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Sports & Outdoors

Top-100 pick Blankenhorn right at home with Twins

Minnesota Twins third-round pick Travis Blankenhorn seems to be settling in just fine with the Elizabethton Twins after his move up from the Gulf Coast ... Read more

by Collin Brooks, Tuesday, July 28, 2015 8:25 am

Sports & Outdoors

7 assistants to back Coach Jarrett at Happy Valley

Jason Jarrett is entering his first season as the head football coach at Happy Valley, but he will be the first to tell you that ... Read more

by Collin Brooks, Friday, July 24, 2015 8:29 am

Sports & Outdoors

Happy Valley hires Peters to coach softball

An Elizabethton graduate will take the helm of the Happy Valley softball program, as Bonnie Peters was announced as the school’s new coach on Wednesday ... Read more

by Collin Brooks, Thursday, July 23, 2015 8:49 am

Sports & Outdoors

14 Appy League Standouts MLB All-Stars

By Collin Brooks Correspondent A rare off-day swept through the Appalachian League on Tuesday as the Major League Baseball All-Star game was being held ... Read more

by Collin Brooks, Wednesday, July 15, 2015 9:43 pm

Sports & Outdoors

Construction on indoor softball facility underway at Elizabethton High School

Even though it’s summer, there are plenty of things going up on the Elizabethton High School campus. The newest construction project isn’t as prominent as ... Read more

by Collin Brooks, Thursday, July 9, 2015 8:06 am

Sports & Outdoors

WBEJ announcer Dale Fair recalls terrific 1970s Cyclones season

Dale Fair is entering his 34th season calling Elizabethton Cyclones football games on the radio with John Holtsclaw on WBEJ, and while he is quick ... Read more

by Collin Brooks, Thursday, July 2, 2015 8:48 am

Sports & Outdoors

Dereck Rodriguez poised to follow in dad’s footsteps

This whole pitching thing seems to be coming along just fine for Elizabethton Twins right-hander Dereck Rodriguez. After being selected in the sixth round by ... Read more

by Collin Brooks, Wednesday, July 1, 2015 10:05 am

Sports & Outdoors

Forbes was Hampton’s ‘gutsy linebacker’ in ’56

As the anchor of John Pansock’s Hampton defense during the Bulldogs’ first Watauga Valley Conference Football Championship team in 1956, there was no doubt what ... Read more

by Collin Brooks, Monday, June 29, 2015 10:26 am

Sports & Outdoors

‘Mr. Deadlift’ Peoples set records, invented weightlifting equipment

New Carter County Sports Hall of Fame inductee Bob Peoples was a world-renowned weightlifter, but he wasn’t into working out to look good. He did ... Read more

by Collin Brooks, Thursday, June 25, 2015 8:20 am

Elizabethton Twins

Twins’ draft picks played together before

With the Elizabethton Twins starting their season last night, there was no time to sit around and watch Game 2 of the College World Series ... Read more

by Collin Brooks, Wednesday, June 24, 2015 10:36 am

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