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Schumacher's record time leads Top Fuel qualifying

Schumacher's record time leads Top Fuel qualifying

June 19th, 2015 11:30 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tony Schumacher is nicknamed "The Sarge" as the driver of the U.S. Army Top Fuel car. He could have been called the heartbreaker for Larry Dixon during Friday qualifying for the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.

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Worsham quietly having a good season

Worsham quietly having a good season

June 19th, 2015 11:29 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Del Worsham is glad to let the rival teams of Don Schumacher Racing and John Force Racing duke it out in the Funny Car ranks. He hopes while they are preoccupied, he can make some serious noise at this weekend's Thunder Valley Nationals.

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Courtney Force has eventful pass in Friday qualifying

Courtney Force has eventful pass in Friday qualifying

June 19th, 2015 11:28 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Courtney Force has seen her father, 16-time world champion John Force, take wild rides in his Funny Car plenty of times. She had her own eventful ride during Friday night qualifying at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

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Schumacher responds to Force's comments

Schumacher responds to Force's comments

June 19th, 2015 11:27 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Don Schumacher has heard and read the comments from rival John Force over the past week and the veteran car owner believes it's a case of Force being paranoid.

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Wisconsin school district bans American Indian team logos

Wisconsin school district bans American Indian team logos

June 19th, 2015 1:44 pm by DANA FERGUSON, Associated Press

Oopponents say the policy infringes on free speech.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Bucs vs. Lightning

June 18th, 2015 11:24 pm by Dave Ongie

Photos from Thursday's second-round game in the Johnson City Little League city tournament.

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Rivera trying to catch on with Cards

Rivera trying to catch on with Cards

June 18th, 2015 7:43 pm by Douglas Fritz

Chris Rivera is back with the Johnson City Cardinals, but the California native will look quite a bit different on the field this season. The former third baseman has traded his infield duties for catcher's gear.

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Science Hill's Knack headed to Walters State

Science Hill's Knack headed to Walters State

June 18th, 2015 7:42 pm by Dave Ongie

Science Hill baseball standout Landon Knack put pen to paper on Thursday afternoon at Science Hill, taking his first step down a well-worn path from Johnson City to Walters State Community College.

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Funny Car feud dominates pre-race talk

Funny Car feud dominates pre-race talk

June 18th, 2015 7:40 pm by Jeff Birchfield

As it is so often the case, the major storyline in drag racing revolves around John Force coming into this weekend's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

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Kalitta keeps fighting to stay near top

Kalitta keeps fighting to stay near top

June 18th, 2015 7:39 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Doug Kalitta has never won an NHRA World Championship, but ask his peers who the top drivers are in the Top Fuel class and his name almost always comes up.

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