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Play Notes | Illini faces Middle Tennessee on Saturday at the Daytona Beach Invitational

History links Play Notes 6 – Middle Tennessee PREVIEW Opening adviceWomen’s basketball Fighting Illini are playing their first away games this week, traveling to Daytona Beach, Fla., For the Daytona Beach Invitational.The tournament opener pits the Illini against the reigning Atlantic 10 regular season champions the Dayton Flyers.The Illini then face a Middle Tennessee State team that won both the ...

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Schools Benefit From Hiring Prime Coach Eddie George

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – Deion Sanders has been on national television, putting Jackson State in the spotlight every time its insurance ads run. Hiring Eddie George had a similar effect in the state of Tennessee. Thanks to their high level coaches, Jackson State and Tennessee State are capitalizing on greater attendance and increased interest from top-recruiters for companies looking to ...

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Post-Game Quotes – Covenant – University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletics

History links Chattanooga Men’s Basketball November 23 – vs. Covenant – McKenzie Arena Post-match quotes Lamont Paris, The head coach On the 100-39 victory against Covenant. “You never know a game is going to be like this. We’ve had times like that. In the first half, if you’re not mature about the way you handle it, the game can have ...

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East Tennessee Children’s Hospital patients and families receive VIP treatment at UT game

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WATE) – Ahead of Saturday’s UT game, some east Tennessee kids and their families got to join in on all the fun. A nonprofit called Special Spectators has partnered with UT and East Tennessee Children’s Hospital to bring patients the VIP treatment. “[I’m a] big fan of UT, ”said Brady Fine. Brady has lived in Tennessee his entire ...

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Tennessee Invitation Book: Day 3

The Tennessee swim and dive completed the preliminaries on day three of the Tennessee Invitational, posting 22 personal bests and six top 10 times in program history on the last day of the invitation. Today’s program included the 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 200 breaststroke and 200 butterfly. Here’s a breakdown of each event: 200 backstroke Tennessee opened the day with ...

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Tennessee Cruises passed Alabama in straight sets, winning the 13th sweep of the season

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee – The Tennessee volleyball team opened its final regular-season series of the season Thursday night at the Thompson-Boling Arena by sweeping through Alabama (25-18, 25-19, 25-13). The Lady Vols (18-8, 10-6 SEC) won their 13th sweep of the year and their sixth sweep in SEC play. Tennessee had a historic hitting night at 0.469, which is UT’s second-highest ...

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Restaurants in Eastern Tennessee open for Thanksgiving

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WATE) – Several restaurants offer Thanksgiving meals for those who don’t want to cook or those looking to avoid the turkey. Here is a list of restaurants offering on-site and / or take-out dining options. TN State Park restaurants offering Thanksgiving meals and more Dinner on site and to take away Bob Evans: Served at their table or ...

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TN vs KY Launches 34th Annual Blood Drive Competition

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WATE) – In the 34th edition of the Orange and Blue Blood Drive competition, the University of Tennessee (MEDIC Regional Blood Center) takes on the University of Kentucky (Kentucky Blood Center). MEDIC avenges Flights’ loss to Florida with friendly win over Lifesouth The competition will measure who collects the most blood between November 15-19 and Knoxvillians, MEDIC is ...

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unemployment down, infrastructure funds on the way

The number of unemployed Tennessee has dropped sharply in the past two months, with national data showing a sharp increase in new hires. It is a long-awaited bright spot in the economic crisis caused by the pandemic which continues to hamper growth and the return to normal business operations. A federal infrastructure spending plan of $ 1.2 trillion once a ...

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