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Time to look ahead to 2013-14

Time to look ahead to 2013-14

June 3rd, 2013 6:25 pm by Douglas Fritz

It will be a new picture for most of Northeast Tennessee, so here's a brief look at some things that will change as soon as the fall sports season arrives in a couple of months.

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Muddy Creek basks in glow of big turnout

Muddy Creek basks in glow of big turnout

June 1st, 2013 11:35 pm by Jeff Birchfield

After a 15-year drought, AMA Pro Racing returned to the Southeast on Saturday at Muddy Creek Raceway and fans responded in a big way.

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Lodes turned baseball into ‘Battlin’ Bucs’

May 31st, 2013 11:25 pm by Trey Williams

Charley Lodes wasn't taking over a baseball school when he was hired to succeed Joe Shipley at ETSU in 1977, but he turned a glorified intramural program into an NCAA regional fixture.

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Ezell getting started with Lady Bucs

Ezell getting started with Lady Bucs

May 29th, 2013 7:32 pm by Kelly Hodge

Comparing her lifestyle to that of a gypsy — “clothes in a trunk and on the road a lot” — Brittney Ezell is on the verge of completing her staff and continues to evaluate recruits while getting to know her new team.

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Muddy Creek getting set for national event

Muddy Creek getting set for national event

May 28th, 2013 11:00 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Muddy Creek Raceway will host the biggest event in its history, the Built Ford Tough Tennessee National, part of the Lucas Oil Pro Motorcross Championship, on Saturday.

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Cyclones wrap up one of school's best seasons

Cyclones wrap up one of school's best seasons

May 27th, 2013 8:15 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton put one of the its best athletics seasons in the books following competition at the Spring Fling in Murfreesboro.

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Blue Devils will be back,  in a big way

Blue Devils will be back, in a big way

May 25th, 2013 8:46 pm by Douglas Fritz

Unicoi County hit the second-most home runs in the history of high school softball in the nation and could have a more threatening lineup in 2014.

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Norris fights through some tough times

Norris fights through some tough times

May 25th, 2013 8:38 pm by Trey Williams

Former Science Hill pitcher Daniel Norris has made three quality starts for the Toronto Blue Jays' Lansing Lugnuts in the Class A Midwest League.

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Local baseball teams don’t stack up in state tourney

Local baseball teams don’t stack up in state tourney

May 24th, 2013 8:08 pm by Douglas Fritz

Fast forward to 2013, and today’s high school baseball players sometimes perform more like Little Leaguers.

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Spring Fling shows no signs of slowing down

Spring Fling shows no signs of slowing down

May 20th, 2013 12:29 pm by Douglas Fritz

Spring Fling turns 20 years old today, and shows no signs of losing its staying power.

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