Johnson City Press Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Logano gets pole in Vegas

Logano gets pole in Vegas

March 7th, 2014 11:10 pm by AP

Joey Logano believes two facts are clear after he emerged from the organized chaos of NASCAR's first knockout qualifying session Friday with the pole. The new qualifying system is a lot more interesting, and nobody is quite sure what they're doing yet.

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Jones excited about four healthy quarterbacks

Jones excited about four healthy quarterbacks

March 7th, 2014 11:08 pm by AP

The presence of four healthy quarterbacks gives Tennessee coach Butch Jones reason for optimism that the Volunteers could have better results this season.

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Simmons has 21, Lady Vols rally past LSU

Simmons has 21, Lady Vols rally past LSU

March 7th, 2014 11:05 pm by AP

Isabelle Harrison scored 21 points, Simmons and Bashaara Graves each added 14 and No. 6 Tennessee used an overpowering late run to beat LSU 77-65 in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament on Friday night.

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Lady Cyclones headed to state final

Lady Cyclones headed to state final

March 7th, 2014 10:58 pm by Douglas Fritz

Another 16-point lead drifted off into the sunset, but once again Elizabethton steadied itself in the storm.And the Lady Cyclones will play for a girls state basketball championship for the first time in school history.

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Bucs set stage for impressive SoCon return

Bucs set stage for impressive SoCon return

March 7th, 2014 6:37 pm by Kelly Hodge

East Tennessee State's Bucs definitely put some fun back in the game this season, for their coach and their fans. They won 18 games after an 0-4 start, and maybe can add to the total if school officials decide to play in a postseason tournament, the CIT o

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Surging Vols still fighting for NCAA invitation

Surging Vols still fighting for NCAA invitation

March 7th, 2014 6:15 pm by AP

The Tennessee Volunteers finally are playing the way they hoped to perform all season.But the surge came so late that the Vols still have little to no margin for error in their pursuit of an NCAA tournament berth.

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FGCU holds off Bucs' upset bid

FGCU holds off Bucs' upset bid

March 6th, 2014 11:11 pm by Kelly Hodge

The Bucs managed just two free throws in the last 3 minutes and were overtaken by the top-seeded Eagles 69-64 in the Atlantic Sun Conference semifinals.

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Senior softball league seeks players

March 6th, 2014 10:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The current goal is to get more players involved. Another 10-15 players would be ideal for what the organization envisions.

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Elizabethton girls advance to Class AA semifinals at state tournament

Elizabethton girls advance to Class AA semifinals at state tournament

March 6th, 2014 10:03 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton won its 18th straight game and earned its second straight trip to the state semifinals. The Lady Cyclones (30-3) will face a rematch from last year's quarterfinals against Martin Westview (25-12).

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UT hopes stability in coaching brings success

UT hopes stability in coaching brings success

March 6th, 2014 5:59 pm by AP

UT coach Butch Jones opens spring practice Friday with all the same coordinators and position coaches who were with him last year. This marks the first time Tennessee has returned its entire coaching staff intact since 2007, when it went on to reach the S

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