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Grindstaff, Brewer take comeback trail to become All-Americans

Grindstaff, Brewer take comeback trail to become All-Americans

March 26th, 2014 8:28 pm by Trey Williams

Milligan College runners Lauren Grindstaff and Christian Brewer took tortuous routes to an All-American finish.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Freeman comfortable back in bullpen

Freeman comfortable back in bullpen

March 26th, 2014 8:09 pm by Joe Avento

The ETSU baseball team's all-around star struggled as a starting pitcher earlier in the season, but he's in more familiar territory now and he's beginning to flourish again.

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Sports ETSU Sports Kelly Hodge
Sander hopes Game Time' can spur support

Sander hopes Game Time' can spur support

March 26th, 2014 8:08 pm by Kelly Hodge

ETSU's "Game Time Tour" will make 10 promotional stops in various cities in the region beginning April 10. AD Richard Sander says it's a chance to personalize the connection with university supporters.

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Sports Titans

NFL to try extra point kicks from 20 yard line for 2 preseason weeks

March 26th, 2014 11:30 am by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

Team owners preferred to see how the longer extra points work in the first two weeks of exhibition games before making any decisions on a permanent switch.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Larson dazzles in drive to the front at Fontana

Larson dazzles in drive to the front at Fontana

March 25th, 2014 8:18 pm by Jenna Fryer, AP Auto Racing Writer

Kyle Larson beat Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick on Saturday for his first win in a Nationwide Series race, then seemed to use everything he'd learned from watching the big names all those years to nearly steal Sunday's victory, too.

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Wife of NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty dies

Wife of NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty dies

March 25th, 2014 8:11 pm by AP

Lynda Petty, the wife of NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty, died Tuesday after battling cancer for several years. She was 72.

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Sports UT Sports
Vols go from bubble to Sweet 16

Vols go from bubble to Sweet 16

March 25th, 2014 8:07 pm by AP

Eleventh-seeded Tennessee is streaking into Friday's Midwest Regional semifinal against No. 2 seed Michigan with eight wins in its last nine games.

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Sports Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
No one talking about points early in year

No one talking about points early in year

March 25th, 2014 7:25 pm by Jeff Birchfield

There have been five different winners over the first five races, and it seems no one is talking about points. That was NASCAR's intention when the new championship system was unveiled at the annual Sprint Media Tour in January.

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Sports High schools

Huskies favored in Watauga Valley

March 25th, 2014 7:23 pm by Douglas Fritz

Thanks to having Tyler Bailey on the mound for most of the important games this season, North Greene is the clear favorite to win the Watauga Valley Conference baseball title.

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Sports ETSU Sports
No snow ball: ETSU cancels baseball game with Western Carolina

No snow ball: ETSU cancels baseball game with Western Carolina

March 25th, 2014 11:35 am by Contributed - ETSU

No makeup date has been announced.

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