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No. 6 Lady Vols beat No. 3 Stanford 82-72 in OT

December 19th, 2010 11:55 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE Tennessee coach Pat Summitt had plenty of strong messages for her players in practice this week following an embarrassing loss at Baylor. After the Lady Vols had squandered away their lead against Stanford, she called a timeout to give them one

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Mississippi roughs up East Tennessee State 71-50

December 18th, 2010 8:12 pm by Associated Press

Reggie Buckner scored 16 points and blocked seven shots both career highs as Mississippi easily handled East Tennessee State 71-50 at Tad Smith Coliseum on Saturday.

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'Toppers stave off Tribe, stay perfect in Big 8

December 18th, 2010 12:07 am by Dave Ongie

KINGSPORT Science Hill coach Ken Cutlip made no bones about it: His basketball team was outplayed by Dobyns-Bennett on Friday night. But the Hilltoppers somehow found a way to outscore the Indians and escape the Buck Van Huss Dome with a 68-64 victory to

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Super setters Sloop, Rutledge share Times-News Elite stage

December 15th, 2010 10:21 pm by Pat Kenney

Like point guards in basketball, setters in volleyball dictate the pace of play and have as much or more impact on the final outcome of matches as any other players on the court. Their delicate touch puts the ball in just the right position at precisely t

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Blue Devils fall to 1-loss 'Toppers in hoops opener

December 14th, 2010 11:17 pm by Jack Goodson

GATE CITY The celebration hardly over, Gate City was already moving on. The Blue Devils won their fifth state championship in football on Saturday evening. Just three days later, they opened basketball season.

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Bjorklund, Simmons pace No. 8 Lady Vols in 92-77 win over Texas

December 12th, 2010 7:29 pm by Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas Tennessee's tough, two-game Texas swing got off to a rousing start.Angie Bjorklund scored 20 points in the first half and Meighan Simmons added 18 and the eighth-ranked Lady Vols pulled away in the second half to coast to a 92-77 victory o

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Gate City takes fight to Gretna, captures VHSL Division 2 football championship

December 11th, 2010 11:38 pm by George Thwaites

SALEM Saturday night at Salem Stadium, Bill Houseright became the third head football coach in Gate City history to lead the Blue Devils to a state championship.

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Hopson gets 27 as No. 11 Vols beat No. 3 Pittsburgh 83-76

December 11th, 2010 6:28 pm by Associated Press

PITTSBURGH Scotty Hopson sliced through No. 3 Pitt's man-to-man defense for a career-high 27 points and No. 11 Tennessee dealt the Panthers their first non-conference loss in Pittsburgh in nearly six years, winning 83-76 on Saturday.

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Unicoi County guns down Sullivan North

December 10th, 2010 11:45 pm by John Moorehouse

KINGSPORT The spirit of giving is linked with the holiday season. Sullivan North's boys basketball team let that generosity extend onto the court, however, and paid the price.

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Devils ready for rematch with Gretna

December 8th, 2010 10:45 pm by George Thwaites

In 2007, Gate City lost 52-0 to Gretna in a VHSL state championship football game in Salem. The probing of that particular sore spot seems compulsory now that the Blue Devils (11-2) and the Hawks (12-1) are set for a rematch in Saturday's Group A, Divisio

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