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Elizabethton falls to Unicoi in OT

Elizabethton was in control for three quarters. Unicoi County, however, had the answer when it mattered most. The Cyclones dropped a heartbreaking 74-66 overtime loss to the Blue Devils in the District 1-AA semifinals on Saturday afternoon in Treadway Gymnasium. With the loss, EHS moves into Tuesday’s consolation game where they will take on Happy Valley. On Saturday, the Cyclones were on fire early. Eric Wilson, Evan Perkins, Parker Hughes, Adam Cornett and Will Miller all hit shots to help power EHS to a 22-7 lead after a quarter of play. The Cyclones held the advantage for a majority...

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Happy Valley falls in district semifinal

After Happy Valley pulled off an upset on Wednesday night to extend the season, the Warriors had plans for another one on Saturday. Unfortunately, Johnson County had a better idea. Happy Valley dropped a 57-37 decision to the Longhorns in the District 1-AA semifinals at Elizabethton. The Warriors move to the consolation game on Tuesday afternoon where they will face county rival Elizabethton – who lost to Unicoi on Saturday in OT. Happy Valley found themselves in an early hole on Saturday. The Longhorns jumped out to a 9-2 advantage in the opening minutes of the game, but Jake...

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Unaka blasts Hampton to move on to title game

It was an offensive showcase inside Daniel Boone on Saturday afternoon, and the Unaka girls basketball team took advantage. The Lady Rangers stormed past Hampton en route to an 82-59 victory in the District 1-A Semifinals. Unaka will take on North Greene in Tuesday’s Championship tilt, while Hampton will take on Cloudland in Monday’s consolation game. The first quarter was all Unaka. After Kaysi Royston scored the first bucket of the game, the Lady Rangers scored the next 17 points of the game – including nine points from Lexi Garland and six points from Myah Parlier. That gave UHS...

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Bulldogs upset in District 1-A semifinals

The Sullivan North boys’ basketball team has been on of the hottest teams in the league the past few weeks. Unfortunately for Hampton, that rang true again on Saturday. The Bulldogs dropped a heartbreaking 62-58 decision to the Golden Raiders in the semifinals of the District 1-A tournament at Daniel Boone despite a 31-point effort by Dru Owens. With the loss, Hampton drops to Monday night’s consolation game. Sullivan North came out of the gate quickly in the first quarter. The Golden Raiders jumped out to a 13-5 lead with Hunter Davenport and Owens providing the early points for...

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Lady ‘Landers fall short in District semifinals

The Cloudland girls’ basketball team gave it all they had. The Lady ‘Landers were unable to overcome late foul trouble in a 50-40 loss to North Greene in the District 1-A Girls Semifinals at Daniel Boone High School. Cloudland will square off against either Unaka or Hampton in Monday’s consolation game. After North Greene took a 6-0 lead to open the game, Cloudland answered quickly with a 6-0 run of their own punctuated with back-to-back shots by Jasmine Birchfield. Trinity Vines countered a pair of NG shots – including a trey in the final minute to give CHS a...

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