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Cloudland girls advance to 1-A final

February 24th, 2014 9:47 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With their season on the line, the Lady Highlanders rallied past South Greene to take a 48-41 victory in the Region 1-A girls' basketball semifinals at Chuckey-Doak Middle School.

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Earnhardt's Daytona 500 win lifts 'heavy weight'

Earnhardt's Daytona 500 win lifts 'heavy weight'

February 24th, 2014 8:13 pm by AP

It had been 10 years since Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his first 500, and after three runner-up finishes the last four seasons in a race that had caused his family so much heartache and joy, the moment was overwhelming.

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Johnson adds another Pro Stock trophy

Johnson adds another Pro Stock trophy

February 24th, 2014 5:41 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Given the circumstances, Allen Johnson understood how his win at the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals was a little overshadowed on Sunday.That same night, NASCAR's 11-time reigning most popular driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his second Daytona 500.

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Earnhardt back in Victory Lane at Daytona 500

Earnhardt back in Victory Lane at Daytona 500

February 24th, 2014 8:22 am by The Associated Press

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Daytona 500 win was 10 years in the making.

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Lady Vols get measure of Missouri

Lady Vols get measure of Missouri

February 23rd, 2014 10:17 pm by AP

With Missouri closing in, Tennessee showed poise down the stretch to hold off the pesky Tigers 56-50 on Sunday.

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Gregory might make Tarter T's a moot point

Gregory might make Tarter T's a moot point

February 23rd, 2014 10:13 pm by Trey Williams

Science Hill will be without senior Tianna Tarter in a must-win tonight, but coach Keith Turner prefers to point out positives.

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Aggies' Space hits 3-pointer in OT to beat Tennessee again

Aggies' Space hits 3-pointer in OT to beat Tennessee again

February 22nd, 2014 11:51 pm by AP

Antwan Space sank a 3-pointer in overtime to lift Texas A&M to a 68-65 win over Tennessee on Saturday.

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Smith wins Nationwide thriller

Smith wins Nationwide thriller

February 22nd, 2014 11:49 pm by AP

Regan Smith won the season-opening Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway by edging Brad Keselowski at the finish line in overtime.

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Hamlin shooting for Daytona sweep

Hamlin shooting for Daytona sweep

February 22nd, 2014 11:47 pm by AP

Denny Hamlin almost couldn't help himself at the start of his Daytona 500 qualifying race, when his anxiously tried to charge to the front and shake out all the cobwebs and frustration from his injury-plagued season a year ago.

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Cornett keys Elizabethton's OT win

February 22nd, 2014 11:39 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton guard Austin Cornett's 3-point swish in overtime was the key shot in the Cyclones' 68-57 victory over Grainger in a Region 1-AA quarterfinal Saturday night at Treadway Gym.

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