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SOLD OUT: UT fans gobble up tickets for Battle at Bristol in 2016

SOLD OUT: UT fans gobble up tickets for Battle at Bristol in 2016

January 29th, 2014 8:48 am by Staff Report

Virginia Tech has yet to release its allotment.

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Murphy's Irish eyes smile at memories of Walker

Murphy's Irish eyes smile at memories of Walker

January 29th, 2014 5:33 am by Trey Williams

Former ETSU runner Derek Murphy, the 1995 Southern Conference cross country champion, says he was one of the lucky Irish to run for the late Dave Walker.

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Champ doesn’t see points change as reason to panic

Champ doesn’t see points change as reason to panic

January 28th, 2014 7:20 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jimmie Johnson doesn’t feel he’s to blame for stock car’s declining attendance in recent years, and he doesn’t see proposed changes to the points system as NASCAR trying to prevent him from winning a seventh Sprint Cup title.

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Pierce commits to ETSU reboot

Pierce commits to ETSU reboot

January 28th, 2014 7:08 pm by Trey Williams

Former Science Hill running back Chance Pierce told ETSU head coach Carl Torbush on Tuesday that he was committing to the Buccaneers football program.

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Dillon excited to be racing famous car

Dillon excited to be racing famous car

January 28th, 2014 6:24 pm by Jeff Birchfield

In three weeks, the No. 3 Chevrolet will return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for the first time in 13 years when car owner Richard Childress' grandson Austin Dillon will take the wheel at the Daytona 500.

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Patrick feeling pressure to perform

Patrick feeling pressure to perform

January 28th, 2014 6:24 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Starting her second full season in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series and third season overall, Danica Patrick admitted the pressure comes from all directions on Tuesday at the 32nd annual NASCAR Sprint Media Tour.

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McElwee named Unicoi coach

McElwee named Unicoi coach

January 28th, 2014 6:22 pm by Douglas Fritz

Unicoi County named Robert McElwee its new head football coach on Tuesday.

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Snow wipes out prep basketball action

Snow wipes out prep basketball action

January 28th, 2014 1:40 pm by Douglas Fritz

Included in the direct hit was David Crockett's home games against Volunteer. They were rescheduled for Wednesday.

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City company to sponsor car at Daytona

January 27th, 2014 9:51 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Johnson City-based Borla Exhaust announced Monday it has signed on as primary sponsor for the No. 83 BK Racing Toyota at the Daytona 500 and four more Sprint Cup races to be announced for the 2014 season.

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Stewart ready to race, but still not 100 percent

Stewart ready to race, but still not 100 percent

January 27th, 2014 9:49 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tony Stewart is ready to go back racing, even though the three-time NASCAR champion admits he’s physically not back to 100 percent after breaking his leg in a race in August.

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