Johnson City Press Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Harrington, 'Toppers start hot in rout of Trojans

Harrington, 'Toppers start hot in rout of Trojans

January 27th, 2015 6:06 am by Trey Williams

Rashad Harrington began the game on a personal 11-2 run and scored 13 of his 15 points in the first half of Science Hill's 78-37 home win against Morristown West.

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Morristown West runs past Lady 'Toppers

Morristown West runs past Lady 'Toppers

January 27th, 2015 5:16 am by Trey Williams

Morristown West defeated Science Hill for the third straight time despite 19 points from Keisha Gregory.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Gibbs never thought of deflating footballs

Gibbs never thought of deflating footballs

January 26th, 2015 8:15 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Asked if he knew anybody who blatanly cheated when he was in the league, Gibbs responded, "That's not for me to say or comment on."

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France remains optimistic about NASCAR during tough times

France remains optimistic about NASCAR during tough times

January 26th, 2015 8:11 pm by Jeff Birchfield

A challenge has always been attracting new NASCAR fans while keeping the core fans engaged. France believes it's possible to do both without having real conflict.

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Elizabethton's Thomas headed to Eastern Kentucky

Elizabethton's Thomas headed to Eastern Kentucky

January 26th, 2015 8:07 pm by Douglas Fritz

Thomas chose Eastern Kentucky over offers from ETSU and Tennessee State.

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Remembering Ernie Banks: Kingsport's Hillman played with, against late Cubs great

Remembering Ernie Banks: Kingsport's Hillman played with, against late Cubs great

January 25th, 2015 8:32 pm by Trey Williams

Dave Hillman said Ernie Banks' "happy-go-lucky" personality matched his public persona, and he laughs recalling coming in from the bullpen and Banks asking him if he needed directions to the mound.

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Gordon, pit stops sure to be hot topics of tour

Gordon, pit stops sure to be hot topics of tour

January 25th, 2015 8:30 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The announcement that 2015 would be Jeff Gordon's final full-time season is usually the type of big news held for the annual tour, which has led some experts to believe a major announcement about the future of defening Xifinity Series champion Chase Ellio

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Hilltoppers again dominate NET swim meet

Hilltoppers again dominate NET swim meet

January 24th, 2015 11:07 pm by Pat Kenney

Science Hill won its 10th straight NET Swimming and Diving championship on Saturday at the Kingsport Aquatic Center.

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Bucs' rally comes up short

Bucs' rally comes up short

January 24th, 2015 11:04 pm by Joe Avento

ETSU erased most of a 21-point deficit in a frantic second half before Wofford escaped with a 72-64 victory in a Southern Conference game Saturday night at Benjamin Johnson Arena.

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Texas A&M ends Tennessee's hots streak

Texas A&M ends Tennessee's hots streak

January 24th, 2015 11:04 pm by AP

Jalen Jones scored 18 points and pulled down nine rebounds Saturday as the Aggies outlasted Tennessee 67-61 for their fourth consecutive victory and handed the Vols just their second loss in 10 games.

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