Johnson City Press Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Freeman homers, but Bucs fall to Mercer

Freeman homers, but Bucs fall to Mercer

May 17th, 2014 9:20 pm by Trey Williams

Clinton Freeman punctuated his prolific career at Thomas Stadium with an exclamation mark, but Mercer didn't get swept up in the emotion of East Tennessee State's Senior Day.

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Hilltoppers soccer headed to state

Hilltoppers soccer headed to state

May 17th, 2014 6:45 pm by Douglas Fritz

The Hilltoppers dominated for 74 minutes before allowing a pair of late goals in a 3-2 win over Hardin Valley Academy in a Class AAA sectional soccer match Saturday morning at Tipton Stadium.

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Blue Devils fall short in Sectional

May 16th, 2014 11:33 pm by Douglas Fritz

Christian Academy of Knoxville rolled into Baxter Field on Friday night, and hammered Unicoi 7-0 in a Class AA sectional baseball game.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Busch wins another Truck Series race at Charlotte

Busch wins another Truck Series race at Charlotte

May 16th, 2014 11:13 pm by AP

Kyle Busch continued his dominance at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Truck Series on Friday night, winning at the 1.5-mile track for the fourth time in the last five years.

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Bowyer wins Showdown, Josh Wise wins fan vote

Bowyer wins Showdown, Josh Wise wins fan vote

May 16th, 2014 11:00 pm by AP

Clint Bowyer won Friday night's Sprint Showdown for a spot in the Sprint All-Star Race, but the upset went to Josh Wise with a stunning win in the fan vote.

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Drivers run for $1 million payday at All-Star race

Drivers run for $1 million payday at All-Star race

May 16th, 2014 10:58 pm by AP

The Sprint All-Star race begs the question: What would a driver do for a cool $1 million?

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UH softball headed to state for third straight year

UH softball headed to state for third straight year

May 16th, 2014 10:54 pm by Trey Williams

Barrett Wherry led off the game with a triple during a two-run first inning, Ari Ramsaran began the sixth with a triple and scored the go-ahead run on Sarah Higginbotham's one-out single and UH held on for a 3-2 victory against Meigs County in a Class A S

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UH's Smith vaults into Spring Fling

UH's Smith vaults into Spring Fling

May 16th, 2014 12:32 am by Jeff Birchfield

University High's Jarod Smith cleared 12 feet to win the pole vault at the Class A/AA sectional track and field meet on Thursday at CAK.

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ETSU football hires O'Cain as O-Coordinator

ETSU football hires O'Cain as O-Coordinator

May 16th, 2014 12:02 am by Joe Avento

Former North Carolina State head football coach Mike O'Cain has been hired as East Tennessee State's offensive coordinator.

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Unicoi County baseball seeks return to state tourney

May 15th, 2014 11:58 pm by Douglas Fritz

In the forefront of the area picture, Unicoi County's baseball team - once a fixture at the Spring Fling - is trying to get back to The Show for the first time since 2010.

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