Johnson City Press Thursday, April 2, 2015
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Going head to head with the 'experts'

Going head to head with the 'experts'

March 19th, 2015 9:53 pm by Douglas Fritz

One of the fun things about Rotisserie baseball is the "experts" don't always get it right. If they did, drafting a team wouldn't be much fun.

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Sports ETSU Sports ETSU Football
'Hard work' has just begun on ETSU stadium

'Hard work' has just begun on ETSU stadium

March 18th, 2015 10:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With plans for a on-campus stadium revealed, Thursday was a day of celebration for the ETSU football program. Senior Associate Athletic Director Scott Carter stressed that the work had just begun with the 10,000-seat stadium set to open for the 2017 seaso

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Dale Jr. to debut new car at BMS

Dale Jr. to debut new car at BMS

March 18th, 2015 10:01 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Although the Food City 500 a month away, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is already itching to get to Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Lady Bucs face tough test with NC State

Lady Bucs face tough test with NC State

March 18th, 2015 10:01 pm by Jeff Birchfield

While it's always a little intimidating to face an opponent from a major conference, the East Tennessee State women's basketball team has no plans of backing down against NC State in Thursday night's Women's NIT matchup at Brooks Gym.

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Sports High schools

North Greene again looks like team to beat

March 18th, 2015 9:59 pm by Douglas Fritz

With a strong group of returning players, and two state tournament berths in the last three years, North Greene is easily the team to beat. The Huskies have won the league three years in a row.

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Sports Regional & National
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim to retire in 3 years; athletic director is out

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim to retire in 3 years; athletic director is out

March 18th, 2015 1:24 pm by JOHN KEKIS, AP Sports Writer

Longtime assistant coach Mike Hopkins, a former star for the Orange, is in line to succeed Boeheim.

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Sports High schools
Hilltoppers slip past Indians in first Big 7 meeting of season

Hilltoppers slip past Indians in first Big 7 meeting of season

March 17th, 2015 10:32 pm by George Thwaites

New Science Hill soccer coach David Strickland had roughly 2 weeks to get acquainted with his new team. It took the Hilltoppers roughly 80 minutes to put away Dobyns-Bennett in the Big 7 Conference rivals' first meeting of the season.

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Sports High schools

Crockett finally gets win over Boone in soccer

March 17th, 2015 10:29 pm by Gene Renfro, Press Correspondent

The David Crockett boys' soccer seniors were able to beat county rival Daniel Boone for the first time in their prep career Tuesday behind a 4-2 win.

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Sports High schools

Pioneers top Science Hill

March 17th, 2015 10:28 pm by Gene Renfro, Press Correspondent

A mixture of solid pitching and timely hitting helped David Crockett to a 4-1 win over Science Hill Tuesday.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Did BMS miss a perfect race day?

Did BMS miss a perfect race day?

March 17th, 2015 10:26 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Do you remember Sunday? It was a beautiful day with a high temperature of 67 degrees. It would have been the scheduled time for the Food City 500 if track officials hadn't successfully lobbied to move the race date to April 19.

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