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Steel-strong experience for Lady Raiders
NORTON — The J.I. Burton Lady Raiders enter the 2016-17 campaign with four returning starters and a bunch of other players enthused about contributing. Of the varsity’s eight players, seven have be...
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Spartans blessed with depth, experience
COEBURN — Three returning starters, a lot of heart, and a memory of last year’s strong season make the 2016-17 Eastside Spartans a formidable force. Entering his fifth year as Eastside boys’ head b...
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Wyrick fires in 27 as Eastside controls Lebanon
BRISTOL — From the opening tip to the final buzzer, the Lady Spartans controlled their 69-57 victory over Lebanon on Wednesday at the Bearcat Den. With the win, Eastside advanced to the quarterfina...
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Central and Union romp, Burton slips in PVNB
WISE — With mixed results, local girls’ basketball teams hit the court at UVa-Wise’s David J. Prior Convocation Center in the opening round of the 2nd Annual Powell Valley National Bank Tip-Off Cla...
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Burton Raiders split games at Ridgeview
ROSE RIDGE — J.I. Burton’s basketball contingent traveled to Ridgeview on Tuesday, with the boys’ team earning a 62-52 win over the Wolfpack while the Lady Raiders were overwhelmed 69-33 by the hom...
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Lady Bears focus on consistency
BIG STONE GAP — Three points. That’s how close Union’s Lady Bears came to winning the state championship a year ago. Two starters. That’s how many seasoned players return from that far-reaching squ...
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Time of learning, understanding at Union
BIG STONE GAP — This season the Union Bears have some holes to fill as caused by graduation, but they also have young firepower and an optimistic coach. The Bears lost five seniors, among them lead...
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    by SAM DIXON • SPORTS EDITOR
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    by LLOYD COMBS * SPORTS WRITER
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    by SAM DIXON • SPORTS EDITOR
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