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Former Buc Taylor to join Torbush’s staff

Former Buc Taylor to join Torbush’s staff

July 24th, 2013 7:03 pm by Kelly Hodge

Billy Taylor, a Morristown native who played and coached at ETSU, is reportedly leaving Tennessee Tech, where he was the defensive coordinator the last five years, to join Carl Torbush's coaching staff.

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Gaines to join Torbush’s staff at ETSU

Gaines to join Torbush’s staff at ETSU

July 23rd, 2013 5:17 pm by Joe Avento

Teddy Gaines, a former star defensive back at Dobyns-Bennett High School and Tennessee, will be one of the first two assistants hired by new ETSU head coach Carl Torbush.

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Dirt track racing takes the spotlight

Dirt track racing takes the spotlight

July 23rd, 2013 5:13 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Dirt track racing will be in the spotlight Wednesday as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races the Midsummer Classic at Eldora (Ohio) Speedway.

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Weather playing havoc with football practices

Weather playing havoc with football practices

July 22nd, 2013 6:58 pm by Douglas Fritz

As teams opened in helmets and shoulder pads Monday under the new TSSAA guidelines, they will likely not only deal with stormy weather but also potentially poor field conditions because of so much rain this year.

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Greeneville tops Cards for 10th straight win

Greeneville tops Cards for 10th straight win

July 21st, 2013 10:01 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson City Cardinals led early, but the Appalachian League West Division-leading Greeneville Astros rallied late to capture a 7-4 decision Sunday. It was the Astros’ 10th consecutive victory, a franchise record. The Astros scored five times in the

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Streaking Astros outslug Johnson City

Streaking Astros outslug Johnson City

July 20th, 2013 10:33 pm by Douglas Fritz

Greeneville's Juan Santana hit a game-tying home run in the ninth, and Tyler White hit a sacrifice fly that gave the league-leading Astros an 11-10 win over the Johnson City Cardinals on Saturday.

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Diverse group makes up GRC field

Diverse group makes up GRC field

July 20th, 2013 8:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Drifting champion, NASCAR driver, Formula One veteran, Hollywood stunt man and TV show host all competed at Saturday's Global Rallycross event at BSM — and that was just two of the drivers.

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Heikkinen bumps way to Bristol win

Heikkinen bumps way to Bristol win

July 20th, 2013 7:58 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Toomas Heikkinen bumped past Ken Block in the first turn to win the first-ever Global Rallycross Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday.

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Froome effectively wins Tour de France

Froome effectively wins Tour de France

July 20th, 2013 5:51 pm by JOHN LEICESTER — AP Sports Writer

Chris Froome has two hands firmly on the Tour de France trophy. All that remains is for the British rider to raise it above his head before cheering crowds in Paris on Sunday.

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Rally cars, monster trucks to invade BMS

July 19th, 2013 10:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It's sure to be a unique show this weekend, as Global Rallycross Series teams with Monster Trucks for the first time at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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