Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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X Games will have local flavor

X Games will have local flavor

May 27th, 2014 8:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Mike Brown will look to pick up his third X Games gold medal on June 5-8 in Austin, Texas. Justin Matney will try to win his first X Games medal of any color that same weekend.

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JCCC gearing up for Tillinghast Invitational

JCCC gearing up for Tillinghast Invitational

May 27th, 2014 6:23 pm by Joe Avento

The local golf season officially opens this weekend when the Tillinghast Invitational is held, and a stellar field awaits the ninth annual event at Johnson City Country Club.

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Unicoi's Charlie Baxter announces retirement

Unicoi's Charlie Baxter announces retirement

May 27th, 2014 8:43 am by Douglas Fritz

Baxter, 63, announced his retirement as head baseball coach of the Blue Devils on Tuesday. He said it was difficult to reach the decision.

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Kind has everything but a title

Kind has everything but a title

May 26th, 2014 8:35 pm by Douglas Fritz

It's difficult to compare different sports, but it would be hard to imagine any kind of criteria that would leave Brandon Kind out of the best-coach-in-Northeast-Tennessee conversation.

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Libietis, Reese win NCAA doubles title

Libietis, Reese win NCAA doubles title

May 26th, 2014 8:32 pm by AP

Tennessee juniors Mikelis Libietis and Hunter Reese hoisted the Vols' first NCAA Doubles Championship trophies since 1980, but victory came by the narrowest of margins.

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Kurt Busch eager to try 'The Double' again

Kurt Busch eager to try 'The Double' again

May 26th, 2014 7:26 pm by AP

While Kurt Busch's bid to complete "The Double" may have failed, it won't stop the former Sprint Cup champion from making another run at history.

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Johnson in fast company on biggest racing weekend

Johnson in fast company on biggest racing weekend

May 26th, 2014 7:19 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Allen Johnson played a major part in racing's biggest day on Sunday, although his accomplishment was more than a little overshadowed.

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Johnson ends drought at Coca-Cola 600

Johnson ends drought at Coca-Cola 600

May 25th, 2014 11:00 pm by AP

About the only one not worried about Jimmie Johnson's victory drought this season was the Sprint Cup defending champion.

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Hunter-Reay holds off Castroneves to win Indy 500

Hunter-Reay holds off Castroneves to win Indy 500

May 25th, 2014 7:28 pm by AP

The finish at the Indianapolis 500 was worth the wait for Ryan Hunter-Reay.

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One last look at the past school year in sports

One last look at the past school year in sports

May 24th, 2014 7:35 pm by Trey Williams

Another school year's in the books for area athletics, one in which The Streak was stopped at Science Hill, a Good era began at David Crockett and excellent ones ended at Daniel Boone and East Tennessee State.

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