Johnson City Press Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Reed racing to inspire others

Reed racing to inspire others

February 25th, 2014 7:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Three years ago, Ryan Reed was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and doctors said he would never drive a race car again. Fast forward to today, and Reed is living his dream as the driver of the No. 16 Roush-Fenway Ford in the Nationwide Series.

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BMS Nationwide race to promote local cause

BMS Nationwide race to promote local cause

February 25th, 2014 7:04 pm by Jeff Birchfield

When it came to naming a sponsor for next month's Nationwide Series race, Bristol Motor Speedway general manager Jerry Caldwell said the decision to call the race the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 came down to more than a simple financial decision.

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Carter back in business at ETSU

Carter back in business at ETSU

February 25th, 2014 6:48 pm by Kelly Hodge

East Tennessee State's athletic mission is again Scott Carter's mission, and he's taking it to heart.

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Close losses hurting Vols' NCAA tourney hopes

Close losses hurting Vols' NCAA tourney hopes

February 25th, 2014 6:36 pm by AP

After falling just short of the NCAA tournament each of the past two years, Tennessee could fail to earn a bid again because of its inability to win close games.

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Sports High schools
Lady 'Toppers knocked out

Lady 'Toppers knocked out

February 24th, 2014 10:35 pm by Trey Williams

Science Hill looked like a fish out of water without senior point guard Tianna Tarter, and Morristown West suffocated the second-ranked Lady Hilltoppers in a season-ending upset.

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Sports High schools

Lady Cyclones struggle, but reach 1-AA title game

February 24th, 2014 10:24 pm by Douglas Fritz

Style points were hard to come by for Elizabethton's girls. But at this time of year, what matters most is the W.

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Cloudland girls advance to 1-A final

February 24th, 2014 9:47 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With their season on the line, the Lady Highlanders rallied past South Greene to take a 48-41 victory in the Region 1-A girls' basketball semifinals at Chuckey-Doak Middle School.

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Earnhardt's Daytona 500 win lifts 'heavy weight'

Earnhardt's Daytona 500 win lifts 'heavy weight'

February 24th, 2014 8:13 pm by AP

It had been 10 years since Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his first 500, and after three runner-up finishes the last four seasons in a race that had caused his family so much heartache and joy, the moment was overwhelming.

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Johnson adds another Pro Stock trophy

Johnson adds another Pro Stock trophy

February 24th, 2014 5:41 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Given the circumstances, Allen Johnson understood how his win at the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals was a little overshadowed on Sunday.That same night, NASCAR's 11-time reigning most popular driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his second Daytona 500.

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Earnhardt back in Victory Lane at Daytona 500

Earnhardt back in Victory Lane at Daytona 500

February 24th, 2014 8:22 am by The Associated Press

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Daytona 500 win was 10 years in the making.

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