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Lady Pioneer standout to play basketball at Tennessee Temple
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Bree Smith spent most of her life hoisting jumpshots in an empty gym, running extra miles to stay in shape and doing whatever it took to improve her game in hopes of playing college basketball. The work paid off.Smith, a four-year star at Warren County High School, signed Monday with Tennessee Temple University to continue her basketball career at the Chattanooga college.Smith signed at WCHS auditorium in front of friends, family and teammates to become the latest Lady Crusader under fourth-year head coach Kenrick Liburd, who was also on hand to see Smith sign.It was a dream come true for Smith, who will immediately compete for playing time at the point-guard position for Tennessee Temple. Smith is ready for a new challenge after helping the Lady Pioneers pile up 31 wins the past two seasons.“I’m ready for a new beginning,” said Smith.