Johnson City Press Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Bristol Dragway site of many magic moments

Bristol Dragway site of many magic moments

March 12th, 2015 8:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Besides hosting one of the marquee events on the NHRA Drag Racing tour, Bristol Dragway is celebrating its golden anniversary this season.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Update: Source 'close to' ETSU program confirms Bartow firing

Update: Source 'close to' ETSU program confirms Bartow firing

March 12th, 2015 6:14 pm by Joe Avento

East Tennessee State basketball coach Murry Bartow has been fired, people close to the program confirmed Thursday night.

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Sports UT Sports
Tennessee Vols to pay offensive coordinator DeBord $505,000

Tennessee Vols to pay offensive coordinator DeBord $505,000

March 12th, 2015 11:52 am by Associated Press

Mike DeBord's contract, obtained through a public records request, runs through Feb. 28, 2017.

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Sports Milligan Sports
Senior trio helps Milligan basketball reach nationals

Senior trio helps Milligan basketball reach nationals

March 12th, 2015 7:44 am by Trey Williams

Milligan College basketball coach Bill Robinson found it especially gratifying for seniors Mickey Woods, Chris Ellis and Morgan McLeod to cap their careers with a berth in the national tournament.

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Sports High schools
Hampton's state rematch a long time coming

Hampton's state rematch a long time coming

March 11th, 2015 10:20 pm by Trey Williams

Hampton concluded an improbable run to a single-classification state basketball title with an upset of Union City in 1960. The programs' state rematch was 55 years in the making, and the Bulldogs will need a bigger upset in today's quarterfinals.

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Sports Milligan Sports
Optimistic Buffs hope for upset at NAIA

Optimistic Buffs hope for upset at NAIA

March 11th, 2015 10:17 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Milligan basketball coach Bill Robinson isn't making bold predictions heading into the Buffs' matchup with No. 5-ranked Dakota Wesleyan in the opening round of the NAIA national championship tournament.

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Globetrotters at Freedom Hall: Generals have good feeling about this one

Globetrotters at Freedom Hall: Generals have good feeling about this one

March 11th, 2015 10:15 pm by Max Hrenda

Although the hapless Washington Generals have spent five years retooling their roster in the hopes of notching their second-ever win against their longtime nemeses, the Harlem Globetrotters, one of the newer Globetrotters said fans shouldn't expect that t

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
NASCAR reinstates Busch; grants Chase waiver

NASCAR reinstates Busch; grants Chase waiver

March 11th, 2015 10:02 pm by AP

Kurt Busch was cleared Wednesday to get back in his race car and attempt to rebuild a career that was halted two days before the Daytona 500 when NASCAR suspended him for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend.

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BMS economic impact is huge to the region

BMS economic impact is huge to the region

March 11th, 2015 3:27 pm by Jeff Birchfield

According to the study, the venue brings $417,166, 548 directly to the area. The result of the indirect impact is $1.4 billion.

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Elizabethton Twins remember longtime supporter Jane Crow

Elizabethton Twins remember longtime supporter Jane Crow

March 11th, 2015 10:11 am by John Thompson

Since 1974 the Elizabethton Twins have been the first stop in professional baseball for many players now on the rosters of the Minnesota Twins and other major league teams. For all of that time until her death on Feb. 3, Jane Crow remained a strong suppor

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