Johnson City Press Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Local tracks join forces

Local tracks join forces

March 8th, 2014 9:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kingsport Speedway, Lonesome Pine expect big season with NASCAR sanction.

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Lady Vols earn date in SEC final

Lady Vols earn date in SEC final

March 8th, 2014 9:01 pm by AP

Tennessee dominated play around the basket the way its fans dominated the stands.The result was another trip to the Southeastern Conference tournament championship game.

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Hampton draws Nashville Academy

Hampton draws Nashville Academy

March 8th, 2014 9:00 pm by Douglas Fritz

Hampton probably got the only Class A draw that could be considered favorable by most observers.The Bulldogs will play Nashville LEAD Academy, a new charter school, in the quarterfinals of the Class A state tournament.

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Maggitt has Vols welcoming return of their leader

Maggitt has Vols welcoming return of their leader

March 8th, 2014 8:20 pm by AP

The leader of Tennessee's football team is a guy who didn't play at all last year. But that hasn't stopped Curt Maggitt from making an impact.

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Logano gets pole in Vegas

Logano gets pole in Vegas

March 7th, 2014 11:10 pm by AP

Joey Logano believes two facts are clear after he emerged from the organized chaos of NASCAR's first knockout qualifying session Friday with the pole. The new qualifying system is a lot more interesting, and nobody is quite sure what they're doing yet.

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Jones excited about four healthy quarterbacks

Jones excited about four healthy quarterbacks

March 7th, 2014 11:08 pm by AP

The presence of four healthy quarterbacks gives Tennessee coach Butch Jones reason for optimism that the Volunteers could have better results this season.

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Simmons has 21, Lady Vols rally past LSU

Simmons has 21, Lady Vols rally past LSU

March 7th, 2014 11:05 pm by AP

Isabelle Harrison scored 21 points, Simmons and Bashaara Graves each added 14 and No. 6 Tennessee used an overpowering late run to beat LSU 77-65 in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament on Friday night.

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Lady Cyclones headed to state final

Lady Cyclones headed to state final

March 7th, 2014 10:58 pm by Douglas Fritz

Another 16-point lead drifted off into the sunset, but once again Elizabethton steadied itself in the storm.And the Lady Cyclones will play for a girls state basketball championship for the first time in school history.

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Bucs set stage for impressive SoCon return

Bucs set stage for impressive SoCon return

March 7th, 2014 6:37 pm by Kelly Hodge

East Tennessee State's Bucs definitely put some fun back in the game this season, for their coach and their fans. They won 18 games after an 0-4 start, and maybe can add to the total if school officials decide to play in a postseason tournament, the CIT o

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Surging Vols still fighting for NCAA invitation

Surging Vols still fighting for NCAA invitation

March 7th, 2014 6:15 pm by AP

The Tennessee Volunteers finally are playing the way they hoped to perform all season.But the surge came so late that the Vols still have little to no margin for error in their pursuit of an NCAA tournament berth.

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