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Six things overshadowed in drive for six

Six things overshadowed in drive for six

November 12th, 2013 10:45 pm by Jeff Birchfield

There were six major storylines overshadowed by Jimmie Johnson’s drive for a sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup championship and the trouble by nearest challenger Matt Kenseth this past weekend at Phoenix.

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Morehead sends Bucs to 0-2 start

Morehead sends Bucs to 0-2 start

November 12th, 2013 10:44 pm by Kelly Hodge

ETSU's basketball team will be at home early and often this season, but the friendly confines were of little help the first time out. The Bucs were outscrapped and outhustled by Morehead State in their home opener and lost 71-63.

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NASCAR driver says he has multiple sclerosis

NASCAR driver says he has multiple sclerosis

November 12th, 2013 11:12 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

"There are currently no symptoms and I'm committed to continuing to take the best care of my body as possible" — Trevor Bayne.

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Sports Sports Live ETSU Sports Douglas Fritz High schools
Five ’Toppers land deals with D1 schools

Five ’Toppers land deals with D1 schools

November 11th, 2013 8:15 pm by Douglas Fritz

Wednesday is Division I day at Science Hill as five athletes will sign scholarships to continue their careers at the highest point of the next level.

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KGG in spotlight after breakout game

KGG in spotlight after breakout game

November 11th, 2013 8:13 pm by Kelly Hodge

The way his coach sees it, Kinard Gadsden-Gilliard may have exposed himself in East Tennessee State’s basketball season opener, almost doubling his career high with 31 points, in the Bucs’ 80-75 loss at Charlotte.

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Prep players of the week - Playoffs, Week 1

November 11th, 2013 6:07 pm by Staff Report

A look at the top performances from the first week of the area high school football playoffs:

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Sports Titans
5 things to know after Jaguars beat Titans 29-27

5 things to know after Jaguars beat Titans 29-27

November 11th, 2013 7:11 am by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

The Jacksonville Jaguars sure would like to schedule the Tennessee Titans every week if they could. They just might be perfect.

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Sports Sports Columns ETSU Sports Trey Williams High schools
Former Press sports editor has seen it all in 103 years

Former Press sports editor has seen it all in 103 years

November 9th, 2013 9:59 pm by Trey Williams

The first Johnson City Press sports editor wasn’t around long, but Earl Nidiffer is happy to report on sports memories he’s made for more than 100 years.

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No defending UT performance against Auburn

No defending UT performance against Auburn

November 9th, 2013 6:28 pm by Trey Williams

In a performance evoking images of Sal Sunseri’s Keystone Cops last season, UT defenders were whiffing to beat the band while unsuccessfully trying to hold that Tiger. The Tennessee defense gave up 444 yards rushing in a 55-23 loss to No. 7 Auburn.

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Sports Sports Live Douglas Fritz High schools
Longhorns break quarter-century drought

Longhorns break quarter-century drought

November 9th, 2013 6:15 pm by Douglas Fritz

It took a quarter of a century, but Johnson County finally found a way to win a football playoff game, beating Chuckey-Doak 23-20 in the first round of the TSSAA 3A Playoffs on Friday.

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