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Willis content with decision on retirement

Willis content with decision on retirement

August 27th, 2013 4:23 pm by Joe Avento

After 17 years as a professional golfer — 13 on the PGA and Web.com tours — former East Tennessee State golfer Garrett Willis has had enough of the travel, the worrying about getting into tournaments and the pressure of keeping his card.

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At 59, McCormack is king of the road

At 59, McCormack is king of the road

August 6th, 2013 7:25 pm by Joe Avento

Since he turned 59 last year, Tom McCormack has set eight state records for various distances in his age group.

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Taylor hire shows ETSU football on right track

Taylor hire shows ETSU football on right track

July 31st, 2013 4:08 pm by Joe Avento

When the return of football to East Tennessee State was announced back in April, university officials vowed to do it the right way. So far, so good.

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Strickland gets close to action in Brazil

Strickland gets close to action in Brazil

July 2nd, 2013 5:57 pm by Joe Avento

David Strickland got an up-close and personal look at soccer at its highest level, and he really liked what he saw. Strickland, a Johnson City resident and local soccer coach, worked at the Confederations Cup in Brazil over the past two weeks.

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Irish Open has ETSU flavor

Irish Open has ETSU flavor

June 29th, 2013 7:38 pm by Joe Avento

The European Tour’s Irish Open looked like an East Tennessee State reunion this week with five former or current Bucs in the field.

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Stadium site next piece of Bucs football puzzle

Stadium site next piece of Bucs football puzzle

June 22nd, 2013 8:19 pm by Joe Avento

The new football team at East Tennessee State has friends in high places, which can only help as things continue moving forward for the program.

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Walters uses golf to amaze, inspire

Walters uses golf to amaze, inspire

June 18th, 2013 7:14 pm by Joe Avento

Dennis Walters always figured he’d be on tour hitting golf balls, but his career took an unexpected turn years ago and it changed the focus of his tour.

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Good week to be golfer named Rhys

Good week to be golfer named Rhys

May 23rd, 2013 10:31 pm by Joe Avento

ETSU sophomore Rhys Pugh won the Welsh Amateur, while former Bucs Rhys Davies and Rhys Enoch had good finishes in European matches.

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Shelton sees potential for breakthrough

Shelton sees potential for breakthrough

May 17th, 2013 11:21 am by Joe Avento

Stefanie Shelton wants her East Tennessee State women’s golf team to act like it belongs when the NCAA East Regional begins on Thursday, mostly because she knows it does.

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