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Kingsport Mets gear up for 29th season

June 18th, 2009 12:00 am by John Moorehouse

KINGSPORT When the New York Mets organization named Roman Stout the Sterling Minor League Executive of the Year in December, no one was more surprised than the Kingsport Mets general manager himself.

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Kingsport Mets' new manager returns to East Tennessee roots

June 17th, 2009 12:00 am by John Moorehouse

During 13 years in and out of the big leagues, former catcher Mike DiFelice spent time with nine different organizations. In all those travels, DiFelice never came as close to home as he will this summer.

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Toppers' Smith is T-N Elite tennis player for 2009

June 17th, 2009 12:00 am by John Moorehouse

Chris Smith will play his collegiate tennis for Chattanooga. As he goes to the next level, he leaves an impressive legacy that will be difficult for any current or future high school tennis player in this area to surpass.

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NASCAR willing to consider allowing other foreign brands to compete

June 15th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. Fans cringed and teams shuddered when NASCAR opened its doors to Toyota, the first foreign automaker to enter a sport built around American cars. Competitors feared that a deep- pocketed company with its free spending and technological sa

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Short game propels Cox to victory at Silver Lake

June 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Dave Ongie

After starting his round with a pair of bogeys, Carlson Cox was on the verge of fading out of contention in the championship flight of the Silver Lake Invitational.

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Mickey Jones surprise leader at Silver Lake Invitational

June 13th, 2009 12:00 am by George Thwaites

CHURCH HILL Defending champ Tyler Smith sitting out this year's Silver Lake Invitational set the stage for another showdown between course favorites Mike Poe and Carlson Cox. But it's quite possible that those expectations have been slipped a Mickey.

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Junior hurler Hannah Light led Coeburn to VHSL shutout record

June 12th, 2009 12:00 am by Dave Ongie

Hannah Light burst onto the scene as a sophomore in 2008 and proved she had what it took to be a winning pitcher. In 2009, Light developed into a dominating force inside the circle, making the junior the clear choice as Times-News Elite softball player of

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Low Tide: 15 'Bama programs put on probation

June 11th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. The NCAA placed Alabama's football program and 15 other of the school's athletic teams on three years' probation for major violations due to misue of free textbooks. The NCAA said 201 athletes in 16 sports obtained "impermissible benefit

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Rebels' Archer receives Times-News honor as baseball standout

June 10th, 2009 12:00 am by Bill Lane

He vaulted to the top of the Big 9 Conference's list of ace pitchers a year ago and got plenty attention wherever Sullivan South played this past season. Tristan Archer, a happy-go-lucky senior who didn't know the meaning of pressure, threw a zinging, har

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