Johnson City Press Friday, October 31, 2014
Sports High schools

Warriors face test in Roan Mountain

August 28th, 2014 11:19 pm by Douglas Fritz

When Coach Brock Pittman arrived at Cloudland in 2012, the football schedule didn't include Happy Valley. He wanted to change that, and last year's 21-18 victory over the Warriors turned out to be a pivotal early season contest.

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Sports High schools

Pioneers must stop Fronckoski to beat Devils

August 28th, 2014 11:19 pm by Douglas Fritz

Searching for a 2-0 start, David Crockett enters tonight's game as the favorite. But head coach Jeremy Bosken said he knows Unicoi County is a threat.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Stewart will return to track Sunday

Stewart will return to track Sunday

August 28th, 2014 11:17 pm by AP

Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.

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Sports High schools
Boone, Science Hill among state's best in cross country

Boone, Science Hill among state's best in cross country

August 28th, 2014 11:16 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Daniel Boone's boys enters the year as the state's top-ranked cross country team after back-to-back runner-up finishes at state, while Science Hill's boys and girls have high aspirations aftert both finishing fifht last year's state meet.

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Sports High schools
'Toppers hope to challenge for Big Seven title

'Toppers hope to challenge for Big Seven title

August 28th, 2014 11:11 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Science Hill head soccer coach Megan Harmon thinks the stage is set for the Lady 'Toppers to make a postseason run.

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Sports UT Sports
Johnson, Maggitt ready to lead Tennessee defense

Johnson, Maggitt ready to lead Tennessee defense

August 28th, 2014 10:54 pm by AP

Since they cracked Tennessee's starting lineup as freshmen three years ago, A.J. Johnson and Curt Maggitt have been among the most recognizable faces of Tennessee's defense.

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Sports
After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans

After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans

August 28th, 2014 6:42 pm by cHOWARD FENDRICH, AP Pro Football Writer

Since January 2000, 77 players have been involved in 85 domestic violence incidents with six being cut by their teams, according to USA Today's NFL Arrests Database.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Tony Stewart to return to race on Sunday

Tony Stewart to return to race on Sunday

August 28th, 2014 4:46 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

The three-time NASCAR champion has not raced since Aug. 9, when he hit Kevin Ward Jr. at a sprint car event in upstate New York.

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Sports Elizabethton Twins
Twins clinch playoff berth with 10th-inning win

Twins clinch playoff berth with 10th-inning win

August 27th, 2014 11:14 pm by staff report

After a wild back-and-forth game, Elizabethton clinched an Appalachian League playoff berth on a walk-off error.

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Sports JC Cards
Cards fail to win spot in postseason

Cards fail to win spot in postseason

August 27th, 2014 11:13 pm by Trey Williams

With two games remaining in the regular season, the Cardinals fell to 35-31 and trail West Division-leading Elizabethton by two games after a 7-3 loss to the Greeneville Astros on Wednesday.

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