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Vols, ETSU to play at Smokies Stadium

The Tennessee Smokies have announced they will host a college baseball game featuring the University of Tennessee Volunteers and the East Tennessee State University Buccaneers on Wednesday, April 26. First pitch for the game will be at 6:00 pm as gates will open at 5:00 pm.

This will be the third scheduled meeting between the two teams during the 2017 season. The first meeting in Johnson City was postponed due to weather, while the other meeting between the two teams is scheduled forApril 11 in Knoxville. The Volunteers lead the all-time series against East Tennessee State with a 62-16 record against the Bucs.

The Smokies will feature multiple ticket options for fans of both teams for the event. Field level seating prices will be $10 for adults, $8 for children and seniors, and $5 for current UT and ETSU students. The team will also offer All You Can Eat options ranging from $19 for adults, $17 for children, and $15 for students. For more ticket information fans can call (865) 286-2300, visit www.smokiesbaseball.com, or visit the Smokies Box Office Monday through Friday between the hours of 10 am and 5 pm. Tickets will be available for purchase beginning on Monday, March 20 at 10 am.

Smokies Stadium will be in full operation, as all concession stands will be open along with the Kids Zone, on-field games, music, and more. Tennessee Smokies ticket vouchers for the 2017 season will not be valid for this game.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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