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Jamborees offer early glimpse of area teams

Jamborees offer early glimpse of area teams

August 19th, 2013 6:15 pm by Douglas Fritz

While it is possible to sometimes get a false read, it still means a little something when players put on their uniforms, the lights are on, officials are at their best/worst — and perhaps most importantly, a tally is kept on the scoreboard.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Petree remembers Earnhardt, other drivers at BMS

Petree remembers Earnhardt, other drivers at BMS

August 19th, 2013 6:11 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Andy Petree has been to Bristol Motor Speedway in a variety of roles and with a variety of race car drivers. Certainly, one driver who stood out was seven-time NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt.

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Sports ETSU Sports
ETSU's Pugh to play in Walker Cup

ETSU's Pugh to play in Walker Cup

August 19th, 2013 6:09 pm by Joe Avento

East Tennessee State junior golfer Rhys Pugh was chosen to be a member of the Great Britain & Ireland team for the Walker Cup for the second time.

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Sports UT Sports High schools
Devotie gets spot on UT softball team

Devotie gets spot on UT softball team

August 19th, 2013 6:04 pm by Douglas Fritz

Former Science Hill standout Hannah Devotie won't be on scholarship this season, but will be a member of the University of Tennessee softball team.

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Sports ETSU Sports High schools
South’s Ratliff commits to ETSU

South’s Ratliff commits to ETSU

August 19th, 2013 5:54 pm by Joe Avento

Sullivan South standout Cayman Ratliff, who won the Tennessee Junior Amateur Championship last month, will play for the ETSU golf team next year.

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Sports JC Cards
JC Cards close in on wild-card with win over BriSox

JC Cards close in on wild-card with win over BriSox

August 18th, 2013 10:19 pm by Gene Renfro

Johnson City's 9-2 win over Bristol moved the Cards within a game and a half of Kingsport and four games behind Greeneville in the Appalachian League’s West Division.

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Sports Local Golf
Johnson City Country Club holds off Blackthorn

Johnson City Country Club holds off Blackthorn

August 18th, 2013 9:02 pm by Joe Avento

The team from JCCC won the fourth annual inter-city competition against Blackthorn Club on Sunday, holding on until the final scorecard was turned in for a 61 1/2-58 1/2 victory

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Winning titles with East Cobb ranks high on Craig's list

August 18th, 2013 2:54 am by Trey Williams

Wake Forest signee Will Craig helped the East Cobb Yankees to prominent titles this summer. ... Science Hill baseball coach Ryan Edwards has a new addition, as does the Science Hill Hall of Fame.

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Sports Local Golf
City Cup: JCCC takes big lead

City Cup: JCCC takes big lead

August 17th, 2013 8:48 pm by Joe Avento

Mike Crowe made an unlikely chip-in on the final hole and the JCCC team grabbed a sizeable lead at the City Cup on Saturday, taking 37 1/2 outs of a possible 60 points.

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Little's league: Local ump gets a taste of the majors

Little's league: Local ump gets a taste of the majors

August 17th, 2013 8:34 pm by Joe Avento

Will Little, a 29-year-old Johnson City native, has been umpiring in the majors for the past couple of months. He’s one of 12 rovers, top minor-league umps called up to fill in for vacationing major-league full-timers. He has worked with five different cr

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