Johnson City Press Saturday, November 29, 2014
Sports High schools

Don Kerley takes over as Johnson County's head football coach

June 17th, 2014 9:01 am by Douglas Fritz

Former standout quarterback Don Kerley was selected to replace Mike Atwood, who resigned last week after 16 years as the Longhorns' head coach.

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Johnson comes full circle with Bristol win

Johnson comes full circle with Bristol win

June 16th, 2014 7:48 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tommy Johnson Jr.'s victory in the Funny Car class at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals was his way of saying thanks to those who gave him a second chance.

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With season getting close, Longhorns looking for new coach

With season getting close, Longhorns looking for new coach

June 16th, 2014 7:44 pm by Douglas Fritz

With time running down to get things started for the 2014 football season, Johnson County finds itself in a somewhat awkward position for hiring a new head coach.

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Tony Gwynn, sweet-swinging 'Mr. Padre,' dies at 54

Tony Gwynn, sweet-swinging 'Mr. Padre,' dies at 54

June 16th, 2014 2:21 pm by BERNIE WILSON, AP Sports Writer

In a rarity in pro sports, Gwynn played his whole career with the Padres, choosing to stay rather than leaving for bigger paychecks elsewhere.

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Langdon gets first win of year

Langdon gets first win of year

June 15th, 2014 8:32 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Defending NHRA Top Fuel champion Shawn Langdon raced to his first win of the season Sunday by beating points leader Doug Kalitta in the final round of the Ford Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

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Fan favorites bounced in first round

Fan favorites bounced in first round

June 15th, 2014 8:32 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Greeneville driver Allen Johnson and four drivers from the Force racing family were among those who lost in the early rounds of eliminations Sunday at the Ford Thunder Valley Nationals.

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Schumacher named Thunder Valley legend

Schumacher named Thunder Valley legend

June 15th, 2014 3:48 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Don Schumacher was named to the Legends of Thunder Valley on Sunday celebrating his history both as a championship-winning driver and car owner.

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Dadgum! What a week for fathers

Dadgum! What a week for fathers

June 14th, 2014 11:04 pm by Trey Williams

Father's Day will wind down a week stalked by Father Time.

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Brittany Force stays on top of Top Fuel qualifying

Brittany Force stays on top of Top Fuel qualifying

June 14th, 2014 6:23 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Brittany Force earned No. 1 Top Fuel qualifier for the second time in three races Saturday at the NHRA Ford Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

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Same time at top of Pro Stock qualifying

Same time at top of Pro Stock qualifying

June 14th, 2014 6:23 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Shane Gray and Jeg Coughlin Jr. had the same identical time in Pro Stock qualifying for Saturday's Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

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