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One of Sweetwater boys basketball’s District 5-AA opponents has an opening at head coach. McMinn Central coach Doug Armstrong announced his retirement on March 30, concluding a career with the Chargers that spanned 21 years. That’s big news for Sweetwater. Armstrong notched a 425-208 overall…

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Editor’s Note: The 2020 All-County Boys Basketball Team was selected by the Advocate and Democrat sports staff through the use of coach nominations, statistics and experience through team coverage.

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Editor’s Note: The 2020 All-County Girls Basketball Team was selected by the Advocate and Democrat sports staff through the use of coach nominations, statistics and experience through team coverage.

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Coronavirus has affected every aspect of collegiate and high school sports and recruiting has not been spared.

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After watching her team’s season come to a close in a sectional loss at Unaka, Tellico Plains head softball coach Sharon McKinnon had a prediction for the future.

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A Tennessee softball player was handing her plane ticket to a gate agent at the airport on Thursday when coach Karen Weekly got a phone call that changed everything.

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After losing 6-0 to Christian Academy of Knoxville on Thursday, the Sequoyah baseball team had a chance to make up for it on Friday, but the Chiefs couldn’t pull it off. Sequoyah fell 10-0 to CAK on Friday, dropping both games in a two-day series to end its first full week of play.

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As the situation continues to evolve daily with COVID-19, we have received a number of inquiries from schools/school systems who are considering suspending classes and/or extracurricular activities for an extended period of time.

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The SEC announced it is suspending all regular season competition for teams in all sports on SEC campuses, as well SEC championship events, until March 30 because of the continued spread of coronavirus.

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KNOXVILLE — Tennessee entered its regular season finale hoping it could build on an upset of No. 6 Kentucky, send its two seniors off with one final win in Thompson-Boling Arena and set itself up to earn a NCAA Tournament at-large bid during next week’s SEC Tournament.

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The Sweetwater girls basketball team’s time in the district tournament was long, but its tenure in the region tourney was short. The Lady Wildcats lost 41-26 at Signal Mountain on Friday in the Region 3-AA Tournament quarterfinals, concluding their season. The loss came after Sweetwater (11-…

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Wildcats move to district tournament championship with semifinal win