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Hampton's state rematch a long time coming

Hampton's state rematch a long time coming

March 11th, 2015 10:20 pm by Trey Williams

Hampton concluded an improbable run to a single-classification state basketball title with an upset of Union City in 1960. The programs' state rematch was 55 years in the making, and the Bulldogs will need a bigger upset in today's quarterfinals.

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Optimistic Buffs hope for upset at NAIA

Optimistic Buffs hope for upset at NAIA

March 11th, 2015 10:17 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Milligan basketball coach Bill Robinson isn't making bold predictions heading into the Buffs' matchup with No. 5-ranked Dakota Wesleyan in the opening round of the NAIA national championship tournament.

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Globetrotters at Freedom Hall: Generals have good feeling about this one

Globetrotters at Freedom Hall: Generals have good feeling about this one

March 11th, 2015 10:15 pm by Max Hrenda

Although the hapless Washington Generals have spent five years retooling their roster in the hopes of notching their second-ever win against their longtime nemeses, the Harlem Globetrotters, one of the newer Globetrotters said fans shouldn't expect that t

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NASCAR reinstates Busch; grants Chase waiver

NASCAR reinstates Busch; grants Chase waiver

March 11th, 2015 10:02 pm by AP

Kurt Busch was cleared Wednesday to get back in his race car and attempt to rebuild a career that was halted two days before the Daytona 500 when NASCAR suspended him for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend.

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BMS economic impact is huge to the region

BMS economic impact is huge to the region

March 11th, 2015 3:27 pm by Jeff Birchfield

According to the study, the venue brings $417,166, 548 directly to the area. The result of the indirect impact is $1.4 billion.

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Elizabethton Twins remember longtime supporter Jane Crow

Elizabethton Twins remember longtime supporter Jane Crow

March 11th, 2015 10:11 am by John Thompson

Since 1974 the Elizabethton Twins have been the first stop in professional baseball for many players now on the rosters of the Minnesota Twins and other major league teams. For all of that time until her death on Feb. 3, Jane Crow remained a strong suppor

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Marosites takes top girls' honor

Marosites takes top girls' honor

March 10th, 2015 10:04 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton junior Kayla Marosites was chosen Wednesday as the Johnson City Press All-Northeast Tennessee girls player of the year on the 27th annual team.

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Good? How about great?

Good? How about great?

March 10th, 2015 10:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

David Crockett junior guard Patrick Good was named the Johnson City Press All-Northeast Tennessee boys' basketball player of the year on Tuesday.

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Vols top Bucs for 5-2 win

Vols top Bucs for 5-2 win

March 10th, 2015 9:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The happy homecoming for ETSU baseball players Trey York and Hagen Owenby in Knoxville was spoiled in the late innings in a 5-2 loss to Tennessee on Tuesday.

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NASCAR's contenders are established early

NASCAR's contenders are established early

March 10th, 2015 9:50 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kevin Harvick wasted no time establishing himself as a contender to repeat as NASCAR Sprint Cup champion with his victory Sunday in Las Vegas.

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