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Busch wins Truck race, 14th Bristol victory

Busch wins Truck race, 14th Bristol victory

August 21st, 2013 9:53 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kyle Busch won the NASCAR Truck Series race Wednesday night at Bristol Motor Speedway for his record 14th overall victory on the high-banked 0.533-mile oval.

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Stefanik rules Modified race at BMS

August 21st, 2013 9:40 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Seven-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Series champion Mike Stefanik scored his series-record 74th career win on Wednesday, passing Todd Szegedy on lap 125 to win the Titan Roof 150 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Bosken, Pioneers set to begin new era

Bosken, Pioneers set to begin new era

August 21st, 2013 7:01 pm by Douglas Fritz

As the David Crockett football team prepares to play host to Sullivan East Thursday at 7:30 in Jonesborough, head coach Jeremy Bosken said there is no shortage of enthusiasm.

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‘Holding Court’ is fine lead-in to new season

‘Holding Court’ is fine lead-in to new season

August 21st, 2013 7:00 pm by Kelly Hodge

ETSU coach Murry Bartow was looking for a unique way to set the stage for a new basketball season. What he came up with is billed as “Holding Court,” an intriguing evening with well-known basketball personalities and fans getting together at the Carnegie

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Bristol always one of Jarrett’s favorite tracks

Bristol always one of Jarrett’s favorite tracks

August 21st, 2013 6:57 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Bristol Motor Speedway was always one of Dale Jarrett’s favorite tracks as a race car driver. He only wishes it was reflected in his driving record.

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Recent success makes area football bigger than ever

Recent success makes area football bigger than ever

August 21st, 2013 6:47 pm by Douglas Fritz

“There’s no feeling like Friday night,” said Daniel Boone coach Jeremy Jenkins, whose team opens its season Friday at Elizabethton. “Regardless of the sport, and I’ve played them all, you don’t know how much you will miss Friday nights until you’re out of

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ETSU’s Ingram hired as women’s golf coach at Samford

ETSU’s Ingram hired as women’s golf coach at Samford

August 21st, 2013 6:42 pm by Joe Avento

Rachel Ingram, a 26-year-old Johnson City native, has helped the East Tennessee State women’s golf team achieve great heights in recent years. Now she has a team of her own.

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Game changes for Boone’s Seeger

Game changes for Boone’s Seeger

August 20th, 2013 7:17 pm by Trey Williams

Daniel Boone opens its football season at Elizabethton on Friday, but the Trailblazers’ Grant Seeger believes his team will have the 12th man.

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Busy week begins for Carrier

Busy week begins for Carrier

August 20th, 2013 7:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Bristol native Chris Carrier will be one of the busiest men in the NASCAR garage this weekend. He will be on the pit box for newcomer Ben Kennedy in Wednesday's UNOH 200, and on Friday, he will be helping the Turner Scott Motorsports team in the Food City

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NASCAR is the family business for Kennedy

NASCAR is the family business for Kennedy

August 20th, 2013 7:01 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Ben Kennedy, the son of International Speedway Chairman Lesa Kennedy and the nephew of NASCAR Chairman Brian France, will make his Camping World Truck Series debut in the UNOH 200.

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