Lee County, KYKingsport Times-News

Lee County fly-in puts airport in public eye

JONESVILLE — Lee County Airport got plenty of business and public attention Saturday as business and county government officials organized a fly-in to showcase the airport’s potential. That potential showed in several pilots and aircraft visiting from out of the area and providing an airshow of sorts for the public....
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Oshkosh, WIwearegreenbay.com

LIST: What to expect at 2021 EAA AirVenture

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) – Considered to be one of the World’s Greatest Aviation Celebrations, the 2021 EAA AirVenture is landing in Oshkosh for another year of excitement. Whether you’re an aviation enthusiast or an aviation novice, this week-long summer staple is hosted in Wisconsin and enjoyed by people from all around the globe every year.
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Watch now: Concert series draws crowd to downtown Bloomington

BLOOMINGTON — While Paige Kelch and Jacob Blankenship were eating dinner at Tony's Tacos and while Kelly and Glenn Wood shopped nearby at La La Boutique, the wheels were in motion. Neither couple knew what was happening on the square in downtown Bloomington Saturday night. Both couples ended up heading...
Lewiston, MESun-Journal

Lewiston’s Tim Lacombe spends his days on, not in, court

Tim Lacombe’s ebullience and passion for tennis was like a rousing jolt of caffeine from a morning cup of strong coffee for Steve Woods. Woods, 61, dropped 110 pounds and now finds himself gearing up for the United State Tennis Association (USTA) nationals after playing with and learning the sport for a year from Lacombe, 39, who has been the head racquet sports professional at The Woodlands Club in Falmouth since 2019 and is a lifelong resident of Lewiston.

Results and Highlights From Cycling at the Tokyo Olympics

The Tokyo Olympics officially kicked off with the Opening Ceremony on July 23, and now cycling fans have 16 days of competition to look forward to. Who said anything about withdrawal from the Tour de France?. There are five cycling disciplines—Road race, mountain bike, BMX racing, BMX freestyle, and track...

Pac-12 Media Day: storied cast of Cougs have starred over the years

THE LIST INCLUDES THE most prolific receiver in the history of the conference; notable NFL veterans; the last Cougar quarterback to defeat the Huskies; three former walk ons; and one of the most fearsome linebackers ever to roam the Palouse. Pac-12 Media Day is coming up July 27 in Los Angeles, with running back Max Borghi and linebacker Jahad Woods representing Washington State's Cougars. Woods will become the first-ever Cougar player to attend media day in different seasons, having also represented WSU in 2019 along with Liam Ryan.
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'You have a symphony, right there'

She resolutely climbed four flights of stairs to the balcony of the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Once there, she smiled and walked toward a broad pipe organ. She paused to change into a different pair of shoes. Patent leather soles allow her feet to smoothly move from one of the musical instrument's foot pedals to another.

Browns sign Greg Newsome II, Anthony Schwartz, wrapping up their 2021 draft class

The entire Browns 2021 NFL Draft class is under contract, a formality completed with the franchise finalizing the deals of cornerback Greg Newsome II and wide receiver Anthony Schwartz. Newsome and Schwartz signed their four-year rookie contracts, the Browns announced Saturday morning as rookies and quarterbacks reported to training camp....

Olympic Updates (July 24): Riviere Makes Debut; Woods Fifth in Cycling Race

A grueling 145.4-mile race with more than three miles of accumulated upward elevation change came down to fractions of a second as former Michigan track and field runner Mike Woods of Canada placed fifth in the men's cycling road race on Saturday (July 24). One minute and seven seconds after Ecuadorian gold medalist Richard Carapace crossed the line, Woods was part of a group of eight men who covered the final 200 meters on the Fuji International Speedway racetrack in an all-out sprint, but he came up just meters shy of the medals. All eight were given finishing times of six hours, six minutes and 33 seconds.
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Woods: 'I did all I could' in hunt for a medal at Olympics

Michael Woods came up short in his hunt for a medal in the elite men’s road race at the Tokyo Olympics Games. The Canadian was part of a select chase-group that sprinted for the silver and bronze medals, behind solo winner and gold medallist Richard Carapaz (Ecuador), but he finished fifth at the Fuji International Speedway.

Grant Is An A$$#@&%: Sunday’s Comic

Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods was fired from prominent law firm Gallagher & Kennedy last month likely because he tweeted that Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick should sell the team to “someone who cares,” a sports publication reported. Gallagher & Kennedy, which has represented the Diamondbacks since the team’s inception in 1995, denied any insinuation that the sports organization pressured the firm into firing Woods. “So, the AZ @Dbacks today set the record for most consecutive road losses in the history of baseball. In Spring Training, we said this team is noncompetitive and an insult to fans. KK needs to sell the team to someone who cares. Or don’t expect us to care,” Woods tweeted on June 17. KK is referring to Ken Kendrick, who is also a Republican megadonor, usually spending hundreds of thousands of dollars each election cycle. The Athletic revealed details (LINK) of the Woods firing yesterday in a story that sets the timeline of Woods’ tweet, Kendrick’s reaction and a managing partner of the law firm’s firing of Woods via an email, which suggests Kendrick’ reaction to the tweet is the reason for his dismissal…

Roundup: Woods comes close to winning medal for Canada in thrilling road race

Michael Woods came agonizingly close to opening Canada's medal account on the first full day of competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The Ottawa cyclist finished fifth in a thrilling men's road race Saturday at Fuji International Speedway on a day that also saw Canadian athletes take to the diamond, the court and the beach.