Johnson City Press Friday, December 19, 2014
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Hamlin, Kenseth win qualifying races at Daytona

Hamlin, Kenseth win qualifying races at Daytona

February 20th, 2014 10:49 pm by AP

Joe Gibbs drivers Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth each won one of the two qualifying races for the Daytona 500 on Thursday night.

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Wilson's 31 not enough for Bucs

Wilson's 31 not enough for Bucs

February 20th, 2014 10:07 pm by Joe Avento

Lester Wilson scored a career-high 31 points Thursday night, but the Bucs gave up 57 points in the second half and fell to Jacksonville, 91-86, at Swisher Gymnasium.

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Simmons leads Lady Vols in rout of Auburn

Simmons leads Lady Vols in rout of Auburn

February 20th, 2014 9:39 pm by AP

Meighan Simmons scored 26 points to continue her mastery of Auburn as No. 10 Tennessee won 93-63 on Thursday night for the Lady Vols' seventh victory in their last eight games.

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Buffs locked into 4-5 for AAC tourney

Buffs locked into 4-5 for AAC tourney

February 20th, 2014 9:34 pm by Kelly Hodge

A trip to Montreat, N.C., is still special to Milligan College basketball coach Bill Robinson, but Saturday's regular-season finale there won't have much impact on his team's playoff position.

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Hampton, D-B boys have shot at state

Hampton, D-B boys have shot at state

February 20th, 2014 9:33 pm by Douglas Fritz

Every basketball team across the state faces a pair of elimination games over the next five days.Win both contests, and a sectional berth - with a one-game shot at reaching the state tournament - is in hand.

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Lady 'Toppers, Cyclones begin state title hunt

Lady 'Toppers, Cyclones begin state title hunt

February 20th, 2014 9:32 pm by Douglas Fritz

Push has come to shove, and it's time to start whittling down the number of girls basketball teams in the hunt for a state title.

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ETSU Athletic Director, Johnson City officials discuss hosting athletic events

ETSU Athletic Director, Johnson City officials discuss hosting athletic events

February 20th, 2014 9:25 pm by Nathan Baker

Local leaders hope discussions regarding the cooperative use of athletics facilities will give Johnson City a sporting chance of fostering new relationships between the institutions.

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Five things to know about Daytona

Five things to know about Daytona

February 19th, 2014 10:36 pm by AP

A seven-car accident in the first full practice of the Daytona 500 sent workers scrambling to repair a section of the grandstand fence and left teams hustling to get backup cars ready

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Commission, Board of Education to discuss ETSU use of sports facilities

Commission, Board of Education to discuss ETSU use of sports facilities

February 19th, 2014 9:13 pm by Gary B. Gray

It's no secret East Tennessee State University's basketball and football teams are in want of some hardwood and turf, and it appears a deal may be in the offing to use Johnson City Schools' facilities to remedy that situation.

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Arnold resigns as Boone coach

Arnold resigns as Boone coach

February 19th, 2014 8:40 pm by Jeff Birchfield

In a surprise move, Daniel Boone basketball coach Ryan Arnold announced he was resigning Wednesday after nine years on the job.

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