Cards, Twins ready for first-round matchup

by Jeff Birchfield
September 4, 2016 - Appalachian League (ApL)

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Eight miles apart.

It\'s the distance between two of the biggest rivals in college sports and the distance between Appalachian League playoff opponents Johnson City and Elizabethton.

While Cardinals manager Chris Swauger doesn\'t put his team\'s rivalry with the Elizabethton Twins on the same level as North Carolina and Duke basketball, there is something special when Johnson City plays against its closest neighbor.

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