Johnson City Press Friday, May 29, 2015
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Jarrett celebrates 50th anniversary of Bristol win

Jarrett celebrates 50th anniversary of Bristol win

April 17th, 2015 6:33 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Now 82, Ned Jarrett said it sure doesn't seem like 50 years ago when his No. 11 Ford finished nearly a lap ahead of runner-up Dick Hutcherson to win the 1965 Volunteer 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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ETSU's Forbes adds pair of familiar faces

ETSU's Forbes adds pair of familiar faces

April 16th, 2015 10:13 pm by Joe Avento

Steve Forbes, ETSU's new basketball coach, officially announced the hiring of Brooks Savage and Jason Shay to his staff on Thursday.

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Lady 'Toppers crush Vikings

Lady 'Toppers crush Vikings

April 16th, 2015 10:11 pm by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

Crisp pitching, solid fielding, and bats that were swung with high-impact hitting all equaled out to the most productive output of the season for the Science Hill softball team in a 13-1 win over Tennessee High.

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Lady Devils maintain Three Rivers lead

Lady Devils maintain Three Rivers lead

April 16th, 2015 10:10 pm by Douglas Fritz

Unicoi County improved to 8-0 in the Three Rivers Conference softball, and 23-2 overall, with an 11-1 five-inning victory over Happy Valley.

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Knack hurls 'Toppers past Hardin Valley

Knack hurls 'Toppers past Hardin Valley

April 16th, 2015 10:07 pm by Gene Renfro, Press Correspondent

A missed opportunity followed by a two-out, run-scoring hit plus solid pitching sent Science Hill to a 4-1 win over Hardin Valley on Thursday as a part of the Tribe Classic at Cardinal Park.

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Blaney recalls August's surprising win

Blaney recalls August's surprising win

April 16th, 2015 9:53 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Heading into the final restart at the Food City 300 at BMS last August, it was a foregone conclusion to many that Kyle Busch would win the race. But his strategy backfired, letting Ryan Blaney had take his beat-up No. 22 Ford to victory lane at a place al

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Junior draws inspiration from Bristol legends

Junior draws inspiration from Bristol legends

April 16th, 2015 9:47 pm by Jeff Birchfield

While his famous father always serves as an inspiration, it's another nine-time Bristol Motor Speedway winner from whom Dale Earnhardt Jr. draws some inspiration for this weekend's Food City 500 in support of Steve Byrnes.

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Big dreams: Small driver aims at next step

Big dreams: Small driver aims at next step

April 16th, 2015 9:46 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Rico Abreu, a 23-year-old California driver who stands just 4-foot-4 and weighs 95 pounds, will compete in Saturday's PittLite 125 at BMS.

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Goldberg set for BMS appearance

Goldberg set for BMS appearance

April 16th, 2015 9:45 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Bill Goldberg, who played four seasons in the NFL and had a memorable stint at WCW, will do driver introductions this Sunday for the Food City 500 in support of Steve Byrnes at BMS.

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