Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Fritz named coach at Morristown West

Fritz named coach at Morristown West

May 20th, 2014 6:49 pm by Douglas Fritz

Former Milligan College standout and Elizabethton assistant Nathan Fritz was chosen Tuesday as the new head coach at Morristown West.

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Jenkins takes over Boone softball program

Jenkins takes over Boone softball program

May 20th, 2014 6:32 pm by Douglas Fritz

Not many programs can lose a coach the caliber of Rick Wagner, and plug in a guy like Jeremy Jenkins. So Daniel Boone softball took a fortunate turn Tuesday.

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Kenseth not ready to panic

Kenseth not ready to panic

May 20th, 2014 6:28 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Matt Kenseth knows you can never take anything for granted when it comes to NASCAR.

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Sports Local Golf
RedTail Mountain growing against the grain

RedTail Mountain growing against the grain

May 20th, 2014 6:25 pm by Joe Avento

In a nationwide climate where more golf courses are closing than being built, the new owners at the Johnson County resort are banking that a big investment will pay off handsomely.

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Ex-players: NFL illegally used drugs

Ex-players: NFL illegally used drugs

May 20th, 2014 1:13 pm by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the league, thirsty for profits, illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers that numbed their injuries for games and led to medical complications down the road.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Bucs face uphill battle to repeat as A-Sun champs

Bucs face uphill battle to repeat as A-Sun champs

May 19th, 2014 9:08 pm by Joe Avento

ETSU begins its A-Sun tournament title defense on Wednesday against Kennesaw State, the team the Bucs beat in last year's championship game.

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Local teams thinking big this week

Local teams thinking big this week

May 19th, 2014 9:03 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill soccer and University High softball plan on making some statewide noise - a necessary attitude for success in the TSSAA Spring Fling, which kicks off in earnest Tuesday.

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Local athletes get ready for Spring Fling

Local athletes get ready for Spring Fling

May 18th, 2014 10:03 pm by Douglas Fritz

It's time for Spring to Fling as area teams and athletes make a mad dash at high school state titles.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
McMurray pulls off surprise win in All-Star race

McMurray pulls off surprise win in All-Star race

May 17th, 2014 11:24 pm by AP

Jamie McMurray picked up a $1 million payday by winning the Sprint All-Star Race on Saturday night.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Freeman homers, but Bucs fall to Mercer

Freeman homers, but Bucs fall to Mercer

May 17th, 2014 9:20 pm by Trey Williams

Clinton Freeman punctuated his prolific career at Thomas Stadium with an exclamation mark, but Mercer didn't get swept up in the emotion of East Tennessee State's Senior Day.

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