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Hokie-Smokey showdown: Local businesses expected to score from big game at BMS

Hokie-Smokey showdown: Local businesses expected to score from big game at BMS

October 15th, 2013 8:41 am by Nathan Baker

No matter who has the most points when the final whistle blows on Sept. 10, 2016, one clear winner from the “Biggest College Football Game Ever” will be the local economy.

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Jones, Beamer on hand as BMS unveils plan for Vols-Hokies game

Jones, Beamer on hand as BMS unveils plan for Vols-Hokies game

October 14th, 2013 7:30 pm by Trey Williams

When first-year Tennessee football coach Butch Jones was the grand marshal at BMS's Food City 500 in March, his mind started racing. “As a football coach,” Jones said, “I walked in, I’m like, ‘Wow, what if we had a football game here?”

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Smith doesn’t take no for an answer

Smith doesn’t take no for an answer

October 14th, 2013 5:51 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Fifteen years after floating the idea of a college football game between Tennessee and Virginia Tech at Bristol Motor Speedway to the public, track owner Bruton Smith's dream became a reality on Monday.

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Playoff picture starting to take shape

Playoff picture starting to take shape

October 14th, 2013 5:41 pm by Douglas Fritz

Football playoff quadrants are starting to get a fairly firm shape as teams head into Week 8 of the season. Here's a class-by-class look at how things currently stand for Quadrant 1 teams:

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Prep players of the week - Week Seven

October 14th, 2013 5:17 pm by Staff Report

A look at the top performances from the eighth week of the area high school football season:

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'Battle at Bristol' is on: UT, Virginia Tech to face off at BMS

'Battle at Bristol' is on: UT, Virginia Tech to face off at BMS

October 14th, 2013 11:08 am by Jeff Birchfield

"College Football's Biggest Game Ever" will take place on Sept. 10, 2016.

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Dramatic birdie gives Virginia BOT title

Dramatic birdie gives Virginia BOT title

October 13th, 2013 9:50 pm by Joe Avento

Derek Bard, a freshman playing his first collegiate tournament, sank a 12-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday, giving Virginia a one-stroke victory in the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at Blackthorn Club.

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Kent State takes BOT Intercollegiate lead

Kent State takes BOT Intercollegiate lead

October 12th, 2013 7:51 pm by Joe Avento

Kent State shot nine under par to grab a two-stroke lead over Virginia Tech in Saturday's second round of the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate. Host school ETSU struggled, posting 3-over-par and will begin today’s final round four shots out of the lead.

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Barnard, Boone sweep Trailblazer Invitational

Barnard, Boone sweep Trailblazer Invitational

October 12th, 2013 6:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Adam Barnard finished the five-kilometer course in 15:40 to become the first Daniel Boone runner to win the 41st annual Trailblazer Invitational on Saturday.

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Burger enjoys ‘amazing’ performance for Pioneers

Burger enjoys ‘amazing’ performance for Pioneers

October 12th, 2013 6:40 pm by Douglas Fritz

Ryan Burger’s 481 passing yards, 526 yards of total offense, and five touchdown passes Friday night against Volunteer are among the best ever in the history of Northeast Tennessee.

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