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This page features some of the best photographs taken by Citizen Tribune photographers of Friday’s 11th annual Citizen Tribune Kickoff Classic presented by East Tennessee OB/GYN and Dr. Frank Ellis, featuring the 48th annual City Championship game between Morristown East and Morristown West.…

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The 11th annual Citizen Tribune Kickoff Classic presented by East Tennessee OB/GYN and Dr. Frank Ellis will kick off at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Burke-Toney Stadium.

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Coming off a 1,000-yard season after taking over the starting quarterback job midseason for the second year in a row, Morristown East junior Cole Henson will be the starter from day one for the Hurricanes this season for the first time.

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KNOXVILLE (AP) — Johnny Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship team and a former coach and star player at Tennessee, has died. He was 85.

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NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation (TWRF) has put together seven priceless, outdoor experience packages for its 2020 Tennessee Conservation Raffle. Formerly known as the Elk Tag Raffle, this year’s Conservation Raffle has opportunities for everyone whether a hunter, fish…

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KNOXVILLE — Tennessee Athletics will host the first “Big Orange Connect,” a virtual fan appreciation event featuring head coaches and administration, at 6:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 3. Volunteer fans can watch the event live for free on Tennessee Athletics’ official Facebook page.

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Trent Lovelace thought he was going to Morristown West to just drop off his textbooks this week. What he didn’t know, was that Morristown West Athletic Director Calvin Decker had a surprise.

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After 19 seasons and 22 championships, Morristown East softball coach Robin Vannoy decided it was time to hand in her final lineup card. Wednesday afternoon, Vannoy informed Morristown East principal Joe Ely that she would be stepping down as head softball coach.

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