Johnson City Press Friday, May 29, 2015
Science Hill's Knack selected Super 22 player of the year

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Science Hill's Knack selected Super 22 player of the year

May 28th, 2015 9:01 pm by Douglas Fritz

In the final analysis, Science Hill was maybe just a play or two away from a serious chance to battle for a state baseball title. And senior first baseman Landon Knack was a key part of the Hilltoppers' standout season.

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Swauger newest manager for JC Cards

Swauger newest manager for JC Cards

May 28th, 2015 9:00 pm by Dave Ongie, Press Staff Writer

With a month to go until the JC Cardinals open the 2015 Appalachian League season, Chris Swauger is already hard at work in Florida guiding his players through extended spring training.

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Byrd having fun, success at Volunteer

Byrd having fun, success at Volunteer

May 28th, 2015 8:58 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tim Byrd doesn't get too stressed with racing. While others might get wrapped up in the dangers of driving in excess of 100 mph around a 4/10-mile dirt track, it gives the Jonesborough racer time to relax from the pressures of his daily life.

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Former Buc Power fires 61 on Web.com Tour

Former Buc Power fires 61 on Web.com Tour

May 28th, 2015 8:57 pm by Joe Avento

Seamus Power won a car in his last golf tournament. Now he's chasing a bigger prize.

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Defiant world soccer chief resists calls to resign amid corruption scandal

Defiant world soccer chief resists calls to resign amid corruption scandal

May 28th, 2015 2:40 pm by GRAHAM DUNBAR, AP Sports Writer

"We cannot allow the reputation of football and FIFA to be dragged through the mud any longer" - FIFA President Sepp Blatter.

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The Beer Mile: There will be vomit

The Beer Mile: There will be vomit

May 28th, 2015 9:02 am by Tony Casey

Before I go any further, I want to point out that this took place at a safe location with many sober people and designated drivers available. Not one of my fellow competitors has anything resembling a drinking addiction - if anything, they have a mild add

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Former Hilltopper Craig enjoys breakout season, named ACC player of year

Former Hilltopper Craig enjoys breakout season, named ACC player of year

May 27th, 2015 9:45 pm by Dave Ongie, Press Staff Writer

Will Craig's dream of one day playing major league baseball received a giant boost this spring when Craig laid waste to Atlantic Coast Conference pitching.

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Pro Stock drivers set for Bristol

Pro Stock drivers set for Bristol

May 27th, 2015 9:44 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Drag racers Erica Enders-Stevens and Allen Johnson are hopeful as they head into next month's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway for entirely different reasons.

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Tillinghast still taking entrants

Tillinghast still taking entrants

May 27th, 2015 9:43 pm by Joe Avento

The first golf tournament of the Tri-Cities Amateur Tour is right around the corner, and the Tillinghast Invitational still has room for more golfers.

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East Tennessee Amateur to have women's division

East Tennessee Amateur to have women's division

May 26th, 2015 9:42 pm by Joe Avento

For the first time in the tournament's 21-year history, a women's division has been added. The first 16 women to register will compete in a women's championship division and compete in 54 holes of medal play from the white tees.

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Buffs have best ever showing at NAIA outdoor meet

Buffs have best ever showing at NAIA outdoor meet

May 26th, 2015 9:41 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Chris Layne has coached one national champion and 54 All-Americans at Milligan College. After last weekend's performance at the NAIA outdoor track and field meet in Alabama, he has reason to believe more titles could soon come to the Carter County campus.

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