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Recent success makes area football bigger than ever

Recent success makes area football bigger than ever

August 21st, 2013 6:47 pm by Douglas Fritz

“There’s no feeling like Friday night,” said Daniel Boone coach Jeremy Jenkins, whose team opens its season Friday at Elizabethton. “Regardless of the sport, and I’ve played them all, you don’t know how much you will miss Friday nights until you’re out of

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Sports ETSU Sports Local Golf
ETSU’s Ingram hired as women’s golf coach at Samford

ETSU’s Ingram hired as women’s golf coach at Samford

August 21st, 2013 6:42 pm by Joe Avento

Rachel Ingram, a 26-year-old Johnson City native, has helped the East Tennessee State women’s golf team achieve great heights in recent years. Now she has a team of her own.

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Sports Trey Williams High schools
Game changes for Boone’s Seeger

Game changes for Boone’s Seeger

August 20th, 2013 7:17 pm by Trey Williams

Daniel Boone opens its football season at Elizabethton on Friday, but the Trailblazers’ Grant Seeger believes his team will have the 12th man.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Busy week begins for Carrier

Busy week begins for Carrier

August 20th, 2013 7:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Bristol native Chris Carrier will be one of the busiest men in the NASCAR garage this weekend. He will be on the pit box for newcomer Ben Kennedy in Wednesday's UNOH 200, and on Friday, he will be helping the Turner Scott Motorsports team in the Food City

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
NASCAR is the family business for Kennedy

NASCAR is the family business for Kennedy

August 20th, 2013 7:01 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Ben Kennedy, the son of International Speedway Chairman Lesa Kennedy and the nephew of NASCAR Chairman Brian France, will make his Camping World Truck Series debut in the UNOH 200.

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Doubleheader kicks off week of racing

Doubleheader kicks off week of racing

August 20th, 2013 6:49 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Races and racing-related activities are scheduled every day from today to Sunday in the area.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing

Kahne returns to site of spring win

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

The dream came true for Kasey Kahne in March when he led 109 laps to win the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. He will try for a second straight win in this Saturday’s IRWIN Tools Night Race.

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Sports Douglas Fritz High schools
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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