Johnson City Press Thursday, July 31, 2014
Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Keselowski rival to Wallace as Penske's best

Keselowski rival to Wallace as Penske's best

July 15th, 2014 9:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Look out Rusty Wallace, Brad Keselowski is closing in as Roger Penske's top NASCAR driver.

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Cards down Royals, Twins fall to Braves

Cards down Royals, Twins fall to Braves

July 14th, 2014 10:40 pm by staff reports

The Cardinals improved to 12-12 on the season and gained a game on West Division leader Elizabethton, which was beaten 4-2 by Danville and fell to 16-9.

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Tennessee's career wins leader in high school football, coach Ken Netherland, dies

Tennessee's career wins leader in high school football, coach Ken Netherland, dies

July 14th, 2014 4:08 pm by Associated Press

Netherland had a career mark of 368-131-3 and owned the state record for victories.

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Alcoa coach closing in on state record

Alcoa coach closing in on state record

July 14th, 2014 3:09 pm by Douglas Fritz

If Alcoa does what Alcoa usually does, head coach Gary Rankin will become the state's all-time winningest football coach this season.

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Sports Local Golf

Karst youngest to win at Ridgefields

July 14th, 2014 9:22 am by Pat Kenney

Eddie Karst, a rising junior at Dobyns-Bennett, became the youngest winner of the event when he cruised in with a final-round 3-under-par 68 to finish with a three-day total of 8-under 205.

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Gallo HR gives U.S. team Futures Game win; Norris pitches scoreless inning

Gallo HR gives U.S. team Futures Game win; Norris pitches scoreless inning

July 14th, 2014 9:19 am by The Associated Press

Johnson City native Daniel Norris, who plays for the New Hampshire Fisher Cats of the Double-A Eastern League, followed Owens and gave up no hits and struck out one in his inning of work.

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All-Star game not what it used to be

All-Star game not what it used to be

July 14th, 2014 9:12 am by Douglas Fritz

Once upon a time, the Major League Baseball All-Star game was the only time certain players squared off against guys from the other league in a truly competitive setting.

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Watson, Hall win for injured relative

Watson, Hall win for injured relative

July 12th, 2014 11:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Johnson City boxers Blayton Watson and Robert Hall Jr. were fighting for family Saturday night at the Evolution Sports Gym.

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Sports Sports Columns Trey Williams
Ausmus, Hodge give Tigers taste of Johnson City

Ausmus, Hodge give Tigers taste of Johnson City

July 12th, 2014 8:01 pm by Trey Williams

The Detroit Tigers have Johnson City connections in first-year manager Brad Ausmus and assistant coach Ed Hodge. Ausmus' father, Harry, graduated from Science Hill in 1955. Hodge is a former Johnson City police officer.

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Elizabethton's Thomas qualifies for junior nationals

Elizabethton's Thomas qualifies for junior nationals

July 12th, 2014 7:59 pm by Trey Williams

Autumn Thomas qualified for the AAU Junior Olympic Games last week in Murfreesboro when she recorded a personal best 100-meter run (13.02) at the Southeast Region 6 qualifier.

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