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Bowmans recall Carrier aiding ’Toppers’ title

Bowmans recall Carrier aiding ’Toppers’ title

July 27th, 2013 8:36 pm by Trey Williams

Billy Joe Bowman visited with his brother Ferrell after watching him throw out the first pitch at the Johnson City Cardinals game Friday, but also learned he’d lost a brother in arms.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Diverse group makes up GRC field

Diverse group makes up GRC field

July 20th, 2013 8:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Drifting champion, NASCAR driver, Formula One veteran, Hollywood stunt man and TV show host all competed at Saturday's Global Rallycross event at BSM — and that was just two of the drivers.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Old friends recall Bristol battles

Old friends recall Bristol battles

July 16th, 2013 7:31 pm by Jeff Birchfield

From the concrete grandstands to the middle of the action to what they described as the best seats in the house as ESPN analysts, Dale Jarrett and Andy Petree have always loved the action at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Sports Sports Columns ETSU Sports Kelly Hodge ETSU Football
Torbush to talk football at clinic

Torbush to talk football at clinic

July 10th, 2013 6:32 pm by Kelly Hodge

Carl Torbush will conduct his first coaching clinic at East Tennessee State later this month, and he says it’s a golden opportunity to spread the word about his fledgling program.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Johnson, Kenseth established as favorites

Johnson, Kenseth established as favorites

July 9th, 2013 8:28 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Halfway through this season, Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth have been the dominant drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

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Caldwell encouraged by BMS ticket sales

Caldwell encouraged by BMS ticket sales

July 2nd, 2013 5:58 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Bristol Motor Speedway general manager Jerry Caldwell looks at the early indicators and is encouraged by ticket sales for next month’s IRWIN Tools Night Race.

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Sports Sports Columns Douglas Fritz High schools
Science Hill looking good in offseason

Science Hill looking good in offseason

July 1st, 2013 7:04 pm by Douglas Fritz

It may be TSSAA’s dead weeks, but excitement is alive and well for Science Hill’s football program. However, there is a catch.

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Sports Sports Live Sports Columns Douglas Fritz High schools
Injuries much too common in young athletes

Injuries much too common in young athletes

June 29th, 2013 7:52 pm by Douglas Fritz

Injuries can occur at any point or time in sports. It's an unfortunate part of the game. However, surgeries to repair the anterior cruciate ligament, or for the Tommy John procedure — once reserved almost exclusively for professional athletes — are beco

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Sports Sports Columns ETSU Sports Joe Avento Local Golf
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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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Broyles leads Washington County sweep

Broyles leads Washington County sweep

June 25th, 2013 6:26 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jerry Broyles led a 1-2-3 sweep of Washington County drivers at Volunteer Speedway in the Pro Late Model feature.

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