Johnson City Press Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Crusaders overcome injuries to have fruitful trip to Florida

Crusaders overcome injuries to have fruitful trip to Florida

August 3rd, 2014 9:31 pm by Trey Williams

Despite losing two of their pitchers shortly prior to the tournament, the Crusaders rallied to finish tied for fifth in a field featuring many of the nation's premier 11- and 12-year-old baseball players.

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Local racing champion Laymon Utsman dead at 81

Local racing champion Laymon Utsman dead at 81

August 3rd, 2014 9:29 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Laymon Utsman, whose driving career spanned from 1955-78, made three starts in NASCAR's top series. He drove two races in 1959 for Johnson City car owner Jess Potter at Asheville-Weaverville and North Wilkesboro Speedways.

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Sports High schools
Crockett quarterback looks for continued success

Crockett quarterback looks for continued success

August 3rd, 2014 9:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

David Crockett, a program never known for putting up big passing numbers, remains a threat to pick up huge chunks of yardage with Burger throwing the football.

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Twins maintain lead; Cards continue slide

Twins maintain lead; Cards continue slide

August 2nd, 2014 11:13 pm by Staff Report

Sam Gibbons and Randy LeBlanc combined on a five-hitter as the Elizabethton Twins beat the Kingsport Mets 4-0, and Johnson City Cardinals fell 2-1 to the Greeneville Astros.

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Gordon's pro career off to solid start

Gordon's pro career off to solid start

August 2nd, 2014 11:11 pm by Joe Avento

Nick Gordon arrived in Elizabethton with the kind of hype that usually accompanies a first-round draft pick, and so far the youngster has handled it like a professional.

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Garland continuing tradition at Happy Valley

Garland continuing tradition at Happy Valley

August 2nd, 2014 11:10 pm by Douglas Fritz

Philip Garland is primed for another big season. The 6-foot-1, 210-pound senior rushed for 1,598 yards and 17 touchdowns last season - in just eight games. Included in the mix was a 339-yard rushing effort against Abingdon, Va.

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Unbeaten Tennessee Mojo win 10U tournament

Unbeaten Tennessee Mojo win 10U tournament

August 2nd, 2014 11:08 pm by Trey Williams

Elana Escobar pitched a one-hitter to lead the Tennessee Mojo to a 3-0 win against the OC BatBusters in the championship game of the ASA 10-U fastpitch softball national championship.

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Man of all seasons

Man of all seasons

August 1st, 2014 11:18 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jerry Jenkins is entering his 44th year of coaching this fall. Notice it's year and not season. That's because Jenkins is estimated to have coached over 100 different seasons when you factor in all the sports he's been involved with.

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Thomas credits teammates for running success

Thomas credits teammates for running success

August 1st, 2014 11:17 pm by Douglas Fritz

To get anywhere near the statistical stratosphere currently inhabited by Ethan Thomas, a person would need more than just the Elizabethton Cyclones' football playbook.

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Season ticket process altered after Freedom Hall move

Season ticket process altered after Freedom Hall move

August 1st, 2014 11:16 pm by Staff Report

Some changes to East Tennessee State's season ticket policy, procedure and pricing will accompany the change of venue for the Bucs' upcoming basketball season.

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