Johnson City Press Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Busch wins Truck Series season opener at Daytona

Busch wins Truck Series season opener at Daytona

February 21st, 2014 11:05 pm by AP

Kyle Busch used a perfectly timed pass to edge Timothy Peters in the final few feet to win the NASCAR Truck Series season opener Friday night at Daytona International Speedway.

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Tennessee-Texas A&M series has plenty of spice

Tennessee-Texas A&M series has plenty of spice

February 21st, 2014 11:02 pm by AP

Texas A&M and Tennessee are only in their second season as conference foes, yet they already have produced a couple of memorable confrontations.

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Lady Toppers win; Tarter to sit after two technicals

Lady Toppers win; Tarter to sit after two technicals

February 21st, 2014 10:55 pm by Trey Williams

Science Hill will have to avoid a technical knockout to reach the sectional tournament .With three minutes left in Science Hill's 73-44 win, senior point guard Tianna Tarter was whistled for two technical fouls and will have to sit out the next two.

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Lady Cyclones roll in 1-AA quarterfinals

February 21st, 2014 9:56 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton started the game with 14 straight points, and added unanswered scoring stretches of 12, 10, 10, 12 and 18 as they rolled to an 85-26 win in the quarterfinals of the Region 1-AA basketball tournament Friday night at Treadway Gymnasium.

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Offensive woes sink Lady 'Blazers

February 21st, 2014 9:41 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Daniel Boone girls basketball coach Travis Mains felt his Lady Trailblazers played good enough defense to beat Jefferson County.The problem was the Lady 'Blazers weren't able to execute often enough on the offense end.

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Bucs can clinch home game with win tonight

Bucs can clinch home game with win tonight

February 21st, 2014 9:40 pm by Joe Avento

The stage is set for the East Tennessee State basketball team: Win tonight against North Florida and the Bucs will play at least one home game in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament.

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At 70, Biletnikoff relishes his past

At 70, Biletnikoff relishes his past

February 21st, 2014 9:34 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Fred Biletnikoff was the featured speaker Friday at the Salvation Army's annual Souper Bowl for the Hungry luncheon.

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Hamlin, Kenseth win qualifying races at Daytona

Hamlin, Kenseth win qualifying races at Daytona

February 20th, 2014 10:49 pm by AP

Joe Gibbs drivers Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth each won one of the two qualifying races for the Daytona 500 on Thursday night.

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Wilson's 31 not enough for Bucs

Wilson's 31 not enough for Bucs

February 20th, 2014 10:07 pm by Joe Avento

Lester Wilson scored a career-high 31 points Thursday night, but the Bucs gave up 57 points in the second half and fell to Jacksonville, 91-86, at Swisher Gymnasium.

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Simmons leads Lady Vols in rout of Auburn

Simmons leads Lady Vols in rout of Auburn

February 20th, 2014 9:39 pm by AP

Meighan Simmons scored 26 points to continue her mastery of Auburn as No. 10 Tennessee won 93-63 on Thursday night for the Lady Vols' seventh victory in their last eight games.

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