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High School football polls for week 6

On Monday, the Tennessee high school football polls were released.  After a strong start, several area teams have fallen from the various top 10s as competition heats up down the stretch of the regular season. After Week 6, Maryville continues to trail only Oakland in the voting in Class 6A, …

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Dragons tripped up by Pounders, 20-15

The Clinton Dragons’ trip to Hamilton County did not go the way they had envisioned, as they fell to the Chattanooga Central Purple Pounders by the score of 20-15. Clinton started the game slowly, giving up the game’s first score with 3:21 to play in the first quarter on a …

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HSFB Week 6 scores, Week 7 schedule

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL WEEK 6 SCOREBOARD Chattanooga Central 20 Clinton 15… Elizabethton 27 Anderson County 7… Campbell County 35 Kingston 0… Jellico 45 Sunbright 16… Rockwood 63 Harriman 26… Gordonsville 21 Coalfield 0… Maryville 41 Science Hill 17… Karns 48 Carter 25… Powell 14 Halls 7… Central 41 Hardin Valley …

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NCS: Hamlin holds off Elliott for Vegas win

(MRN.com)  As he crossed the Las Vegas Motor Speedway finish line to claim the South Point 400 trophy, Denny Hamlin screamed into his team radio, “Viva Las Vegas.” And indeed, it was that kind of night for the perennial championship contender, who led a race-best 137 of the 267 laps …

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XFS: Berry claims victory in Vegas

(MRN.com) Josh Berry seized the opportunity and drove away from the competition Saturday night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Tabbed to substitute for injured JR Motorsports driver Michael Annett, the Tennessee late model champion Berry earned his second win of the NASCAR Xfinity Series season, claiming an impressive 4.396-second victory in …

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CWTS: Eckes notches first career win

(NASCAR.com) For the second consecutive week, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series crowned a first-time winner. Christian Eckes, a 20-year old New York native, took the lead on a final restart with four laps remaining to claim his first trophy and lead a historic 1-2-3-4 finish for the ThorSport Racing …

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HSFB polls after Week 5

The AP High School Football Polls after Week 5 were released on Monday.  Here is how teams from our area fared in this week’s voting. In Class 6A, Maryville continues to be ranked second, behind #1 Oakland. In Class 5A, West hung on to the #1 spot after a narrow, …

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HSFB Week 5 Scoreboard, Week 6 Schedule

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL WEEK 5 SCORES Powell 30 Clinton 0… Anderson County 31 South-Doyle 28… Oak Ridge 36 Lenoir City 0… Karns 41 Campbell County 34… Greenback 20 Oliver Springs 14 (OT)… Unaka 62 Jellico 20… Carter 34 Coalfield 30… Gatlinburg-Pittman 49 Union County 6… Harriman 45 Sunbright 0… Kingston …

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Dragons fall to #3 Powell

The Clinton Dragons hung with 3rd-ranked Powell for a half, trailing only 14-0 after a tough two quarters Friday night, but in the end, Powell showed why many believe they have a shot at a 5A state championship this year, as they stretched the margin to a 30-0 final. Despite …

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