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Twins' victory over Mariners a wild affair

Twins' victory over Mariners a wild affair

June 22nd, 2014 10:07 pm by Joe Avento

The Twins scored two late runs on wild pitches to beat the Pulaski Mariners 2-0 in their home opener Sunday night at Joe O'Brien Field.

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Cards hang on to beat Danville in home opener

Cards hang on to beat Danville in home opener

June 22nd, 2014 9:28 pm by Douglas Fritz

Johnson City broke loose for six runs -- four of them on the sweet swing of Chris Rivera -- in the first inning, and then held off determined Danville 10-8

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Cards shut out Bluefield to win series

Cards shut out Bluefield to win series

June 21st, 2014 9:50 pm by Douglas Fritz

Cardinals' pitchers Ian McKinney and Anderson Gerdel combined on a three-hit shutout of Bluefield in a 3-0 victory Saturday night. That gave the Cardinals two wins in the season-opening three-game road series.

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What is a slur? Redskins case forces us to decide

What is a slur? Redskins case forces us to decide

June 21st, 2014 8:26 pm by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer

Something is happening just beneath the fight over the name of a certain Washington, D.C., pro football team: America is working through the process of determining what is - or is not - racially offensive.

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Gillis accepts challenge at tradition-rich Unicoi

Gillis accepts challenge at tradition-rich Unicoi

June 21st, 2014 8:11 pm by Douglas Fritz

When Chad Gillis begins his first season as Unicoi County's head baseball coach, he won't just be following a legend.

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Twins slip past Astros

Twins slip past Astros

June 20th, 2014 11:30 pm by Staff Report

The Elizabethton Twins scored off two wild pitches and off another throwing error in their 6-4 win Friday over the Greeneville Astros.

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Cards fall short at Bluefield

Cards fall short at Bluefield

June 20th, 2014 11:21 pm by Staff Report

Bluefield scored three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and it proved to be enough in a 4-1 Appalachian League win over visiting Johnson City on Friday night.

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Lady Bucs' coaches all washed up for charity

Lady Bucs' coaches all washed up for charity

June 20th, 2014 8:36 pm by Joe Avento

A few of East Tennessee State's women basketball players earned a small measure of revenge on their coaches this week, and they likely confirmed something they think from time to time during the season - the coaches were as cold as ice.

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Crockett alumni game set for Saturday

June 20th, 2014 8:33 pm by Jeff Birchfield

David Crockett athletic director Josh Kite wants tonight's alumni game with North Greene to be both a celebration of the present as much as the past.

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Cards, Twins open season with routs

Cards, Twins open season with routs

June 19th, 2014 10:39 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson City Cardinals and Elizabethton Twins got their seasons off to rousing starts with convincing victories on the road as the Appalachian League season opened on Thursday night.

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