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Xfinity Series needs more competition

Xfinity Series needs more competition

April 21st, 2015 10:31 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Traditionally, the best race of the BMS spring weekend, the Drive for Diabetes 300, was flat out awful on Saturday.

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Byrnes remembered for passion, professionalism

Byrnes remembered for passion, professionalism

April 21st, 2015 10:30 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Steve Byrnes, the longtime NASCAR television analyst and the namesake of Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway, died Tuesday after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 56.

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Standing-room-only tickets available for tonight's ETSU-UT baseball game

Standing-room-only tickets available for tonight's ETSU-UT baseball game

April 21st, 2015 2:26 pm by Contributed to the Press

Reserved tickets sold out; standing-room-only tickets are $8 each

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Food City 500: Worth the wait

Food City 500: Worth the wait

April 20th, 2015 10:40 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Competitive racing among NASCAR's top drivers, spectacular multi-car wrecks, plenty of strategy, the Food City 500 had it all, and it couldn't have come at a better time for Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Laughren leads Lady Devils over Chuckey-Doak

Laughren leads Lady Devils over Chuckey-Doak

April 20th, 2015 10:37 pm by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

Not even a little rain could cool off one of the hottest teams in the area at Lady Devil Diamond Monday evening.

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Crockett faces tough chore against D-B

Crockett faces tough chore against D-B

April 20th, 2015 10:35 pm by Douglas Fritz

David Crockett has been enjoying a good baseball season, and the Pioneers are still basically in a tie for first place in the Big Seven Conference.

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CPR required after pitch thumps 9-year-old Little Leaguer in the chest

CPR required after pitch thumps 9-year-old Little Leaguer in the chest

April 20th, 2015 10:42 am by Marci Gore, NET News Service

What started out as any other at bat turned into a nightmare for Gabe Johnson and his family.

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Kenseth wins rain-plagued Food City 500

Kenseth wins rain-plagued Food City 500

April 19th, 2015 11:46 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The win snapped a 51-race winless streak in the Sprint Cup Series for Kenseth and was the 32nd win of his career. Three rain delays put the finish well into the night as the race was extended to 511 laps, making it the longest race in Bristol history.

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Logano leads every lap to win Xfinity race

Logano leads every lap to win Xfinity race

April 18th, 2015 11:05 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Joey Logano put on the most dominant performance since the days of Cale Yarborough on Saturday afternoon at BMS, leading every lap of the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 for his 23rd career Xfinity Series win.

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Pole winners haven't fared well recently at Bristol

Pole winners haven't fared well recently at Bristol

April 18th, 2015 11:04 pm by Jeff Birchfield

While winning drivers do typically come from the top spots, pole winners haven't fared as well in recent years. Carl Edwards was the last pole winner to win at Bristol with his victory in the 2008 IRWIN Tools Night Race.

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