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Summitt's disciples are all over

...with 11,000 fans and decorated with eight championship banners. Playing at Tennessee was difficult enough for Western Carolina coach Kellie Harper. And then she looked down the court and caught sight of her former coach, one of the greats of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/27/nca_505526.shtml
College basketball
SEC powers LSU, Tennessee get No. 1 seeds in women's NCAA

...Thompson-Boling Arena. That game will send Tennessee coach Pat Summitt against one of her former point guards, Western Carolina coach Kellie Harper, who helped the Lady Vols win three straight NCAA titles from 1996-98. Tennessee's expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/14/nca_447313.shtml
College basketball
Overtime

...pulling a chest muscle in preseason. College Basketball Dunkenberger hired by Virginia Tech In Blacksburg, Va., Western Carolina coach Beth Dunkenberger was hired as Virginia Tech's new women's coach. She replaces Bonnie Henrickson, who resigned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/07/oth_411381.shtml
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Eagles take on tough Appalachian

...Wofford, but since then the Eagles have averaged 43.6 points in victories over Tennessee-Chattanooga, VMI and Western Carolina. Coach Mike Sewak said the reason for success is better timing. "Our timing has gotten much better on blocks, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/18/gas_359091.shtml
Georgia Southern sports
Charleston plays Appalachian State for Southern title

...with 13 points. "They are head and shoulders above any Southern Conference team I've ever seen," said Western Carolina coach Phil Hopkins. Just like Charleston's quarterfinal-round victory over Furman, this one was over early. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/28/nca_254748.shtml
College basketball
Cotrell-led Lady Tigers test Marquette

...two older brothers to games, camps and practices. "They became gym rats," said Steve Cottrell, a former Western Carolina coach who now coaches Hayesville High's boys. "... I favored Laura a little, she's my baby. But we never pressured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/15/oth_205366.shtml
Other sports
Eagles use team approach to win

...Cats back into the end zone until the final minute of the game. "We played a really good football team," Western Carolina coach Kent Briggs said. "They attacked us in a lot of ways. Coming in, we worried about them throwing off the option...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/10/gas_430858.shtml
Georgia Southern sports
East Tennessee leads SoCon pack

...ESPN's "Bracket Buster Saturday" promotion Feb. 21, showcasing prominent mid-major teams on national TV. Western Carolina coach Steve Shurina thinks some look at the Bucs' close wins - they took seven games by six-points or less this year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/02/nca_407479.shtml
College basketball
Strong heads back to South Carolina

...Thompson, who got the East Carolina job over Strong a season ago. There's also Marshall coach Bob Pruett, Western Carolina coach Gary Darnell and Zook himself. "I just think another school on my resume will make it easier for me to become...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/14/usc_391901.shtml
USC | South Carolina Gamecocks
ACC notebook: First Bowden clash was competitive affair

...45-7 victory over North Carolina was seen by 27,077 fans, almost 9,000 fewer than the home opener against Western Carolina. Coach Ron Vanderlinden attributed the dip in attendance to cold weather and the game being televised. "You have to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/29/col_275498.shtml
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