Johnson City Press Saturday, August 30, 2014
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Buescher holds his own against Cup guys

Buescher holds his own against Cup guys

March 10th, 2014 7:04 pm by Jeff Birchfield

James Buescher isn't one to complain about the Sprint Cup interlopers who compete in Nationwide races. In fact, he welcomes guys like Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski racing in Saturday's Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 at BMS.

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Depleted Lady Bucs face elimination tonight

Depleted Lady Bucs face elimination tonight

March 10th, 2014 6:57 pm by Kelly Hodge

ETSU's women's basketball team started the season short-handed, and that's the way it will go out.The Lady Bucs open the A-Sun tournament Tuesday against Upstate without leading scorer Cara Bowling or point guard Brianna McQueen.

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Sports Douglas Fritz High schools
Dugger learns how to adjust coaching style

Dugger learns how to adjust coaching style

March 10th, 2014 6:52 pm by Douglas Fritz

One of the best things in life is to keep getting better as a person.At Elizabethton, they have a girls basketball coach who certainly seems to be on the upward incline in that area.

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Byrnes gets support from NASCAR friends fighting illness

Byrnes gets support from NASCAR friends fighting illness

March 9th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Steve Byrnes remembers the moment last August when he heard the diagnosis of throat cancer. As one who doesn't drink alcohol or smoke tobacco, he questioned how he got it, but that came after his initial reaction.

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Keselowski edges Junior on last lap in Las Vegas

Keselowski edges Junior on last lap in Las Vegas

March 9th, 2014 7:59 pm by AP

Dale Earnhardt Jr. knew he probably didn't have enough fuel to finish. Being in Vegas, he decided to gamble anyway.And when Earnhardt's tank went bust on the final lap, Brad Keselowski was right there to clean up.

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Sports High schools
Road to championship a process for Elizabethton

Road to championship a process for Elizabethton

March 9th, 2014 7:57 pm by Douglas Fritz

A mountain wasn't scaled overnight by Elizabethton's girls basketball team. Winning a state championship is always a process.

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Sports Columns ETSU Sports Joe Avento
Asheville arena, So Con are natural fits for Bucs

Asheville arena, So Con are natural fits for Bucs

March 9th, 2014 7:28 pm by Joe Avento

When the Bucs next play in a conference tournament, it will be in the SoCon, and it will be at the U.S. Cellular Cen

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Simmons, Lady Vols top Kentucky 71-70 in final

Simmons, Lady Vols top Kentucky 71-70 in final

March 9th, 2014 7:01 pm by AP

Meighan Simmons scored 17 points, including two go-ahead free throws with 1:45 remaining, and No. 6 Tennessee edged 12th-ranked Kentucky 71-70 on Sunday to win its 17th SEC tournament title.

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Pitts, Tornado hit by Odem's shot of redemption

Pitts, Tornado hit by Odem's shot of redemption

March 8th, 2014 11:19 pm by Trey Williams

Former Science Hill basketball player Josh Odem bit the hand that fed him to get a taste of March madness.

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Lady Cyclones win it all

Lady Cyclones win it all

March 8th, 2014 11:18 pm by Douglas Fritz

Building a giant first-half lead, this time the Lady Cyclones didn't let their foot off the gas. They earned a 66-52 victory over Knox Fulton in the championship game of the Class AA state basketball tournament Saturday night at Murphy Center.

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