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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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Johnson back in the groove as he prepares for home track

Johnson back in the groove as he prepares for home track

June 18th, 2015 7:38 pm by Jeff Birchfield

After a miserable start to the drag racing season, Greeneville driver Allen Johnson is suddenly one of the hottest drivers on the NHRA tour with back-to-back final-round appearances over the last two races.

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Three players leave ETSU basketball team

Three players leave ETSU basketball team

June 18th, 2015 8:36 am by Joe Avento

The roster for the East Tennessee State University basketball team is undergoing some big-time changes.Three players expected to be back on the team next year - Devin Harris, Carl Overstreet and Tommy Williams - have left the program.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Physical Therapy Services' MIG

June 17th, 2015 10:07 pm by Douglas Fritz

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Johnson fired up by Force comments

Johnson fired up by Force comments

June 17th, 2015 9:35 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tommy Johnson Jr. isn't sure of the motivation behind John Force's rant following last weekend's NHRA race in New Hampshire. But Force's negative comments about Don Schumacher Racing has the Funny Car driver fired up.

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Enders ready for return  to her lucky track'

Enders ready for return to her lucky track'

June 17th, 2015 9:32 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The Thunder Valley Nationals are coming around at the right time for Erica Enders. The defending Pro Stock champion has fallen 70 points behind 4-time world champion Greg Anderson after his back-to-back wins the past two weeks on the NHRA tour.

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Todd looking to catch top runners at Thunder Valley

Todd looking to catch top runners at Thunder Valley

June 17th, 2015 9:31 pm by Jeff Birchfield

J.R. Todd is well aware of his toughest competition coming into this weekend's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. In fact, it's the same teams which his team dueled with at the end of last season when he finished as the Top Fuel division r

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