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Morristown West’s Brandon Wilson looks for someone to pass the ball to during the Trojans win against Cherokee on Tuesday.

West uses comeback to gain 44-43 win over Cherokee

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 11:07 am

A 9-0 start highlighted the West Trojans’ start to their game Tuesday against Cherokee. It was the final 12 points of the game, however, that propelled them to an upset win over Cherokee. West trailed 42-32 with 4:30 to go in the fourth period as it appeared the Chiefs were in control. But the Trojans scored 12 unanswered points and held Cherokee to only a point in the final four

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  • Jefferson County makes quick work of Seymour 71-43

    Posted on January 28, 2015 at 11:00 am

    Jefferson County’s Trey Dobyns (21) goes up against Seymour defenders on Tuesday.

    DANDRIDGE — Any fears Jefferson County High School boys basketball coach had about his team coming out flat against Seymour were unfounded. The Patriots recovered from a bad day of practice Monday to completely decimate the Eagles in a 71-43 victory. The final score doesn’t tell the story of the performance Jefferson County (20-5, 11-1) displayed against Seymour (10-16, 2-10). The Patriots led 16-0 before Seymour could even score a

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  • Lady ‘Canes roll past Boone 54-42

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 10:45 am

    Morristown East’s Mattie Bryant (5) shoots between three Daniel Boone defenders during Monday’s game at East High School. The Lady Hurricanes won 54-42.

    Morristown East’s girls held Daniel Boone scoreless in the first quarter Monday night and were never really threatened in racking up a 54-42 victory at Isenberg-Siler Gymnasium. The Lady Blazers missed all seven of their shots from the floor and both of their free throws during the first eight minutes as the Lady ‘Canes rolled out to an 11-0 lead. East, which rebounded from a big loss to Jefferson County

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  • Trojans no match for Toppers

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 10:42 am

    Morristown West’s Josh McDonald (20) puts up a contested shot against Science Hill during Monday’s game in Johnson City.

    JOHNSON CITY — The outcome was never in doubt as Science Hill was able to take a large lead and never looked back, defeating Morristown West 78-37 on Tuesday night. “They’re a good team and well coached. You come into their place and you expect them to shot it a little better, and they did that tonight,” Trojans coach Derek Creech said. “That is one of the top teams in

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  • No. 5 Lady Vols use defense to hold off No. 22 Georgia 59-51

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 11:14 am

    Tennessee’s Bashaara Graves (12) shoots over Georgia defenders in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, in Knoxville

    KNOXVILLE — Traditionally, Tennessee fans stand until the Lady Vols make their first basket of each half. They were on their feet for more than 10 minutes of game time Sunday afternoon at Thompson-Boling Arena but in the end it was worth it. Coach Holly Warlick’s club overcame their shooting with great defense, rebounding and unbelievable free throw shooting for a 59-51 victory over the No. 22 Lady Bulldogs. The

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  • C-N Baseball Position Preview: Pitchers and Catchers

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 10:57 am

      Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series that analyzes the 2015 Carson-Newman baseball roster. Today’s feature focuses on the pitchers and catchers with senior right-handed starting pitcher Quinton Yocom.   JEFFERSON CITY — The Eagles return two of their three weekend starting pitchers in Yocom and junior lefty Vince Apicella. Dustin Dunagan’s graduation leaves a hole in the rotation after he went 2-7 with a 4.40

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  • Walters State picks up win over Dyersburg State to finish off weekend

    Posted on January 24, 2015 at 11:31 pm

    Walters State’s Jalen Oliver (15) goes for a contested layup on Saturday against a Dyersburg State defender during their contest inside ‘Z’ Buda Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon.

        The Walters State Senators used a balanced scoring effort Saturday afternoon to pick up a Tennessee Community College Athletic Association weekend sweep, as they finished off Dyersburg State 77-61 inside ‘Z’ Buda Gymnasium. Walters State put three players in double figures, had seven players with at least seven points and had a total of 11 players score in the victory. With the win, the Senators level their record

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  • Lady Senators dispatch Dyersburg State 107-46

    Posted on January 24, 2015 at 11:22 pm

    Walters State’s Ant’Treasia Patton dribbles by a Dyersburg State defender during their 107-46 victory on Saturday.

    Less than 24 hours after a physical matchup in which they pulled away late to win big, the 10th ranked Walters State Lady Senators had a much easier time disposing of visiting Dyersburg State Saturday afternoon inside ‘Z’ Buda Gymnasium. The Lady Senators had seven players reach double figures in scoring and nine players score at least seven points in rolling to a 107-46 victory to remain perfect in Tennessee

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  • Harrison, Lady Vols rout LSU

    Posted on January 23, 2015 at 11:01 am

    Tennessee’s Isabelle Harrison, right, goes up for a shot against an LSU defender during Thursday’s game at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville.

    KNOXVILLE — Isabelle Harrison was nearly perfect for the fifth ranked Tennessee Lady Vols Thursday night, and in turn, led UT to a rebound victory over visiting LSU in front of 11,612 at Thompson-Boling Arena. After having a hot shooting night negated by an impressive offensive showing by Notre Dame in a loss on the road Monday that ended their 11-game winning streak, the Lady Vols bounced back with another

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