Johnson City Press Friday, October 24, 2014
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Results vary for local teams at Eastman Invitational

April 5th, 2014 9:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It was a mixed bag of results for a pair of local teams at the Eastman Invitational softball tournament on Saturday.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Chase Elliott arrives as NASCAR's next big star

Chase Elliott arrives as NASCAR's next big star

April 5th, 2014 7:20 pm by AP

Chase Elliott scored his first career Nationwide Series victory on Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway, winning in just his sixth start at NASCAR's junior varsity level.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Melee highlights Kingsport Speedway opener

Melee highlights Kingsport Speedway opener

April 5th, 2014 7:06 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It sure didn't take long for Kingsport Speedway to live up to its nickname of the "Concrete Jungle" with a feature race which could have easily been sanctioned by the WWE as NASCAR.

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Sports Sports Columns Trey Williams
Whitmore remembered as hero for Little League

Whitmore remembered as hero for Little League

April 5th, 2014 7:05 pm by Trey Williams

Harold "Doc" Whitmore came to Johnson City in 1971 to provide guidance - and boys, did he ever.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Stewart edges Keselowski for pole at Texas

Stewart edges Keselowski for pole at Texas

April 5th, 2014 7:03 pm by AP

Tony Stewart waited right until the end of the final round to attempt his lap and circled the speedway at 195.454 mph to grab the top starting spot for Sunday's race.

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Sports High schools
1,022 and counting: Unicoi County's Baxter piling up victories

1,022 and counting: Unicoi County's Baxter piling up victories

April 5th, 2014 7:02 pm by Douglas Fritz

Charlie Baxter took over the Unicoi County baseball program during Christmas break of 1974. Since then, he has totaled 1,022 career victories in baseball and softball.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Chase Elliott grabs 1st career Nationwide victory

Chase Elliott grabs 1st career Nationwide victory

April 4th, 2014 11:53 pm by AP

Chase Elliott used a strong move on the outside to pass Kevin Harvick for the lead at Texas Motor Speedway and then sailed away his first career Nationwide Series victory.

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Sports High schools

'Toppers too much for D-B in soccer

April 4th, 2014 10:23 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill has been playing really good soccer this season, and Dobyns-Bennett was caught in the crossfire Friday night.

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Norris 'ready to go' in third pro year

Norris 'ready to go' in third pro year

April 4th, 2014 10:22 pm by Trey Williams

Surfing enthusiast Daniel Norris might ride a wave of momentum from Florida to New Hampshire this year.

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Sports Outdoors Local Golf
Foot golf makes splash in local debut

Foot golf makes splash in local debut

April 4th, 2014 10:21 pm by Joe Avento

For all the golfers who have ever been tempted to use the old foot wedge, there's a new game that might be right up your fairway.

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