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Tillinghast Invitational tee times

Tillinghast Invitational tee times

May 29th, 2014 1:19 pm by Joe Avento

Saturday's first-round groupings

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43 victories, but Shelton wants more at Walters State

43 victories, but Shelton wants more at Walters State

May 28th, 2014 9:17 pm by Trey Williams

Dave Shelton picked up where legendary coach Ken Campbell left off, piling up victories and lofty national rankings at Walters State.

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Greeneville's Fortel player of the year

Greeneville's Fortel player of the year

May 28th, 2014 7:26 pm by Douglas Fritz, Jeff Birchfield and Trey Williams

Greeneville pitcher Jordan Fortel was the high school player of the year in the Johnson City Press's Spring Sports Superlatives.

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Devine enjoys stint as national assistant

Devine enjoys stint as national assistant

May 28th, 2014 7:16 pm by Kelly Hodge

Lindsey Devine has seen some of the best young talent the country has to offer while working for USA Volleyball the last two summers. This year ETSU's head coach was courtside with the big girls.

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D-B's Gentry heads Johnson City Press Super 22 team

D-B's Gentry heads Johnson City Press Super 22 team

May 27th, 2014 9:07 pm by Douglas Fritz

Dobyns-Bennett's Logan Gentry was chosen as the Johnson City Press Super 22 player of the year on Tuesday, ending a seven-year streak by Science Hill of having the area's top baseball player.

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X Games will have local flavor

X Games will have local flavor

May 27th, 2014 8:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Mike Brown will look to pick up his third X Games gold medal on June 5-8 in Austin, Texas. Justin Matney will try to win his first X Games medal of any color that same weekend.

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JCCC gearing up for Tillinghast Invitational

JCCC gearing up for Tillinghast Invitational

May 27th, 2014 6:23 pm by Joe Avento

The local golf season officially opens this weekend when the Tillinghast Invitational is held, and a stellar field awaits the ninth annual event at Johnson City Country Club.

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Unicoi's Charlie Baxter announces retirement

Unicoi's Charlie Baxter announces retirement

May 27th, 2014 8:43 am by Douglas Fritz

Baxter, 63, announced his retirement as head baseball coach of the Blue Devils on Tuesday. He said it was difficult to reach the decision.

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Kind has everything but a title

Kind has everything but a title

May 26th, 2014 8:35 pm by Douglas Fritz

It's difficult to compare different sports, but it would be hard to imagine any kind of criteria that would leave Brandon Kind out of the best-coach-in-Northeast-Tennessee conversation.

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Libietis, Reese win NCAA doubles title

Libietis, Reese win NCAA doubles title

May 26th, 2014 8:32 pm by AP

Tennessee juniors Mikelis Libietis and Hunter Reese hoisted the Vols' first NCAA Doubles Championship trophies since 1980, but victory came by the narrowest of margins.

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