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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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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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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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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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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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Torbush gets into swing of things

Torbush gets into swing of things

June 24th, 2013 6:34 pm by Trey Williams

ETSU had unprecedented presence at the Niswonger Golf Classic thanks to Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith and new Buccaneers football coach Carl Torbush.

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Little gets MLB call; Carter going back to Senators

Little gets MLB call; Carter going back to Senators

June 23rd, 2013 7:53 pm by Trey Williams

Former Science Hill and Milligan College baseball player Will Little is scheduled to debut as a Major League Baseball umpire Monday night in Baltimore.

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Stadium site next piece of Bucs football puzzle

Stadium site next piece of Bucs football puzzle

June 22nd, 2013 8:19 pm by Joe Avento

The new football team at East Tennessee State has friends in high places, which can only help as things continue moving forward for the program.

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Crockett’s prospects on the rise

Crockett’s prospects on the rise

June 17th, 2013 9:08 pm by Douglas Fritz

If the sun seems to be shining a little brighter on Jonesborough these days, perhaps it’s just a reflection of a better outlook for David Crockett’s athletic programs.

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Legends rock Thunder Valley like old times

Legends rock Thunder Valley like old times

June 17th, 2013 6:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Funny Car legend John Force added to his record as the winningest driver in NHRA history Sunday at the Ford Thunder Valley Nationals, but there was so much more involved.

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