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Square one perhaps just a resting place

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Square one perhaps just a resting place

July 16th, 2015 8:28 pm by Douglas Fritz

Here's hoping public schools enjoy the cozy confines of square one. That's where public-school supporters across the state, weary of fighting what they perceive as an uphill battle against private schools, will stand for at least two more months.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Byrd scores another win at Volunteer

Byrd scores another win at Volunteer

July 14th, 2015 10:13 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tim Byrd certainly had plenty of potential challengers last Saturday night at Volunteer Speedway, but no one had anything for the Jonesborough driver in the Sportsman Late Model feature.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
NASCAR really dodged a bullet in Daytona wreck

NASCAR really dodged a bullet in Daytona wreck

July 7th, 2015 9:19 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Austin Dillon's wreck that destroyed the No. 3 race car and sent debris flying back on Daytona International Speedway and into the grandstands, could have easily been fatal either to competitors or fans.

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Sports Columns Douglas Fritz
Keys to making trades in Rotisserie

Keys to making trades in Rotisserie

June 23rd, 2015 9:59 pm by Douglas Fritz

Major League Baseball is nearing its halfway point, and that means Rotisserie enthusiasts are starting to think about making some major revisions to their rosters.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Drivers get ready to turn left and right

Drivers get ready to turn left and right

June 23rd, 2015 9:50 pm by Jeff Birchfield

One of the Sprint Cup Series' two visits to the road courses each year takes place this Sunday at Sonoma Raceway.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Funny Car feud dominates pre-race talk

Funny Car feud dominates pre-race talk

June 18th, 2015 7:40 pm by Jeff Birchfield

As it is so often the case, the major storyline in drag racing revolves around John Force coming into this weekend's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Old favorites come into Bristol as recent winners

Old favorites come into Bristol as recent winners

June 16th, 2015 8:42 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Three of the most successful drivers in NHRA history come into this weekend's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway as the most recent winners on the Mello Yello Drag Racing tour.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Kingsport racers high in national rankings

Kingsport racers high in national rankings

June 9th, 2015 10:17 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kingsport Speedway's reputation as one of the nation's best short tracks is further enhanced by the latest NASCAR Weekly All-American Series official rankings.

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Sports Sports Columns Douglas Fritz
Norris still on Blue Jays' short-term radar

Norris still on Blue Jays' short-term radar

June 4th, 2015 9:47 pm by Douglas Fritz

Daniel Norris's performance in the minors on Wednesday provided a ray of hope the former Science Hill High School standout will be back in The Show sooner as opposed to later.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Big weekend planned for Muddy Creek

Big weekend planned for Muddy Creek

June 2nd, 2015 9:26 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Muddy Creek Raceway hosts the third annual AMA Red Bull Tennessee National, billed as the biggest motocross race in the entire Southeast, this Saturday.

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Sports Sports Columns Joe Avento Local Golf
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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