AAA championships at the Country Club. Cocke County’ Alex Hutson, third from right, and Jefferson County’s Kelsey Haun, second from left, each claimed individual crowns as well.

CCHS, JCHS win D2-AAA golf team championships

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 12:05 pm

Monday’s District 2-AAA Tournament at The Country Club became a mirror image at the top of the leaderboard to last week’s Inter Mountain Conference Tournament held in Newport. The Jefferson County Lady Patriots and the Cocke County Fighting Cocks won the IMAC golf titles last week at Smoky Mountain Country Club, and they backed up their previous championships with district titles on an overcast day in Morristown. Jefferson County blew

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  • Freshmen ‘Canes dropped by Bearden in OT, 7-0

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 12:02 pm

    Morristown East’s Joe Jackson (5) looks for open space during the freshman team’s 7-0 loss against Knox Bearden on Monday at Burke-Toney Stadium.

    Opportunities were there for the Morristown East freshmen football team, but squandered chances in the red zone cost the Hurricanes late. Bearden scored a touchdown in overtime to beat East 7-0 at Burke-Toney Stadium Monday night. “It was too many mistakes when we got into the red zone,” Morristown East coach Josh Bible said. “I feel like we left two or three scores on the field tonight, especially in overtime.

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  • Lady Trojans finish second at Knights Crossing

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 11:02 am

    SALEM, Va. — The Morristown West Lady Trojans had their first cross country meet of the season that didn’t end with a victory over the weekend when they finished second in the Knights Crossing Invitational at Green Hill Park. The Lady Trojans were bested by Blacksburg High School in the team standings, as West totaled 70 points and finished 40 points behind Blacksburg (30) overall. Oakton was third with 74

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  • Lady Pioneers use second half surge to collect 3-0 win

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 11:01 am

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — The Tusculum College women’s soccer team scored three goals in the second half, while sophomore goalkeeper Miriah Martin recorded her first collegiate shutout as the Pioneers defeated host Flagler College 3-0 Sunday morning at the Saints Shootout. Tusculum completes its Florida road-swing by not allowing a goal in 200 minutes, including Friday’s scoreless draw against 15th ranked Tampa. The Pioneers (2-1-1) got all of their offense

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

    Posted on September 14, 2014 at 12:33 am

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

    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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