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D3AAA Consolation Monday in the books

Monday was Consolation Night at the District 3AAA basketball tournament at Clinton High School. In the girls’ consolation game, the Anderson County Lady Mavs edged Campbell County 51-50 in overtime to take third in the District. The Lady Cougars forced overtime with a furious fourth-quarter rally to erase a double-digit …

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District tourneys reach semis

The District 3AAA basketball tournament continued over the weekend at Clinton. In Friday night’s quarterfinal round, the third-seeded Powell Lady Panthers harassed Clinton into 28 turnovers on their way to a 60-34 victory that ended the Lady Dragons’ season at 10-19. Madison Tidmore led Powell with 23 points while Danyel …

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Dragons, Lady Mavs advance in D3AAA tourney

The Clinton Dragons advanced to their first Region tournament since the 2013 season Thursday with an overtime win over Campbell County 63-54. Last year, Clinton eliminated Campbell County in double-overtime in the first round of the D3AAA tournament but the Cougars responded by winning the three previous meetings with the …

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Southern League Hall of Fame to enshrine LaRussa

(Tennessee Smokies) The Southern League has announced the induction of Tony LaRussa to the Southern League Hall of Fame. LaRussa will also be joined by Tom Glavine and Gabe Kapler for the 2017 Hall of Fame class. LaRussa saw time at three different Southern League teams throughout his career including …

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High school basketball polls (week of Feb. 13th)

The final AP Tennessee high school basketball polls for the regular season were released on Monday. In the Class AAA boys’ poll, Oak Ridge finished the regular season at #2, while Maryville finished at #8. The AA boys’ poll still has Catholic at #1 and Fulton at #4. The Class …

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