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Craig leaning toward college ball

Craig leaning toward college ball

June 10th, 2013 7:02 pm by Douglas Fritz

It’s not a done deal, but it doesn’t appear the Kansas City Royals spent a high-enough pick to keep Will Craig from heading to Winston-Salem, N.C., this fall.

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Fantasy world has to weigh latest scandal

Fantasy world has to weigh latest scandal

June 6th, 2013 8:08 am by Douglas Fritz

When it comes to Rotisserie baseball, participants usually get caught up in the numbers and look at players only as statistics. However, even though it is just fantasy baseball, real people make it happen. So while some folks might say it doesn't matter

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Dover finish helps Bayne in points race

Dover finish helps Bayne in points race

June 4th, 2013 8:51 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Knoxville driver Trevor Bayne matched his best Nationwide Series finish of the season to move from 10th to eighth in the points standings.

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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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