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Swartz, Baggett, Dempsey help area baseball get an edge

Swartz, Baggett, Dempsey help area baseball get an edge

August 3rd, 2013 6:02 pm by Trey Williams

College stars such as Paul Hoilman, Matt Rice, Nick Crowe, Brandon Crowe and Dylan Pratt began to shine while playing “travel ball” or Babe Ruth for Dempsey, Baggett or Swartz. But the veteran coaches had their most gratifying season this year with an 11

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
BMS completes major cleanup from Rallycross

BMS completes major cleanup from Rallycross

July 31st, 2013 4:23 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The staff at Bristol Motor Speedway is hard at work getting the track ready for the Aug. 24 IRWIN Tools Night Race after finishing cleanup from the July 20 Global Rallycross event.

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Sports Sports Columns ETSU Sports Joe Avento ETSU Football
Taylor hire shows ETSU football on right track

Taylor hire shows ETSU football on right track

July 31st, 2013 4:08 pm by Joe Avento

When the return of football to East Tennessee State was announced back in April, university officials vowed to do it the right way. So far, so good.

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Sports Sports Columns Trey Williams
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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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
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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