Johnson City Press Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Bristol still a challenge for Johnson

Bristol still a challenge for Johnson

April 18th, 2015 11:01 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jimmie Johnson has a win from the 2010 Food City 500 on what is certainly a Hall of Fame racing resume. But, the six-time NASCAR champion is the first to admit he's far from mastering the high banks at BMS.

Comments
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Edwards optimistic about FC 500 title defense

Edwards optimistic about FC 500 title defense

April 18th, 2015 11:00 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Carl Edwards knows what it takes to win at BMS and the driver of the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota is plenty optimistic heading into today's Food City 500 in support of Steve Byrnes.

Comments
Sports NASCAR/Racing
History made in Saturday's 300

History made in Saturday's 300

April 18th, 2015 10:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Plenty of history was made in Saturday's Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 for the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Comments
News Sports Photos Videos Local News Education Outdoors
'Jacob's Ride' takes one more step in war on E. coli

'Jacob's Ride' takes one more step in war on E. coli - VIDEO

April 18th, 2015 10:11 pm by Jessica Fuller

Area cyclists gathered for a ride Saturday morning, one that won't soon be forgotten.

Comments
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Kenseth on pole for FC 500

Kenseth on pole for FC 500

April 17th, 2015 10:34 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Matt Kenseth wasn't expecting to be on the pole for the Food City 500 following Friday's first practice session when he was 15th fastest on the speed charts. A few hours later, Kenseth was celebrating his first pole of the season and his second at BMS.

Comments
Sports High schools
Lack of offense costs Trailblazers in Tribe Classic

Lack of offense costs Trailblazers in Tribe Classic

April 17th, 2015 10:31 pm by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

Daniel Boone went nine innings against Cherokee but couldn't capitalized, finishing in a 6-6 tie against the Chiefs. Earlier Friday, the Trailblazers were on the wrong end of a 5-0 shutout against Knox Karns.

Comments
Sports ETSU Sports
Forbes feels right at home at ETSU

Forbes feels right at home at ETSU

April 17th, 2015 10:27 pm by Joe Avento

Steve Forbes has only been in Johnson City for about three weeks, but ETSU's new basketball coach is already beginning to feel at home.

Comments
Sports ETSU Sports
Bucs' Meronk selected for Palmer Cup

Bucs' Meronk selected for Palmer Cup

April 17th, 2015 10:23 pm by Joe Avento

Adrian Meronk became the sixth golfer from East Tennessee State University to be chosen to play in the Palmer Cup on Friday.

Comments
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Fan favorites struggle in qualifying

Fan favorites struggle in qualifying

April 17th, 2015 10:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Some of the biggest names in NASCAR struggled during Friday qualifying for the Food City 500 in support of Steve Byrnes at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Comments
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Harvick a favorite in both weekend races

Harvick a favorite in both weekend races

April 17th, 2015 6:36 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With a streak of 11 straight top-10 finishes dating back to last season, defending NASCAR champion Kevin Harvick seems to be the driver to beat heading into this weekend's Food City 500 in support of Steve Byrnes at BMS.

Comments