Johnson City Press Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Lightning plays havoc at Thunder Valley

Lightning plays havoc at Thunder Valley

June 13th, 2014 11:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The fastest drag racing cars on the planet couldn't outrun the weather Friday night at the NHRA Ford Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

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Sensabaugh learned to deal with tragedy early

Sensabaugh learned to deal with tragedy early

June 13th, 2014 11:06 pm by Trey Williams

A precocious fifth-grader chatted up Titans defensive back Coty Sensabaugh while getting an autograph Friday, and you couldn't help but think Sensabaugh was the same age when his 16-year-old brother Jamaar, died a week after being diagnosed with leukemia.

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Anderson facing toughest challenge ever

Anderson facing toughest challenge ever

June 13th, 2014 8:04 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Four-time NHRA Pro Stock World Champion Greg Anderson has faced challenges before, but nothing quite like the beginning of this season.

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Millican wants win in home state

Millican wants win in home state

June 13th, 2014 8:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

After so much success in a rival organization, Clay Millican would love to score his first ever NHRA victory at this weekend's Thunder Valley Nationals.

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Six Milligan golfers named AAC All-Academic

Six Milligan golfers named AAC All-Academic

June 13th, 2014 1:24 pm by Contributed - Milligan College

To be eligible for the AAC's academic award, student-athletes must maintain a 3.25 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved sophomore or higher academic standing.

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Ex-North Carolina star DeShields to join Lady Vols

Ex-North Carolina star DeShields to join Lady Vols

June 12th, 2014 10:16 pm by AP

Former North Carolina guard Diamond DeShields is transferring to Tennessee, joining the school where her mother starred in a different sport.

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TSSAA football playoffs should be kept simple

TSSAA football playoffs should be kept simple

June 12th, 2014 8:52 pm by Douglas Fritz

Here's an idea that could solve the TSSAA's seemingly endless problem with the football playoff system. It's simple, and nobody could complain at the end of the day.

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Pedregon hopes to build on Jersey win

Pedregon hopes to build on Jersey win

June 12th, 2014 8:52 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Two-time NHRA Funny Car world champion Cruz Pedregon's fortunes have changed over the past two races with a final-round appearance at Kansas and a win at the NHRA's last drag race at Englishtown, New Jersey.

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Johnson tired of same old question

Johnson tired of same old question

June 12th, 2014 8:48 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Allen Johnson has won a NHRA Pro Stock world championship and national events at such places as Gainesville and Pomona. Still, there is no trophy from the Thunder Valley Nationals, the home race which the 54-year-old driver desperately wants to win.

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It's anybody's race this time at Bristol

It's anybody's race this time at Bristol

June 12th, 2014 8:46 pm by Jeff Birchfield

There are no clear-cut favorites for this weekend's Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway although some drivers appear to have a decent shot of hoisting a Wally for winning on Sunday evening.

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