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Vols' Hurd savors first matchup with Gators

Vols' Hurd savors first matchup with Gators

October 2nd, 2014 10:13 pm by AP

Tennessee's Jalen Hurd already has caught the attention of his favorite player. Now the freshman running back wants to make an impression on one of his team's biggest rivals.

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ETSU football team hits the road

ETSU football team hits the road

October 1st, 2014 10:01 pm by Joe Avento

In a year of firsts for East Tennessee State football, the team is about to embark on something new - again.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Casteel still finds joy in going fast

Casteel still finds joy in going fast

October 1st, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Johnson City driver Danny Casteel recently completed his 45th season behind the wheel with a seventh-place finish in the Street Stock division point standings at Kingsport Speedway. While he has never had the resources to compete for track championships,

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Sports Sports Columns Douglas Fritz
A's ending continues my postseason frustration

A's ending continues my postseason frustration

October 1st, 2014 9:57 pm by Douglas Fritz

It all started on Oct. 15, 1988. And it continued with Salvador Perez's walk-off single Tuesday night.

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ETSU trainer overcomes broken neck to complete triathlon

ETSU trainer overcomes broken neck to complete triathlon

October 1st, 2014 9:56 pm by Joe Avento

Brian Johnston, ETSU's head athletic trainer, overcame the effects of a broken neck to compete in the Ironman Triathlon on Sunday in Chattanooga. And he accomplished his goal of finishing the race that included a 2.4-mile swim, a 116-mile bike ride and a

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Drivers worried about next round of NASCAR's Chase

Drivers worried about next round of NASCAR's Chase

October 1st, 2014 9:53 pm by AP

Drivers have been fretting for weeks about the second round of NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, the three-race stretch that begins Sunday at Kansas Speedway ends on Oct. 19 at Talladega Superspeedway, where four drivers will be booted from

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Homecoming queen is king on the gridiron

Homecoming queen is king on the gridiron

October 1st, 2014 11:55 am by By Tim Chambers. The Tomahawk

Johnson County has produced a lot of quality athletes over the years but one girl's "Destiny" could be headed for stardom.

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ETSU to hold homecoming Wizard Run 5K

ETSU to hold homecoming Wizard Run 5K

October 1st, 2014 11:10 am by Contributed

Participants are invited to dress as a favorite wizard or magical character from literature or film.

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Freshman, transfers hope to take Bucs to new heights

Freshman, transfers hope to take Bucs to new heights

September 30th, 2014 9:50 pm by Joe Avento

Murry Bartow always says there is one thing you can't coach - size. And for the first time in quite a few years, the East Tennessee State basketball coach will have some serious height at his disposal.

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Teams, fans navigating new format

Teams, fans navigating new format

September 30th, 2014 9:48 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Three races down and they've hit the reset button. Many people have asked about NASCAR's new championship format so hopefully this will make things as simple as possible.

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