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Cards grab spot in playoffs

Cards grab spot in playoffs

August 28th, 2014 11:24 pm by Trey Williams

Greeneville kept rallying as if there were $25,000 playoffs shares to be had, but the Johnson City Cardinals finally secured the Appalachian League West Division's second playoff berth with a 12-10 win Thursday at Cardinal Park.

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Sports Elizabethton Twins
Nine-run seventh gives Twins win, division title

Nine-run seventh gives Twins win, division title

August 28th, 2014 11:23 pm by Joe Avento

It was a comeback only a group of champions could accomplish, and that's exactly what the Elizabethton Twins were on Thursday night.

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Sports Sports Columns Joe Avento Elizabethton Twins
The one I never saw coming

The one I never saw coming

August 28th, 2014 11:21 pm by Joe Avento

I had been covering baseball games for 33 years, so I figured it was safe to think I'd seen it all. But something new happened Wednesday night, and it's something I will remember every time I hear the crack of the bat.

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Sports High schools
Friday's marquee matchup more than just McGue, Thomas

Friday's marquee matchup more than just McGue, Thomas

August 28th, 2014 11:21 pm by Douglas Fritz

If Malik McGue and Ethan Thomas do their usual things at their usual level, Science Hill and Elizabethton's football game probably won't be decided by those two players.

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Warriors face test in Roan Mountain

August 28th, 2014 11:19 pm by Douglas Fritz

When Coach Brock Pittman arrived at Cloudland in 2012, the football schedule didn't include Happy Valley. He wanted to change that, and last year's 21-18 victory over the Warriors turned out to be a pivotal early season contest.

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Pioneers must stop Fronckoski to beat Devils

August 28th, 2014 11:19 pm by Douglas Fritz

Searching for a 2-0 start, David Crockett enters tonight's game as the favorite. But head coach Jeremy Bosken said he knows Unicoi County is a threat.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Stewart will return to track Sunday

Stewart will return to track Sunday

August 28th, 2014 11:17 pm by AP

Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.

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Sports High schools
Boone, Science Hill among state's best in cross country

Boone, Science Hill among state's best in cross country

August 28th, 2014 11:16 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Daniel Boone's boys enters the year as the state's top-ranked cross country team after back-to-back runner-up finishes at state, while Science Hill's boys and girls have high aspirations aftert both finishing fifht last year's state meet.

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'Toppers hope to challenge for Big Seven title

'Toppers hope to challenge for Big Seven title

August 28th, 2014 11:11 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Science Hill head soccer coach Megan Harmon thinks the stage is set for the Lady 'Toppers to make a postseason run.

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Johnson, Maggitt ready to lead Tennessee defense

Johnson, Maggitt ready to lead Tennessee defense

August 28th, 2014 10:54 pm by AP

Since they cracked Tennessee's starting lineup as freshmen three years ago, A.J. Johnson and Curt Maggitt have been among the most recognizable faces of Tennessee's defense.

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