Johnson City Press Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Vols QB competition still up in air

Vols QB competition still up in air

August 7th, 2014 10:55 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Butch Jones couldn't resist having a little fun with the media on Thursday afternoon. Standing in front of Neyland Stadium after a joint press conference with NASCAR driver Austin Dillon, he responded to the often asked question about who would be the Vol

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Dillon confident about Chase chances

Dillon confident about Chase chances

August 7th, 2014 10:43 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Fresh off winning the most recent Truck Series race at Pocono, Austin Dillon feels confident he can carry that success over to the Sprint Cup Series. As it stands right now, he's battling fellow series rookie Kyle Larson for the last spot in the Chase.

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Patriots' game: East counting on sophomore class

Patriots' game: East counting on sophomore class

August 6th, 2014 10:56 pm by Douglas Fritz

In some ways, Aaron Frye and Gunner Griffith are just biding their time - waiting for next year and the one after that. But if Sullivan East is going to rise from the football ashes, the duo will likely be playing key roles in the resurgence.

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No bones about it: Bulldogs again league favorites

No bones about it: Bulldogs again league favorites

August 6th, 2014 10:55 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Dylan Ford and his Hampton teammates took it personal when nearly everyone picked Cloudland to win the Mountain East Conference football championship last season.

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Blue Jays promote Norris to Triple-A Buffalo

Blue Jays promote Norris to Triple-A Buffalo

August 6th, 2014 7:35 pm by Trey Williams

Former Science Hill pitcher Daniel Norris was promoted to the Toronto Blue Jays' Triple-A affiliate in Buffalo on Wednesday.

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Jones says Vols' practice better, interviews back

Jones says Vols' practice better, interviews back

August 5th, 2014 10:59 pm by AP

Tennessee players are talking to the media again after improving their practice effort.

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Cards finally get to Twins' Rodriguez

Cards finally get to Twins' Rodriguez

August 5th, 2014 10:57 pm by Joe Avento

The Johnson City Cardinals scored the first earned run of the season off of Dereck Rodriguez on a sacrifice fly by Blake Drake in the 10th inning Tuesday night, and it was the difference in a 3-2 victory over the Elizabethton Twins at Joe O'Brien Field.

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Filling holes: Rangers busy replacing skill positions

Filling holes: Rangers busy replacing skill positions

August 5th, 2014 8:26 pm by Trey Williams

Unaka coach Steve "Pink" McKinney must replace quarterback Eli Rasnick this season, and he'll probably use four feet to fill those cleats.

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Hornaday brings experience to Turner-Scott team

Hornaday brings experience to Turner-Scott team

August 5th, 2014 8:22 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Ron Hornaday Jr. has a ton of experience to draw from and his young teammates at Turner-Scott Motorsports were plenty willing to ask for advice.

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BMS waiting for word on FC 500 date

BMS waiting for word on FC 500 date

August 5th, 2014 8:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The fans have spoken and Bristol Motor Speedway general manager Jerry Caldwell hopes that NASCAR has listened to their requests.

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