The first time sprinter Blake Leeper began training, he didn’t know how to use the starting blocks or how to line up on the track. By the time he learned, Leeper quickly became the fastest Paralympian in the world.Comments
The new football team at East Tennessee State has friends in high places, which can only help as things continue moving forward for the program. Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey is an ETSU graduate.Comments
Noted race engine builder Vic Hill was driving a fast car but misfortune cost him what appeared would be a flag-to-flag dominating victory.Comments
Stock car racing is often a contact sport, and there was certainly a lot of paint traded at Kingsport Speedway on Friday night — especially in the Legends race.Comments
The Johnson City Cardinals shut down the Kingsport Mets for the third straight night on Saturday, leaving the team still searching for its first win of the season.Comments
Jason Witten’s excellence on and off the field enabled him to become the first NFL player to win the Walter Payton Man of the Year and Bart Starr awards in the same season. On Saturday he continued his tradition of giving back with his 11th annual camp.Comments
The Little City Roller Girls are hosting skaters from all over Tennessee to compete for the trophy at the 7th annual Honky Tonk Stomp Tennessee State roller derby tournament.Comments
“What a year he has had,” master of ceremonies Dale Fair said Friday afternoon about Jason Witten. Fair was not referring to Witten’s accomplishments on the football field as a tight end for the Dallas Cowboys.Comments
Kres VanDyke has unfinished business at Kingsport Speedway that stretches to 2002. A rain delay just past the midway point of the 60-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model feature on Friday wasn’t enough to dampen his competitive fire.Comments
Friday’s promotion at Hunter Wright Stadium was “Fun Night.” Unfortunately, that didn’t apply to the Kingsport Mets, who lost to the Johnson City Cardinals for a second straight night.Comments
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