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Busch dominates XFS race at Vegas

Sprint Cup Series drivers continue to march through the early weeks of the 2016 X-FINITY Series with three wins in the first three races, the latest being Kyle Busch’s dominating victory on Saturday in Las Vegas. Busch started from the pole in the Number-18 Toyota and led all but one …

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‘Bad Brad’ takes checkers in Vegas

Brad Keselowski charged past race leader Kyle Busch late in Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and kept his Number-2 Team Penske Ford in front over the final six laps to notch his first victory of the young season. Keselowski overcame a speeding penalty on pit road to …

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OR girls win 1st Region crown since 2010

Wednesday, the Oak Ridge Lady Wildcats—with a roster dominated by freshmen and sophomores—upset Bearden at Bearden to claim their first Region 2AAA championship since 2010. Paced by freshman Jada Guinn’s 17 points and seven rebounds, the now 27-4 Lady ‘Cats beat Bearden—which had spent much of the regular season ranked …

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Boys’ Region semis wrap-up

The boys’ high school basketball postseason entered the region semifinal round on Tuesday. In Region 2AAA at Oak Ridge on Tuesday, the homestanding Wildcats got 18 points from Tee Higgins as they held off an upset bid from Powell, 53-48. The win earned the Wildcats not only a spot in …

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OR girls win, advance to Region final

High school basketball region tournaments began semifinal play Monday night with ladies’ teams in action. In Region 2AAA at Bearden, Oak Ridge’s Lady Wildcats overcame an eight-point second-quarter deficit and beat William Blount 64-53 as Courtney Ellison scored 21 points. Next up for Oak Ridge will be a date with …

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CWTS: Nemecheck, 18, wins truck race in Atlanta

(MRN) John Hunter Nemechek was assisted by a couple Sprint Cup Series champions en route to winning Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series event at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The night before the race, as he prepared for his first start on the mile-and-a-half Georgia oval, Nemechek – just 18 years old …

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XFS: Busch takes checkers in Atlanta

(MRN) Sprint Cup Series drivers made it two-for-two in the X-FINITY Series this season when Kyle Busch rolled to victory Saturday in Hampton, Georgia. Following Chase Elliott’s win a week before in Daytona, Busch – who started from the pole – led a race-high 119 laps at Atlanta Motor Speedway …

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