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Turner succeeds Robbins as Powell Valley football coach

January 12th, 2011 11:06 pm by George Thwaites

BIG STONE GAP After winning one of the greatest high school football games ever played in Southwest Virginia, Powell Valley coach Phil Robbins proclaimed Appalachia's Travis Turner a "big-time quarterback" with zero irony intended.

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Tenn. hunters killed 301 bears during 2010 hunting season

January 10th, 2011 10:32 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Hunters have bagged more than 300 black bears in Tennessee during the 2010 hunt.The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports 301 bears were taken the sixth consecutive year during which at least 300 were harvested.

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Stricklen steps up, helps Lady Vols continue long reign over Mississippi

January 9th, 2011 10:21 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt expects Shekinna Stricklen to be a team leader and an All-American. Problem was, she wasn't playing like either.

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Hilltoppers sweep East Tennessee Classic titles

January 8th, 2011 9:11 pm by Dave Ongie

KINGSPORT A blast of winter weather may have pared down the field at the 22nd annual East Tennessee Classic, but it didn't prevent Dobyns-Bennett's Alex Dayton from staging a larger-than-life performance during Saturday's swim meet.

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Todesco blocks 12 shots in Titans' victory over Knights

January 5th, 2011 1:07 am by George Thwaites

COEBURN The long-term prognosis for Coeburn's boys basketball squad seems a little more hopeful since the Blue Knights faced Twin Springs on Tuesday night. If only there was something that could be prescribed for that blockage in the paint.

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Powell Valley opens in high gear, beats Lee

January 4th, 2011 12:37 am by George Thwaites

BIG STONE GAP The Lee High boys basketball team played in the Coal Classic last week. The Powell Valley boys didn't play anywhere. But it wasn't as if the Vikings collected dust over the holiday break.

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No 3s? No problem: Lady Vols go inside to top SEC foe LSU

January 3rd, 2011 12:13 am by Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. It had been nearly 12 years since Tennessee went a game without hitting a 3-pointer. It hardly mattered for the fifth-ranked Lady Vols, who didn't need make any 3s in their 73-65 victory over LSU on Sunday that was the Southeastern Confe

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Orange Bowl will feature matchup of turnaround teams

January 1st, 2011 8:53 pm by Associated Press

MIAMI Stanford's football program was in a slump in 2006 when Thomas Keiser, a widely recruited prep defensive lineman from Pennsylvania, accepted a scholarship offer to play for the Cardinal.

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Vikings hold off Tribe to claim sixth place in Arby's Classic

December 31st, 2010 11:12 pm by George Thwaites

BRISTOL, Tenn. Given the level of competition at the Arby's Classic, a sixth-place finish isn't merely a moral victory. The way Tennessee High did it, taking sixth felt like a championship to the Vikings.

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D-B advances to sixth-place game in Arby's Classic

December 31st, 2010 1:53 am by Jack Goodson

BRISTOL, Tenn. Dobyns-Bennett basketball coach Charlie Morgan cited a balanced breakfast, specifically Cheerios, as a potential catalyst for the Indians' inspired morning play. Senior guard Tyler Ailshie somewhat disagreed. "Not exactly. More like a Natu

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