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Keselowski gets pole, calls NASCAR's new qualifying nerve-racking'

Keselowski gets pole, calls NASCAR's new qualifying nerve-racking'

February 28th, 2014 9:51 pm by AP

The first round of NASCAR's new knockout qualifying was a little strange and will take some getting used to.Brad Keselowski earned the first Sprint Cup pole under NASCAR's new format, edging Joey Logano with a track-record top speed of 139.384 mph.

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Junior fast and furious on Twitter

Junior fast and furious on Twitter

February 28th, 2014 9:49 pm by AP

NASCAR's most popular driver won the sport's biggest race last weekend.It may not have been the most exciting news of the week, at least when it comes to fans of Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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Milligan splits with top seeds at AAC

Milligan splits with top seeds at AAC

February 28th, 2014 9:02 pm by Staff Report

The Lady Buffs defeated No. 1 Tennessee Wesleyan 61-55 in the semifinals of the AAC tournament , while Milligan's men rallied from a 20-point deficit but ran out of gas against top-seeded Union, losing 92-87.

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Carver set to tip off annual Stevens-Wade Classic

February 27th, 2014 11:58 pm by Trey Williams

Damon Johnson, Jerome Odem, Odarius Williams, Keilan Livingston and Ryan Gaitor are among those playing in the annual Melvin Stevens-Thomas Wade Classic tonight at Carver Rec.

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Third place at stake for Bucs, USC Upstate

Third place at stake for Bucs, USC Upstate

February 27th, 2014 10:54 pm by Kelly Hodge

The Bucs will find themselves in USC Upstate's little gym in Spartanburg tonight as they battle for third place to close the regular season. Tipoff is 7 o'clock, and CSS will televise.

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Sports High schools

Greeneville holds off Unicoi County in 1-AA final

February 27th, 2014 10:51 pm by Douglas Fritz

The Greene Devils outlasted the Blue Devils 49-44 on Thursday night at Hal Henard Gym.

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Hampton storms back for Region 1-A title

February 27th, 2014 10:44 pm by Jeff Birchfield

In the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs had everyone step up, especially their big stars Stanley Valentine and Cody McClain in a 69-63 comeback victory over the Rebels.

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Mentoring Marathon to become Tri-Cities' first 26.2-mile race

Mentoring Marathon to become Tri-Cities' first 26.2-mile race

February 27th, 2014 9:57 pm by Tony Casey

For years, the Tri-Cities area has provided a wealth of many different themes, causes and distances for road races, all except for one - the 26.2-mile, or marathon, distance.

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Lady Cyclones beat top-ranked Grainger for region title

Lady Cyclones beat top-ranked Grainger for region title

February 26th, 2014 10:21 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton, slotted behind Grainger all season in the state poll, whipped the top-ranked Grizzlies 77-51 to win the Region 1-AA girls basketball championship at Hal Henard Gym on Wednesday night.

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Cloudland girls capture 1-A region title

February 26th, 2014 9:20 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Courtney Wilson and Courtney Clark combined for 34 points to lead Cloudland to a 46-42 win over North Greene in the Region 1-A girls championship game.

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