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Major weapons and weaknesses in a thriller

Major weapons and weaknesses in a thriller

August 30th, 2013 11:43 pm by Douglas Fritz

However, the bottom line for Science Hill and Elizabethton is both football teams should be pretty good this season — and both have a major weakness or two that could bite them along the way.

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Bristol produces another classic duel

Bristol produces another classic duel

August 25th, 2013 5:54 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Matt Kenseth and Kasey Kahne staged a memorable duel at the end of Saturday’s IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, proving there doesn’t have to be a wreck for it to be a classic at Bristol.

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Sports Sports Live Sports Columns Trey Williams High schools
Pioneers, Devils go with the flow

Pioneers, Devils go with the flow

August 24th, 2013 9:46 pm by Trey Williams

Elizabethton visits Science Hill on Friday, but there’ll be another border bash as Unicoi County hosts David Crockett for its home opener in a matchup of programs on apparent upswings.

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Bristol has special aura even for media

Bristol has special aura even for media

August 24th, 2013 6:48 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Even to the national press members who cover NASCAR on a weekly basis, no place is like the high-banked short track nicknamed, ‘The Last Great Coliseum.”

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‘Expert’ look at who should be your QB

‘Expert’ look at who should be your QB

August 10th, 2013 10:00 pm by Douglas Fritz

Yes, it's still baseball season. However, it's close enough to September to start thinking about Fantasy Football.

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Sports Sports Columns Trey Williams
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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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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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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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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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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