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Adam Barnard: A champion among us

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Adam Barnard: A champion among us

December 18th, 2014 9:13 am by Tony Casey

Daniel Boone's Adam Barnard is the real deal. He's so much the real deal that I wasn't even upset when he showed up to this weekend's Reindeer Run 5K to, without a doubt, block me from what I figured to be a confidence-building victory at a local 5K.

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Epic moments in marathon history

December 11th, 2014 9:02 am by Tony Casey

Beardsley, a dairy farmer, was working one day when he somehow found himself entangled in an auger that was attached to his tractor. Though the auger did its damage, ripping apart Beardsley's body, leaving much of it a mangled mess, he somehow turned the

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Playing catch up and being thankful for the Turkey Trot

December 4th, 2014 8:54 am by Tony Casey

One of these years organizers of the Up and At 'Em Turkey Trot will know what it's like when the weather cooperates with their already stellar race.

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Regional hip hop concerts falling on def ears

November 27th, 2014 1:15 pm by Tony Casey

People in this part of the country will be much more familiar with what's been called "The Big Bang of Country Music" that occurred in the late 1920s in Bristol, Va. than what happened in the Bronx, New York City in the late 1970s, which would have been c

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Runners have ice in their veins and their beards

Runners have ice in their veins and their beards

November 20th, 2014 1:04 pm by Tony Casey

That particular run was a bit - though not extremely - different from others for us. With the windchill, the temperature hit 24 degrees below zero and never improved throughout the hour and 45 minutes it took us to complete our 16-miler.

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Holston Mountain fire tower: A view to a kill

November 13th, 2014 1:04 pm by Tony Casey

The first time I reached the top of Buffalo and Bays Mountain's respective towers, I was as uneasy as I was floored by the 360-degree views that awaited me. Holston Mountain, the third and final of the more local towers, did not offer the same opportunity

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No regrets in leaving recent UT game at halftime

November 6th, 2014 1:21 pm by Tony Casey

On Nov. 1, after trailing the University of South Carolina Gamecocks by two touchdowns in the fourth quarter, the Tennessee Volunteers raged back to pull off an unlikely road victory in overtime.

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Taking flight for the first time in Burke County, N.C.

October 30th, 2014 12:32 pm by Tony Casey

Oh, you skydive, have zip lined dozens of times, illegally scaled the side of a skyscraper without anything but your Spidey Sense? Big deal. You're clearly from a different breed than your humble narrator and others like me.

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Days and nights at ETSU's Gray Fossil Site

October 23rd, 2014 12:32 pm by Tony Casey

The day my editor referred to East Tennessee State University and General Shale Brick Natural History Museum and Gray Fossil Site as something that was "on my beat," I was elated.

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Deal or no deal? Adventures on Craigslist

October 16th, 2014 1:06 pm by Tony Casey

When it comes to dancing around the online marketplace Craigslist, I consider my abilities on par with those of Fred Astaire.

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Sticking to the plan at Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion

October 9th, 2014 1:20 pm by Tony Casey

The instructions were clear and I wasn't to deviate from the plan in the slightest.

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