Johnson City Press Sunday, August 31, 2014
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Teague denied entry into Food City 300

Teague denied entry into Food City 300

August 22nd, 2014 6:30 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Johnson City driver Brad Teague was denied the opportunity to compete in Friday night's Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway in a decision that left him and several local sponsors fuming.

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Winged Deer to feature 'the wildest half-mile water race'

Winged Deer to feature 'the wildest half-mile water race'

August 22nd, 2014 9:09 am by Tony Casey

Todd Brinkman, race director for the U.S. Championship Outboard Hydroplane Title Series, admits there is an element of danger in the event at Winged Deer Park on Sept. 12-14, but that's the nature of the sport.

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McGue, Hilltoppers dash past Greeneville in scrimmage

McGue, Hilltoppers dash past Greeneville in scrimmage

August 22nd, 2014 12:42 am by Trey Williams

Science Hill QB Malik McGue ran and passed for touchdowns and caught a TD pass from Justin Bedard while helping Science Hill build a 28-0 halftime lead in a 34-12 scrimmage win against Greeneville on Thursday.

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Pioneers slip away in fourth to get past East

Pioneers slip away in fourth to get past East

August 21st, 2014 10:58 pm by Gene Renfro

T.K. Hill rushed for 217 yards and three touchdowns, incuding the winning 18-yarder with 4:12 left, to give David Crockett a 26-20 victory over Sullivan East.

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Volunteer stops Happy Valley

Volunteer stops Happy Valley

August 21st, 2014 10:55 pm by Douglas Fritz

Sometimes a game comes down to the middle part of the football field. Thursday night at Happy Valley, that part of the field belonged to Jovell Tramblay and Volunteer.

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BMS Night Race up there with the best says Punch

BMS Night Race up there with the best says Punch

August 21st, 2014 10:49 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Dr. Jerry Punch understands the slogan, "There's racing and then there's Bristol."

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Jones catching on quickly in Nationwide Series

Jones catching on quickly in Nationwide Series

August 21st, 2014 10:48 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Erik Jones, an 18-year-old from Michigan, is competing in Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday after making NASCAR history last season.

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Keselowski wins delayed Truck race

Keselowski wins delayed Truck race

August 21st, 2014 10:47 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Brad Keselowski passed defending race champion Kyle Busch with 75 laps to go and held off Busch's teammate Darrell Wallace Jr. in the UNOH 200. It was his first Truck Series win in 62 starts.

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Bayne still has hopes for Nationwide title

Bayne still has hopes for Nationwide title

August 21st, 2014 10:47 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Trevor Bayne is currently sixth in the Nationwide Series point standings. He trails Chase Elliott by 52 points entering tonight's Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Trailblazers keep focus on Thomas

August 21st, 2014 10:44 pm by Douglas Fritz

There's no need trying to spend time telling Jeremy Jenkins where the focus of his defense will be tonight. He knows all about Ethan Thomas.

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