Johnson City Press Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Nine top NASCAR team owners form Race Team Alliance

Nine top NASCAR team owners form Race Team Alliance

July 7th, 2014 4:17 pm by AP

The goals of the RTA include lowering costs for NASCAR teams and creating one voice on issues facing the teams. Kauffman insisted the RTA is not a union.

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Two Kingsport Mets players face drag racing charges

Two Kingsport Mets players face drag racing charges

July 7th, 2014 4:12 pm by AP

Kingsport police say they stopped the players going over 100 mph just after midnight Friday morning.

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Leeper seeking support from hometown in effort to be on front of Wheaties box

Leeper seeking support from hometown in effort to be on front of Wheaties box

July 7th, 2014 12:13 pm by J.H. Osborne, NET News Service

If you want to see a local hero on the Wheaties box - a spot traditionally held by star athletes - the clock is ticking to cast your vote for Blake Leeper.

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Ratliff wins ETA in record fashion

Ratliff wins ETA in record fashion

July 6th, 2014 10:08 pm by Joe Avento

Cayman Ratliff saved his best for last, and boy, his best was pretty spectacular.

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Johnson City hammers Elizabethton

Johnson City hammers Elizabethton

July 6th, 2014 10:02 pm by Trey Williams

The Johnson City Cardinals batted around and around while driving the Elizabethton Twins' deficit to dizzying heights in the first inning Sunday.

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Almirola puts No. 43 back in victory lane

Almirola puts No. 43 back in victory lane

July 6th, 2014 9:58 pm by AP

Almirola won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, putting Petty's famed blue car back on top for the first time since 1999.

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Final scores from the East Tennessee Amateur

Final scores from the East Tennessee Amateur

July 6th, 2014 6:56 pm by Joe Avento

Cayman Ratliff broke the tournament record by two strokes.

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Cards, Twins win close games

Cards, Twins win close games

July 5th, 2014 10:43 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City and Elizabethton both won close games Saturday in Appalachian League baseball.

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King of the Hill: Smallwood hard to top

King of the Hill: Smallwood hard to top

July 5th, 2014 10:08 pm by Trey Williams

Visiting with Sidney Smallwood or talking to him on the phone always lifted spirits, as has reviewing many of those conversations since his death on Tuesday.

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Ratliff challenged by Spratlin, Sutton

Ratliff challenged by Spratlin, Sutton

July 5th, 2014 10:08 pm by Joe Avento

Cayman Ratliff stayed in front, but a couple of other players made a little more noise during the second round of the Carter County Bank East Tennessee Amateur golf tournament on Saturday.

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