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Tennessee draws 9 seed, Michigan in NCAA tournament

March 13th, 2011 7:26 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE Tennessee drew a No. 9 seed in the West Region of the NCAA tournament after a roller-coaster season and will face No. 8 seed Michigan in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday.

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Burton girls win state basketball championship

March 11th, 2011 11:37 pm by John Moorehouse

RICHMOND It takes about six hours to drive from Norton to the Siegel Center in Richmond. The trip home will be one long celebration for J.I. Burton's girls basketball team.

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Burton Lady Raiders move into title game

March 11th, 2011 12:07 am by John Moorehouse

RICHMOND J.I. Burton began this basketball season as the No. 1 Group A girls team in the state of Virginia. The Lady Raiders find themselves a victory away from being the real numero uno.

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France pleased with hot start to Sprint Cup year

March 9th, 2011 10:47 pm by Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. NASCAR chairman Brian France passed on the chance to trumpet the fast start to the season, stressing the task is sustaining the positives over the entire year.

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Volunteers have work to do if they want to reach NCAAs for 6th straight year

March 8th, 2011 10:42 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE A sixth straight NCAA tournament bid would mean as much to Tennessee men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl as last season's run to the tournament's regional finals. The problem is, the Volunteers may not have done enough recently to convince the N

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Pressley preparing Kingsport Speedway for new era of racing

March 8th, 2011 7:53 am by Jeff Bobo

KINGSPORT There was a time in Robert Pressley's NASCAR racing career when his only worry was showing up at the racetrack on time and strapping in behind the wheel.

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No. 4 Lady Vols down No. 16 Kentucky in SEC tournament championship

March 6th, 2011 9:49 pm by Associated Press

Angie Bjorklund scored 23 points, including seven 3s, and No. 4 Tennessee hit a school- and tournament-record 16 3-pointers to beat No. 16 Kentucky 90-65 Sunday in the Southeastern Conference championship game.

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Shot in final seconds ends Gate City's season

March 5th, 2011 10:27 pm by Bill Lane

BRISTOL, Va. As the season progressed, Gate City's basketball team drew high expectations. The Blue Devils' hopes of reaching the VHSL Final Four were dashed by one shot Saturday night.

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Harris has 25 in Tennessee win over South Carolina

March 4th, 2011 5:57 am by Associated Press

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Bartee grapples way into Rye Cove lore as school's only state champion wrestler

March 2nd, 2011 11:33 pm by George Thwaites

CLINCHPORT Calep Bartee is the only wrestler in Rye Cove history to win a state championship in the sport. He's used to flying solo. For four consecutive seasons, he has been the War Eagles' only wrestler.

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