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Sweet 16/Spring Superlatives list

Sweet 16/Spring Superlatives list

May 30th, 2015 3:40 pm by Douglas Fritz

SWEET 16 TEAMPlayer of the year - Jordan Fortel, Greeneville

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Greeneville's Fortel takes top honors on Sweet 16 team

Greeneville's Fortel takes top honors on Sweet 16 team

May 29th, 2015 9:55 pm by Douglas Fritz

Whatever Greeneville needed, the Lady Greene Devils could count on senior Jordan Fortel to deliver. And the leadoff hitter, ace pitcher, rally starter and leader was honored Friday as the Johnson City Press Sweet 16 softball player of the year.

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Sports ETSU Sports
ETSU golfer Kristjansson aces at NCAA

ETSU golfer Kristjansson aces at NCAA

May 29th, 2015 9:53 pm by Staff Report

ETSU junior Gudmunder Kristjansson birdied the first two holes of his NCAA Championship round and followed that up with his first-ever hole-in-one on the par-3, 183-yard No. 6.

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Science Hill's Knack selected Super 22 player of the year

Science Hill's Knack selected Super 22 player of the year

May 28th, 2015 9:01 pm by Douglas Fritz

In the final analysis, Science Hill was maybe just a play or two away from a serious chance to battle for a state baseball title. And senior first baseman Landon Knack was a key part of the Hilltoppers' standout season.

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Sports JC Cards
Swauger newest manager for JC Cards

Swauger newest manager for JC Cards

May 28th, 2015 9:00 pm by Dave Ongie, Press Staff Writer

With a month to go until the JC Cardinals open the 2015 Appalachian League season, Chris Swauger is already hard at work in Florida guiding his players through extended spring training.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Byrd having fun, success at Volunteer

Byrd having fun, success at Volunteer

May 28th, 2015 8:58 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tim Byrd doesn't get too stressed with racing. While others might get wrapped up in the dangers of driving in excess of 100 mph around a 4/10-mile dirt track, it gives the Jonesborough racer time to relax from the pressures of his daily life.

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Sports ETSU Sports Local Golf
Former Buc Power fires 61 on Web.com Tour

Former Buc Power fires 61 on Web.com Tour

May 28th, 2015 8:57 pm by Joe Avento

Seamus Power won a car in his last golf tournament. Now he's chasing a bigger prize.

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Sports Regional & National
Defiant world soccer chief resists calls to resign amid corruption scandal

Defiant world soccer chief resists calls to resign amid corruption scandal

May 28th, 2015 2:40 pm by GRAHAM DUNBAR, AP Sports Writer

"We cannot allow the reputation of football and FIFA to be dragged through the mud any longer" - FIFA President Sepp Blatter.

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The Beer Mile: There will be vomit

The Beer Mile: There will be vomit

May 28th, 2015 9:02 am by Tony Casey

Before I go any further, I want to point out that this took place at a safe location with many sober people and designated drivers available. Not one of my fellow competitors has anything resembling a drinking addiction - if anything, they have a mild add

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Former Hilltopper Craig enjoys breakout season, named ACC player of year

Former Hilltopper Craig enjoys breakout season, named ACC player of year

May 27th, 2015 9:45 pm by Dave Ongie, Press Staff Writer

Will Craig's dream of one day playing major league baseball received a giant boost this spring when Craig laid waste to Atlantic Coast Conference pitching.

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