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NASCAR announces HoF nominees

(MRN) NASCAR today announced the 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018, as well as the five nominees for the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. Each name made an indelible mark on the sport, whether from behind the wheel or atop a pit box …

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Mr. Miss basketball Awards skip East Tennessee players

The top girls and boys basketball players in five classifications of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association were honored by being named the winners of the Mr. and Miss Basketball Awards. The awards presentation took place on the floor of Murphy Center on the campus of MTSU on Tuesday, March …

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Smokies announce “Fandemonium”

The Tennessee Smokies have announced they will host their 3rd annual Fandemonium. Fandemonium 2017 presented by WATE TV – 6 On Your Side and the Knoxville News Sentinel will take place on Saturday, April 8, at Smokies Stadium. The event will run from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and will …

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OR, several other ET teams, headed to state

Monday night, the Oak Ridge Wildcats advanced to their fourth state tournament in the past five seasons by annihilating the team that prevented them from making it to Murfreesboro last year. The homestanding Wildcats thrashed David Crockett Monday by the final score of 90-60, avenging a double-overtime loss to the …

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Groundbreaking set for CHS Multi-Sport Facility

Work is underway as construction gets set to begin on the long-awaited and highly-anticipated multi-purpose facility at Clinton High School. The construction will “officially” begin on Monday March 13th when school officials, coaches and other dignitaries hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 12 noon to which the community is invited. Originally …

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MENCS: Keselowski overcomes adversity, wins at AMS

(MRN)  An unscheduled pit stop surprisingly preceded an unexpected victory for Brad Keselowski on Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway. But for Kevin Harvick, late-race adversity could not be overcome as a speeding penalty on pit road negated his race-long domination and left Harvick with only a ninth-place finish. After teams …

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CWTS: Bell dominates in Atlanta

(MRN)  Christopher Bell swept everything in sight Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, winning both stages and leading a race-high ninety-nine laps en route to his third career victory. Despite his race-long dominance, Bell had to battle Matt Crafton coming out of the day’s final restart – finally making his winning …

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XFS: Busch wins (again), car fails inspection

(MRN)   Kyle Busch pulled away from the field on the day’s final restart to claim victory Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, beating runner-up Brad Keselowski to the checkered flag by six-tenths of a second as Cup Series regulars swept the top four positions. However, Busch’s Number-18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota …

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