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Logano wins Sprint All-Star Race

(MRN)  Joey Logano chased race leader Kyle Larson down in the late stages of the final segment Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, grabbing his final lead of the night just two laps from the finish and keeping the Number-22 Ford in front the rest of the way to notch his …

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Cove Lake 5K June 11th

The annual Cove Lake 5K will be held Saturday, June 11 at Cove Lake State Park in Campbell County. The race begins at 8 am, with registration from 6:45 to 7:30 am. The entry fee is $25 for through midnight on June 10.  The fee the day of the race …

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XFS: Jones wins at Dover

Erik Jones led a race-high seventy-six laps, including the final forty-three, and drove away from Darrell Wallace Junior on the final restart to notch his second win of the season on Saturday at Dover International Speedway. Jones’ margin of victory over Wallace was a second-and-a-half with Alex Bowman, pole sitter …

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CWTS: Crafton wins, assumes points lead

After five races of the 2016 Camping World Truck Series, Matt Crafton finds himself in familiar territory: atop the point standings. The two-time series champion led the final seventy-eight laps of Friday’s race at Dover International Speedway, beating Daniel Suarez to the checkered flag by a half-second to notch his …

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Local Sports Update May 11th

Here is a look at some of the scores from Tuesday’s high school District tournaments. In District 3AAA baseball, Karns downed Central 9-1 and 7-3 to earn a shot at the District title and a berth in the Region tournament. Powell dropped its first game Tuesday to Halls 13-0 but …

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Byron, 18, wins CWTS at Kansas

(MRN) William Byron was in the right place at the right time Friday night at Kansas Speedway, advancing from third place to Victory Lane after contact on the final lap sent front-runners Johnny Sauter and Ben Rhodes up the track and toward the wall as Byron motored past. The night’s …

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Kyle Busch takes SCS race at Kansas

(MRN) Kyle Busch passed Tony Stewart for his final lead of the night thirty-seven laps from the finish and kept the Number-18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota in front the rest of the way Saturday at Kansas Speedway, notching his third victory of the season. Busch started sixth, took his first …

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Local Sports Update May 4th

Here is a look at Tuesday’s local sports scoreboard. On the baseball diamond, the Clinton Dragons defeated Campbell County 5-4 in the play-in game of the District 3AAA tournament. With the win, the Dragons qualify for the double-elimination tournament that starts Friday while the loss sent the Cougars packing until …

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Wandell signs with Maryville College

Friday at Clinton High School, Lady Dragon basketball and volleyball standout Kelley Wandell signed her National Letter of Intent to play volleyball at Maryville College. Kelley is a fantastic student and an outstanding athlete, but more importantly, is a terrific kid from a great family. Congratulations to Kelley Ann Wandell …

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