Johnson City Press Sunday, December 21, 2014
Sports Elizabethton Twins
Rodriguez just fine with position change

Rodriguez just fine with position change

August 4th, 2014 10:55 pm by Joe Avento

Dereck Rodriguez's transition from the outfield to the pitcher's mound has gone smoother than anybody could have predicted.

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Cardinals pull within four games of Twins

Cardinals pull within four games of Twins

August 4th, 2014 10:46 pm by Joe Avento

Johnson City Cardinals manager Johnny Rodriguez has seen his team move up and down the standings, but one thing remains consistent -- he likes the way his team approaches the game.

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Cards, Twins split pair

Cards, Twins split pair

August 3rd, 2014 9:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The Cardinals stayed in the pennant race in the Appalachian League West Division after the Twins won 9-7 earlier in the completion of a game which was suspended the previous Sunday.

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Cross, Crusaders want to lift level of travel baseball

August 3rd, 2014 9:34 pm by Trey Williams

The Crusaders, who emphasize Christianity and pray with opposing teams after games, concluded a successful summer in their debut season with the 12-U team's fifth-place finish at the USSSA Elite World Series at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex in Orl

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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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Sports NASCAR/Racing
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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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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