Johnson City Press Sunday, July 5, 2015
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Kalitta keeps fighting to stay near top

Kalitta keeps fighting to stay near top

June 18th, 2015 7:39 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Doug Kalitta has never won an NHRA World Championship, but ask his peers who the top drivers are in the Top Fuel class and his name almost always comes up.

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Johnson back in the groove as he prepares for home track

Johnson back in the groove as he prepares for home track

June 18th, 2015 7:38 pm by Jeff Birchfield

After a miserable start to the drag racing season, Greeneville driver Allen Johnson is suddenly one of the hottest drivers on the NHRA tour with back-to-back final-round appearances over the last two races.

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Three players leave ETSU basketball team

Three players leave ETSU basketball team

June 18th, 2015 8:36 am by Joe Avento

The roster for the East Tennessee State University basketball team is undergoing some big-time changes.Three players expected to be back on the team next year - Devin Harris, Carl Overstreet and Tommy Williams - have left the program.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Physical Therapy Services' MIG

June 17th, 2015 10:07 pm by Douglas Fritz

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Johnson fired up by Force comments

Johnson fired up by Force comments

June 17th, 2015 9:35 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tommy Johnson Jr. isn't sure of the motivation behind John Force's rant following last weekend's NHRA race in New Hampshire. But Force's negative comments about Don Schumacher Racing has the Funny Car driver fired up.

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Enders ready for return  to her lucky track'

Enders ready for return to her lucky track'

June 17th, 2015 9:32 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The Thunder Valley Nationals are coming around at the right time for Erica Enders. The defending Pro Stock champion has fallen 70 points behind 4-time world champion Greg Anderson after his back-to-back wins the past two weeks on the NHRA tour.

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Todd looking to catch top runners at Thunder Valley

Todd looking to catch top runners at Thunder Valley

June 17th, 2015 9:31 pm by Jeff Birchfield

J.R. Todd is well aware of his toughest competition coming into this weekend's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. In fact, it's the same teams which his team dueled with at the end of last season when he finished as the Top Fuel division r

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Former 'Topper great Stuart recalls Science Hill's glory days

Former 'Topper great Stuart recalls Science Hill's glory days

June 17th, 2015 9:29 pm by Douglas Fritz

Charlie Stuart said he remembers the end of the 1973 high school basketball season - when the Hilltoppers came within a play or two of meeting Dobyns-Bennett for the state championship - quite well.

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New gym a help for recovering athletes, others

New gym a help for recovering athletes, others

June 17th, 2015 9:27 pm by Douglas Fritz

Through the years, Dr. Justin Smith has helped plenty of injured athletes and others at Physical Therapy Services in Elizabethton. But despite guiding them back to a healthier track, Smith said he noticed an area where he believed he was falling short.

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ETSU teammates will face off in British Amateur

ETSU teammates will face off in British Amateur

June 17th, 2015 9:27 pm by Joe Avento

Most of the time, Mateusz Gradecki and Gudmundur Kristjansson are teammates on the ETSU golf team. Thursday, they will be each other's opposition.

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