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McClure to attempt Daytona qualifying

McClure to attempt Daytona qualifying

January 29th, 2014 7:26 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Eric McClure has one major dream to fulfill before he called it quits on the NASCAR circuit. The 35-year-old Chilhowie, Va., driver will have a chance to fulfill that dream next month when he tries to make the Daytona 500.

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Bayne doing OK for now

Bayne doing OK for now

January 29th, 2014 7:23 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Three months after revealing he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Trevor Bayne is feeling just fine, saying the news hasn’t showed him down, especially when it comes to getting ready for the NASCAR season.

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ETSU gets another local recruit for football

ETSU gets another local recruit for football

January 29th, 2014 7:22 pm by Trey Williams

David Crockett defensive lineman Colt Jenkins has committed to the Buccaneers, giving ETSU's first football signing class under Carl Torbush plenty of local flavor.

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Bad weather forces changes in ETSU basketball schedule

Bad weather forces changes in ETSU basketball schedule

January 29th, 2014 1:17 pm by Kelly Hodge

ETSU's next three home basketball games have been pushed back due to weather, including the Bucs' game schedule for Thursday night against Mercer.

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SOLD OUT: UT fans gobble up tickets for Battle at Bristol in 2016

SOLD OUT: UT fans gobble up tickets for Battle at Bristol in 2016

January 29th, 2014 8:48 am by Staff Report

Virginia Tech has yet to release its allotment.

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Murphy's Irish eyes smile at memories of Walker

Murphy's Irish eyes smile at memories of Walker

January 29th, 2014 5:33 am by Trey Williams

Former ETSU runner Derek Murphy, the 1995 Southern Conference cross country champion, says he was one of the lucky Irish to run for the late Dave Walker.

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Champ doesn’t see points change as reason to panic

Champ doesn’t see points change as reason to panic

January 28th, 2014 7:20 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jimmie Johnson doesn’t feel he’s to blame for stock car’s declining attendance in recent years, and he doesn’t see proposed changes to the points system as NASCAR trying to prevent him from winning a seventh Sprint Cup title.

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Pierce commits to ETSU reboot

Pierce commits to ETSU reboot

January 28th, 2014 7:08 pm by Trey Williams

Former Science Hill running back Chance Pierce told ETSU head coach Carl Torbush on Tuesday that he was committing to the Buccaneers football program.

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Dillon excited to be racing famous car

Dillon excited to be racing famous car

January 28th, 2014 6:24 pm by Jeff Birchfield

In three weeks, the No. 3 Chevrolet will return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for the first time in 13 years when car owner Richard Childress' grandson Austin Dillon will take the wheel at the Daytona 500.

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Patrick feeling pressure to perform

Patrick feeling pressure to perform

January 28th, 2014 6:24 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Starting her second full season in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series and third season overall, Danica Patrick admitted the pressure comes from all directions on Tuesday at the 32nd annual NASCAR Sprint Media Tour.

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