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Tennessee Chosen Few Elite

June 24th, 2014 10:11 am by Lisa Messimer

Tennessee Chosen Few Elite Wins State Championship; Heads for AAU Nationals. Team Hosting Fundraiser on Saturday.

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Witten headlines Carter County Hall of Fame class

Witten headlines Carter County Hall of Fame class

June 23rd, 2014 11:12 pm by Trey Williams

The Carter County Sports Hall of Fame landed quite a catch for its third annual class.Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is among 20 new members who will be formally inducted Thursday at Elizabethton High School.

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Twins' Rodriguez looking to catch on as a pitcher

Twins' Rodriguez looking to catch on as a pitcher

June 23rd, 2014 11:10 pm by Joe Avento

Dereck Rodriguez is playing his second position as a professional baseball player, and surprisingly neither of them is behind the plate.

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Mariners rally past Elizabethton

Mariners rally past Elizabethton

June 23rd, 2014 11:06 pm by Joe Avento

The Twins were held to four hits. They have combined for six in the first two games of the series.

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Sixth inning dooms Cards against Danville

Sixth inning dooms Cards against Danville

June 23rd, 2014 11:03 pm by Douglas Fritz

A good comeback fell short for Danville on Sunday, but it may have gone a long way toward a Monday victory.

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Dead period has begun for local high schools

Dead period has begun for local high schools

June 23rd, 2014 10:30 pm by Douglas Fritz

The Walking Dead weeks are upon us.Ok, so I dramatize, but Sunday marked the beginning of the TSSAA-mandated Summer Dead Period (hey, they capitalized it, so I will, too).

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Twins' victory over Mariners a wild affair

Twins' victory over Mariners a wild affair

June 22nd, 2014 10:07 pm by Joe Avento

The Twins scored two late runs on wild pitches to beat the Pulaski Mariners 2-0 in their home opener Sunday night at Joe O'Brien Field.

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Cards hang on to beat Danville in home opener

Cards hang on to beat Danville in home opener

June 22nd, 2014 9:28 pm by Douglas Fritz

Johnson City broke loose for six runs -- four of them on the sweet swing of Chris Rivera -- in the first inning, and then held off determined Danville 10-8

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Cards shut out Bluefield to win series

Cards shut out Bluefield to win series

June 21st, 2014 9:50 pm by Douglas Fritz

Cardinals' pitchers Ian McKinney and Anderson Gerdel combined on a three-hit shutout of Bluefield in a 3-0 victory Saturday night. That gave the Cardinals two wins in the season-opening three-game road series.

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What is a slur? Redskins case forces us to decide

What is a slur? Redskins case forces us to decide

June 21st, 2014 8:26 pm by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer

Something is happening just beneath the fight over the name of a certain Washington, D.C., pro football team: America is working through the process of determining what is - or is not - racially offensive.

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